34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

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34 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
2
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
3
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Los Angeles
— 12 nights
Drive:  2​h
5
Palm Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Joshua Tree National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Phoenix
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
8
Holbrook
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
9
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
10
Amarillo
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
11
Oklahoma City
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
12
Dallas
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h
End: Melbourne


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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Hollywood Museum.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip builder app .

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -18 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Melbourne in December: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 24°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums
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The Hollywood Museum ©
The Hollywood Museum

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): steep yourself in history at McCune Mansion, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple, and then explore and take pictures at Temple Square. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Kindig It Design.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Salt Lake City road trip planning website .

Fly from Los Angeles to Salt Lake City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in December: high temperatures in Salt Lake City hover around 4°C and lows are around -5°C. On the 30th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

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Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
McCune Mansion ©
McCune Mansion

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Marvel Avengers S.T.A.T.I.O.N., Nostalgia Street Rods, The Auto Collections, and other attractions. Get in touch with nature at Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge and Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Shop till you drop at The Strip and Jojo's Jerky. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah, have some family-friendly fun at Dig This, and put a fun spin on your tour with Alibi Las Vegas.

For maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas day trip planner .

Getting from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Salt Lake City in December, with highs in Las Vegas at 16°C and lows at 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©
Shelby American Inc ©
Shelby American Inc

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Crystal Cove and Ontario Mills. Get some cultural insight at The Nethercutt Collection and Santa Monica Pier. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 4th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. See some other sides of Los Angeles: get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, don't miss a visit to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, look for gifts at LA Farmers' Market, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove.

To find out how to plan a trip to Los Angeles, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can drive to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier, Ontario Mills, Crystal Cove
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove
Petersen Automotive Museum ©
Petersen Automotive Museum

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Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley. On the 15th (Fri), trek along Palm Springs Museum Trail and then explore the stunning scenery at Indian Canyons.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Palm Springs road trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Palm Springs takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In January, daily temperatures in Palm Springs can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Indian Canyons ©
Indian Canyons

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Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park ©
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): trek along Split Rock, tour the pleasant surroundings at Boy Scout Trail, and then steep yourself in history at Keys Ranch.

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Traveling by car from Palm Springs to Joshua Tree National Park takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Palm Springs in January, things will get slightly colder in Joshua Tree National Park: highs are around 19°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Trails Outdoors Parks
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Keys Ranch ©
Keys Ranch

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night
Phoenix

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Phoenix trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Joshua Tree National Park to Phoenix by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Joshua Tree National Park to Phoenix is 1 hour. In January, Phoenix is a bit warmer than Joshua Tree National Park - with highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Holbrook.

Things to do in Phoenix

Tours Outdoors
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Balloon Rides

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Holbrook

Holbrook ©
Holbrook is a city in Navajo County, Arizona, United States. On the 18th (Mon), steep yourself in history at Agate House, get a new perspective on nature at Rainbow Forest Museum, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Long Logs Loop. On the next day, admire nature's extreme beauty at Petrified Forest National Park, see the interesting displays at Old Trails Museum, and then stop by The Jack Rabbit Trading Post.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Holbrook online holiday maker .

Traveling by car from Phoenix to Holbrook takes 3.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Phoenix in January: highs in Holbrook hover around 12°C, while lows dip to -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Holbrook

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Petrified Forest National Park, Old Trails Museum, The Jack Rabbit Trading Post
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Old Trails Museum ©
Old Trails Museum
Rainbow Forest Museum ©
Rainbow Forest Museum
The Jack Rabbit Trading Post ©
The Jack Rabbit Trading Post

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with Mama's Minerals, see the interesting displays at Palace of the Governors, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, then make a trip to Canyon Road, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Miguel Chapel.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Santa Fe trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Holbrook to Santa Fe in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Holbrook in January, expect nights in Santa Fe to be about the same, around -7°C, while days are little chillier, around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Amarillo.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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San Miguel Chapel ©
San Miguel Chapel
Museum of Indian Arts & Culture ©
Museum of Indian Arts & Culture
Palace of the Governors ©
Palace of the Governors

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Amarillo

Amarillo ©
Known as "The Yellow Rose of Texas," Amarillo was once a series of ranches.
You've now added Palo Duro Zip Line to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): kick your exploration up a notch at Palo Duro Zip Line, examine the collection at Bill's Backyard Classics, and then wander the streets of U.S. Route 66 - Sixth Street Historic District.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Amarillo visit planner.

Getting from Santa Fe to Amarillo by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. While traveling from Santa Fe, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Amarillo, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Amarillo

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Palo Duro Zip Line
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Bill's Backyard Classics ©
Bill's Backyard Classics

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Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
You've now added Outlet Shoppes at Oklahoma City to your itinerary. On the 22nd (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum and then buy something for everyone on your list at Outlet Shoppes at Oklahoma City.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Oklahoma City travel route app .

Drive from Amarillo to Oklahoma City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. January in Oklahoma City sees daily highs of 12°C and lows of -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Dallas.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums Shopping
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Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gas Monkey Bar N' Grill, Zero Gravity Thrill Amusement Park and Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament. Popular historic sites such as Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District and Dallas Heritage Village at Old City Park are in your itinerary. There's more to do: examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza and stop by Wild Bill's Western Store.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Dallas trip builder site .

Drive from Oklahoma City to Dallas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Oklahoma City in January, expect Dallas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 16°C and 3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Nightlife Historic Sites
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