31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
New York City
— 3 nights
train:  4​h
3
Washington DC
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
4
New Bern
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Jackson
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
9
Denver
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
10
Grand Junction
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
11
Moab
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
12
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
13
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
14
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
15
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 21st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco online tour itinerary builder .

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to San Francisco. Traveling from Melbourne in November, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are little chillier, around 20°C. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City journey maker .

Getting from San Francisco to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to New York City is 3 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in November; daily highs in New York City reach 16°C and lows reach 7°C. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 6°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Wed) before leaving for New Bern.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Lincoln Memorial ©
Lincoln Memorial

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New Bern

New Bern
New Bern is a city in Craven County, North Carolina, United States. For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the New Bern trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from Washington DC to New Bern takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Washington DC in November, you will find days in New Bern are a bit warmer (22°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). On the 30th (Sat), you'll travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New Bern

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): don't miss a visit to The Parthenon. Keep things going the next day: wander the streets of Downtown Nashville.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville online journey maker .

Traveling by flight from New Bern to Nashville takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Traveling from New Bern to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In November, plan for daily highs up to 19°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Neighborhoods Museums
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Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville
The Parthenon ©
The Parthenon

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Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): see the interesting displays at Graceland and then get your game on at Sun Studio.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Memphis trip app .

Drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 15°C, and evening lows to 3°C. You'll set off for Jackson on the 4th (Wed).

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites
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Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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Jackson

Jackson
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Jackson trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Memphis to Jackson in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Memphis in December: highs in Jackson hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 6°C. On the 5th (Thu), you're off toNew Orleans.

Things to do in Jackson

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District and then take a stroll through Frenchmen Street.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Jackson to New Orleans takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Jackson in December since evenings lows in New Orleans dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Garden District ©
Garden District
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Frenchmen Street ©
Frenchmen Street

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Denver

Denver
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Denver online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Denver takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from New Orleans in December, plan for little chillier days in Denver, with highs around 7°C, while nights are cooler with lows around -8°C. On the 9th (Mon), you're off toGrand Junction.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Grand Junction

Grand Junction ©
The city of Grand Junction is the home rule municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Mesa County, Colorado, United States. On the 9th (Mon), explore the stunning scenery at Colorado National Monument and then take a stroll through Downtown Grand Junction.

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

Traveling by flight from Denver to Grand Junction takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Denver in December: highs in Grand Junction hover around 3°C, while lows dip to -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Moab.

Things to do in Grand Junction

Neighborhoods Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Colorado National Monument
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Colorado National Monument ©
Colorado National Monument

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Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): see the sky in a new way at RedRock Astronomy and then take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch.

To find out how to plan a trip to Moab, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Grand Junction to Moab in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 3°C in December, and nighttime lows around -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Moab

Trails Nature Museums

Side Trip

Double Arch
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Double Arch ©
Double Arch

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Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. On the 11th (Wed), see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley trip planner .

You can drive from Moab to Monument Valley in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in December, and nighttime lows around -7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Nature Parks
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Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©

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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.
To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Page vacation maker website .

Drive from Monument Valley to Page in 2.5 hours. In December, Page is a bit warmer than Monument Valley - with highs of 9°C and lows of -1°C. On the 13th (Fri), you'll travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Tours Parks
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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): shop like a local with The Strip.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas road trip site .

Traveling by car from Page to Las Vegas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Page in December, things will get a bit warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 16°C and lows about 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
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The Strip ©
The Strip

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San Francisco

San Francisco
To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco route planner.

Fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 8°C. On the 18th (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Wineries
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