58 days in United States Itinerary

58 days in United States Itinerary

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58 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h 15​min
3
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Gatlinburg
— 5 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  5​h
5
New York City
— 7 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Lancaster
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
7
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Orlando
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Natchez
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
11
Austin
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
12
San Antonio
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

5
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary builder app .

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Pacific Standard Time is minus 18 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in September; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

6
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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, wildlife, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along North Kaibab Trail, make a trip to Grand Canyon Village, and take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

2
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Take a break from Nashville with a short trip to Casey Jones Distillery in Hopkinsville, about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, see a show at Grand Ole Opry, have some family-friendly fun at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League, and take an in-depth tour of The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe.

Discover how to plan a Nashville trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Nashville takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Nashville due to the time zone difference. In September, Nashville is a bit warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Fun & Games Tours

Side Trips

Lotz House Museum, Casey Jones Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum

5
nights
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Go for a jaunt from Gatlinburg to Hartford to see River Rafting & Tubing about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, tour the pleasant surroundings at Jump Off Trail, take a memorable drive along Newfound Gap Road, and hike along Middle Prong Trail.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Gatlinburg day trip planning app .

You can drive from Nashville to Gatlinburg in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Pigeon Forge, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area
Sugarlands Distilling Company ©
Sugarlands Distilling Company

7
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: walk around Central Park, don't miss a visit to Rockefeller Center, go for a walk through The High Line, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read New York City journey maker app .

You can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Gatlinburg to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Traveling from Gatlinburg in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in New York City, with lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can go by car to Lancaster.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

4
nights
Lancaster

Lancaster ©
The heart of Pennsylvania's famous "Dutch Country," Lancaster is one of the nation's oldest inland cities, founded in 1730.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Lancaster: Gettysburg (State of Pennsylvania Monument, Gettysburg National Military Park, & more). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Landis Valley Museum, take an in-depth tour of Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, and stop by Kitchen Kettle Village.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Lancaster online tour planner .

Traveling by car from New York City to Lancaster takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Lancaster, with lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Washington DC.

Things to do in Lancaster

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, Kitchen Kettle Village
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Little Round Top ©
Little Round Top
Devils Den ©
Devils Den

5
nights
Washington DC

The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Washington DC trip planner.

You can drive from Lancaster to Washington DC in 2.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or take a train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Lancaster in October since evenings lows in Washington DC dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

5
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Orlando is known for theme parks, nightlife, fun & games, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, admire the natural beauty at Harry P. Leu Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, and make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort.

For where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Orlando trip planner .

Fly from Washington DC to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Washington DC in October: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 34°C and lows are around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

5
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, meet the residents at Audubon Zoo, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, and walk around New Orleans City Park.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans tour planning tool .

You can fly from Orlando to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Orlando, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Natchez.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Our Sacred Stories ©
Our Sacred Stories
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

1
night
Natchez

Natchez ©
Natchez is the county seat and only city of Adams County, Mississippi, United States. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Stratton Chapel Gallery, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary Basilica, then don't miss a visit to Choctaw Hall, and finally stroll the grounds of Natchez National Cemetery.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Natchez day trip site .

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Natchez takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car. While traveling from New Orleans, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Natchez, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in Natchez

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
St. Mary Basilica ©
St. Mary Basilica
Natchez National Cemetery ©
Natchez National Cemetery
Choctaw Hall ©
Choctaw Hall

4
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Austin is known for museums, fun & games, nightlife, nature, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Austin, have some family-friendly fun at Urban Axes Austin, get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, and contemplate the long history of The Driskill.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Austin trip itinerary builder app .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Natchez to Austin in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Natchez in October, expect nights in Austin to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Urban Axes Austin ©
Urban Axes Austin
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol

4
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Explore San Antonio's surroundings by going to Fredericksburg (Grape Creek Vineyards on Main & National Museum of the Pacific War). Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, walk around Friedrich Wilderness Park, and take an in-depth tour of The Guenther House Museum.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our San Antonio trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Austin to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in November, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Fredericksburg
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

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