45 days in United States Itinerary

45 days in United States Itinerary

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45 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
fly:  24​h
1
New York City
— 9 nights
fly:  2​h 30​min
2
Toronto
— 2 nights
fly:  30​min
3
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
4
Chicago
— 4 nights
5
New Orleans
— 3 nights
fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
7
San Francisco
— 4 nights
drive:  5​h
8
San Jose
— Few hours
9
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Fly:  6​h
10
Honolulu
— 6 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
End: Melbourne


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9
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Washington Square Arch, Museum of Jewish Heritage, Brooklyn Bridge, and other attractions you added.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read New York City trip itinerary maker tool .

Melbourne, Australia to New York City is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 15 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in September, expect nights in New York City to be much warmer, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Toronto.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Brooklyn
Find places to stay Sep 6 — 15:
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2
nights
Toronto

Toronto
Toronto is a city in Woodson County, Kansas, United States, along the Verdigris River. To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Toronto driving holiday planning site .

Explore your travel options from New York City to Toronto with the Route module. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Toronto, with lows of 19°C. You'll set off for Washington DC on the 17th (Tue).

Things to do in Toronto

Parks Nature
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3
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 parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, see the interesting displays at Newseum, pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, and ponder the world of politics at White House.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Washington DC day trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Toronto to Washington DC. Traveling from Toronto to Washington DC, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 20:
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United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©
United States Capitol ©
United States Capitol

4
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, examine the collection at The Field Museum, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, and admire the landmark architecture of 360 Chicago Observation Deck.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Chicago journey builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Chicago. In September in Chicago, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 24:
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo

3
nights
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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, make a trip to French Quarter, get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, and stroll around New Orleans City Park.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our New Orleans trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to New Orleans takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Chicago in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much hotter in New Orleans, with lows of 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Find places to stay Sep 24 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and hike along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary site .

Getting from New Orleans to Yosemite National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New Orleans to Yosemite National Park. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from New Orleans in September: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 27 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

4
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: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a stroll through SoMa, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and make a trip to Lombard Street.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco tour planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to San Jose.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 4:
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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hours
San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
On the 4th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral and then take in nature's colorful creations at Municipal Rose Garden.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Jose trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to San Jose takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. In October, daily temperatures in San Jose can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Jose

Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Municipal Rose Garden ©
Municipal Rose Garden
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral ©
Trinity Episcopal Cathedral

7
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.
Los Angeles is known for museums, theme parks, childrens museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles day trip planning site .

Fly from San Jose to Los Angeles in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Jose in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 19°C in Los Angeles. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

6
nights
Honolulu

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea), Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua) and Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park & Waimea Bay). The adventure continues: stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, take a stroll around Polynesian Cultural Center, and contemplate the long history of Battleship Missouri Memorial.

For where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Honolulu trip itinerary app .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Honolulu in 7.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, Honolulu is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Polynesian Cultural Center, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument, Kualoa Regional Park, Kailua Beach Park
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

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