36 days in United States & Cabo San Lucas Itinerary

36 days in United States & Cabo San Lucas Itinerary

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36 days in United States & Cabo San Lucas Itinerary

Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  17​h
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San Francisco, United States
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles, United States
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Las Vegas, United States
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park, United States
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  10​h 15​min
5
Chicago, United States
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  4​h 45​min
6
New York City, United States
— 5 nights
Foot + Fly:  7​h 30​min
7
San Antonio, United States
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Fredericksburg, United States
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  9​h 30​min
9
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Sydney, Australia

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nights
San Francisco, United States

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, take a stroll through SoMa, shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace, and savor the flavors at Food & Drink.

To plan San Francisco vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to San Francisco. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sydney in April: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Neighborhoods
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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Los Angeles, United States

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, admire the striking features of Bradbury Building, and get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read Los Angeles tour itinerary maker .

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in April: highs in Los Angeles hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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Las Vegas, United States

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In April, daily temperatures in Las Vegas can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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Grand Canyon National Park, United States

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: trek along Rim Trail, appreciate the history behind Powell Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail, and get great views at Hopi Point.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (19°C), and nights are colder (-3°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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Chicago, United States

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, get your game on at Fox in a Box Chicago, and stroll around Millennium Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip maker site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Chicago in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Chicago is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Chicago when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright's Unity Temple
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Ragnarok Axe Throwing ©
Ragnarok Axe Throwing
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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New York City, United States

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 around Central Park, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, wander the streets of Times Square, and stroll through The High Line.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read New York City online holiday builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In April in New York City, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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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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San Antonio, United States

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.
Step out of San Antonio to go to Austin and see Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through The San Antonio River Walk, stroll around Friedrich Wilderness Park, admire the natural beauty at San Antonio Botanical Garden, and explore the world behind art at McNay Art Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the San Antonio day trip site .

Getting from New York City to San Antonio by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to San Antonio due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in May, things will get somewhat warmer in San Antonio: highs are around 36°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center
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Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center ©
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

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night
Fredericksburg, United States

Fredericksburg ©
The city of Fredericksburg was settled by German immigrants in the mid-19th century, and has managed to retain its distinctly German charm.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): sample the fine beverages at Garrison Brothers Distillery, then learn about winemaking at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main, and then brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Pacific War.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Fredericksburg vacation planner .

You can drive from San Antonio to Fredericksburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from San Antonio in May, with highs in Fredericksburg at 32°C and lows at 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Cabo San Lucas.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums Wineries Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Garrison Brothers Distillery
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National Museum of the Pacific War ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main
Garrison Brothers Distillery ©
Garrison Brothers Distillery

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nights
Cabo San Lucas, Mexico

Cabo San Lucas ©
One of Mexico's premier vacation spots, Cabo San Lucas lures pleasure seekers with its trendy restaurant scene, raucous nightlife, and, of course, picture-perfect beaches.
Cabo San Lucas is known for wildlife, nature, nightlife, beaches, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at El Arco de Cabo San Lucas, partake in some friendly competition at A-maze-in Cabo Race, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Cabo San Lucas tour itinerary planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Fredericksburg to Cabo San Lucas. Traveling from Fredericksburg to Cabo San Lucas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Cabo San Lucas when traveling from Fredericksburg in May, with lows around 25°C. On the 13th (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Cabo San Lucas

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Cuadra San Francisco
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Highlights from your plan
A-maze-in Cabo Race ©
A-maze-in Cabo Race
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas ©
El Arco de Cabo San Lucas
La Turquesa Jewelry and Art ©
La Turquesa Jewelry and Art

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