40 days in United States Itinerary

40 days in United States Itinerary

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40 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Montreal
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
1
Austin
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
San Antonio
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h
5
Mammoth Lakes
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h
6
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  6​h 15​min
7
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + shuttle:  2​h 45​min
8
Page
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Flagstaff
— 7 nights
Fly:  9​h 45​min
End: Montreal

4
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Austin is known for museums, fun & games, nightlife, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Austin, explore the world behind art at Elisabet Ney Museum, and trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Austin day trip planning website .

Montreal, Canada to Austin is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Montreal in November, with highs in Austin at 25°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Trails
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail ©

4
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Get out of town with these interesting San Antonio side-trips: Fredericksburg (National Museum of the Pacific War, Grape Creek Vineyards on Main, & more). And it doesn't end there: hike along The San Antonio River Walk, have fun at San Antonio Western Shooting, explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, and walk around Friedrich Wilderness Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the San Antonio trip planner .

Traveling by car from Austin to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In November, daily temperatures in San Antonio can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Fredericksburg
Highlights from your plan
San Antonio Western Shooting ©
San Antonio Western Shooting
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

4
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Step out of San Diego to go to Encinitas and see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, which is approximately 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, see the interesting displays at Old Town Model Railroad Depot, find something for the whole family at SeaWorld San Diego, and hike along Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip planner .

Traveling by flight from San Antonio to San Diego takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Antonio to San Diego. In November, daytime highs in San Diego are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, take in nature's colorful creations at The Japanese Garden, and have fun and explore at Travel Town.

Start your trip to Los Angeles by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

5
nights
Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Mammoth Lakes is known for nature, winter sports, breweries & distilleries, trails, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, get great views at Half Dome, and admire all the interesting features of Tioga Pass.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Mammoth Lakes trip planner .

Getting from Los Angeles to Mammoth Lakes by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in November: high temperatures in Mammoth Lakes hover around 14°C and lows are around -8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Napa to see Wine Tours & Tastings about 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, get curious at Exploratorium, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and wander the streets of SoMa.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner .

Fly from Mammoth Lakes to San Francisco in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Mammoth Lakes, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
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.
Spend the 28th (Thu) exploring nature at Zion National Park. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Narrows, explore and take pictures at Observation Point, explore the striking landscape of Canyon Overlook Trail, and cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park travel planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Zion National Park by combination of flight and taxi takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for cooler nights when traveling from San Francisco in November since evenings lows in Zion National Park dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Page.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Canyon Overlook Trail ©
Canyon Overlook Trail

3
nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Page: Photography Tours (in Kanab) and Grand Canyon National Park (Cape Royal, Navajo Bridge, & more). There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Horseshoe Bend, enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon, and explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Page road trip planning site .

You can do a combination of car and shuttle from Zion National Park to Page in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Page when traveling from Zion National Park in November, with lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Page

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park, Photography Tours
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Cape Royal ©
Cape Royal
Little Colorado River Gorge ©
Little Colorado River Gorge

7
nights
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Venture out of the city with trips to Grand Canyon National Park (Yaki Point, Grand Canyon South Rim, & more).

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Flagstaff trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Page to Flagstaff in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Page in December since evenings lows in Flagstaff dip to -9°C. On the 10th (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point

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