36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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36 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Phoenix
— 4 nights
Drive:  18​h 15​min
5
Waco
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
6
Tunica
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
8
Montgomery
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h
9
Myrtle Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Charleston
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
11
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

4
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.
Get some cultural insight at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Universal Studios Hollywood. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disney California Adventure Park about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier, wander the streets of Montana Avenue, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip maker 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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles. Traveling from Melbourne in June, you will find days in Los Angeles are much warmer (30°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (19°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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.
Kids will enjoy Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and DISCOVERY Children's Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at The Strip and The Mob Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip site .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, you will find days in Las Vegas are warmer (46°C), and nights are a bit warmer (29°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

4
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kolb Studio and Yavapai Geology Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, steep yourself in history at Hermit's Rest, hike along Rim Trail, and stroll through South Kaibab Trail.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip maker app .

Drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (34°C), and nights are colder (6°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Phoenix.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum
Hopi House ©
Hopi House

4
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Do some cultural sightseeing at Musical Instrument Museum and Children’s Museum of Phoenix. There's still lots to do: see Off-Road Tours, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Phoenix Zoo, take in the awesome beauty at Camelback Mountain, and ride a horse along KOLI Equestrian Center.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Phoenix trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Phoenix in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or fly. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, expect Phoenix to be much warmer, temps between 49°C and 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Waco.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

KOLI Equestrian Center
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Heard Museum ©
Heard Museum
Children’s Museum of Phoenix ©
Children’s Museum of Phoenix

2
nights
Waco

Waco ©
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): examine the collection at Waco Mammoth National Monument, then get to know the resident critters at Cameron Park Zoo, and then look for gifts at Magnolia Market Silos. On the next day, do a tasting at Salado Winery & Salado Wine Seller, examine the collection at Dr Pepper Museum, then see the interesting displays at Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally snap pictures at Waco Suspension Bridge.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Waco online day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Phoenix to Waco takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Phoenix to Waco. In June, Waco is little chillier than Phoenix - with highs of 39°C and lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Tunica.

Things to do in Waco

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Salado Winery & Salado Wine Seller
Highlights from your plan
Waco Mammoth National Monument ©
Waco Mammoth National Monument
Cameron Park Zoo ©
Cameron Park Zoo
Magnolia Market Silos ©
Magnolia Market Silos

1
day
Tunica

Tunica ©
Tunica is a town in and the county seat of Tunica County, Mississippi, near the Mississippi River. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): try to win big at Casino at Resorts Tunica, then try to win big at Horseshoe Tunica, and then try your luck at Gold Strike Casino.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Tunica journey maker website .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Waco to Tunica in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Waco in June: highs in Tunica hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Tunica

Fun & Games Casinos
Highlights from your plan
Horseshoe Tunica ©
Horseshoe Tunica

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe. There's still lots to do: witness the site of a historic battle at Lotz House Museum, contemplate the long history of Belle Meade Plantation, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Smith Creek Moonshine, and see the interesting displays at Cooter’s Museum and Store Nashville.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Nashville journey app .

Getting from Tunica to Nashville by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and flight. In June, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Montgomery.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

2
nights
Montgomery

Montgomery ©
Montgomery is the capital of the U.S. On the 27th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, pause for some photo ops at National Memorial for Peace and Justice, and then contemplate the long history of Dexter Parsonage Museum - Dr. Martin Luther King home. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Legacy Museum, get engrossed in the history at Hank Williams Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Dexter Avenue King Memorial Baptist Church.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Montgomery trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Nashville to Montgomery takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. In June in Montgomery, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Myrtle Beach.

Things to do in Montgomery

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Legacy Museum ©
Legacy Museum
National Memorial for Peace and Justice ©

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nights
Myrtle Beach

Myrtle Beach ©
Myrtle Beach is a coastal city on the east coast of the United States in Horry County, South Carolina. Bring the kids along to Broadway at the Beach and Myrtle Beach SkyWheel. Step out of Myrtle Beach to go to Murrells Inlet and see Brookgreen Gardens, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: choose your vessel at Boat Rentals, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, kick back and relax at Myrtle Beach, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Myrtle Beach travel app .

Traveling by flight from Montgomery to Myrtle Beach takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Montgomery to Myrtle Beach due to the time zone difference. In June, daily temperatures in Myrtle Beach can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Charleston.

Things to do in Myrtle Beach

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Brookgreen Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach ©
Ripley's Aquarium of Myrtle Beach
Broadway at the Beach ©
Broadway at the Beach
Brookgreen Gardens ©
Brookgreen Gardens

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nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Folly Beach Public Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Fort Sumter National Monument, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, admire the natural beauty at Washington Square, and hunt for treasures at Charleston City Market.

Make your Charleston itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Myrtle Beach to Charleston takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Charleston sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Folly Beach
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Folly Beach Public Beach ©
Folly Beach Public Beach
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Family-friendly places like California Science Center and Santa Monica Bay will thrill your kids. La Brea Tar Pits and Museum and Angelino Heights Historic Area are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica) and Downtown Disney (in Anaheim). See even more of Los Angeles: examine the collection at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, wander the streets of Rodeo Drive, and admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles tour itinerary website .

Traveling by flight from Charleston to Los Angeles takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Charleston to Los Angeles is minus 3 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Charleston in July; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 33°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Rodeo Drive, Downtown Disney
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
California Science Center ©
California Science Center
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum

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