36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 7 nights
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Washington DC
— 4 nights
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Denver
— Few hours
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Frisco
— 2 nights
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Grand Junction
— 1 night
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Moab
— 3 nights
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Monument Valley
— 1 night
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Page
— 1 night
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Anaheim
— 5 nights
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Cambria
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 4 nights

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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. Get a sense of the local culture at Times Square and Ellis Island. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New York City: Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (in Oceanville) and Hook Mountain State Park (in Valley Cottage). And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read New York City online trip itinerary maker.

Melbourne, Australia to New York City is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also fly. Traveling from Melbourne to New York City, you'll gain 15 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Melbourne in October, with lows around 16°C. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Sat) before leaving for Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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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.
Get outdoors at Audubon Naturalist Society Woodend Sanctuary and Tidal Basin. Popular historic sites such as Washington National Cathedral and Georgetown University are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: Loch Raven Reservoir (in Phoenix), Horseshoe Casino (in Baltimore) and Gettysburg National Military Park (in Gettysburg). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC road trip tool.

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Wed) before leaving for Denver.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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Denver

Denver ©

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Molly Brown House Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Logan National Cemetery, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Denver tour itinerary builder site.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Denver takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. Traveling from Washington DC to Denver, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 5°C in Denver. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Frisco.

Things to do in Denver

Highlights from your plan
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Molly Brown House Museum ©
Molly Brown House Museum
Fort Logan National Cemetery ©
Fort Logan National Cemetery

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Frisco

The Town of Frisco is a Home Rule Municipality in Summit County, Colorado, United States. On the 21st (Thu), trek along North Tenmile Trail #37, then get engrossed in the history at Frisco Historic Park and Museum, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally get outside with Windrider of the Rockies.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Frisco trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by car from Denver to Frisco takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Denver in October, you will find days in Frisco are cooler (9°C), and nights are little chillier (0°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to Grand Junction.

Things to do in Frisco

Outdoors · Parks · Adventure · Tours
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Frisco Historic Park and Museum ©
Frisco Historic Park and Museum

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Grand Junction

Grand Junction ©
The city of Grand Junction is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Mesa County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): learn about winemaking at Meadery of the Rockies, then get a new perspective on nature at Museum of Western Colorado: Dinosaur Journey, then have fun and explore at John McConnell Math and Science Center, and finally stop by Downtown Grand Junction.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Junction trip planner.

You can drive from Frisco to Grand Junction in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Frisco in October, with highs in Grand Junction at 22°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Childrens Museums · Museums · Neighborhoods · Wineries

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Museum of Western Colorado: Dinosaur Journey ©
Downtown Grand Junction ©
Downtown Grand Junction
Meadery of the Rockies ©
Meadery of the Rockies

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Moab

Red Desert

The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Get in touch with nature at Arches National Park and Mesa Arch. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at RedRock Astronomy and Monument Basin. There's much more to do: see Off-Road Tours, explore the stunning scenery at Canyonlands National Park, admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park, and explore the striking landscape at Turret Arch.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Moab trip itinerary site.

Traveling by car from Grand Junction to Moab takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in October, and nighttime lows around 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Moab

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Canyonlands National Park ©
Canyonlands National Park

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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. On the 26th (Tue), examine the collection at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., then explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Monument Valley trip planner.

You can drive from Moab to Monument Valley in 3 hours. In October in Monument Valley, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 6°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can go by car to Page.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.

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Page

Page ©

Center of Canyon Country

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 27th (Wed), get interesting insight from Tours, then explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Page online journey planner.

You can drive from Monument Valley to Page in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in October, Page is a bit warmer at night with lows of 12°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Thu) before leaving for Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Gunfighter Canyon ©
Gunfighter Canyon
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Page in October, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around 0°C, while days are slightly colder, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Tusayan Museum ©
Tusayan Museum

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 30th (Sat), immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then take a stroll through The Strip. On your second day here, take a spin around town with Escape Adventures, identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and then see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas holiday builder.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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Anaheim

Anaheim ©

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Head to The Disney Gallery and The Lego Storefor plenty of shopping. Relax by the water at Newport Beach and Crystal Cove. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Anaheim: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point), Palm Springs (VillageFest & Palm Springs Air Museum) and Calico Ghost Town (in Yermo). And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park, get engrossed in the history at Founder's Park, laugh and play at Downtown Disney, and wander the streets of Old Town Temecula.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Anaheim trip planning site.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Anaheim in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in November, expect Anaheim to be a bit warmer, temps between 29°C and 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Cambria.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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Cambria

Cambria ©
Cambria is a seaside village in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles along California State Route 1 (Highway 1). On the 6th (Sat), take a memorable drive along Moonstone Beach Dr, kick back and relax at Moonstone Beach, and then trek along Fiscalini Ranch Preserve.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Cambria itinerary website.

You can drive from Anaheim to Cambria in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train, taxi, and bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Anaheim in November, with highs in Cambria at 24°C and lows at 5°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to San Francisco.

Things to do in Cambria

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach
Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal
Fiscalini Ranch Preserve ©
Fiscalini Ranch Preserve

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Relax by the water at Marshall’s Beach and China Beach. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Safari West (in Santa Rosa), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Moss Landing) and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville). The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Street Stairs.

For photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner.

You can drive from Cambria to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and train; or fly. When traveling from Cambria in November, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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