31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  19​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
New York City
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h
San Diego
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Bakersfield
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
Sydney

4
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.
Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, take a memorable tour with Tours, and wander the streets of The Strip.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas itinerary maker.

Sydney, Australia to Las Vegas is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Las Vegas, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in December; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 15°C and lows reach 4°C. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll travel to New York City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains
Hoover Dam

5
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.
Family-friendly places like Central Park and American Museum of Natural History will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, don't miss a visit to Rockefeller Center, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read New York City trip builder.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to New York City in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to New York City is 3 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in January: high temperatures in New York City hover around 5°C and lows are around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Central Park

5
days
San Diego

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kids will enjoy San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld San Diego. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Balboa Park, trek along Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, kick back and relax at Children's Pool, and appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Diego trip generator.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Diego takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to San Diego is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New York City in January, things will get much hotter in San Diego: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego
Balboa Park

6
days
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kids will enjoy Disneyland Park and Universal Studios Hollywood. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Downtown Disney). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, admire the striking features of Bradbury Building, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles vacation trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Bakersfield.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood

1
day
Bakersfield

Bakersfield is a city in Southern California, United States near the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley in Kern County. Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): meet the residents at California Area Living Museum (CALM).

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Bakersfield itinerary planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Bakersfield in 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in January; daily highs in Bakersfield reach 17°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Bakersfield

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan

2
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.
On the 22nd (Mon), don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, admire all the interesting features of Tioga Pass, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at El Capitan.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park vacation planner.

Getting from Bakersfield to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. When traveling from Bakersfield in January, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 8°C by day to -12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point
El Capitan
Tioga Pass

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden. Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa--about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Steps, stroll through Crissy Field, and engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read San Francisco itinerary planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in January, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit warmer (17°C), and nights are warmer (8°C). On the 28th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Childrens Museums Museums

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences

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