30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
4
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
5
Sedona
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
8
Moab
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  9​h
9
Gatlinburg
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + bus:  5​h
10
New York City
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  9​h
11
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h
12
Portland
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
13
Lahaina, Maui
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
14
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

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Honolulu, Oahu

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): steep yourself in history at Iolani Palace, then explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, then contemplate the long history of Battleship Missouri Memorial, and finally take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour. On your second day here, go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, then fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and then get interesting insight from Tours.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Honolulu driving holiday planning tool .

Melbourne, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Honolulu is minus 20 hours. When traveling from Melbourne in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Honolulu: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Swim with Dolphins, Shark Diving
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Swim with Dolphins
Battleship Missouri Memorial ©
Battleship Missouri Memorial
Helicopter Tours

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): wander the streets of SoMa, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, and then take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, then walk around Golden Gate Park, then take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and finally don't miss a visit to Lombard Street.

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You can fly from Honolulu to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Honolulu to San Francisco, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Honolulu in November; daily highs in San Francisco reach 20°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

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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 5th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, then explore the striking landscape at Half Dome, then make a trip to Yosemite Village, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Washburn Point, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, then take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, then explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass, and finally take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip planning website .

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in November, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (14°C), and nights are much colder (-8°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

1
night
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 7th (Thu): see human ingenuity at work at Hoover Dam, then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, then don't miss a visit to Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign, and finally ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: shop like a local with The Strip and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas sightseeing planning tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Boulder City
Find places to stay Nov 6 — 8:
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Helicopter Tours
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

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nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): explore and take pictures at Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), then explore the striking landscape at Bell Rock, then explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. On your second day here, stroll through Devil's Bridge Trail, hike along Airport Mesa, then explore the stunning scenery at Oak Creek Canyon, and finally contemplate the long history of Montezuma Castle National Monument.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Sedona trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Sedona takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. November in Sedona sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Montezuma Castle National Monument
Find places to stay Nov 8 — 10:
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Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Bell Rock ©
Bell Rock
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): stroll through South Kaibab Trail, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then stroll through Bright Angel Trail. On the next day, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point and then hike along Rim Trail.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park attractions planning tool .

Traveling by car from Sedona to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. While traveling from Sedona, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 14°C to lows of -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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night
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): see Off-Road Tours, explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, then get interesting insight from Tours, then admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook, and finally admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Page travel itinerary planner .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Page, with lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Page

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Glen Canyon Dam
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Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook ©
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook
Glen Canyon Dam ©
Glen Canyon Dam

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night
Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
On the 14th (Thu), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Canyonlands National Park and then admire the majestic nature at Dead Horse Point State Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Moab journey planner .

You can drive from Page to Moab in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of shuttle, bus, and car. Expect slightly colder evenings in Moab when traveling from Page in November, with lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Moab

Nature Parks
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Dead Horse Point State Park ©
Dead Horse Point State Park

1
night
Gatlinburg

Gatlinburg ©
Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
On the 15th (Fri), kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, admire the natural beauty at Parrot Mountain & Gardens, sample the fine beverages at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, then try out the rides at Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster, and finally test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Clingmans Dome, sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine, then take in panoramic vistas at Gatlinburg SkyLift Park, then do a tasting at Tennessee Homemade Wines, and finally look for gifts at Christmas Place.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Gatlinburg day trip planner.

You can do a combination of car, flight, and taxi from Moab to Gatlinburg in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Moab in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Gatlinburg, with lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Pigeon Forge, Clingmans Dome
Find places to stay Nov 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Tennessee Homemade Wines ©
Tennessee Homemade Wines
Clingmans Dome ©
Clingmans Dome
Parrot Mountain & Gardens ©
Parrot Mountain & Gardens

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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: stroll through Central Park, don't miss a visit to Grand Central Terminal, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and take in the pleasant sights at The High Line.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City online attractions planner .

Getting from Gatlinburg to New York City by combination of taxi, flight, and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In November, daytime highs in New York City are 16°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 19:
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, then explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, and finally take in the natural beauty of Black Sand Basin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, then identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley, and then explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park online visit planner .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Yellowstone National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from New York City in November, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 0°C and lows at -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 19 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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Portland

A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take in nature's colorful creations at Lan Su Chinese Garden, look for gifts at Powell's City of Books, admire the striking features of Pittock Mansion, then admire the natural beauty at International Rose Test Garden, then admire the natural beauty at Portland Japanese Garden, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls and then see the interesting displays at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Portland trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Portland in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in November: highs in Portland hover around 13°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Multnomah Falls
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Multnomah Falls ©
Multnomah Falls

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Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©
Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
On the 24th (Sun), sample the fine beverages at Ocean Vodka Organic Farm and Distillery, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, get interesting insight from Tours, then wander the streets of Lahaina Front Street, and finally make a trip to Lahaina Banyan Court. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kamaole Beach Park II, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Maui Ocean Center, and then kick back and relax at Napili Beach.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Lahaina online tour builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Portland to Lahaina takes 8.5 hours. Traveling from Portland to Lahaina, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Portland in November, expect Lahaina to be warmer, temps between 32°C and 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kamaole Beach Park II, Helicopter Tours, Ocean Vodka Organic Farm and Distillery, Maui Ocean Center
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 25:
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Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach
Zipline
Kamaole Beach Park II ©
Kamaole Beach Park II

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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Kailua-Kona ©
Thanks to its favorable location near a mountain range blocking the northeasterly trade winds, Kailua-Kona gets little rainfall, allowing adventure seekers and nature lovers a chance to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay) and Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden. Change things up with these side-trips from Kailua-Kona: Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park (in Honaunau), Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area (in Puako) and Hilo (Helicopter Tours, Liliuokalani Gardens, & more). There's much more to do: experience rural life at Greenwell Farms, make a trip to Saddle Road, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mauna Kea, and get interesting insight from Tours.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Kailua-Kona trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and flight. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 29th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Hilo, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Greenwell Farms, Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park
Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay) ©
Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay)
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden ©
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden

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