29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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29 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  18​h
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
4
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
New York City
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Sydney

2
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.
Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disneyland Park in Anaheim--about 30 minutes away. Pack the 24th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Getty Center, catch a live performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall, and admire the majestic nature at Topanga State Park.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip builder website .

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in September, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Find places to stay Sep 23 — 25:
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

2
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.
On the 27th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along Rim Trail, and get great views at Powell Point.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park journey planning tool .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (28°C), and nights are much colder (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 28:
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

3
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.
Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 1:
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
nights
Washington DC

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, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, get a sense of history and politics at White House, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Washington DC road trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Washington DC takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, expect Washington DC to be little chillier, temps between 25°C and 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

4
nights
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Central Park, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and get great views at Top of the Rock.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City holiday maker site .

Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In October, daytime highs in New York City are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 8:
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2
nights
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.
On the 10th (Thu), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gibbon Falls, take some stellar pictures from Observation Point Trail, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Yellowstone National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in October, things will get cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 9°C and lows about -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 8 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, stroll through Golden Gate Park, see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and subway; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, expect San Francisco to be much warmer, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 11 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

6
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, and don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. While traveling from San Francisco, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of -2°C. You will leave for home on the 20th (Sun).

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 14 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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