43 days in United States Itinerary

43 days in United States Itinerary

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43 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Drive:  20​h 30​min
1
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h 45​min
5
Branson
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
6
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
8
Pontiac
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
9
Van Lear
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 45​min
10
Nashville
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Hurricane Mills
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 15​min
12
Beverly Hills
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
13
Santa Barbara
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
14
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
15
Memphis
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
16
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Melbourne

3
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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Spend the 2nd (Tue) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. On the 3rd (Wed), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, trek along May Lake Trailhead, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cathedral Lake Trail.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip planning app .

Melbourne, Australia to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, subway, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Yosemite National Park is minus 18 hours. When traveling from Melbourne in April, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 17°C by day to -2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Cloud's Rest ©
Cloud's Rest
May Lake Trailhead ©
May Lake Trailhead

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take a stroll through Union Square, stroll through Golden Gate Park, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco route planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in April: highs in San Francisco hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

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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.
On the 9th (Tue), stroll through Sunset Cliffs Natural Park and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument and then let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego tour itinerary maker tool .

Fly from San Francisco to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in San Diego, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

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.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas journey builder .

Getting from San Diego to Las Vegas by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Branson.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

1
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Branson

Branson ©
Nestled in Missouri's beautiful Ozark Mountains lies one of the country's most attractive vacation towns for year-round family entertainment.
On the 15th (Mon), get great views at College of the Ozarks, then explore the activities along Table Rock Lake, then stop by Crooked Sky Trading Post, and finally have some family-friendly fun at Escape Code.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Branson trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Las Vegas to Branson in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Branson. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in April; daily highs in Branson reach 22°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Branson

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

Table Rock Lake
Highlights from your plan
Escape Code ©
Escape Code
Table Rock Lake ©
Table Rock Lake
College of the Ozarks ©
College of the Ozarks

3
nights
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, tour the pleasant surroundings at National Zoological Park, and contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Washington DC online journey planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Branson to Washington DC in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. In April, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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nights
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Central Park, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read New York City tour itinerary site .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in April, expect nights in New York City to be about the same, around 8°C, while days are little chillier, around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Pontiac.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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nights
Pontiac

Pontiac ©
Pontiac is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): meet the residents at SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium, buy something for everyone on your list at Great Lakes Crossing Outlets, and then browse the different shops at Somerset Collection.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Pontiac itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from New York City to Pontiac. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New York City in April, with highs in Pontiac at 15°C and lows at 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Van Lear.

Things to do in Pontiac

Shopping Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Auburn Hills, Somerset Collection
Highlights from your plan
Somerset Collection ©
Somerset Collection
Great Lakes Crossing Outlets ©
Great Lakes Crossing Outlets
SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium ©
SEA LIFE Michigan Aquarium

1
day
Van Lear

Van Lear
Van Lear is an unincorporated community and coal town in Johnson County, Kentucky, United States.HistoryIncorporated in 1912, the town was named for a director of Consolidation Coal Company (Consol), Van Lear Black. For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Van Lear driving holiday site .

Traveling by car from Pontiac to Van Lear takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Pontiac in April, with highs in Van Lear at 23°C and lows at 9°C. You will leave for Nashville on the 26th (Fri).

Things to do in Van Lear

Parks Outdoors Nature

1
night
Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Lotz House Museum, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry, and finally savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip itinerary maker site .

You can drive from Van Lear to Nashville in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Van Lear to Nashville. In April in Nashville, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Hurricane Mills.

Things to do in Nashville

Tours Nightlife Fun & Games

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Beer Tastings & Tours
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum

1
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Hurricane Mills

Hurricane Mills ©
Hurricane Mills is an unincorporated community in Humphreys County, Tennessee, United States. On the 28th (Sun), admire the majestic nature at Johnsonville State Historic Park.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Hurricane Mills fast, fun, and easy.

Getting from Nashville to Hurricane Mills by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Hurricane Mills

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Johnsonville State Historic Park
Highlights from your plan
Johnsonville State Historic Park ©
Johnsonville State Historic Park

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Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills ©
Beverly Hills is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States, surrounded by the cities of Los Angeles and West Hollywood. On the 29th (Mon), immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach, then make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, then buy something for everyone on your list at Third Street Promenade, and finally make a trip to Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Six Flags Magic Mountain.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Beverly Hills online holiday planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Hurricane Mills to Beverly Hills. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Beverly Hills

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Six Flags Magic Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Six Flags Magic Mountain ©
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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Santa Barbara

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Santa Barbara road trip planning tool .

You can drive from Beverly Hills to Santa Barbara in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Beverly Hills in May, plan for slightly colder nights in Santa Barbara, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings

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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 out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles itinerary planner.

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Barbara in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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

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Memphis

The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, and then don't miss a visit to Graceland. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Memphis Music, get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, then try to win big at Horseshoe Casino, and finally admire nature's wide array of creatures at Memphis Zoo.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Memphis trip website .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Memphis takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Memphis is 2 hours. In May in Memphis, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 19°C at night. On the 8th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Memphis

Fun & Games Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Horseshoe Casino
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Graceland ©
Graceland

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San Francisco

On the 9th (Thu), engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, then contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay, and then make a trip to Lombard Street. Here are some ideas for day two: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To plan San Francisco vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

You can fly from Memphis to San Francisco in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Memphis in May, with highs in San Francisco at 24°C and lows at 13°C. On the 11th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences
AT&T Park ©
AT&T Park

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