46 days in United States, Europe, Africa & South Pacific Itinerary

46 days in United States, Europe, Africa & South Pacific Itinerary

Created using Inspirock sightseeing planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

46 days in United States, Europe, Africa & South Pacific Itinerary

Start: Brisbane, Australia
Fly + Drive:  20​h 15​min
1
Arroyo Grande, United States
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
Fillmore, United States
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles, United States
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
4
Lawrenceburg, United States
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
New York City, United States
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  18​h 45​min
6
Loughborough, United Kingdom
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
7
London, United Kingdom
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
8
Cape Town, South Africa
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
9
Harare, Zimbabwe
— 2 nights
10
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 45​min
11
Perth, Australia
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h 30​min
12
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  28​h
End: Brisbane, Australia

8
nights
Arroyo Grande, United States

Arroyo Grande ©
Arroyo Grande is a city in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Talley Vineyards and Laetitia Vineyard and Winery. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Kynsi Winery and Cypress Ridge Golf Course. And it doesn't end there: explore the activities along Lopez Lake Campground (entrance), get engrossed in the history at Heritage House Museum, walk around Elm Street Dog Park, and learn more about the world around you at Guadalupe Nipomo Dunes Center.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Arroyo Grande road trip planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Arroyo Grande is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Traveling from Brisbane to Arroyo Grande, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Brisbane in December, plan for slightly colder days in Arroyo Grande, with highs around 22°C, while nights are colder with lows around 6°C. You will leave for Fillmore on the 10th (Tue).

Things to do in Arroyo Grande

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trips

Oceano, Nipomo, Guadalupe
Find places to stay Dec 2 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Monarch Dunes Golf Club ©
Monarch Dunes Golf Club
Talley Vineyards ©
Talley Vineyards
Kynsi Winery ©
Kynsi Winery

1
night
Fillmore, United States

Fillmore ©
Fillmore is a city in Ventura County, California, United States in the Santa Clara River Valley. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): immerse yourself in nature at Oxnard Beach Park and then look for all kinds of wild species at Running Horse Ranch.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Fillmore online journey planner .

Getting from Arroyo Grande to Fillmore by car takes about 2.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Fillmore are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Wed) before leaving for Los Angeles.

Things to do in Fillmore

Parks Wildlife Beaches

Side Trips

Running Horse Ranch, Oxnard Beach Park
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Oxnard Beach Park ©
Oxnard Beach Park
Running Horse Ranch ©
Running Horse Ranch
Fillmore Fish Hatchery ©
Fillmore Fish Hatchery

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Getty Center and Battleship USS Iowa BB-61. Shop till you drop at LA Farmers' Market and The Grove. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Room Escape Games (in Anaheim), Old Town Temecula (in Temecula) and Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological (in Murrieta). There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building, engage your brain at California Science Center, and shop like a local with South Coast Plaza.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Fillmore to Los Angeles takes 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Lawrenceburg.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Old Town Temecula, Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological, South Coast Plaza, Room Escape Games, Newport Beach
Find places to stay Dec 11 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
The Broad ©
The Broad
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Old Town Temecula ©
Old Town Temecula

3
nights
Lawrenceburg, United States

Lawrenceburg ©
Lawrenceburg is a home rule-class city in Anderson County, Kentucky, United States. On the 16th (Mon), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Wild Turkey Distillery, admire the majestic nature at Lincoln Homestead State Park, learn about winemaking at Horseshoe Bend Vineyards and WineryHorseshoe Bend Vineyards and Winery, then sample the fine beverages at Four Roses, and finally stop by Lawrenceburg Visitor Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): witness the site of a historic battle at Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site, do a tasting at Springhill Winery, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Four Roses Bourbon - Warehouse and Bottling Facility, then learn about winemaking at Lovers Leap Vineyards and Winery, and finally learn about winemaking at Rising Sons Home Farm Winery.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Lawrenceburg online road trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Los Angeles to Lawrenceburg. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in December: highs in Lawrenceburg hover around 10°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Lawrenceburg

Wineries Breweries & Distilleries Historic Sites

Side Trips

Horseshoe Bend Vineyards and WineryHorseshoe Bend Vineyards and Winery, Springhill Winery, Lincoln Homestead State Park, Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site, Four Roses Bourbon - Warehouse and Bottling Facility
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan

4
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.
Head to SoHo and Chelsea Marketfor some retail therapy. Explore hidden gems such as New York Public Library and Greenwich Village. There's much more to do: browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, see the interesting displays at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, and engage your brain at Gulliver's Gate.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the New York City vacation maker website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lawrenceburg to New York City. In December, daytime highs in New York City are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Loughborough.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trip

Dumbo
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Times Square ©
Times Square

3
nights
Loughborough, United Kingdom

Loughborough ©
Loughborough is a town in the Charnwood borough of Leicestershire, England. On the 23rd (Mon), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Warner Edwards Gin Distillery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Charnwood Museum, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then admire all the interesting features of Manor Farm & Woodlands, and finally don't miss a visit to Chatsworth House.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Loughborough day trip planning website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from New York City to Loughborough. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from New York City to Loughborough. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to London.

Things to do in Loughborough

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Leicester Cathedral, Bird on the Hand Falconry Experiences, Warner Edwards Gin Distillery, Chatsworth House, Hawks Of Steele
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Bird on the Hand Falconry Experiences ©
Chatsworth House ©
Chatsworth House
Leicester Cathedral ©
Leicester Cathedral

4
nights
London, United Kingdom

London ©
Vibrant and noisy, London is one of the world’s leading cities, an international capital of culture, education, fashion, music, finance, trade, and politics.
Explore hidden gems such as Gustamps and Greenwich. Get some cultural insight at Natural History Museum and The British Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from London: The Hawking Centre (in Doddington), Tulleys Farm (in Turners Hill) and North Laine (in Brighton). There's lots more to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, take a stroll through Westminster, explore the galleries of Westminster Abbey, and see the interesting displays at The London Film Museum - Covent Garden.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the London tour planning site .

Traveling by car from Loughborough to London takes 2.5 hours. In December in London, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 4°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in London

Museums Neighborhoods Wildlife

Side Trips

Brighton and Hove, The Hawking Centre, The Big Cat Sanctuary, Tulleys Farm, Room Escape Games
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Gustamps ©
Gustamps
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Westminster Abbey ©
Westminster Abbey

3
nights
Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Get a sense of the local culture at Robben Island Museum and Lynx Wines. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Old Biscuit Mill and Absolut Art Gallery. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cape Town: Eikehof (in Franschhoek) and Stellenbosch (Stellenbosch University Botanical Garden & Waterford Estate). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Boulders Beach, explore the striking landscape at Twelve Apostles, take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, and look for gifts at Watershed.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Cape Town online trip planner .

You can fly from London to Cape Town in 14.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Cape Town is 2 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from London in December; daily highs in Cape Town reach 30°C and lows reach 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Harare.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

Stellenbosch, Franschhoek, Chapman's Peak Drive
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 3:
Highlights from your plan
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony ©
Boulders Beach Penguin Colony
Twelve Apostles ©
Twelve Apostles

2
nights
Harare, Zimbabwe

Harare ©
Regarded as the nation's leading commercial, financial, and communications center, Harare attracts tourists with its modern architecture mixed with British colonial influence and traditional African flair.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wild Is Life Trust and ZEN and The Shona Sculpture Gallery. There's lots more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ngomakurira Mountain, tour the pleasant surroundings at Haka Game Park, and get your game on at Pole Position Karts.

Plan a trip to Harare easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

You can fly from Cape Town to Harare in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and car. In January, daily temperatures in Harare can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. On the 5th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Harare

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Wild Is Life Trust and ZEN ©
Wild Is Life Trust and ZEN
Twala Trust Animal Sanctuary ©
Twala Trust Animal Sanctuary
Haka Game Park ©
Haka Game Park

3
nights
Johannesburg, South Africa

Founded when gold was discovered in the area in the late 19th century, Johannesburg quickly grew into a bustling metropolis, South Africa's largest city and the region's economic hub.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Origins Centre Museum and Sci-Bono Discovery Centre. Do some cultural sightseeing at Apartheid Museum and Liliesleaf Farm & Museum. Spend the 7th (Tue) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Maboneng Precinct and take in the exciting artwork at I was shot in Joburg.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Johannesburg trip planner .

Fly from Harare to Johannesburg in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in January, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Perth.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Liliesleaf
Find places to stay Jan 5 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Maboneng Precinct ©
Maboneng Precinct

2
nights
Perth, Australia

Perth ©
A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Do your shopping at Garden City Shopping Centre and Aspects of Kings Park. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Rockingham Beach and South Beach Recreation Reserve. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Swan River, look for all kinds of wild species at Rio Tinto Naturescape Kings Park, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and take an in-depth tour of The Nostalgia Box Museum.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Perth attractions app .

Fly from Johannesburg to Perth in 13 hours. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Australian Western Standard Time (AWST), which is usually a 6 hour difference. Traveling from Johannesburg in January, expect nights in Perth to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Perth

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Rockingham Beach, Garden City Shopping Centre, South Beach Recreation Reserve
Find places to stay Jan 9 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Swan River ©
Swan River
Rockingham Beach ©
Rockingham Beach

2
nights
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls, a Zimbabwean town near the eponymous waterfall, serves as one of two prime gateway points to the majestic cascade and its surrounding national park.
Head to Cultural Vibes Music Shop and Elephant's Walk Shopping and Artist's Villagefor some retail therapy. Explore hidden gems such as Safaris and Scuba & Snorkeling. And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and meet the residents at Victoria Falls Snake Park.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, use the Victoria Falls trip builder website .

Getting from Perth to Victoria Falls by flight takes about 20.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and car. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Perth to Victoria Falls due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in January, expect nights in Victoria Falls to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are little chillier, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Zipline

Similar Plans

11 days in Los Angeles County BY A USER FROM UZBEKISTAN June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 30 days in Los Angeles County BY A USER FROM CHINA June, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 21 days in Los Angeles County BY A USER FROM ISRAEL October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 4 days in Lawrenceburg BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 1 day in Los Angeles County BY A USER FROM SOUTH KOREA June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Los Angeles County & El Centro BY A USER FROM MEXICO June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 3 days in Tonopah & Los Angeles County BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in New Orleans & Santa Fe BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, popular sights PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 7 days in Los Angeles County & Phoenix BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 6 days in Rocky Mountain National Park & Los Angeles County BY A USER FROM ISRAEL July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Los Angeles County & Anaheim BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 15 days in Los Angeles County BY A USER FROM HONG KONG July, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans