30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
St. Helena
— 2 nights
+3
Bus + Subway + Fly + Drive:  7 h 15 min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  13 h 15 min
4
New York City
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  6 h
5
Key West
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
Orlando, Florida
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  11 h 45 min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
8
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h
9
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Sydney

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Take a break from the city and head to Alcatraz Island and Lincoln Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Healdsburg (Sapphire Hill Winery, Gary Farrell Winery, &more). There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, sample the tasty concoctions at Local Brewing Co., wander the streets of Nob Hill, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -18 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in April, expect San Francisco to be little chillier, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to St. Helena.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Wineries

Side Trip

Healdsburg
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Sapphire Hill Winery ©
Sapphire Hill Winery
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
nights
St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
On the 26th (Sun), do a tasting at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, then do a tasting at Inglenook, then learn about winemaking at VGS Chateau Potelle, and finally do a tasting at Modus Operandi Cellars. On the 27th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: do a tasting at V. Sattui Winery, do a tasting at Honig Vineyard & Winery, do a tasting at Chateau Boswell, then learn about winemaking at Pride Mountain Vineyards, then learn about winemaking at Herb Lamb Vineyards, and finally learn about winemaking at Beringer Vineyards.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read St. Helena route planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to St. Helena in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in April, expect little chillier with lows of 8°C in St. Helena. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries

Side Trips

Rutherford, B Cellars Vineyards and Winery
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VGS Chateau Potelle ©
VGS Chateau Potelle
Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards
Inglenook ©
Inglenook

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Elizabeth Lake and Glacier Point. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at North Dome, stroll through Mono Pass Trail, hike along Yosemite Valley Biking, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip maker.

Do a combination of bus, subway, flight, and car from St. Helena to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from St. Helena in April, with highs in Yosemite National Park at 17°C and lows at -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

2
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.
Escape the urban bustle at East River Waterfront Esplanade and Hudson River Greenway. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Times Square, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, and make a trip to Grand Central Terminal.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary app.

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and bus from Yosemite National Park to New York City takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Yosemite National Park to New York City. Plan for warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in May since evenings lows in New York City dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
East River Waterfront Esplanade ©
East River Waterfront Esplanade

2
nights
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
On the 5th (Tue), enjoy the sand and surf at Bahia Honda State Park and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Zachary Taylor, see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and finally don't miss a visit to Duval Street.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Key West itinerary builder app.

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Key West in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in May, you will find days in Key West are somewhat warmer (34°C), and nights are warmer (29°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
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Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Orlando, Florida

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Magic Kingdom Park. There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Discovery Cove, add some entertainment to your itinerary with Happily Ever After Fireworks, try out the rides at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Orlando day trip app.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Key West to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Orlando when traveling from Key West in May, with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks
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Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park

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 Bright Angel Trail and South Kaibab Trail. And it doesn't end there: hike along Rim Trail, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take in panoramic vistas at Desert View Watchtower, and take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park road trip tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Orlando to Grand Canyon National Park takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Orlando in May; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 23°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, try your luck at New York New York Casino, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May: highs in Las Vegas hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Shopping Neighborhoods
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

4
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Step out of the city life by going to Waikiki Beach and Kapiolani Regional Park. Change things up with a short trip to Kailua Beach Park in Kailua (about 32 minutes away). There's still lots to do: stroll through Diamond Head State Monument, stop by Shimazu Shave ice, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Honolulu trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Las Vegas to Honolulu by flight takes about 9 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, Honolulu is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 25°C. On the 20th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Kailua Beach Park
Find places to stay May 16 — 20:
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Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

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