36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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36 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  19​h 15​min
1
Anaheim
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Palm Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Kingman
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Williams
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Sedona
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Page
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + bus + foot + train:  10​h
8
Mill Run
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 45​min
9
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
10
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h
11
Boston
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
12
Orlando
— 3 nights
13
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
14
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Melbourne


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Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Anaheim trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Anaheim is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to Anaheim due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in September; daily highs in Anaheim reach 36°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

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Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): explore the world behind art at Palm Springs Art Museum, then explore the stunning scenery at Indian Canyons, then get engrossed in the history at Palm Springs Air Museum, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Coachella Valley Brewing Company.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Palm Springs driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Anaheim to Palm Springs in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Anaheim in September: high temperatures in Palm Springs hover around 44°C and lows are around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Coachella Valley Brewing Company
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Palm Springs Air Museum ©
Palm Springs Air Museum
Indian Canyons ©
Indian Canyons
Palm Springs Art Museum ©
Palm Springs Art Museum

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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.
The Strip and The Mob Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Let the collections at The Neon Museum and Titanic capture your imagination. Change things up with a short trip to Valley of Fire State Park in Overton (about 1h 10 min away). And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, and try your luck at Wynn Las Vegas.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Palm Springs to Las Vegas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. While traveling from Palm Springs, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kingman.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
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Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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Kingman

Kingman ©
Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Historic Route 66 Museum, admire the masterpieces at Mohave Museum of History and Arts, then look for all kinds of wild species at Keepers of the Wild Nature Park, and finally see the interesting displays at Hackberry General Store. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Cella Winery, do a tasting at Stetson Winery, and then examine the collection at Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Kingman using our trip planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Kingman in 2 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, Kingman is little chillier at night with lows of 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Williams.

Things to do in Kingman

Museums Wineries Parks

Side Trips

Keepers of the Wild Nature Park, Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection, Hackberry General Store
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Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection ©
Keepers of the Wild Nature Park ©
Keepers of the Wild Nature Park
Hackberry General Store ©
Hackberry General Store

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Williams

Williams ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
Get in touch with nature at Bearizona Wildlife Park and Grand Canyon South Rim. Explore Williams' surroundings by going to Grand Canyon National Park (Bright Angel Trail & Rim Trail).

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Williams trip builder website .

You can drive from Kingman to Williams in 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Kingman in September, with highs in Williams at 27°C and lows at 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Williams

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park
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Bearizona Wildlife Park ©
Bearizona Wildlife Park
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Renee Taylor Gallery and Honshin Fine Art. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Oak Creek Canyon and Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179). Step out of Sedona to go to Flagstaff and see Walnut Canyon National Monument, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the exciting artwork at Navarro Gallery & Sculpture Garden, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Devil's Bridge Trail.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Sedona road trip site .

Drive from Williams to Sedona in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Williams in September, with highs in Sedona at 34°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can drive to Page.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Walnut Canyon National Monument
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Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon

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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 4th (Fri): relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour, explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Page trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Sedona to Page takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. In October in Page, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to Mill Run.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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River Rafting & Tubing
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Photography Tours

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Mill Run

Mill Run ©
Springfield Township is a township in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. On the 6th (Sun), take in the history at Jumonville Glen, then admire the landmark architecture of Kentuck Knob, and then contemplate the long history of Fallingwater.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Mill Run online trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Page to Mill Run in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Page in October, with highs in Mill Run at 20°C and lows at 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Mill Run

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Kentuck Knob
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Fallingwater ©
Fallingwater
Kentuck Knob ©
Kentuck Knob

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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.
Appreciate the collections at National Air and Space Museum and National Gallery of Art. Get some historical perspective at Arlington National Cemetery and George Washington's Mount Vernon. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, examine the collection at Newseum, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC holiday planner.

Getting from Mill Run to Washington DC by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and train; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Mill Run in October: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 25°C and lows are around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

George Washington's Mount Vernon, Arlington National Cemetery
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National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
George Washington's Mount Vernon ©
George Washington's Mount Vernon

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and St. Paul's Chapel. Let the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History capture your imagination. The adventure continues: admire all the interesting features of Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and take a stroll through Times Square.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip planner .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

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Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Step off the beaten path and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Museum of Fine Arts. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Jenness State Beach and Hampton Beach State Park. Step out of Boston to go to Hampton and see North Beach, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's more to do: wander the streets of North End.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Boston visit planning app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Boston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, Boston is a bit cooler than New York City - with highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Boston

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Hampton, Jenness State Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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North End ©
North End
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Hampton Beach State Park ©
Hampton Beach State Park

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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.
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and American Space Museum & Space Walk of Fame are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Beach at Daytona Beach and Hightower Beach Park for some beach relaxation. Go for a jaunt from Orlando to Port Canaveral to see Fishing Charters & Tours about 1h 20 min away. Pack the 16th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Discovery Cove.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Orlando travel route planner .

Getting from Boston to Orlando by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. While traveling from Boston, expect much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Orlando, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

American Space Museum & Space Walk of Fame, Hightower Beach Park, Beach at Daytona Beach, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, Fishing Charters & Tours
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Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum ©
Fishing Charters & Tours

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Garden District and St. Louis Cathedral. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Royal Street and French Quarter. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New Orleans: Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site (in Vacherie), Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Slidell) and Whitney Plantation (in Wallace). There's more to do: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum and stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to New Orleans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Orlando in October, you will find days in New Orleans are little chillier (22°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, Nature & Wildlife Tours, Whitney Plantation
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Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Garden District ©
Garden District

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island. SS Jeremiah O'Brien and Legion of Honor will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Goat Rock Beach (in Jenner), Bodega Dunes (in Bodega) and Sonoma Coast Vineyards (in Bodega Bay). There's lots more to do: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers, and enjoy the sand and surf at Marshall’s Beach.

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Fly from New Orleans to San Francisco in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to San Francisco is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in October: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. On the 25th (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

Goat Rock Beach, Bodega Dunes, Sonoma Coast Vineyards
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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