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:  16​h
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Prescott
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Kingman
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Williams
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Chinle
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
8
Mesa Verde National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
9
Vail
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
10
Steamboat Springs
— 2 nights
+3
taxi + Fly + bus + subway:  6​h 30​min
11
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
12
New York City
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  3​h
13
Boston
— 7 nights
Fly:  21​h 45​min
End: Brisbane

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Mission San Juan Capistrano and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Santa Monica Pier and The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Camarillo Premium Outlets in Camarillo, approximately 1h 20 min away. Pack the 4th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, take a stroll through Angelino Heights Historic Area, and make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles driving holiday planning app .

Brisbane, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Brisbane to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Brisbane in July, with highs in Los Angeles at 33°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Prescott.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

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

3
nights
Prescott

Prescott ©
Traditional Western attractions in Prescott include rodeos, wooden whiskey saloons, and quirky independent stores selling unique souvenirs.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): learn about winemaking at Granite Creek Vineyards, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Heritage Park Zoo, then take in the exciting artwork at Newman Gallery, and finally ride a horse along Lynx Lake Recreation Area. Here are some ideas for day two: take an in-depth tour of Sharlot Hall Museum, view the masterpieces at Ian Russell Gallery of Fine Art, appreciate the extensive heritage of Whiskey Row, then appreciate the history behind Bucky O'Neill Monument, then appreciate the history behind Yavapai County Courthouse Square, and finally steep yourself in history at Downtown Historic Area.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Prescott trip planner .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Prescott in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Prescott due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Prescott, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Kingman.

Things to do in Prescott

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Granite Creek Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Downtown Historic Area ©
Downtown Historic Area
Whiskey Row ©
Whiskey Row
Sharlot Hall Museum ©
Sharlot Hall Museum

2
nights
Kingman

Kingman ©
Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Historic Route 66 Museum, then examine the collection at Bonelli house, then get engrossed in the history at Mohave Museum of History and Arts, and finally examine the collection at Hackberry General Store. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Kingman Railroad Musem, see the interesting displays at Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection, then identify plant and animal life at Keepers of the Wild Nature Park, and finally examine the collection at Kingman Army Air Field Museum.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Kingman online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Prescott to Kingman takes 2.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Prescott in July, with highs in Kingman at 43°C and lows at 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Williams.

Things to do in Kingman

Museums Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection, Keepers of the Wild Nature Park, Hackberry General Store
Highlights from your plan
Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection ©
Hackberry General Store ©
Hackberry General Store
Keepers of the Wild Nature Park ©
Keepers of the Wild Nature Park

2
nights
Williams

Williams ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): examine the collection at Planes of Fame Air Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Bearizona Wildlife Park, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Joseph Catholic Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Ash Fork Historical Society Museum, stop by Thunder Eagle Native Art, learn about winemaking at Grand Canyon Wine Company, then take an in-depth tour of Williams Depot, and finally learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Grand Canyon Deer Farm.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Williams online journey maker .

You can drive from Kingman to Williams in 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Kingman in July, with highs in Williams at 32°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Williams

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Ash Fork Historical Society Museum
Highlights from your plan
Bearizona Wildlife Park ©
Bearizona Wildlife Park
Ash Fork Historical Society Museum ©
Ash Fork Historical Society Museum
Williams Depot ©
Williams Depot

2
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
On the 11th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park, then stroll through Doe Mountain Trail, and then trek along Fay Canyon Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Montezuma Well.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Sedona road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Williams to Sedona in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In July, Sedona is a bit warmer than Williams - with highs of 39°C and lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Page.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Montezuma Well
Highlights from your plan
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park ©
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park
Montezuma Well ©
Montezuma Well
Doe Mountain Trail ©
Doe Mountain Trail

2
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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.
On the 13th (Mon), explore the striking landscape of Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Powell Museum, then snap pictures at Navajo Bridge, then contemplate the waterfront views at Marble Canyon, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Rainbow Bridge National Monument.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Page trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Sedona to Page takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sedona in July: highs in Page hover around 43°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Chinle.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Marble Canyon, Navajo Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Navajo Bridge ©
Navajo Bridge
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument

1
night
Chinle

Chinle ©
Chinle is a census-designated place in Apache County, Arizona, United States. On the 15th (Wed), explore the ancient world of Antelope House Ruin, then explore the stunning scenery at Canyon del Muerto, and then surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the stunning scenery at Canyon de Chelly National Monument.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Chinle trip planner .

You can drive from Page to Chinle in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Page in July, with highs in Chinle at 36°C and lows at 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Mesa Verde National Park.

Things to do in Chinle

Parks Nature Tours
Highlights from your plan
Canyon de Chelly National Monument ©
Canyon de Chelly National Monument
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Antelope House Ruin ©
Antelope House Ruin

2
nights
Mesa Verde National Park

Mesa Verde National Park ©
Whereas most national parks are primarily devoted to showcasing unique and special landscapes, Mesa Verde National Park focuses on ancient human habitation.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Park Point, cruise along Ruins Road, then steep yourself in history at Balcony House, and finally explore the ancient world of Cliff Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Spruce Tree House, examine the collection at Chapin Mesa Archeological Museum, then make a trip to Step House, and finally explore the ancient world of Long House.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Mesa Verde National Park trip app .

Getting from Chinle to Mesa Verde National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to drive to Vail.

Things to do in Mesa Verde National Park

Historic Sites Scenic Drive Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cliff Palace ©
Cliff Palace
Long House ©
Long House
Balcony House ©
Balcony House

1
night
Vail

Originally built as a base for Vail Ski Resort, the town of Vail has blossomed into its own destination, but still has less than 6,000 permanent residents.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): grab your bike and head to Vail Recreation Path, then get engrossed in the history at Frisco Historic Park and Museum, and then stroll through Booth Falls Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Vail online route planner .

You can drive from Mesa Verde National Park to Vail in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. Expect colder weather when traveling from Mesa Verde National Park in July: highs in Vail hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in Vail

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Frisco Historic Park and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Horseback Riding Tours
Frisco Historic Park and Museum ©
Frisco Historic Park and Museum

2
nights
Steamboat Springs

An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
On the 21st (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Holy Name Catholic Church, cast your line with a fishing tour, and then trek along Yampa River Core Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy some diversion at Howelsen Ice Complex, steep yourself in history at Tread of Pioneers Museum, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and finally view the masterpieces at Circle 7 Fine Art Gallery.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Steamboat Springs trip planner .

Getting from Vail to Steamboat Springs by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or take a bus. While traveling from Vail, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Steamboat Springs, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Tread of Pioneers Museum ©
Tread of Pioneers Museum
Holy Name Catholic Church ©
Holy Name Catholic Church

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, then wander the streets of Old Town, and finally explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Naval Academy, and then step into the grandiose world of Smithsonian Institution Building.

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

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, bus, and subway from Steamboat Springs to Washington DC takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Steamboat Springs to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Steamboat Springs, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Jug Bay Wetlands Sanctuary, Old Town, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, U.S. Naval Academy
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Old Town ©
Old Town
U.S. Naval Academy ©
U.S. Naval Academy

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market, walk around Hartshorne Woods Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Gateway National Recreation. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Teatown Lake Reservation, look for all kinds of wild species at Demarest Nature Center, and then settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daytime highs in New York City are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Gateway National Recreation, Teatown Lake Reservation, Hartshorne Woods Park, Demarest Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Demarest Nature Center ©
Demarest Nature Center
Chelsea Market ©
Chelsea Market
Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours

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Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Take a break from the city and head to Ogunquit Beach and Long Sands Beach. Family-friendly places like Race Point Beach and Faneuil Hall Marketplace will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Newport (Thames Street & The Elms), Kittery (Tributary Brewing & Kittery Trading Post) and Plimoth Plantation (in Plymouth). The adventure continues: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, gain insight at Old Sturbridge Village, get engrossed in the history at Strawbery Banke Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts.

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Boston trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Boston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 22°C in Boston. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Provincetown, Kittery, Newport, Long Sands Beach, Strawbery Banke Museum
Highlights from your plan
Nubble Lighthouse ©
Nubble Lighthouse
Hampton Beach State Park ©
Hampton Beach State Park
Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach

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