46 days in United States Itinerary

46 days in United States Itinerary

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46 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Boise
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Portland
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
5
Glacier National Park
— 1 day
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h
7
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
8
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
Tucson
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
10
Phoenix
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
11
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
12
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 45​min
13
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + foot + bus:  7​h 45​min
14
Healdsburg
— 3 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Brisbane

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Do your shopping at The Stanford Shopping Center and Palo Alto Art Center. Discover out-of-the-way places like Big Basin Redwoods State Park and Filoli. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Drakes Estero (in Inverness), Allied Arts Guild (in Menlo Park) and Point Reyes Lighthouse (in Point Reyes National Seashore). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Computer History Museum, do a tasting at Riggers Loft Wine Company, view the masterpieces at Quent Cordair Fine Art, and get a taste of the local shopping with Moraga Art Gallery.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner .

Brisbane, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and subway. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Brisbane to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brisbane in March, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between 21°C and 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Boise.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Palo Alto, Computer History Museum, Quent Cordair Fine Art, Drakes Estero, Filoli
Highlights from your plan
Big Basin Redwoods State Park ©
Big Basin Redwoods State Park
Filoli ©
Filoli
Computer History Museum ©
Computer History Museum

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nights
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
On the 8th (Fri), stroll through Camel's Back Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Hulls Gulch Nature Trail, and then look for gifts at Olive and Vyne. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Hyde Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. John's Cathedral, then take in the exciting artwork at Boise Art Glass, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Boise Mormon Temple.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Boise route builder app .

Traveling by combination of subway and flight from San Francisco to Boise takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to Boise, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In March, Boise is slightly colder than San Francisco - with highs of 16°C and lows of 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Boise

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trip

Olive and Vyne
Highlights from your plan
Camel's Back Park ©
Camel's Back Park
St. John's Cathedral ©
St. John's Cathedral
Boise Mormon Temple ©
Boise Mormon Temple

3
nights
Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Visiting Starvation Creek Ridge Loop and Red Ridge Farms will get you outdoors. Your inner history buff will appreciate Beacon Rock and Northwest (Nob Hill). Explore Portland's surroundings by going to Stoller Family Estate (in Dayton) and Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge (in Washougal). There's more to do: examine the collection at Rice NW Museum of Rocks and Minerals and identify plant and animal life at Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Portland trip itinerary maker tool .

Fly from Boise to Portland in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Boise to Portland due to the time zone difference. In March, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Dayton, Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Starvation Creek Ridge Loop, Rice NW Museum of Rocks and Minerals, Beacon Rock
Highlights from your plan
Beacon Rock ©
Beacon Rock
Rice NW Museum of Rocks and Minerals ©
Stoller Family Estate ©
Stoller Family Estate

3
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Alderwood Mall and Golden Gardens Park. Bruce Lee Grave Site and Jimi Hendrix Grave Site will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Chambers Bay (in University Place) and Tacoma (Fort Nisqually Living History Museum & Chihuly Bridge of Glass). It doesn't end there: wander the streets of Fremont and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint James Cathedral.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip itinerary builder app .

You can fly from Portland to Seattle in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March in Seattle, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 6°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Historic Sites Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Tacoma, Alderwood Mall, Chambers Bay, Jimi Hendrix Grave Site
Highlights from your plan
Bruce Lee Grave Site ©
Bruce Lee Grave Site
Chambers Bay ©
Chambers Bay
Fremont ©
Fremont

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day
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
On the 16th (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Baring Falls, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall, and then contemplate the waterfront views at McDonald Creek.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park day trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Seattle to Glacier National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Glacier National Park. In March, Glacier National Park is little chillier than Seattle - with highs of 9°C and lows of -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Baring Falls ©
Baring Falls
Garden Wall ©
Garden Wall
McDonald Creek ©
McDonald Creek

4
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Escape the urban bustle at Old Faithful Visitor Education Center and West Thumb Geyser Basin. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Uncle Tom's Trail and S Rim Trail. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Yellowstone National Park: Cooke City (Sylvia's Sweet Shoppe & Cooke City Montana Museum). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Loop Road, contemplate the geological forces at Mud Volcano, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, and admire all the interesting features of 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park route maker .

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Glacier National Park in March; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 2°C and lows reach -14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Cooke City, 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive
Highlights from your plan
S Rim Trail ©
S Rim Trail
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hidden Canyon and then hike along Temple of Sinawava Trail.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Zion National Park visit planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Zion National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and taxi; or drive. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in March: highs in Zion National Park hover around 20°C, while lows dip to -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Trails

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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.
For shopping fun, head to Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood or Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. Do some cultural sightseeing at The King's Ransom Museum and The LINQ Promenade. Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Willow Beach in Fort Mohave--about 1h 10 min away. Spend the 24th (Sun) riding across the waves with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. Next up on the itinerary: play a few rounds at TPC at Summerlin, look for gifts at M&M'S World Las Vegas, buy something for everyone on your list at Fashion Show Mall, and don't miss a visit to Downtown Container Park.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Las Vegas route maker .

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Zion National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Tucson.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Outdoors Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Willow Beach
Highlights from your plan
Willow Beach ©
Willow Beach
TPC at Summerlin ©
TPC at Summerlin
Downtown Container Park ©
Downtown Container Park

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nights
Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Get in touch with nature at Kitt Peak National Observatory and Madera Canyon. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun and Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery. There's much more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Catalina State Park, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Pueblo Vida Brewing Company, engage your brain at Asarco Mineral Discovery Center, and examine the collection at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Tucson vacation website .

Getting from Las Vegas to Tucson by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. In March, daily temperatures in Tucson can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Tucson

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Asarco Mineral Discovery Center, Kitt Peak National Observatory
Highlights from your plan
Kitt Peak National Observatory ©
Kitt Peak National Observatory
DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun ©
DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Desert Caballeros Western Museum and Lake Pleasant Regional Park are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery and Superstition Mountain Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Phoenix side-trips: Gold Canyon Resort - Dinosaur Mountain Golf Course (in Gold Canyon), Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery (in Chandler) and Superstition Ranch Market (in Mesa). There's more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Scottsdale Fashion Square.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Phoenix trip builder tool .

Drive from Tucson to Phoenix in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Tucson in March, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 16°C in Phoenix. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors Museums Golf

Side Trips

Scottsdale Fashion Square, Superstition Mountain Museum, St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery, Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery, Lake Pleasant Regional Park
Highlights from your plan
Desert Caballeros Western Museum ©
Desert Caballeros Western Museum
Superstition Mountain Museum ©
Superstition Mountain Museum

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Vindemia Estate Winery and Wiens Family Cellars - Winery. Head to Outlets at Tejon and South Coast Plazafor some retail therapy. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Ventura Harbor Village (in Ventura), San Clemente State Beach (in San Clemente) and Meditation Mount (in Ojai). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Santa Monica Mountains, contemplate the long history of Greystone Mansion and Park, examine the collection at Tehachapi Depot Railroad Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at All Saints' Episcopal Church.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary site .

You can fly from Phoenix to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Phoenix to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Phoenix in April, expect Los Angeles to be little chillier, temps between 28°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Temecula, Beverly Hills, Outlets at Tejon, Ventura Harbor Village, Tehachapi Depot Railroad Museum
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Mountains ©
Santa Monica Mountains
San Clemente State Beach ©
San Clemente State Beach
Vindemia Estate Winery ©
Vindemia Estate Winery

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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.
You've now added Havasu Falls to your itinerary. On the 8th (Mon), take in the dramatic scenery at Havasu Falls. Keep things going the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, pause for some photo ops at Powell Point, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, then get great views at Yaki Point, then get great views at Lookout Studio, and finally examine the collection at Kolb Studio.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning site .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of -3°C. On the 10th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Havasu Falls
Highlights from your plan
Powell Point ©
Powell Point
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
Yaki Point ©
Yaki Point

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): trek along Lower Yosemite Fall Trail, make a trip to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, and then hike along Panorama Trail. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Olmsted Point, sample the tasty concoctions at June Lake Brewing, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Big Trees Lodge, National Historic Landmark.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary app .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. April in Yosemite National Park sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of -2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Healdsburg.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Mono County Museum, June Lake Brewing
Highlights from your plan
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Olmsted Point ©
Olmsted Point

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Healdsburg

Healdsburg ©
The quaint city of Healdsburg is one of northern California's wine capitals, serving as the meeting point for three of Sonoma's most important wine-producing regions.
You've now added Lake Sonoma to your itinerary. On the 14th (Sun), learn about winemaking at Jordan Vineyard & Winery, then explore the activities along Lake Sonoma, and then do a tasting at Williamson Wines Tasting Room. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Merriam Vineyards Winery, learn about winemaking at Sapphire Hill Winery, learn about winemaking at Bella Vineyards and Wine Caves, then learn about winemaking at Cast Wines, then learn about winemaking at J. Rickards Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Alexander Valley Vineyards.

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Do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yosemite National Park to Healdsburg in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, things will get a bit warmer in Healdsburg: highs are around 25°C and lows about 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Wineries Nature Parks

Side Trips

Storybook Mountain Vineyards, J. Rickards Winery, Cast Wines
Highlights from your plan
Sapphire Hill Winery ©
Sapphire Hill Winery
Jordan Vineyard & Winery ©
Jordan Vineyard & Winery
Alexander Valley Vineyards ©
Alexander Valley Vineyards