47 days in United States Itinerary

47 days in United States Itinerary

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47 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  26​h
1
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Folsom
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Kings Beach
— 12 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
4
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
5
Jackson Hole
— 9 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h
6
Salt Lake City
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
7
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Los Angeles
— 8 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Melbourne


6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Attractions like Exploratorium and Baker Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Spend the 18th (Tue) exploring nature at San Francisco Maritime National Historical Park. There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, stroll through Golden Gate Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Ghirardelli Square, and get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco online trip itinerary builder .

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 difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in December, expect San Francisco to be little chillier, temps between 17°C and 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Folsom.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

1
night
Folsom

Folsom ©
Folsom is an affluent city in Sacramento County, California, United States. On the 23rd (Sun), wander the streets of Old Town Auburn, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary, and then get to know the fascinating history of Sutter St..

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Folsom road trip planning tool .

Getting from San Francisco to Folsom by car takes about 2 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in December, Folsom is a bit cooler at night with lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Kings Beach.

Things to do in Folsom

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Old Town Auburn
Highlights from your plan
Old Town Auburn ©
Old Town Auburn
Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary ©
Folsom City Zoo Sanctuary

12
nights
Kings Beach

Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach is a census-designated place (CDP) in Placer County, California, United States on the north shore of Lake Tahoe. Family-friendly places like Kings Beach State Recreation Area and Incline Beach will thrill your kids. Explore Kings Beach's surroundings by going to Virginia City (The Delta Saloon, Liberty Engine Company No. 1 Comstock Firemen's Museum, & more), Galena Creek Bridge (in New Washoe City) and Homewood (Homewood Mountain Resort, SWA Watersports, & more). And it doesn't end there: glide through natural beauty at Tahoe Cross Country, admire the majestic nature at Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park, make a trip to Martis Peak Fire Lookout, and hit the slopes at Diamond Peak Ski Resort.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Kings Beach tour itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Folsom to Kings Beach takes 2 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Folsom in December: highs in Kings Beach hover around 5°C, while lows dip to -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Kings Beach

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Virginia City, Incline Village, Tahoe City, Homewood, Crystal Bay
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Peak Ski Resort ©
Diamond Peak Ski Resort
River Rafting & Tubing
Kings Beach State Recreation Area ©
Kings Beach State Recreation Area

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 .

Explore your travel options from Kings Beach to Salt Lake City with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Kings Beach to Salt Lake City. Traveling from Kings Beach in January, Salt Lake City is somewhat warmer at night with 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 Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center. Change things up with these side-trips from Jackson Hole: 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

4
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 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lagoon Amusement Park
Highlights from your plan
Lagoon Amusement Park ©
Lagoon Amusement Park
Joseph Smith Memorial Building ©
Joseph Smith Memorial Building
Room Escape Games

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, and then make a trip to Bellagio Fountains. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then get to know the fascinating history of The Strip.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online holiday maker .

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Salt Lake City in January, you will find days in Las Vegas are warmer (17°C), and nights are a bit warmer (5°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

8
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 Griffith Observatory. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Downtown Disney). Pack the 24th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, 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 Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 24°C and lows about 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to 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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