22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  20​h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  12​h 15​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
6
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  5​h
7
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
8
Boston
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  7​h 15​min
9
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

3
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 childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, admire all the interesting features of AT&T Park, and stroll through Golden Gate Park.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online trip itinerary maker .

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. In August, San Francisco is a bit warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Museums, #Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

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, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online sightseeing planner .

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Expect much colder evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from San Francisco in September, with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

3
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.
On the 8th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Lookout Studio, cruise along East Rim Drive, and pause for some photo ops at Powell Point.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park tour itinerary site .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 12.5 hours. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 7°C. On the 9th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Powell Point ©
Powell Point

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.
On the 10th (Mon), immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then enjoy some music at Bellagio Fountains, and finally admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, expect nights in Las Vegas to be warmer, around 25°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 39°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Chicago journey planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Chicago in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas to Chicago, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in September, with highs in Chicago at 30°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Chicago

#Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls online itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Chicago to Niagara Falls takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Niagara Falls due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Chicago in September; daily highs in Niagara Falls reach 26°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

#Nature, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds

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, historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Central Park, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City road trip app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Niagara Falls in September, with highs in New York City at 31°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

1
night
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore and take pictures at Fenway Park.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Boston trip itinerary maker tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from New York City to Boston in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from New York City in September; daily highs in Boston reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Los Angeles.
Highlights from your plan
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park

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.
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Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Boston to Los Angeles takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to Los Angeles is minus 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Boston in September; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney Concert Hall ©
Walt Disney Concert Hall
Bradbury Building ©
Bradbury Building

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