48 days in United States Itinerary

48 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States planner

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

48 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 31 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
5
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
6
Anaheim
— 1 night
+3
Bus + Foot + Fly + Drive:  5​h
7
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

few
hours
San Francisco

San Francisco
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco itinerary builder app .

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. Traveling from Melbourne to San Francisco, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in November, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are little chillier, around 20°C. You will leave for Las Vegas on the 23rd (Sat).

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Wineries

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Valley of Fire State Park. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Mob Museum and Nostalgia Street Rods. Change things up with these side-trips from Las Vegas: Hoover Dam (in Boulder City) and Willow Beach (in Fort Mohave). The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In November in Las Vegas, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Valley of Fire State Park, Hoover Dam, Willow Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

31
nights
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.
Popular historic sites such as Tusayan Museum and Hermit's Rest are in your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Grand Canyon National Park side-trips: Tuba City (Coal Mine Canyon, Explore Navajo Interactive Museum, & more), Supai (Supai Indian Village, Havasu Falls, & more) and Elephant's Feet (in Tonalea Coconino County). There's lots more to do: trek along Rim Trail, get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum, stroll through North Kaibab Trail, and get engrossed in the history at Bright Angel History Room.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park attractions planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in November, plan for little chillier days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 14°C, while nights are colder with lows around -6°C. You'll set off for Las Vegas on the 29th (Sun).

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Supai, Tuba City, Elephant's Feet
Highlights from your plan
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

1
night
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, examine the collection at The National Atomic Testing Museum, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and finally steep yourself in history at Little Church of the West.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planner.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino
The National Atomic Testing Museum ©
The National Atomic Testing Museum

3
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.
Head to Hammer Museum and Craft Contemporaryfor some retail therapy. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Getty Center and Montana Avenue. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Third Street Promenade in Santa Monica, approximately 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and browse the different shops at The Grove.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles route planner .

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in December, with highs in Los Angeles at 24°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can take a train to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Beverly Hills
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

1
night
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take a stroll through Little Arabia District and then view the masterpieces at The Disney Gallery.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Anaheim trip planner .

Anaheim is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. In January, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Anaheim

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Disney Gallery ©
The Disney Gallery

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 4th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Yosemite Museum Gallery, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park online trip builder .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Anaheim to Yosemite National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Anaheim in January: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around 7°C and lows are around -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
Popular historic sites such as Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien are in your itinerary. Golden Gate Bridge and Exploratorium are good opportunities to explore the local culture. See even more of San Francisco: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, and take a stroll through Union Square.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco tour planning app .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 9°C at night. On the 7th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

Similar Plans

50 days in Las Vegas BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 51 days in United States BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA January, popular sights PREFERENCES: January ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 49 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, popular sights PREFERENCES: November ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 50 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 50 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 50 days in United States BY A USER FROM BELGIUM May, popular sights PREFERENCES: May ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 52 days in United States BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA September, teens, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, teens, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 46 days in San Diego & Las Vegas BY A USER FROM GERMANY January, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 60 days in Las Vegas & Central Florida BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES March, beaches, historic sites, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: March, beaches, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 60 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 60 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA June, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Las Vegas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES November, kids, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: November, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans