30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  13​h
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Kingman
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Rachel
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
7
Lone Pine
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
8
Wawona
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
9
San Luis Obispo
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
10
Big Sur
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
11
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
12
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h
13
Anchorage
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h
14
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
15
New York City
— 3 nights
train:  3​h 30​min
16
Washington DC
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
17
Point Pleasant
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
18
Cleveland
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
19
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h
End: Brisbane

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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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes The Hollywood Museum, Heritage Square Museum, Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and other attractions. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): examine the collection at Ripley's Believe It or Not!, examine the collection at The Hollywood Museum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Heritage Square Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles online driving holiday planner .

Brisbane, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -18 hour difference. Traveling from Brisbane in November, expect slightly colder with lows of 15°C in Los Angeles. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Kingman.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Ripley's Believe It or Not! ©
Ripley's Believe It or Not!
Hollywood Forever Cemetery ©
Hollywood Forever Cemetery

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Kingman

Kingman ©
Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Historic Route 66 Museum, then examine the collection at Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection, and then admire all the interesting features of Sitgreaves Pass.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kingman tour app .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Kingman in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in November, with highs in Kingman at 22°C and lows at 3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Fri) before leaving for Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Kingman

Museums Scenic Drive Outdoors

Side Trips

Colbaugh Processing Inc. The source for Kingman Turquoise, Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection, Sitgreaves Pass
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Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection ©
Sitgreaves Pass ©
Sitgreaves Pass
Historic Route 66 Museum ©
Historic Route 66 Museum

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Antelope Canyon. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

Start your trip to Grand Canyon National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Kingman to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Kingman in November, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 14°C and -6°C. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Sat) before leaving for Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Antelope Canyon
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
On the 23rd (Sat), hike along Angel's Landing.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Zion National Park online day trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park. In November, Zion National Park is somewhat warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 19°C and lows of -1°C. On the 24th (Sun), you're off toRachel.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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Rachel

Rachel
Rachel is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lincoln County, Nevada, United States. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): deepen your knowledge of military history at Area 51.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Zion National Park to Rachel. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zion National Park to Rachel due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Zion National Park in November, Rachel is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.
Find places to stay Nov 24 — 25:

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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.
Before you visit Las Vegas, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Rachel to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Rachel in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Las Vegas, with lows of 9°C. On the 25th (Mon), you'll travel to Lone Pine.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Outdoors Tours
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Lone Pine

Lone Pine ©
Lone Pine is a census designated place (CDP) in Inyo County, California, United States. On the 25th (Mon), examine the collection at Museum of Western Film History and then explore the striking landscape of Manzanar National Historic Site.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Lone Pine travel route planning website .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Lone Pine takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Las Vegas in November since evenings lows in Lone Pine dip to -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Wawona.

Things to do in Lone Pine

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Manzanar National Historic Site
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Manzanar National Historic Site ©
Manzanar National Historic Site
Museum of Western Film History ©
Museum of Western Film History

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Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. On the 26th (Tue), get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View and then trek along Mariposa Grove.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Wawona tour itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Lone Pine to Wawona takes 5 hours. Traveling from Lone Pine in November, plan for a bit warmer nights in Wawona, with lows around 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Luis Obispo.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 27:
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Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

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San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo ©
San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Morro Rock and then admire the majestic nature at Montana de Oro State Park.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the San Luis Obispo trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Wawona to San Luis Obispo in 4 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Luis Obispo when traveling from Wawona in November, with lows around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Big Sur.

Things to do in San Luis Obispo

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Montana de Oro State Park, Morro Rock
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Morro Rock ©
Morro Rock
Montana de Oro State Park ©
Montana de Oro State Park

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Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Big Sur online journey planner .

You can drive from San Luis Obispo to Big Sur in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. While traveling from San Luis Obispo, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Big Sur, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 9°C. On the 1st (Sun), you're off toSan Francisco.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Nature Beaches
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Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
McWay Falls ©
McWay Falls
Rocky Creek Bridge ©
Rocky Creek Bridge

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of San Francisco to go to Felton and see Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, get curious at Exploratorium, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Big Sur to San Francisco in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. December in San Francisco sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 2:
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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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.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, zoos & aquariums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, walk around Volunteer Park Conservatory, and see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Seattle road trip tool .

You can fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In December, Seattle is a bit cooler than San Francisco - with highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Anchorage.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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Anchorage

Anchorage ©
Home to nearly half of Alaska's population, the port city of Anchorage covers a staggering area of over 4,900 sq km (1,900 sq mi) surrounded by mountains.
Anchorage is known for historic sites, wildlife, museums, nature, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the landscape on two wheels at Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, examine the collection at Alaska Jewish Museum, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Alaska Zoo.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Anchorage online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Seattle to Anchorage takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Anchorage. Traveling from Seattle in December, things will get cooler in Anchorage: highs are around -4°C and lows about -11°C. On the 8th (Sun), you're off toSeattle.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Tony Knowles Coastal Trail ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ©

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Seattle

Seattle ©
On the 9th (Mon), pause for some photo ops at Fremont Troll.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle trip planner .

Getting from Anchorage to Seattle by combination of car and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Anchorage to Seattle. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Anchorage in December, with highs in Seattle at 9°C and lows at 3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Mon) before leaving for New York City.
Find places to stay Dec 8 — 9:
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Fremont Troll ©
Fremont Troll

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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: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and wander the streets of Times Square.

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

Getting from Seattle to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Seattle to New York City, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, daytime highs in New York City are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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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.
Plan a Washington DC trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 3°C at night. You'll set off for Point Pleasant on the 13th (Fri).

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Nightlife Tours
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Point Pleasant

Point Pleasant ©
Point Pleasant is a city in and the county seat of Mason County, West Virginia, USA, at the confluence of the Ohio and Kanawha Rivers. You can plan Point Pleasant trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Drive from Washington DC to Point Pleasant in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Washington DC in December, plan for a bit cooler nights in Point Pleasant, with lows around -1°C. On the 16th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cleveland.

Things to do in Point Pleasant

Parks Nature Museums
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Tu-Endie-Wei State Park ©
Tu-Endie-Wei State Park
Point Pleasant River Museum ©
Point Pleasant River Museum

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Cleveland

Cleveland
A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
Start your trip to Cleveland by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can drive from Point Pleasant to Cleveland in 4 hours. When traveling from Point Pleasant in December, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cleveland: temperatures range from 6°C by day to 0°C at night. On the 15th (Sun), you're off toLos Angeles.

Things to do in Cleveland

Parks Museums Outdoors
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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Queen Mary, Venice Beach and Boardwalk and The Getty Center. Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): examine the collection at The Getty Center, stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, and finally examine the collection at The Queen Mary. On the next day, Head underground at Bronson Caves, then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

You can plan Los Angeles trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

You can fly from Cleveland to Los Angeles in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Cleveland to Los Angeles. When traveling from Cleveland in December, plan for warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 11°C at night. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

The Queen Mary, Santa Monica Pier
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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