33 days in United States Itinerary

33 days in United States Itinerary

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33 days in United States Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  16​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
St. Helena
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Carmel
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
Harkers Island
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
Folly Beach
— 1 night
Drive + Fly + bus:  6​h
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h
Sydney

5
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Shop till you drop at Union Square and Ferry Building Marketplace. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, enjoy the sand and surf at China Beach, steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers & Publishers, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read San Francisco online trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Sydney to San Francisco, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in August; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to St. Helena.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

few
hours
St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
To see maps and tourist information, read St. Helena day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to St. Helena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of subway and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in September: highs in St. Helena hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in St. Helena

Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards

5
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.
Get outdoors at Tioga Pass and Glacier Point. Change things up with a short trip to Bear Valley Cross Country and Adventure Company in Bear Valley (about 1h 25 min away). Next up on the itinerary: hike along Tuolumne Meadows, take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from St. Helena to Yosemite National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, subway, and taxi. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from St. Helena in September: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around 28°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Carmel.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Bear Valley Cross Country and Adventure Company
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

1
day
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply referred to as Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): admire the majestic nature at Asilomar State Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Point Lobos State Reserve, and then stop by The Cheese Shop.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Carmel online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Carmel takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Carmel, with highs around 24°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Harkers Island.

Things to do in Carmel

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Asilomar State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos State Reserve ©
Point Lobos State Reserve
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach
The Cheese Shop ©
The Cheese Shop

few
hours
Harkers Island

Harkers Island
Harkers Island is a census-designated place (CDP) in Carteret County, North Carolina, United States. To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Harkers Island trip planning tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Carmel to Harkers Island. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. Traveling from Carmel in September, things will get a bit warmer in Harkers Island: highs are around 32°C and lows about 23°C. On the 14th (Fri), you'll travel to Folly Beach.

Things to do in Harkers Island

Parks Nature Wildlife

few
hours
Folly Beach

Folly Beach ©
Folly Beach is a city located on historic Folly Island in Charleston County, South Carolina, United States. To see ratings and other tourist information, go to the Folly Beach road trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Harkers Island to Folly Beach with the Route module. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Folly Beach

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nathaniel Russell House
Highlights from your plan
Nathaniel Russell House ©
Nathaniel Russell House

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Fifth Avenue and Kalustyan's. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park, stop by Economy Candy, wander the streets of Times Square, and don't miss a visit to Empire State Building.

To find ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and bus from Folly Beach to New York City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Folly Beach in September, expect nights in New York City to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue
Times Square ©
Times Square

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Strip and Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art. Head to The Grand Canal Shoppes and Barneys New Yorkfor some retail therapy. Next up on the itinerary: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, try to win big at The Mirage, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and make a trip to Paris Las Vegas.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from New York City to Las Vegas by combination of bus and flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in September, expect Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 40°C and 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Casinos Fun & Games Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

3
days
San Diego

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Mission Beach Park. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove, meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, tour the pleasant surroundings at Children's Pool, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Building and Lily Pond.

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You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

4
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.
Shop till you drop at Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Montana Avenue. Get some cultural insight at El Pueblo de Los Angeles and Santa Monica Pier. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Bergamot Station (in Santa Monica) and Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, immerse yourself in nature at Will Rogers State Beach, and admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles visit app .

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in September, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit warmer (35°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Hermosa Beach Pier
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Hermosa Beach Pier ©
Hermosa Beach Pier
El Pueblo de Los Angeles ©
El Pueblo de Los Angeles

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