33 days in United States Itinerary

33 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Brisbane
Fly:  18 h 30 min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Groveland
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
3
Tonopah
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
4
Ely
— 1 day
Drive:  5 h
5
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
6
Jackson Hole
— 6 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
7
Rawlins
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 45 min
8
Lyons
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
9
Denver
— 3 nights
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  5 h 15 min
10
Nashville
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
11
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  22 h 30 min
End: Brisbane

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You've added SoMa, The San Francisco Dungeon, Painted Ladies, and other attractions to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): take a stroll through Mission District, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, then have some family-friendly fun at The San Francisco Dungeon, then take a leisurely stroll along The Embarcadero, and finally look for gifts at City Lights Booksellers.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco itinerary planner.

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 difference when traveling from Brisbane to San Francisco is minus 18 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Groveland.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Musee Mecanique ©
Musee Mecanique

3
nights
Groveland

Groveland ©
Groveland is a census-designated place (CDP) in Tuolumne County, California. Visiting Glacier Point and Bridalveil Fall will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Yosemite, Tunnel View and Vernal Fall. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Groveland: Yosemite National Park (El Capitan, Nevada Falls Loop, &more).

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Groveland road trip site.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Groveland takes 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in September: highs in Groveland hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Tonopah.

Things to do in Groveland

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point

1
night
Tonopah

Tonopah ©
Tonopah is an unincorporated town in and the county seat of Nye County, Nevada, United States. On the 7th (Sat), discover the riches below the earth's surface at Tonopah Historic Mining Park, discover the riches below the earth's surface at Royston Turquoise Mine - Day Tours, examine the collection at Central Nevada Museum, then stroll the grounds of Old Tonopah Cemetery, and finally try your luck at Mizpah Club.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Tonopah vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Groveland to Tonopah takes 6.5 hours. While traveling from Groveland, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Tonopah, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Ely.

Things to do in Tonopah

Casinos Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Mizpah Club ©
Mizpah Club
Old Tonopah Cemetery ©
Old Tonopah Cemetery
Central Nevada Museum ©
Central Nevada Museum

1
day
Ely

Ely ©
Ely is the largest city and county seat of White Pine County, Nevada, United States. On the 8th (Sun), see the interesting displays at White Pine Public Museum, then make a trip to Ely Renaissance Village, then head outdoors with Garnet Hill, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Cave Lake State Park.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Ely sightseeing website.

You can drive from Tonopah to Ely in 3 hours. Traveling from Tonopah in September, things will get slightly colder in Ely: highs are around 28°C and lows about 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Ely

Outdoors Nature Parks

Side Trip

Cave Lake State Park
Highlights from your plan
Garnet Hill ©
Garnet Hill
White Pine Public Museum ©
White Pine Public Museum
Cave Lake State Park ©
Cave Lake State Park

2
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Temple Square and Salt Lake Temple. Visiting Golden Spike National Historic Site and Timpanogos Cave National Monument will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Salt Lake City: Ogden (Union Station & Historic 25th Street), Sundance Resort (in Sundance) and Provo City Center Temple (in Provo). It doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of The Tabernacle and examine the collection at Church History Museum.

For ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City online visit planner.

You can drive from Ely to Salt Lake City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Ely to Salt Lake City due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Salt Lake City when traveling from Ely in September, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Ogden, Park City Utah Summer Attractions, Golden Spike National Historic Site, Timpanogos Cave National Monument, Sundance Resort
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
The Tabernacle ©
The Tabernacle
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple

6
nights
Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Get a sense of the local culture at Chapel of the Transfiguration and Mormon Row Historic District. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Old Faithful and Grand Teton. Explore Jackson Hole's surroundings by going to Grand Teton National Park (Teton Point Turnout, 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, &more), Yellowstone National Park (Gibbon Falls, Grand Prismatic Spring, &more) and Snake River Bridge (in Moose). There's much more to do: make a trip to Town Square, identify plant and animal life at Teton Raptor Center, explore and take pictures at Moose Wilson Road, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Rendezvous Mountain.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Jackson Hole itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Salt Lake City to Jackson Hole takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Salt Lake City, expect slightly colder days and much colder nights in Jackson Hole, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Rawlins.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Grand Teton National Park, Yellowstone National Park, Grand Targhee Ski Resort
Highlights from your plan
Gibbon Falls ©
Gibbon Falls
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin

1
night
Rawlins

Rawlins ©
Rawlins is a city in Carbon County, Wyoming, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Fort Fred Steele State Historic Site, walk around Tully Park, then take an in-depth tour of Carbon County Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Wyoming Frontier Prison.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Rawlins vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Jackson Hole to Rawlins in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In September, daytime highs in Rawlins are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Lyons.

Things to do in Rawlins

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Fort Fred Steele State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Wyoming Frontier Prison ©
Wyoming Frontier Prison
Fort Fred Steele State Historic Site ©
Fort Fred Steele State Historic Site
Carbon County Museum ©
Carbon County Museum

2
nights
Lyons

Lyons ©
The Town of Lyons is a Statutory Town in Boulder County, Colorado, United States. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Mills Lake, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Chapel on the Rock, then take in the dramatic scenery at Copeland Falls, then admire the sheer force of Calypso Cascades, and finally take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Indian Peaks Wilderness. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): hike along Twin Sisters Peaks Trail, take an in-depth tour of Eagle Plume Trading Post, then explore the activities along Bear Lake, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Dream Lake.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Lyons road trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Rawlins to Lyons takes 3.5 hours. In September, Lyons is somewhat warmer than Rawlins - with highs of 32°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Denver.

Things to do in Lyons

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Rocky Mountain National Park, Indian Peaks Wilderness
Highlights from your plan
Bear Lake ©
Bear Lake
Chapel on the Rock ©
Chapel on the Rock
Indian Peaks Wilderness ©
Indian Peaks Wilderness

3
nights
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.
On the 21st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Roxborough State Park, steep yourself in history at Dinosaur Ridge, then see the interesting displays at Argo Mill and Tunnel, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally steep yourself in history at Denver Union Station.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Denver road trip planning tool.

Drive from Lyons to Denver in an hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Idaho Springs, The Wild Animal Sanctuary, Dinosaur Ridge, Roxborough State Park, Boulder Creek Path
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Denver Union Station ©
Denver Union Station
Roxborough State Park ©
Roxborough State Park

4
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Escape the urban bustle at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park and Radnor Lake State Park. Get a sense of the local culture at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe and Andrew Jackson's Hermitage. Venture out of the city with trips to Cummins Falls State Park (in Cookeville), Stones River National Battlefield (in Murfreesboro) and Burgess Falls State Park (in Sparta). There's still lots to do: take in the history at Lotz House Museum, stroll the grounds of McGavock Confederate Cemetery, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Upper Room, and have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill).

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Nashville travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Denver to Nashville in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Denver in September, with highs in Nashville at 34°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trips

Franklin, Cummins Falls State Park, Stones River National Battlefield, Burgess Falls State Park, Arrington Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

4
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Escape My Room New Orleans and Lake Lawn Metairie. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Louis Cathedral and Jackson Square. Change things up with these side-trips from New Orleans: Whitney Plantation (in Wallace) and Biloxi (Ship Island Excursions & Beauvoir). Spend the 27th (Fri) exploring nature at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. And it doesn't end there: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christ Church Cathedral, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception Church, and see the interesting displays at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium.

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Getting from Nashville to New Orleans by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Nashville in September, plan for much hotter nights in New Orleans, with lows around 33°C. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Biloxi, Whitney Plantation, Destrehan Plantation, Ultimate Swamp Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Escape My Room New Orleans ©
Escape My Room New Orleans
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Lake Lawn Metairie ©
Lake Lawn Metairie

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