43 days in United States Itinerary

43 days in United States Itinerary

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43 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  21​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 9 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Charlotte
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
4
Savannah
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Orlando
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Miami
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
Sarasota
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
8
Panama City Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
9
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
10
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
11
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
12
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h
13
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
14
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
15
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
16
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Adelaide

9
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.
When in New York City, make a side trip to see Bronx Zoo in Bronx, approximately 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Central Park, make a trip to Rockefeller Center, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

For where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary planner .

Adelaide, Australia to New York City is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 14 hours traveling from Adelaide to New York City. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Adelaide in July: high temperatures in New York City hover around 35°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress, then pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally ponder the world of politics at White House.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Washington DC itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. August in Washington DC sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

1
night
Charlotte

Charlotte ©
A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
On the 6th (Tue), test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then see the interesting displays at NASCAR Hall of Fame, then browse the collection at Billy Graham Libary, and finally get in on the family fun at Carowinds.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Charlotte journey maker site .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Charlotte takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Charlotte can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Charlotte

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums
Highlights from your plan
Carowinds ©
Carowinds
Billy Graham Library ©
Billy Graham Library
NASCAR Hall of Fame ©
NASCAR Hall of Fame

2
nights
Savannah

Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): add some entertainment to your itinerary with Historic Savannah Theatre, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, stroll through Forsyth Park, then get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, and finally wander the streets of Savannah Historic District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Thu): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mickve Israel Temple, then make a trip to River Street Savannah, then hike along Hilton Head Island Bike Trails, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Savannah trip itinerary website .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Charlotte to Savannah in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Savannah

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Hilton Head
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails

2
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Pack the 9th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 10th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Orlando trip builder website .

Drive from Savannah to Orlando in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Orlando are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can drive to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

2
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District, then kick back and relax at South Beach, and finally wander the streets of Lincoln Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): kick back and relax at Fort Lauderdale Beach, then have fun at Lock & Load Miami, and then shop like a local with Bayside Marketplace.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Miami trip planning tool .

You can drive from Orlando to Miami in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August in Miami, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sarasota.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Fort Lauderdale Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

1
night
Sarasota

Sarasota ©
Sarasota is a city in Sarasota County on the southwestern coast of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium and then stroll through Siesta Beach.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Sarasota trip planner .

Traveling by car from Miami to Sarasota takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of tram, flight, and bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in Sarasota

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Siesta Beach
Highlights from your plan
Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach
Mote Marine Laboratory and Aquarium ©

1
night
Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach ©
Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Thu): kick back and relax at Panama City Beach and then meet the residents at Gulf World Marine Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Panama City Beach day trip planner.

Getting from Sarasota to Panama City Beach by combination of bus, flight, and taxi takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. In August in Panama City Beach, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 27°C at night. On the 15th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach

2
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, then see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Panama City Beach to New Orleans takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Panama City Beach to New Orleans. Traveling from Panama City Beach in August, expect nights in New Orleans to be a bit warmer, around 32°C, while days are slightly colder, around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Memphis.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

2
nights
Memphis

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.
On the 17th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Graceland and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. On the next day, try to win big at Horseshoe Casino, make a trip to The Peabody Ducks, make a trip to Beale Street, then appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and finally steep yourself in history at Sun Studio.

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

Getting from New Orleans to Memphis by car takes about 7 hours. Other options: fly; or take a train. While traveling from New Orleans, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Memphis, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Horseshoe Tunica
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

2
nights
Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 19th (Mon), take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens, and finally see a show at Grand Ole Opry. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, see the interesting displays at RCA Studio B, and then sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville online holiday planner .

Getting from Memphis to Nashville by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In August in Nashville, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Nashville

Tours Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill) ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©

3
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the engineering at Hoover Dam and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Las Vegas takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. In August, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer than Nashville - with highs of 45°C and lows of 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
nights
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.
On the 24th (Sat), make a trip to Olmsted Point and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, get all the information you need at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park online itinerary planner .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park in 9 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in August: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around 32°C and lows are around 7°C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): make a trip to Lombard Street and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect nights in San Francisco to be a bit warmer, around 17°C, while days are little chillier, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
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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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Barbara online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from San Francisco to Santa Barbara by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Santa Barbara are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Stearns Wharf ©
Stearns Wharf

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, & more). Pack the 31st (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles route builder website .

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 August, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

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

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