30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  16​h 45​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi + train:  7​h 15​min
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 45​min
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
Chicago
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
Spring Lake
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 30​min
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
Sydney

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Alcatraz Island and Union Square. Escape the urban bustle at China Beach and Twin Peaks. There's still lots to do: have fun and explore at Exploratorium, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, wander the streets of SoMa, and get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Steps.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco day trip planning app .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. In September in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 16°C at night. On the 6th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Neighborhoods, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

4
days
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Tuolumne Meadows and Nature Center at Happy Isles. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Yosemite Museum Gallery and Bodie State Historic Park. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, cruise along Tioga Pass, and tee off at Big Trees Golf Course.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip maker app .

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. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from San Francisco in September since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trip

Bodie State Historic Park
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Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

3
days
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.
Attractions like Disneyland Park and Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County make great kid-friendly stops. Get some cultural insight at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard, stop by Hollywood & Highland, and admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 35°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Museums, #Theme Parks, #Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

3
days
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.
Appreciate the collections at The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Strip and Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, look for gifts at Barneys New York, ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas road trip planning tool .

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in September; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 40°C and lows reach 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Orlando.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Shopping, #Parks, #Nature
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
days
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Shop till you drop at The Mall at Millenia and Disney Springs. Kids will enjoy Walt Disney World Resort and Happily Ever After Fireworks. Have a day of magic on the 18th (Tue) at Disney's Animal Kingdom.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Orlando visit planning tool .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Orlando in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, you will find days in Orlando are a bit cooler (37°C), and nights are about the same (27°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

#Theme Parks, #Wildlife, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Disney's Animal Kingdom ©
Disney's Animal Kingdom

4
days
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.
Family-friendly places like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Central Park Zoo will thrill your kids. American Museum of Natural History and 9/11 Memorial will appeal to museum buffs. Go for a jaunt from New York City to Sandy Hook to see Gateway National Recreation about 38 minutes away. There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take a stroll through Times Square, explore the world behind art at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read New York City vacation planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Orlando to New York City in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Orlando in September: high temperatures in New York City hover around 30°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gateway National Recreation
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

1
day
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 25th (Tue), shop like a local with The Magnificent Mile, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and then get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Chicago online trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Chicago in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in September, Chicago is little chillier at night with lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Spring Lake.

Things to do in Chicago

#Shopping, #Neighborhoods, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

1
day
Spring Lake

Spring Lake ©
Spring Lake is a village in Ottawa County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): see the interesting displays at USS Silversides Submarine Museum and then kick back and relax at Pere Marquette Park.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Spring Lake visit planner.

Traveling by car from Chicago to Spring Lake takes 3 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Spring Lake. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Chicago in September, with highs in Spring Lake at 26°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Spring Lake

#Nature, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trip

Muskegon
Highlights from your plan
USS Silversides Submarine Museum ©
USS Silversides Submarine Museum

1
day
Seattle

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): kick back and relax at Alki Beach, then identify plant and animal life at Mercer Slough Nature Park, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle online trip itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Spring Lake to Seattle with the Route module. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. In September in Seattle, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Seattle

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Shopping

Side Trip

Mercer Slough Nature Park
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Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach

4
days
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
USS Arizona Memorial and Iolani Palace will appeal to history buffs. Get outdoors at Kailua Beach Park and Waikiki Beach. Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, admire the verdant scenery at Nuuanu Pali Lookout, and stroll through Diamond Head State Monument.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Honolulu trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Seattle to Honolulu by flight takes about 8 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Seattle to Honolulu. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in September: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. On the 1st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua Beach Park, Nuuanu Pali Lookout
Highlights from your plan
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve ©
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach