22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 2 nights
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
3
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
5
Augusta
— 1 day
6
New York City
— 3 nights
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
8
Los Angeles
— 1 night

2
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, step aboard SS Jeremiah O'Brien, get curious at Exploratorium, and enjoy the sand and surf at Marshall’s Beach.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read San Francisco holiday builder.

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. In September, San Francisco is a bit warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 22 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

3
nights
Yosemite National Park

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.
Get in touch with nature at Glacier Point and Tuolumne Meadows. There's much more to do: stroll through Panorama Trail, hike along Nevada Falls Loop, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park travel planner.

You can 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 and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in September, Yosemite National Park is cooler at night with lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

1
night
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
On the 28th (Mon), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Potholes Turnout, Grand Teton National Park and then identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier View Turnout, then hike along Taggart Lake, then hike along Cascade Canyon Trail, and finally take a memorable drive along 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive.

To see photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Grand Teton National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Grand Teton National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Teton National Park. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Grand Teton National Park: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake

3
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Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Visiting Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Lamar Valley will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through North Rim Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge Trail, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September, things will get slightly colder in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 18°C and lows about 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to Augusta.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 2:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

1
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Augusta

Augusta ©
Augusta–Richmond County is a consolidated city-county on the central eastern border of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): examine the collection at Augusta Canal Discovery Center, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Magnolia Cemetery, and then identify plant and animal life at Phinizy Swamp Nature Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Augusta driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Augusta takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October: high temperatures in Augusta hover around 30°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Augusta

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 3:
Highlights from your plan
Phinizy Swamp Nature Park ©
Phinizy Swamp Nature Park
Magnolia Cemetery ©
Magnolia Cemetery

3
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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square. There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City travel planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Augusta to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Augusta in October: highs in New York City hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

3
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

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.
Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, get great views at Pipe Creek Vista, explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon, and trek along South Kaibab Trail.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip builder tool.

Getting from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 13 hours. Other options: drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from New York City in October, plan for much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, then examine the collection at The Getty Center, then examine the collection at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 19°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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