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:  12​h 30​min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly + Shuttle:  10​h
2
Tucson
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Page
— 3 nights
+4
Fly + Taxi + Bus + Taxi + Bus:  6​h
5
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
6
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
8
Savannah
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
9
St. Augustine, Florida
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
10
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  6​h
11
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 30​min
12
West Hollywood
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
13
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Brisbane

2
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Battleship Missouri Memorial and USS Arizona Memorial. Museum-lovers will get to explore Iolani Palace and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea), Polynesian Cultural Center (in Laie) and Byodo-In Temple (in Kaneohe). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Kailua Beach Park and explore the different monuments and memorials at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Honolulu tour itinerary site .

Brisbane, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -20 hour difference. Traveling from Brisbane in June, you will find days in Honolulu are a bit warmer (35°C), and nights are much hotter (27°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua Beach Park, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument, Byodo-In Temple, Polynesian Cultural Center
Highlights from your plan
Battleship Missouri Memorial ©
Battleship Missouri Memorial
Iolani Palace ©
Iolani Palace
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

1
night
Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): get a new perspective on nature at International Wildlife Museum, view the masterpieces at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum, then shop like a local with Etherton Gallery, and finally take in the history at Mission San Xavier del Bac. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Franklin Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun, then see the interesting displays at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, and finally learn about all things military at Museum of the Horse Soldier.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Tucson online tour planner .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Honolulu to Tucson in 10 hours. Another option is to fly. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Honolulu to Tucson due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Honolulu in July, you will find days in Tucson are somewhat warmer (42°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Mission San Xavier del Bac ©
Mission San Xavier del Bac
Museum of the Horse Soldier ©
Museum of the Horse Soldier

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): stop by Kachina House, view the masterpieces at Son Silver West Gallery, get a taste of the local shopping with Sedona Arts Center, take in the exciting artwork at Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art, then view the masterpieces at Navarro Gallery & Sculpture Garden, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Renee Taylor Gallery. On your second day here, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park, then get engrossed in the history at Sedona Heritage Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chapel of the Holy Cross, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Sedona trip planner .

Traveling by car from Tucson to Sedona takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Tucson in July, with highs in Sedona at 39°C and lows at 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Page.

Things to do in Sedona

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Son Silver West Gallery ©
Son Silver West Gallery
Sedona Heritage Museum ©
Sedona Heritage Museum

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nights
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the views from Navajo Bridge, kick back and relax at Lone Rock Beach, then get engrossed in the history at Powell Museum, and finally enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Marble Canyon, explore the striking landscape at Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, and then admire all the interesting features of Rainbow Bridge National Monument.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Page journey planner .

You can drive from Sedona to Page in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Sedona in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Page: temperatures range from 43°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Navajo Bridge, Lone Rock Beach, Marble Canyon
Highlights from your plan
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Navajo Bridge ©
Navajo Bridge
Powell Museum ©
Powell Museum

1
night
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 9th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of San Miguel Chapel, examine the collection at Palace of the Governors, admire the masterpieces at New Mexico Museum of Art, explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, then see the interesting displays at The Harrell House Bug Museum, and finally pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Traveler's Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Keshi, take in the exciting artwork at Nedra Matteucci Galleries, examine the collection at Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, then contemplate the long history of El Rancho de las Golondrinas, and finally view the masterpieces at Mama's Minerals.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Santa Fe trip planner .

Getting from Page to Santa Fe by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In July, Santa Fe is little chillier than Page - with highs of 36°C and lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Palace of the Governors ©
Palace of the Governors
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum ©
Georgia O'Keeffe Museum
San Miguel Chapel ©
San Miguel Chapel

1
night
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.
On the 11th (Sat), stroll the grounds of Lake Lawn Metairie, examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Garden District. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of St. Joseph Plantation, see the interesting displays at Whitney Plantation, then steep yourself in history at Hermann-Grima House, then view the masterpieces at Jamie Hayes Gallery, and finally put a fun spin on your tour with Escape My Room New Orleans.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip builder site .

You can fly from Santa Fe to New Orleans in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Santa Fe to New Orleans. While traveling from Santa Fe, expect slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

St. Joseph Plantation, Whitney Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Escape My Room New Orleans ©
Escape My Room New Orleans

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.
On the 13th (Mon), explore the different monuments and memorials at McGavock Confederate Cemetery, admire the masterpieces at Frist Art Museum, then see the interesting displays at Lane Motor Museum, and finally take an in-depth tour of Cooter’s Museum and Store Nashville. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Tennessee State Museum and then learn about winemaking at Arrington Vineyards.

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Fly from New Orleans to Nashville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New Orleans in July, expect nights in Nashville to be little chillier, around 24°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Arrington Vineyards, McGavock Confederate Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Frist Art Museum ©
Frist Art Museum
Arrington Vineyards ©
Arrington Vineyards
McGavock Confederate Cemetery ©
McGavock Confederate Cemetery

3
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mickve Israel Temple and Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters. Your inner history buff will appreciate Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace and Old Sheldon Church Ruins. Venture out of the city with trips to The Church of the Cross (in Bluffton) and Fort McAllister State Park (in Richmond Hill). There's much more to do: brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, take an in-depth tour of Pin Point Heritage Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Liquid Sands Glass Gallery, and see the interesting displays at American Prohibition Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Savannah day trip app .

Getting from Nashville to Savannah by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Nashville to Savannah, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Savannah can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Savannah

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Old Sheldon Church Ruins, Fort McAllister State Park, National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, The Church of the Cross
Highlights from your plan
Mickve Israel Temple ©
Mickve Israel Temple
Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters ©

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nights
St. Augustine, Florida

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at Memorial Presbyterian Church, contemplate the long history of Colonial Quarter, then admire the architecture and history at Mission of Nombre de Dios, then see the interesting displays at The Ximenez-Fatio House, and finally steep yourself in history at Old St. Augustine Village. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Vilano Beach, view the masterpieces at High Tide Gallery Art & Gifts, brush up on your military savvy at Spanish Military Hospital Museum, then admire all the interesting features of Plaza de la Constitucion, and finally browse the exhibits of St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our St. Augustine planner .

Traveling by car from Savannah to St. Augustine takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Mission of Nombre de Dios ©
Mission of Nombre de Dios
Colonial Quarter ©
Colonial Quarter
The Ximenez-Fatio House ©
The Ximenez-Fatio House

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nights
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Get some cultural insight at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum and Key West Garden Club. Appreciate the collections at Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center and The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum. There's lots more to do: find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, see the interesting displays at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, get engrossed in the history at Key West Firehouse Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Episcopal Church.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Key West travel planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from St. Augustine to Key West takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from St. Augustine in July since evenings lows in Key West dip to 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Saint Mary Star of the Sea ©
Saint Mary Star of the Sea
Key West Garden Club ©
Key West Garden Club

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site and The Met Cloisters. Get a sense of the local culture at Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and Brooklyn Heights Promenade. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at 9/11 Memorial, wander the streets of Dumbo, explore the world behind art at Frick Collection, and go for a walk through Times Square.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read New York City travel route planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Key West to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in New York City when traveling from Key West in July, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to West Hollywood.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Brooklyn, Hyde Park
Highlights from your plan

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nights
West Hollywood

West Hollywood ©
West Hollywood, occasionally referred to locally as WeHo, is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. On the 28th (Tue), make a trip to Chateau Marmont, take a stroll through Sunset Strip, then get to know the fascinating history of Ocean Avenue, and finally browse the different shops at Third Street Promenade. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at El Matador State Beach, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel, and then browse the different shops at The Americana at Brand.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the West Hollywood tour itinerary maker site .

You can fly from New York City to West Hollywood in 9.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from New York City in July, with highs in West Hollywood at 28°C and lows at 21°C. On the 30th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in West Hollywood

Shopping Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, The Americana at Brand, El Matador State Beach, Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel
Highlights from your plan
Sunset Strip ©
Sunset Strip
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade

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Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the 31st (Fri), see the interesting displays at LeMay - America's Car Museum, then take an in-depth tour of Museum of History & Industry, and then shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then see the interesting displays at Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Discovery Center, then stroll the grounds of Bruce Lee Grave Site, and finally do a tasting at Chateau Ste. Michelle Vineyards.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Seattle travel route app .

You can fly from West Hollywood to Seattle in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from West Hollywood in July, plan for little chillier nights in Seattle, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

LeMay - America's Car Museum, Chateau Ste. Michelle Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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