46 days in United States Itinerary

46 days in United States Itinerary

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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
Drive:  3 h
4
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Glacier National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  7 h 45 min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Fly:  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
Bus:  12 h 45 min
13
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Train + Bus:  7 h 45 min
14
Healdsburg
— 3 nights
Fly:  23 h 15 min
End: Brisbane

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Shop till you drop at Stanford Shopping Center and Palo Alto Art Center. Get a sense of the local culture at Filoli and Computer History Museum. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Drakes Estero (in Inverness), Big Basin Redwoods State Park (in Boulder Creek) and Point Reyes Lighthouse (in Point Reyes National Seashore). There's lots more to do: view the masterpieces at Moraga Art Gallery, get a taste of the local shopping with Quent Cordair Fine Art, and do a tasting at Riggers Loft Wine Company.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read San Francisco online travel route planner.

Brisbane, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 18 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Brisbane in March, with highs in San Francisco at 21°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Boise.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Palo Alto, Point Reyes National Seashore, Moraga Art Gallery, Big Basin Redwoods State Park, Riggers Loft Wine Company
Highlights from your plan
Big Basin Redwoods State Park ©
Big Basin Redwoods State Park
Computer History Museum ©
Computer History Museum
Filoli ©
Filoli

2
nights
Boise

Boise ©
From its main thoroughfare, Boise greets visitors with a view of downtown framed by the foothills of the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): stroll around Camel's Back Park, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Hulls Gulch Nature Trail, and then stop by Olive and Vyne. Keep things going the next day: visit Hyde Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. John's Cathedral, thenget a taste of the local shopping with Boise Art Glass, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Boise Idaho Temple.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Boise online day trip planner.

Fly from San Francisco to Boise in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco to Boise, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from San Francisco in March, with highs in Boise at 16°C and lows at 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can 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 Idaho Temple ©
Boise Idaho 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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Rice NW Museum of Rocks and Minerals and Red Ridge Farms. Your inner history buff will appreciate Beacon Rock and Northwest (Nob Hill). Change things up with these side-trips from Portland: Starvation Creek Ridge Loop (in Cascade Locks), Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge (in Washougal) and Stoller Family Estate (in Dayton). It doesn't end there: walk around Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Portland travel itinerary planner.

Fly from Boise to Portland in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Boise to Portland. In March, daily temperatures in Portland can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

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

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Fremont and Alderwood Mall. Do some cultural sightseeing at Bruce Lee Grave Site and Fort Nisqually Living History Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Seattle: Chambers Bay (in University Place), Chihuly Bridge of Glass (in Tacoma) and Jimi Hendrix Grave Site (in Renton). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Golden Gardens Park and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Saint James Cathedral.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip planner.

Traveling by car from Portland to Seattle takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Seattle are 15°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. 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
Golden Gardens Park ©
Golden Gardens Park
Chambers Bay ©
Chambers Bay

1
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), admire the sheer force of Baring Falls, thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Garden Wall, and then explore the activities along McDonald Creek.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Glacier National Park online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Glacier National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Glacier National Park due to the time zone difference. In March, Glacier National Park is slightly colder than Seattle - with highs of 9°C and lows of -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature 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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like S Rim Trail and Uncle Tom's Trail. Get outdoors at 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive and Gibbon Falls. Explore Yellowstone National Park's surroundings by going to Cooke City (Sylvia's Sweet Shoppe & Cooke City Montana Museum). The adventure continues: cruise along Grand Loop Road, take in the natural beauty of West Thumb Geyser Basin, get impressive views of Mud Volcano, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Old Faithful Visitor Education Center.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park day trip app.

You can drive from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 8.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. In March, Yellowstone National Park is slightly colder than Glacier National Park - with highs of 2°C and lows of -14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Cooke City, 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful Visitor Education Center ©
Old Faithful Visitor Education Center
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 striking landscape of Hidden Canyon and then stroll through Temple of Sinawava Trail.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Zion National Park holiday planning site.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Zion National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, taxi, and train. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in March, plan for much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Zion National Park: temperatures range from 20°C by day to -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Hidden Canyon ©
Hidden Canyon
Temple of Sinawava Trail ©
Temple of Sinawava Trail

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.
Shop till you drop at Downtown Container Park and The Forum Shops at Caesars. Get outdoors at Willow Beach and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. There's still lots to do: tee off at TPC at Summerlin, buy something for everyone on your list at Fashion Show Mall, see the interesting displays at The King's Ransom Museum, and take a stroll through The LINQ Promenade.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner.

Getting from Zion National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Zion National Park in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 27°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Tucson.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Outdoors Adventure 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

3
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.
For shopping fun, head to DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun Museum or Mark Sublette Medicine Man Gallery. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures and Asarco Mineral Discovery Center. Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Catalina State Park, take in breathtaking views at Madera Canyon, sample the tasty concoctions at Pueblo Vida Brewing Company, and see the sky in a new way at Kitt Peak National Observatory.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Tucson trip planning site.

Fly from Las Vegas to Tucson in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Tucson. In March, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Phoenix.

Things to do in Tucson

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Asarco Mineral Discovery Center, Kitt Peak National Observatory
Highlights from your plan
The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures ©
The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures
Kitt Peak National Observatory ©
Kitt Peak National Observatory
DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun Museum ©
DeGrazia Gallery in the Sun Museum

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Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. For shopping fun, head to Zelma Basha Salmeri Gallery or Scottsdale Fashion Square. Get some cultural insight at Superstition Mountain Museum and Desert Caballeros Western Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Lake Pleasant Regional Park (in Morristown), Superstition Ranch Market (in Mesa) and St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery (in Florence). There's more to do: play a few rounds at Gold Canyon Resort - Dinosaur Mountain Golf Course.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Phoenix trip planner.

Drive from Tucson to Phoenix in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Tucson in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Phoenix, with lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Golf Outdoors

Side Trips

Lake Pleasant Regional Park, Scottsdale Fashion Square, Superstition Ranch Market, St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery, Superstition Mountain Museum
Highlights from your plan
Desert Caballeros Western Museum ©
Desert Caballeros Western Museum
St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery ©
St. Anthony's Greek Orthodox Monastery
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Santa Monica Mountains and San Clemente State Beach. For shopping fun, head to Old Pasadena or Outlets at Tejon. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Meditation Mount (in Ojai), Ventura Harbor Village (in Ventura) and South Coast Plaza (in Costa Mesa). And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Wiens Family Cellars - Winery, learn about all things military at Point Mugu Missile Park, see the interesting displays at Tehachapi Depot Railroad Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at All Saints' Episcopal Church.

For photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Phoenix to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In April, Los Angeles is a bit cooler than Phoenix - with highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C. On the 7th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Beverly Hills, Temecula, Meditation Mount, Santa Monica Mountains, Old Pasadena
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Mountains ©
Santa Monica Mountains
Vindemia Estate Winery ©
Vindemia Estate Winery
Wiens Family Cellars - Winery ©
Wiens Family Cellars - 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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Havasu Falls. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Havasu Falls. On the 9th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, appreciate the history behind Powell Point, steep yourself in history at Grand Canyon Railway Depot, thentake some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, thenget great views at Lookout Studio, and finally see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit cooler (19°C), and nights are cooler (-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

Parks Nature 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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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): hike along Lower Yosemite Fall Trail, get answers to all your questions at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, and then stroll through Panorama Trail. On the next day, make a trip to Olmsted Point, sample the tasty concoctions at June Lake Brewing, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park online road trip planner.

You can take a bus from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 13.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 17°C in April, and nighttime lows around -2°C. 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

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Mono County Museum, June Lake Brewing
Highlights from your plan
Lower Yosemite Fall Trail ©
Lower Yosemite Fall Trail
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.
Lake Sonoma has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): do a tasting at Jordan Vineyard & Winery, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Lake Sonoma, and then do a tasting at Williamson Wines Tasting Room. Here are some ideas for day two: learn about winemaking at Merriam Vineyards Winery, learn about winemaking at Sapphire Hill Winery, learn about winemaking at Bella Vineyards and Wine Caves, thenlearn about winemaking at Cast Wines, thendo a tasting at J. Rickards Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Alexander Valley Vineyards.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Healdsburg online route planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Healdsburg by combination of bus and train takes about 15 hours. Other options: take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, with highs in Healdsburg at 25°C and lows at 8°C. On the 16th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Wineries Parks Nature

Side Trips

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

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