32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne
Fly:  17 h 45 min
1
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  10 h 30 min
4
New Orleans
— 1 day
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Miami, Florida
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 30 min
6
New York City
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Drive:  9 h
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9 h 45 min
8
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h
9
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
10
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: Melbourne

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall and then admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building. On your second day here, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then kick back and relax at Will Rogers State Beach, and finally admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in October, with highs in Los Angeles at 32°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica State Beach
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): shop like a local with The Strip, then try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally try your luck at New York New York Casino. Here are some ideas for day two: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and then try your luck at Casino At The Venetian.

For maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas tour itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Las Vegas can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip

4
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 outdoors at Bright Angel Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim. The adventure continues: hike along Rim Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, get great views at Hopi Point, and pause for some photo ops at Powell Point.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park vacation tool.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in October, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 22°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

1
day
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.
On the 26th (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, then look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read New Orleans tour itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans by combination of bus and flight takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much hotter in New Orleans, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
Faulkner House Books ©
Faulkner House Books

1
night
Miami, Florida

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
On the 27th (Wed), zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District, then tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach, and finally wander the streets of Lincoln Road.

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Miami trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Miami takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Expect warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in October: highs in Miami hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Miami Beach
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South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the striking features of Chrysler Building, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and stroll around The High Line.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Miami to New York City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In October, New York City is a bit cooler than Miami - with highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Prismatic Spring. Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Yellowstone National Park, admire the sheer force of Lewis Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Brink of the Lower Falls Trail.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

Do a combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Yellowstone National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in October, expect Yellowstone National Park to be colder, temps between 9°C and -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 31 — Nov 4:
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Glacier Point and Panorama Trail. There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, and trek along Nevada Falls Loop.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning app.

Do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in November, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are warmer (14°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (-8°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
We've included these beaches for you: Marshall’s Beach and Bodega Dunes. Visiting Alcatraz Island and China Beach will get you outdoors. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Gracianna Winery (in Healdsburg) and Dutton Goldfield Winery (in Sebastopol). Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, sample the tasty concoctions at Anchor Brewing Company, tee off at Lincoln Park, and wander the streets of SoMa.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Outdoors

Side Trips

Bodega Dunes, Gracianna Winery, Dutton Goldfield Winery
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Marshall’s Beach ©
Marshall’s Beach

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Kailua Beach Park and Sunset Beach Park. You'll get in some beach time at Waikiki Beach and Kapiolani Regional Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Honolulu: Pupukea (Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument & Ehukai Beach Park) and Waimea Bay (in Haleiwa).

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Honolulu trip itinerary website.

Fly from San Francisco to Honolulu in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in November, you will find days in Honolulu are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are warmer (26°C). You'll set off for home on the 17th (Wed).

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Pupukea, Haleiwa, Kailua Beach Park
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 17:
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Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Sunset Beach Park ©
Sunset Beach Park

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