48 days in United States Itinerary

48 days in United States Itinerary

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48 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  20​h
1
San Francisco
— 19 nights
Drive:  11​h 30​min
2
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
3
Jackson Hole
— 9 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h
4
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h
5
Los Angeles
— 13 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

19
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes SAP Center. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Exploratorium and Crissy Field. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Wine Tours & Tastings (in Napa), Pescadero State Beach (in Half Moon Bay) and Sonoma (Simraceway Performance Driving Center, Sonoma Coast State Beach, & more). There's lots more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and take a stroll through Union Square.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco day trip planning app .

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -18 hour difference. Traveling from Melbourne in December, things will get a bit cooler in San Francisco: highs are around 17°C and lows about 8°C. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Museums

Side Trips

Sonoma, Wine Tours & Tastings, SAP Center, Pescadero State Beach, Petaluma Seed Bank
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

2
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sat): fly down the slopes at Deer Valley Resort, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Loveland Living Planet Aquarium, and then find something for the whole family at Park City Alpine Slide.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Salt Lake City vacation builder .

You can fly from San Francisco to Salt Lake City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Salt Lake City. In January, Salt Lake City is cooler than San Francisco - with highs of 3°C and lows of -6°C. On the 6th (Sun), you'll travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Park City, Loveland Living Planet Aquarium
Highlights from your plan
Park City Alpine Slide ©
Park City Alpine Slide
Loveland Living Planet Aquarium ©
Loveland Living Planet Aquarium
Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort

9
nights
Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Grand Teton and Grand Loop Road. Change things up with these side-trips from Jackson Hole: Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center (in West Yellowstone) and Yellowstone National Park (Old Faithful Visitor Education Center, Upper Geyser Basin, & more). It doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Vertical Harvest and don't miss a visit to Town Square.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Jackson Hole itinerary app .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Salt Lake City to Jackson Hole in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Salt Lake City in January, with highs in Jackson Hole at -5°C and lows at -18°C. On the 15th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Yellowstone National Park, Grand Teton, Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center ©
Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center

2
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral of the Madeleine and then get curious at Joseph Smith Memorial Building. Keep things going the next day: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple, and then get in on the family fun at Lagoon Amusement Park.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Salt Lake City journey site .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Jackson Hole to Salt Lake City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Jackson Hole in January; daily highs in Salt Lake City reach 3°C and lows reach -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

#Museums, #Theme Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lagoon Amusement Park
Highlights from your plan
Natural History Museum of Utah ©
Natural History Museum of Utah
Lagoon Amusement Park ©
Lagoon Amusement Park
Cathedral of the Madeleine ©
Cathedral of the Madeleine

13
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Disneyland Park and The Getty Center. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park, Redwood Creek Challenge Trail, & more) and Bergamot Station (in Santa Monica). Pack the 21st (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, engage your brain at California Science Center, listen to music at Walt Disney Concert Hall, and get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary planning site .

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Salt Lake City to Los Angeles is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Salt Lake City in January, things will get much hotter in Los Angeles: highs are around 24°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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