25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  20​h 30​min
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
+3
bus + Fly + bus + taxi:  13​h
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
Sydney

2
days
Seattle

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the 9th (Sun), stop by The Elliott Bay Book Company, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then take a stroll through Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Pioneer Square, then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, and then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle sightseeing planner.

Sydney, Australia to Seattle is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Seattle is minus 18 hours. September in Seattle sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight

4
days
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.
Kids will enjoy The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Central Park. Museum-lovers will get to explore American Museum of Natural History and 9/11 Memorial. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Fifth Avenue, examine the collection at New York Public Library, admire the striking features of Empire State Building, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For maps and tourist information, use the New York City custom trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Seattle to New York City takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Seattle to New York City, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in September, expect New York City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 30°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History
9/11 Memorial

2
days
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 16th (Sun): ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains and then browse the different shops at Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Barneys New York, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and finally admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas custom trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Las Vegas in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Las Vegas. Traveling from New York City in September, things will get a bit warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 40°C and lows about 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Strip
The Mob Museum

4
days
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.
Shop till you drop at Canyon Village Marketplace and Lookout Studio. Visiting Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: stroll through Rim Trail, hike along North Kaibab Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Powell Point.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park vacation planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. When traveling from Las Vegas in September, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 28°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail

4
days
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 outdoors at Glacier Point and Vernal Fall. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, hike along Tuolumne Meadows, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Nevada Falls Loop.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park online itinerary creator.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 13 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 3°C in Yosemite National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Exploratorium and Musee Mecanique. Get a sense of the local culture at Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Next up on the itinerary: buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmer's Market, and kick back and relax at China Beach.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Francisco, with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Ferry Building Marketplace
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium

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