30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  17 h 30 min
1
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  3 h 45 min
3
Tucson
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h
5
San Francisco
— 8 nights
Fly:  18 h 45 min
End: Melbourne

6
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Getty Center, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles route builder tool.

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles. Traveling from Melbourne in September, expect Los Angeles to be much warmer, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
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Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

4
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Step out of San Diego with an excursion to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas--about 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Building and Lily Pond.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our San Diego trip planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in September: highs in San Diego hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Tucson.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

4
nights
Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Venture out of the city with trips to Double R Ranch (in Benson) and Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter Observatory (in Mount Lemmon). Next up on the itinerary: test your problem-solving skills at Will You Escape?, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mission San Xavier del Bac, see the interesting displays at Pima Air and Space Museum, and explore and take pictures at Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Tucson trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Diego to Tucson takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from San Diego to Tucson, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from San Diego, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Tucson, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Shopping Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Double R Ranch, Mt. Lemmon SkyCenter Observatory
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 15:
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Will You Escape? ©
Will You Escape?
Double R Ranch ©
Double R Ranch
Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway ©
Mt. Lemmon Scenic Byway

6
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Boulder City (Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum & Hoover Dam). There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, take a stroll through The Strip, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Tucson to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. In September, daily temperatures in Las Vegas can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Boulder City
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip

8
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa, approximately Napa away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and stop by SoMa.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Las Vegas to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, things will get little chillier in San Francisco: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 29:
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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