44 days in United States Itinerary

44 days in United States Itinerary

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44 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Wawona
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Carmel
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
train:  30​min
5
Anaheim
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 30​min
8
Moline
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h
9
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h
10
Orlando
— 6 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Melbourne

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley) and Wine Tours & Tastings (in Napa). There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, get curious at Exploratorium, cast your line with a fishing tour, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary website .

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in August, things will get a bit warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Wawona.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trips

Wine Tours & Tastings, Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

2
nights
Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, and then trek along Mariposa Grove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, and finally take in the views from Pohono Bridge.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Wawona route planner .

You can drive from San Francisco to Wawona in 4 hours. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Wawona, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Carmel.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

1
night
Carmel

Carmel
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. To see reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Carmel trip builder .

Getting from Wawona to Carmel by car takes about 4 hours. When traveling from Wawona in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Carmel: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. On the 6th (Sun), you're off toLos Angeles.

Things to do in Carmel

Outdoors Parks Tours

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.
Los Angeles is known for museums, theme parks, childrens museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, get curious at California Science Center, and examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner .

You can fly from Carmel to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Carmel in September; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to catch the train to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

6
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Change things up with these side-trips from Anaheim: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point) and San Jacinto Mountain (in Palm Springs). There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park, catch some excitement at Soarin' Around The World, make an unforgettable trip to Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Anaheim trip planner .

Anaheim is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. In September, daily temperatures in Anaheim can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Fun & Games Wildlife

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Knott's Berry Farm, San Jacinto Mountain, Brea Museum & Heritage Center
Highlights from your plan
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Radiator Springs Racers ©
Radiator Springs Racers

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Las Vegas: Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, get your game on at The Roller Coaster, and admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planner.

You can drive from Anaheim to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Boulder City
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas

1
night
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.
On the 21st (Mon), trek along Bright Angel Trail and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. On your second day here, get great views at Mather Point and then trek along South Kaibab Trail.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park route builder app .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in September: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Moline.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

3
nights
Moline

Moline ©
Moline is a city located in Rock Island County, Illinois, United States. Change things up with these side-trips from Moline: Bureau County Soldiers and Sailors Monument (in Princeton), Starved Rock State Park (in Utica) and Galena (Blaum Bros. Distilling Co., Ulysses S. Grant Home, & more). And it doesn't end there: take in nature's colorful creations at Anderson Japanese Gardens, try to win big at Jumer's Casino Rock Island, look for gifts at John Deere Store, and don't miss a visit to Fenelon Place Elevator Co..

Plan my day in Moline using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Explore your travel options from Grand Canyon National Park to Moline with the Route module. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Moline due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, Moline is a bit warmer at night with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Moline

Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Galena, Dubuque, Jumer's Casino Rock Island, Starved Rock State Park, Anderson Japanese Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Starved Rock State Park ©
Starved Rock State Park
Psychic Medium Chris McBrien ©
Psychic Medium Chris McBrien
Anderson Japanese Gardens ©
Anderson Japanese Gardens

6
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.
Step out of New York City with an excursion to Bronx Zoo in Bronx--about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: walk around Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the New York City route planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Moline to New York City. The time zone difference when traveling from Moline to New York City is 1 hour. Traveling from Moline in September, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 22°C in New York City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

6
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.
Orlando is known for theme parks, nightlife, fun & games, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort, find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, laugh and play at Disney's Hollywood Studios, and take in a show at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Orlando online trip itinerary maker .

Fly from New York City to Orlando in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in October, expect Orlando to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 24°C. On the 9th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Parks
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©

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