45 days in United States & Melbourne Itinerary

45 days in United States & Melbourne Itinerary

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Start: Brisbane, Australia
Fly:  15 h 45 min
1
San Francisco, United States
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h
2
Yosemite National Park, United States
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  9 h
3
Chicago, United States
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Washington DC, United States
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
New York City, United States
— 5 nights
Drive:  30 min
6
Brooklyn, United States
— 1 night
+2
Subway + Bus + Fly:  5 h 30 min
7
Memphis, United States
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  10 h
8
Grand Canyon National Park, United States
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
9
Las Vegas, United States
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
10
Los Angeles, United States
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
11
Honolulu, United States
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
12
Melbourne, Australia
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
End: Brisbane, Australia

4
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, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, and get curious at Exploratorium.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary maker tool.

Brisbane, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 16- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -18 hour difference. In June in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
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Walking tours
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

6
nights
Yosemite National Park, United States

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, make a trip to Yosemite Village, trek along Nevada Falls Loop, and get great views at Valley View.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park online day trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 30:
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

3
nights
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Chicago, walk around Grant Park, and ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Chicago tour builder.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Chicago takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Yosemite National Park to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Chicago when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Jun 30 — Jul 3:
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The Escape Game Chicago ©
The Escape Game Chicago
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

4
nights
Washington DC, United States

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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, and ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress.

For maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC tour builder.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Washington DC takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Washington DC. Traveling from Chicago in July, expect Washington DC to be somewhat warmer, temps between 37°C and 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History ©

5
nights
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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, walk around The High Line, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City itinerary planning site.

Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Brooklyn.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Jul 7 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument

1
night
Brooklyn, United States

Brooklyn ©
Though it may be less popular or touristy than its big brother Manhattan, Brooklyn boasts of one of the largest and hippest art districts in the United States.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Brooklyn Botanic Garden and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Bronx Zoo.

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Brooklyn is just a stone's throw from New York City. In July, daytime highs in Brooklyn are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Brooklyn

Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Find places to stay Jul 12 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Brooklyn Botanic Garden ©
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo

1
night
Memphis, United States

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 14th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Sun Studio and then examine the collection at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel.

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Getting from Brooklyn to Memphis by combination of subway, bus, and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In July, daytime highs in Memphis are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Jul 13 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel ©
National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

5
nights
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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Bright Angel Trail, explore and take pictures at Point Imperial Drive, explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon, and get great views at Mohave Point.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Memphis to Grand Canyon National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Memphis to Grand Canyon National Park. When traveling from Memphis in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 34°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

4
nights
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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, get to know the fascinating history of The Strip, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, and enjoy some diversion at Gun Garage.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip maker tool.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July: highs in Las Vegas hover around 47°C, while lows dip to 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Shopping Parks
Find places to stay Jul 19 — 23:
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip

4
nights
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.
Los Angeles is known for museums, theme parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and walk around Tongva Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles online trip builder.

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: highs in Los Angeles hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Find places to stay Jul 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Topanga State Park ©
Topanga State Park

2
nights
Honolulu, United States

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Thu): explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, and then stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls and then stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Honolulu trip site.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Honolulu in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram, bus, and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Honolulu. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Honolulu, with lows of 28°C. On the 29th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Find places to stay Jul 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve ©
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve

4
nights
Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, get to know the resident critters at Melbourne Zoo, and admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens.

Make your Melbourne itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Melbourne takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 20 hours traveling from Honolulu to Melbourne due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Honolulu in July, things will get colder in Melbourne: highs are around 15°C and lows about 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Tours Museums
Find places to stay Jul 30 — Aug 3:
Highlights from your plan
Zero Latency ©
Zero Latency
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Australian Sports Museum ©
Australian Sports Museum

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