36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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36 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Zion National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Monument Valley
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h
4
Moab
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Breckenridge
— 4 nights
bus:  2​h 15​min
6
Steamboat Springs
— 4 nights
taxi + Fly:  7​h 15​min
7
Detroit
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
8
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
9
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Brisbane

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Valley of Fire State Park and Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck. Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Titanic.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas road trip planning site .

Brisbane, Australia to Las Vegas is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in March; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 27°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

4
nights
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Angel's Landing and Zion Canyon Scenic Drive. Spend the 12th (Tue) exploring nature at Zion National Park. Spend the 13th (Wed) exploring nature at The Narrows. The adventure continues: cruise along Zion Shuttle and stroll through Many Pools Trail.

For reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Zion National Park road trip planning app .

Drive from Las Vegas to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in March, plan for little chillier days in Zion National Park, with highs around 20°C, while nights are cooler with lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive

1
day
Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour and then explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley driving holiday planning app .

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Monument Valley takes 6 hours. When traveling from Zion National Park in March, plan for little chillier days in Monument Valley, with highs around 16°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Moab.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©

4
nights
Moab

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Dead Horse Point State Park and River Rafting & Tubing. Step out of Moab to go to Arches National Park and see Delicate Arch, which is approximately 38 minutes away. Make the 17th (Sun) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. The adventure continues: skim along the rocks with a canyoning and rapelling tour, take in breathtaking views at Lions Park, and take in the dramatic natural features at Courthouse Towers.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Moab trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from Monument Valley to Moab in 3 hours. In March, daytime highs in Moab are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Moab

Outdoors Tours Nature

Side Trip

Arches National Park
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

4
nights
Breckenridge

Breckenridge ©
Founded in 1859 as part of the Gold Rush in the Rockies, Breckenridge boasts a main street lined with colorful wooden storefronts housing cafes and shops, giving the effect of a thriving western town from the 19th century.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Breckenridge Ski Resort and Beaver Creek Ski Area. Get out of town with these interesting Breckenridge side-trips: Winter Park Resort (in Winter Park) and Vail Mountain Resort (in Vail). The adventure continues: make a trip to Main Street and fly down the slopes at Blue River Sports.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Breckenridge driving holiday planning app .

Drive from Moab to Breckenridge in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. While traveling from Moab, expect much colder days and little chillier nights in Breckenridge, ranging from highs of 0°C to lows of -8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Beaver Creek Ski Area, Winter Park Resort, Vail Mountain Resort
Highlights from your plan
Breckenridge Ski Resort ©
Breckenridge Ski Resort
Beaver Creek Ski Area ©
Beaver Creek Ski Area
Winter Park Resort ©
Winter Park Resort

4
nights
Steamboat Springs

Steamboat Springs ©
An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
Step off the beaten path and head to Steamboat Ski Resort and Strawberry Park Hot Springs. There's much more to do: hit the slopes at Steamboat Powdercats, admire the sheer force of Fish Creek Falls, stroll through Mount Werner, and browse the collection at Bud Werner Memorial Library.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Steamboat Springs day trip planning website .

Traveling by bus from Breckenridge to Steamboat Springs takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Breckenridge in March, you will find days in Steamboat Springs are a bit warmer (8°C), and nights are about the same (-7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Steamboat Ski Resort ©
Steamboat Ski Resort
Fish Creek Falls ©
Fish Creek Falls
Steamboat Powdercats ©
Steamboat Powdercats

1
day
Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts, see the interesting displays at The Henry Ford, and then admire all the interesting features of Comerica Park.

For other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Detroit vacation maker site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Steamboat Springs to Detroit in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Steamboat Springs to Detroit, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Steamboat Springs in March, Detroit is somewhat warmer at night with lows of -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums

Side Trip

The Henry Ford
Highlights from your plan
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts
Comerica Park ©
Comerica Park

3
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Explore hidden gems such as Glacier Point and Tunnel View. On the 31st (Sun), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. Spend the 1st (Mon) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Hoffmann, and make a trip to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Detroit to Yosemite National Park takes 9 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Detroit to Yosemite National Park. While traveling from Detroit, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 5th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in April: highs in San Francisco hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Wine Tours & Tastings

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