48 days in United States Itinerary

48 days in United States Itinerary

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48 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Carmel
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h
5
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Los Angeles
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly + tram:  6​h 45​min
8
Miami
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
9
Key West
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
10
Big Pine Key
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
11
Siesta Key
— 4 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  7​h 45​min
12
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  25​h
End: Brisbane

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Woodland Park Zoo as well as Bridle Trails State Park. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Alki Beach and Seahurst Beach Park. Get outdoors at Murhut Falls and Lake Cushman. There's more to do: take a stroll through Pike Place Market and stop by Elliott Bay Book Company.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Seattle holiday maker tool .

Brisbane, Australia to Seattle is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Brisbane to Seattle, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Brisbane in July, with highs in Seattle at 30°C and lows at 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Murhut Falls, Seahurst Beach Park, Bridle Trails State Park, Lake Cushman
Highlights from your plan
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Seahurst Beach Park ©
Seahurst Beach Park

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You've now added Marshall’s Beach to your itinerary. Visiting Alcatraz Island and China Beach will get you outdoors. There's more to do: take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To find traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Seattle to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Seattle in July, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Marshall’s Beach ©
Marshall’s Beach

2
nights
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Asilomar State Beach has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Asilomar State Beach and then stroll through Carmel River State Beach.

Start your trip to Carmel by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from San Francisco to Carmel in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In August in Carmel, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 16°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Sat) before leaving for Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Carmel

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Asilomar State Beach, Pfeiffer State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach

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.
To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Carmel to Yosemite National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Carmel in August, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are a bit cooler (7°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Olmsted Point ©
Olmsted Point
Yosemite Museum Gallery ©
Yosemite Museum Gallery

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 Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Do your shopping at The Strip and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. There's lots more to do: take in a show at Bellagio Fountains, try your luck at Casino at the Venetian, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas vacation planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 9 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 45°C by day to 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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.
Head to Amoeba Music and Third Street Promenadefor some retail therapy. Step out of the city life by going to Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Santa Monica (Bergamot Station, Santa Monica Farmers Market, & more). Pack the 13th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: see a show at Walt Disney Concert Hall, look for gifts at UCLA Store, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Los Angeles online itinerary planner .

Fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in August: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Theme Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

4
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool. There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Building and Lily Pond, and get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read San Diego trip planner .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in August, plan for little chillier days in San Diego, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool

5
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Do your shopping at Lincoln Road and Collins Avenue. Visiting Shark Valley and South Beach will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Miami to Fort Lauderdale to see Fort Lauderdale Beach about 40 minutes away. The adventure continues: shop like a local with Ocean Drive, pause for some photo ops at Holocaust Memorial, browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace, and get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Miami vacation builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and tram from San Diego to Miami takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from San Diego to Miami, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Diego in August, expect Miami to be a bit warmer, temps between 38°C and 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Shark Valley Visitor Center, Fort Lauderdale Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
South Beach ©
South Beach

3
nights
Key West

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Take a break from the city and head to Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and Parasailing & Paragliding. Shop till you drop at Peppers of Key West and Uva Wine Shop & Bar. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, admire all the interesting features of Fort Zachary Taylor, and look for gifts at De La Gallery.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Key West trip planner .

Do a combination of tram and flight from Miami to Key West in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Key West are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Big Pine Key.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Adventure Tours
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

4
nights
Big Pine Key

Big Pine Key ©
Big Pine Key is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Monroe County, Florida, United States, on an island of the same name in the Florida Keys. Visiting Bahia Honda State Park and National Key Deer Refuge will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Dolphin Research Center in Grassy Key (about 36 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Calusa Beach, view the masterpieces at Artists in Paradise Gallery, look for all kinds of wild species at Blue Hole, and hunt for treasures at The Big Pine Key Flea Market.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Big Pine Key online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Key West to Big Pine Key takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Siesta Key.

Things to do in Big Pine Key

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trip

Dolphin Research Center
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
National Key Deer Refuge ©
National Key Deer Refuge
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center

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Siesta Key

Siesta Key ©
Siesta Key draws most of its visitors with soft, white-quartz sand beaches and translucent ocean water.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Siesta Beach and Venice Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Crescent Beach and Saint Pete Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Siesta Key: Ellenton Premium Outlets (in Ellenton) and John's Pass Village and Boardwalk (in Madeira Beach).

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Siesta Key online road trip planner .

Traveling by car from Big Pine Key to Siesta Key takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. Traveling from Big Pine Key in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Siesta Key, with lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Siesta Key

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Ellenton Premium Outlets, Saint Pete Beach, John's Pass Village & Boardwalk, Venice Beach
Highlights from your plan
Siesta Beach ©
Siesta Beach
Saint Pete Beach ©
Saint Pete Beach
Crescent Beach ©
Crescent Beach

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): Head underground at Cave of the Winds and then take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower and then try to win big at Seneca Niagara Casino.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Niagara Falls online trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Siesta Key to Niagara Falls takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Siesta Key in September, with highs in Niagara Falls at 28°C and lows at 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks Casinos
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Seneca Niagara Casino ©
Seneca Niagara Casino

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