30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Brisbane
Fly:  16 h
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
2
Kingman
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
+4
Shuttle + Foot + Shuttle + Foot + Shuttle:  2 h 30 min
4
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
5
Rachel
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
6
Lone Pine
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h
7
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
drive:  6 h
8
San Luis Obispo
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
9
Big Sur
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
10
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
11
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h
12
Anchorage
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h
13
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  8 h 45 min
14
New York City
— 4 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
15
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 15 min
16
Point Pleasant
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
17
Cleveland
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h 30 min
18
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): discover the magic at Disneyland Park and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier and then discover the magic at Disney California Adventure Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles road trip planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and tram. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -18 hour difference. Traveling from Brisbane in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Los Angeles, with lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Kingman.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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Kingman

Kingman ©
Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. On the 21st (Thu), take an in-depth tour of Historic Route 66 Museum, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Desert Diamond Distillery, and then pause for some photo ops at Giganticus Headicus.

Start your trip to Kingman by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Kingman takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Kingman. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in November; daily highs in Kingman reach 22°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Kingman

Museums Breweries & Distilleries
Find places to stay Nov 21 — 22:
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Historic Route 66 Museum ©
Historic Route 66 Museum
Desert Diamond Distillery ©
Desert Diamond Distillery
Giganticus Headicus ©
Giganticus Headicus

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and then trek along Bright Angel Trail.

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You can drive from Kingman to Grand Canyon National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Kingman in November; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 14°C and lows reach -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): trek along Angel's Landing and then trek along The Narrows.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park travel planner.

You can take a shuttle from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 10 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November: high temperatures in Zion National Park hover around 19°C and lows are around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Rachel.

Things to do in Zion National Park

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

1
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Rachel

Rachel
Rachel is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lincoln County, Nevada, United States. On the 24th (Sun), make a trip to Area 51 and then cruise along Extraterrestrial Highway.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Rachel trip builder website.

Explore your travel options from Zion National Park to Rachel with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zion National Park to Rachel. Traveling from Zion National Park in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rachel, with lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Lone Pine.

Things to do in Rachel

Outdoors Scenic Drive
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1
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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, then explore the activities along Owens River, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Manzanar National Historic Site.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Lone Pine tour website.

Traveling by car from Rachel to Lone Pine takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Rachel in November, plan for little chillier nights in Lone Pine, with lows around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Lone Pine

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Manzanar National Historic Site
Find places to stay Nov 25 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Manzanar National Historic Site ©
Manzanar National Historic Site
Museum of Western Film History ©
Museum of Western Film History

1
night
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
On the 26th (Tue), take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest.

Start your trip to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Explore your travel options from Lone Pine to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park with the Route module. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Lone Pine in November since evenings lows in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to San Luis Obispo.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature
Find places to stay Nov 26 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest

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San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo ©
San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Morro Rock, then learn about winemaking at Ancient Peaks Winery, and then take in the waterfront at Pismo Pier.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the San Luis Obispo travel route builder tool.

Traveling by bus from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to San Luis Obispo takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in November, things will get a bit warmer in San Luis Obispo: highs are around 26°C and lows about 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Big Sur.

Things to do in San Luis Obispo

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Ancient Peaks Winery, Pismo Pier, Morro Rock
Find places to stay Nov 27 — 28:
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Morro Rock ©
Morro Rock
Ancient Peaks Winery ©
Ancient Peaks Winery
Pismo Pier ©
Pismo Pier

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night
Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Pfeiffer State Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, then take in the dramatic scenery at McWay Falls, and finally don't miss a visit to Rocky Creek Bridge. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Partington Cove and then snap pictures at Bixby Bridge.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Big Sur route planner.

Traveling by car from San Luis Obispo to Big Sur takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. When traveling from San Luis Obispo in November, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Big Sur: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to San Francisco.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Find places to stay Nov 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Partington Cove ©
Partington Cove
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner.

Getting from Big Sur to San Francisco by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Find places to stay Nov 29 — Dec 1:
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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.
On the 1st (Sun), take a stroll through Pike Place Market, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally stop by Elliott Bay Book Company. Here are some ideas for day two: observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, and finally stroll around Kerry Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Seattle trip itinerary site.

You can fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in December, things will get slightly colder in Seattle: highs are around 9°C and lows about 3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Tue) before leaving for Anchorage.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Parks Museums
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Wed): take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Tony Knowles Coastal Trail, and then identify plant and animal life at Potter Marsh Bird Sanctuary.

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You can fly from Seattle to Anchorage in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Traveling from Seattle to Anchorage, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in December, expect Anchorage to be cooler, temps between -4°C and -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Anchorage

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Dec 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail ©
Tony Knowles Coastal Trail
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center ©
Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center

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Seattle

Seattle ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): meet the residents at Woodland Park Zoo, pause for some photo ops at Fremont Troll, and then have some family-friendly fun at Wings Over Washington.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Seattle vacation planner.

You can fly from Anchorage to Seattle in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, ferry, and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Anchorage to Seattle due to the time zone difference. In December, Seattle is much warmer than Anchorage - with highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Sat) before leaving for New York City.

Things to do in Seattle

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Theme Parks
Find places to stay Dec 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Woodland Park Zoo ©
Woodland Park Zoo
Seattle Great Wheel ©
Seattle Great Wheel
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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Central Park, get great views at Top of the Rock, take a stroll through Times Square, and explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the New York City holiday builder app.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Seattle to New York City in 9 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Seattle to New York City. In December, plan for daily highs up to 10°C, and evening lows to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum. On your second day here, get a sense of history and politics at White House, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, and finally pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Washington DC trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 12°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Point Pleasant.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History ©
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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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. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): look for gifts at The Mason Jar, then see the interesting displays at Mothman Museum, and then admire the majestic nature at Tu-Endie-Wei State Park.

For maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Point Pleasant trip planner.

You can drive from Washington DC to Point Pleasant in 6.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Washington DC in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Point Pleasant, with lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cleveland.

Things to do in Point Pleasant

Parks Nature Museums
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Tu-Endie-Wei State Park ©
Tu-Endie-Wei State Park
Mothman Museum ©
Mothman Museum
The Mason Jar ©
The Mason Jar

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): examine the collection at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame, then explore the world behind art at The Cleveland Museum of Art, and then contemplate the long history of Wade Memorial Chapel.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cleveland holiday planner.

Drive from Point Pleasant to Cleveland in 4 hours. Traveling from Point Pleasant in December, you will find days in Cleveland are a bit cooler (6°C), and nights are about the same (0°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Dec 14 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame ©
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame
Wade Memorial Chapel ©
Wade Memorial Chapel

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and then make an unforgettable trip to Downtown Disney. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip site.

Traveling by flight from Cleveland to Los Angeles takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Cleveland to Los Angeles. Traveling from Cleveland in December, expect nights in Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, around 11°C, while days are much warmer, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Downtown Disney
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

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