35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

35 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  16​h
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Santa Monica
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
3
Memphis
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  7​h 30​min
4
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
8
Orange Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
10
South Padre Island
— 1 day
Drive:  6​h 45​min
11
Fredericksburg
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
12
Austin
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
13
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
14
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly:  22​h 45​min
End: Brisbane

2
nights
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.
Mission San Juan Capistrano and Battleship USS Iowa BB-61 are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at The Getty Center and Petersen Automotive Museum capture your imagination. Change things up with a short trip to Dolphin & Whale Watching in Dana Point (about 1h 25 min away). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens and learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles attractions tool .

Brisbane, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Brisbane to Los Angeles, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Brisbane in April, with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Mission San Juan Capistrano, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

2
nights
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
On the 18th (Sat), examine the collection at The Getty Villa, then immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Third Street Promenade. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, take an in-depth tour of Rancho Camulos Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Santa Monica trip planner .

Santa Monica is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. When traveling from Los Angeles in April, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Santa Monica: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel, The Getty Villa, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, Rancho Camulos Museum
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
The Getty Villa ©
The Getty Villa

1
night
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Mon): explore the galleries of Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum, contemplate the long history of The Cotton Museum at the Memphis Cotton Exchange, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Peter Catholic Church, and finally see the interesting displays at Historic Dyess Colony: Boyhood Home of Johnny Cash. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Metal Museum, then see the interesting displays at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Elmwood Cemetery, and finally explore the world behind art at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Memphis trip itinerary maker site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Santa Monica to Memphis in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of tram and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Santa Monica to Memphis is 2 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Memphis can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Historic Dyess Colony: Boyhood Home of Johnny Cash
Highlights from your plan

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): contemplate the long history of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Our Lady of Victory Basilica, then brush up on your military savvy at Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Woodlawn Beach State Park, then Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Memphis to Niagara Falls takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Memphis to Niagara Falls due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Memphis in April, with highs in Niagara Falls at 15°C and lows at 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Buffalo, Our Lady of Victory Basilica, Woodlawn Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
Our Lady of Victory Basilica ©
Our Lady of Victory Basilica
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

2
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Ground Zero Museum Workshop and The Met Cloisters are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to New York Public Library and Brooklyn Heights Promenade. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Frick Collection, shop like a local with SoHo, get curious at Gulliver's Gate, and admire the striking features of The Oculus.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read New York City online sightseeing planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to New York City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Niagara Falls in April: high temperatures in New York City hover around 19°C and lows are around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Brooklyn Heights Promenade
Highlights from your plan
Ground Zero Museum Workshop ©
Ground Zero Museum Workshop
The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

3
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at National Museum of the Marine Corps and Smithsonian American Art Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly) and George Washington's Mount Vernon (in Mount Vernon). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, examine the collection at Newseum, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip planner.

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from New York City in April, expect nights in Washington DC to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, George Washington's Mount Vernon, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, National Museum of the Marine Corps
Highlights from your plan

3
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Get some cultural insight at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art and Stetson Mansion. Get in touch with nature at Ormond Beach and Cocoa Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Orlando: Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum (in Ponce Inlet) and Beach at Daytona Beach (in Daytona Beach). There's still lots to do: test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Orlando.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Orlando trip planning tool .

You can fly from Washington DC to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Washington DC in April: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 34°C and lows are around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Orlando

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Beach at Daytona Beach, Ormond Beach, Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, Stetson Mansion, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
Ormond Beach ©
Ormond Beach

1
night
Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, then enjoy the sand and surf at Orange Beach Waterfront Park, then stop by Blalock Seafood and Specialty Market, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Alabama Point East.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Orange Beach attractions planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Orlando to Orange Beach in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orlando to Orange Beach due to the time zone difference. In May, Orange Beach is little chillier than Orlando - with highs of 31°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

3
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and St. Louis Cathedral. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Whitney Plantation and Royal Street. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New Orleans: Houmas House Plantation and Gardens (in Darrow) and Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Slidell). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Garden District, partake in some friendly competition at Escape My Room New Orleans, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Old New Orleans Rum Distillery, and admire the masterpieces at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip maker site .

Drive from Orange Beach to New Orleans in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Orange Beach in May, expect nights in New Orleans to be a bit warmer, around 24°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to South Padre Island.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Whitney Plantation, Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Garden District ©
Garden District

1
day
South Padre Island

South Padre Island ©
A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle, Inc., then identify plant and animal life at South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the South Padre Island online itinerary planner .

You can fly from New Orleans to South Padre Island in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. When traveling from New Orleans in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in South Padre Island: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Sea Turtle, Inc. ©
Sea Turtle, Inc.
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
day
Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg ©
The city of Fredericksburg was settled by German immigrants in the mid-19th century, and has managed to retain its distinctly German charm.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of National Museum of the Pacific War, then admire all the interesting features of Wildseed Farms, and then explore the striking landscape at Enchanted Rock State Natural Area.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Fredericksburg vacation planner.

Traveling by car from South Padre Island to Fredericksburg takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from South Padre Island in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Fredericksburg, with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
Enchanted Rock State Natural Area ©
Wildseed Farms ©
Wildseed Farms

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 9th (Sat), get engrossed in the history at Bullock Texas State History Museum, examine the collection at LBJ Presidential Library, and then admire the striking features of Texas State Capitol. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the extensive heritage of Mount Bonnell, then take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool, then trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, and finally admire the landmark architecture of The Driskill.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Austin online trip planner .

Traveling by car from Fredericksburg to Austin takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In May, daytime highs in Austin are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail ©
LBJ Presidential Library ©
LBJ Presidential Library
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©

4
nights
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.
Let the collections at Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection and Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah capture your imagination. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Valley of Fire State Park and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, take a stroll through The LINQ Promenade, and make a trip to Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas visit planner.

You can fly from Austin to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. May in Las Vegas sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Adventure Outdoors

Side Trips

Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection, Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection ©
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

2
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): explore the galleries of Upper Room, then cruise along Natchez Trace Parkway, then steep yourself in history at Rippavilla Plantation, and finally steep yourself in history at Winstead Hill Park. Keep things going the next day: sample the fine beverages at Prichard's Distillery at Fontanel, pause for some serene contemplation at Sri Ganesha Temple, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Woodlawn Cemetery, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, and finally paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Nashville trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Nashville takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Nashville due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in May: high temperatures in Nashville hover around 31°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Winstead Hill Park, Stones River National Cemetery, Rippavilla Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Upper Room ©
Upper Room
Rippavilla Plantation ©
Rippavilla Plantation
Winstead Hill Park ©
Winstead Hill Park