59 days in United States Itinerary

59 days in United States Itinerary

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59 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Exmouth
Fly:  40​h
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Drive:  18​h
2
Orlando
— 15 nights
Drive:  7​h
3
Fort Walton Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h
5
San Antonio
— 6 nights
Drive:  23​h 15​min
6
Rapid City
— 6 nights
Drive:  11​h 30​min
7
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h
8
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
9
San Francisco
— 10 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Exmouth

2
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.
On the 10th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Sunnyside. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bay Head Beach, don't miss a visit to Princeton University Chapel, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Baps Shri Swaminarayan Mandir.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City itinerary builder app .

Exmouth, Australia to New York City is an approximately 40-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 13 hours. Traveling from Exmouth in September, you will find days in New York City are a bit cooler (31°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (22°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sunnyside, Argyle Park, Baps Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Holtsville Ecology Site, Bayard Cutting Arboretum
Highlights from your plan
Bay Head Beach ©
Bay Head Beach
Baps Shri Swaminarayan Mandir ©
Baps Shri Swaminarayan Mandir
Bayard Cutting Arboretum ©
Bayard Cutting Arboretum

15
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.
Visit Beach at Daytona Beach and Cocoa Beach for some beach relaxation. You'll explore and learn at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and Galleria di Vetro. Explore Orlando's surroundings by going to Ponce Inlet (Marine Science Center & Lighthouse Point Park), Ormond Beach (St. Brendan Catholic Church, Ormond Beach, & more) and Melbourne (Nature & Wildlife Tours & Brevard Zoo). There's still lots to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, kick back and relax at Hightower Beach Park, take a stroll through International Drive, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Hangar's Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Orlando day trip site .

Getting from New York City to Orlando by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In September, Orlando is a bit warmer than New York City - with highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Fort Walton Beach.

Things to do in Orlando

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Satellite Beach, Ponce Inlet, Ormond Beach, Yalaha, Melbourne
Highlights from your plan
Marine Science Center ©
Marine Science Center
Ormond Beach ©
Ormond Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Fort Walton Beach

Fort Walton Beach ©
Fort Walton Beach is a city in southern Okaloosa County, Florida, United States. Appreciate the collections at Air Force Armament Museum and The Blue Giraffe. Visit Gulf Islands National Seashore and Grayton Beach State Park for some beach relaxation. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Fort Walton Beach: Santa Rosa Beach (in Santa Rosa Beach), Destination Archaeology Resource Center (in Pensacola) and Orange Beach (Waterskiing & Jetskiing & Fishing Charters & Tours). There's more to do: take an in-depth tour of The Heritage Museum of Northwest Florida and see the interesting displays at Garnier Post Office.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Fort Walton Beach trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Orlando to Fort Walton Beach in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to Fort Walton Beach is minus 1 hour. In September in Fort Walton Beach, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Fort Walton Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Rosa Beach, Orange Beach, Gulf Islands National Seashore, The Heritage Museum of Northwest Florida, Destination Archaeology Resource Center
Highlights from your plan
Grayton Beach State Park ©
Grayton Beach State Park
Fishing Charters & Tours
Air Force Armament Museum ©
Air Force Armament Museum

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): sample the fine beverages at Old New Orleans Rum Distillery, steep yourself in history at Destrehan Plantation, stroll the grounds of Lake Lawn Metairie, then wander the streets of Faubourg Marigny, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Joseph Church and Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, admire the masterpieces at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

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

You can drive from Fort Walton Beach to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Fort Walton Beach in October: highs in New Orleans hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 22°C. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to San Antonio.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

St. Joseph Church and Gardens, Destrehan Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Lake Lawn Metairie ©
Lake Lawn Metairie
Immaculate Conception Church ©
Immaculate Conception Church

6
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site and The Museum of Western Art. Museum-lovers will appreciate Pioneer Museum Complex and Battle For Texas: The Experience. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Antonio: The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Garden (in Kerrville), Garrison Brothers Distillery (in Hye) and Becker Vineyards (Winery) (in Stonewall). There's much more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Lost Maples State Natural Area, do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main, pause for some serene contemplation at St Joseph Catholic Church, and see the interesting displays at San Antonio Fire Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read San Antonio trip planner .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to San Antonio takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from New Orleans in October, plan for warmer days in San Antonio, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Rapid City.

Things to do in San Antonio

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Fredericksburg, Kerrville, Garrison Brothers Distillery, Becker Vineyards (Winery), Lost Maples State Natural Area
Highlights from your plan
Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site ©
Pioneer Museum Complex ©
Pioneer Museum Complex
The Museum of Western Art ©
The Museum of Western Art

6
nights
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Prairie Homestead and The Museum @ Black Hills Institute will appeal to museum buffs. Kids will enjoy Museum of Geology and Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf. Change things up with these side-trips from Rapid City: Miner Brewing Company (in Hill City), Badlands National Park (Notch Trail & Burns Basin Overlook) and Breezy Point Picnic Area (in Keystone). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Crook County Museum, take an in-depth tour of Days of '76 Museum, learn more about the world around you at Native American Educational and Cultural Center, and view the masterpieces at Suzie Cappa Art Center.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Rapid City driving holiday site .

You can fly from San Antonio to Rapid City in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from San Antonio in October, things will get much colder in Rapid City: highs are around 19°C and lows about 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Rapid City

Museums Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Deadwood, Badlands National Park, Hill City, Breezy Point Picnic Area, Prairie Homestead
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Geology ©
Museum of Geology
Prairie Homestead ©
Prairie Homestead
The Museum @ Black Hills Institute ©

1
night
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 18th (Fri): explore and take pictures at Golden Spike National Historic Site.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Salt Lake City travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from Rapid City to Salt Lake City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rapid City in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Salt Lake City: highs are around 23°C and lows about 9°C. On the 19th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Golden Spike National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Church History Museum ©
Church History Museum
Assembly Hall ©
Assembly Hall

6
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.
Relax by the water at Carpinteria State Beach and El Matador State Beach. Family-friendly places like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Zuma Beach will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: The Getty Villa (in Malibu), Crystal Cove (in Laguna Beach) and Mission San Juan Capistrano (in San Juan Capistrano). There's still lots to do: learn and have fun at Meditation Mount, pause for some serene contemplation at All Saints' Episcopal Church, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mission San Buenaventura, and explore and take pictures at Greystone Mansion and Park.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles road trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Salt Lake City in October, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 32°C and lows about 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Malibu, Beverly Hills, Mission San Buenaventura, Wilson Creek Winery, Carpinteria State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano
The Getty Villa ©
The Getty Villa

10
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bodega Dunes and Natural Bridges State Beach. Get some cultural insight at Gracianna Winery and Point Reyes Lighthouse. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Sebastopol (Spirit Works Distillery & Patrick Amiot), Kenwood (VJB Cellars & Kunde Family Winery) and Healdsburg (Gary Farrell Winery, Sapphire Hill Winery, & more). And it doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Fort Ross State Historic Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Filoli, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and explore the striking landscape at Bodega Head.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Francisco online sightseeing planner .

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In October, San Francisco is a bit cooler than Los Angeles - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wineries Outdoors

Side Trips

Healdsburg, Sebastopol, Sacramento, Kenwood, Rutherford
Highlights from your plan
Gracianna Winery ©
Gracianna Winery
Filoli ©
Filoli
Big Basin Redwoods State Park ©
Big Basin Redwoods State Park

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