60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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60 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Santa Monica
— 5 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Malibu
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 15​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Fly:  7​h
6
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h
8
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
9
Hollywood
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
10
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
11
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
12
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Melbourne


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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 6th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Getty Center, partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

To see where to stay and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary maker site .

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. In December, Los Angeles is slightly colder than Melbourne - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

5
nights
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Santa Monica is known for nature, shopping, spas, theme parks, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, take in the pleasant sights at 26-Mile Bike Path, immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach, and identify plant and animal life at Santa Monica Mountains.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Monica travel itinerary planner.

Santa Monica is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. December in Santa Monica sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can go by car to Malibu.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Mountains ©
Santa Monica Mountains
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Bergamot Station ©
Bergamot Station

1
night
Malibu

Malibu ©
Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): immerse yourself in nature at Point Dume State Beach and Preserve and then examine the collection at The Getty Villa.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Malibu itinerary builder tool .

Malibu is just a short distance from Santa Monica. December in Malibu sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Malibu

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Point Dume State Beach and Preserve ©
The Getty Villa ©
The Getty Villa

5
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.
On the 18th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, and hike along North Kaibab Trail.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park tour itinerary tool .

You can drive from Malibu to Grand Canyon National Park in 8.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Malibu in December: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 8°C and lows are around -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

6
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Las Vegas: Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton) and Hoover Dam (in Boulder City). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 16°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

4
nights
Washington DC

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience in Frederick (about 1h 10 min away). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Washington DC online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Washington DC takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Washington DC. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of 12°C to lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience
Highlights from your plan
Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience ©
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

6
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: go for a walk through Central Park, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock, take a stroll through Times Square, and admire all the interesting features of The High Line.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City day trip planning site .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in January, plan for little chillier nights in New York City, with lows around -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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
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.
Pack the 8th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Have a day of magic on the 9th (Thu) at Walt Disney World Resort. And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort, make an unforgettable trip to Magic Kingdom Park, laugh and play at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at SeaWorld Orlando.

Plan a Orlando trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from New York City to Orlando by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in January, expect Orlando to be much hotter, temps between 25°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hollywood.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Nightlife
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

2
nights
Hollywood

Hollywood ©
The city of Hollywood is a classic Florida beach town and popular vacation spot, attracting visitors with its picturesque beaches, lively nightlife, and laid-back vibe.
On the 13th (Mon), admire the natural beauty at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden and then head outdoors with JP Outfitters Inc.. On the next day, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Hollywood trip itinerary maker app .

You can drive from Orlando to Hollywood in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in January, Hollywood is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Hollywood

Outdoors Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Highlights from your plan
South Beach ©
South Beach
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ©
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

5
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.
On the 16th (Thu), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Range, and trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Yosemite National Park fast, fun, and easy.

Do a combination of flight and car from Hollywood to Yosemite National Park in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and car. Traveling from Hollywood to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In January, Yosemite National Park is cooler than Hollywood - with highs of 7°C and lows of -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area ©
Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, shop like a local with Union Square, make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To see maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 17°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

4
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua) and Haleiwa (Waimea Bay & Sunset Beach Park). The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls, and explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Honolulu trip planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Honolulu by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu is minus 2 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in January, expect Honolulu to be warmer, temps between 32°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

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