17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  48​h
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— Few hours
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 30​min
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Clarksdale
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Greenwood
— Few hours
Drive:  6​h
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  36​h 30​min
End: Perth

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Chinatown, Cable Cars and Fisherman's Wharf. On the 26th (Sun), take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks and then explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island. On your second day here, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, then take a memorable ride with Cable Cars, and then take a stroll through Chinatown.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Francisco online sightseeing planner .

Perth, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 16 hours. Traveling from Perth in August, things will get a bit warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Neighborhoods, #Nature, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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.
On the 28th (Tue), contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake and then stroll through Lembert Dome.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Lembert Dome ©
Lembert Dome
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco
To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our San Francisco online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 17°C. You will leave for Las Vegas on the 30th (Thu).

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Tours

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): make a trip to Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online trip builder .

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 45°C by day to 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign ©

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hours
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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point and then take some stellar pictures from Navajo Point.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, things will get colder in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 31°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.
Highlights from your plan
Navajo Point ©
Navajo Point

1
night
Las Vegas

Las Vegas
For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas journey planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. In August, Las Vegas is warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 45°C and lows of 29°C. On the 1st (Sat), you'll travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Nightlife, #Outdoors, #Tours

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nights
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes B.B. King's Blues Club as well as Stax Museum of American Soul Music. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Graceland, then contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, then pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and finally get a taste of local nightlife at B.B. King's Blues Club.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Memphis trip planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Memphis in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 2 hours. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Memphis, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 23°C. On the 3rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Clarksdale.

Things to do in Memphis

#Historic Sites, #Nightlife, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
Beale Street ©
Beale Street

1
night
Clarksdale

Clarksdale ©
Clarksdale is a city in Coahoma County, Mississippi, and seat of the county. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Highway 61 Blues Museum.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Clarksdale road trip planning tool .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Memphis to Clarksdale. In September, daytime highs in Clarksdale are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Tue) before leaving for Greenwood.

Things to do in Clarksdale

#Museums, #Shopping

Side Trip

Highway 61 Blues Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Rock & Blues Museum ©
The Rock & Blues Museum
Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art ©
Cat Head Delta Blues & Folk Art
Highway 61 Blues Museum ©
Highway 61 Blues Museum

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hours
Greenwood

Greenwood
Greenwood is a city in and the county seat of Leflore County, Mississippi, located at the eastern edge of the Mississippi Delta, approximately 96 miles north of Jackson, Mississippi, and 130 miles south of Memphis, Tennessee. To find maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Greenwood trip builder app .

Explore your travel options from Clarksdale to Greenwood with the Route module. September in Greenwood sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 21°C at night. You'll set off for New Orleans on the 4th (Tue).

Things to do in Greenwood

#Parks, #Museums, #Nature

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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.
To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the New Orleans trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Greenwood to New Orleans with the Route module. When traveling from Greenwood in September, plan for a bit cooler days in New Orleans, with highs around 33°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in New Orleans

#Neighborhoods, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Six Flags Great Adventure and Chelsea Market. There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, examine the collection at Tenement Museum, and explore and take pictures at Madison Square Garden.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our New York City day trip app .

Getting from New Orleans to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder evenings in New York City when traveling from New Orleans in September, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Parks, #Theme Parks

Side Trip

Six Flags Great Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Frick Collection ©
Frick Collection

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