35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

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35 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  18​h
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h
2
St. Helena
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  13​h
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
7
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 30​min
8
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
9
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h
10
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
11
Wailea, Maui
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Sydney

3
nights
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like El Pueblo de Los Angeles and Santa Monica Pier. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach) and Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach). Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Abbot Kinney Boulevard, examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, wander the streets of Angelino Heights Historic Area, and immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica Beach.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip maker .

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. In October in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to St. Helena.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Hermosa Beach Pier, Manhattan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach

1
night
St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Pride Mountain Vineyards, learn about winemaking at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, then do a tasting at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, and finally do a tasting at V. Sattui.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read St. Helena trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Los Angeles to St. Helena in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, subway, and bus; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in October: high temperatures in St. Helena hover around 28°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in St. Helena

#Wineries

Side Trip

B Cellars Vineyards and Winery
Highlights from your plan
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards
V. Sattui Winery ©
V. Sattui Winery

3
nights
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 Fisherman's Wharf and Alcatraz Island. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through SoMa, stroll through Twin Peaks, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and enjoy the sand and surf at China Beach.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco day trip planner.

You can drive from St. Helena to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of bus and subway. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Francisco when traveling from St. Helena in October, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Neighborhoods, #Parks, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
SoMa ©
SoMa

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): hike along Wawona Meadow, then take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, then take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, and finally don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, hike along Four Mile Trail, and then don't miss a visit to Valley View.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Yosemite National Park day trip tool .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be much colder, around -1°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Four Mile Trail ©
Four Mile Trail

4
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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, scenic drive, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: hike along Rim Trail, get great views at Maricopa Point, pause for some photo ops at Powell Point, and make a trip to Grand Canyon Village.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 13 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in October, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Grand Canyon Village ©
Grand Canyon Village

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 31st (Wed), get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip. On the 1st (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, enjoy some diversion at Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapels Inc., then enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, and finally admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planning site .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by combination of flight and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: 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. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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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.
On the 3rd (Sat), brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, then wander the streets of Garden District, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at New Orleans City Park. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Royal Street, get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, then examine the collection at Cabildo, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the New Orleans trip maker site .

Getting from Las Vegas to New Orleans by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas to New Orleans, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in November, plan for slightly colder days in New Orleans, with highs around 20°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in New Orleans

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum

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.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Central Park, take a stroll through Times Square, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the New York City attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to New York City takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to New York City due to the time zone difference. In November, New York City is little chillier than New Orleans - with highs of 16°C and lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

1
night
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.
On the 9th (Fri), explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass and then take a stroll through Pike Place Market.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip builder site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Seattle takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Seattle, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, daytime highs in Seattle are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Seattle

#Museums, #Neighborhoods, #Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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nights
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Kailua Beach Park and Waikiki Beach. Get some cultural insight at USS Arizona Memorial and National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Haleiwa (Waimea Bay & Sunset Beach Park) and Lanikai Beach (in Kailua). Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Honolulu fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Honolulu takes 8 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Seattle to Honolulu. In November, Honolulu is warmer than Seattle - with highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Wailea.

Things to do in Honolulu

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua
Highlights from your plan
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

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nights
Wailea, Maui

Wailea ©
Wailea is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. Relax by the water at Wailea Beach and Kapalua Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park), Lahaina (Ka'anapali Beach, Napili Beach, & more) and D.T. Fleming Beach Park (in Kapalua). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Ulua Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Black Rock, work some fitness into your day at Wailea Beach Path, and admire the majestic nature at Iao Valley State Monument.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Wailea trip itinerary builder website .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Honolulu to Wailea in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. In November, daytime highs in Wailea are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. On the 19th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wailea

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Lahaina, Kapalua, Haleakala Crater, Iao Valley, Black Rock
Highlights from your plan
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Kapalua Beach ©
Kapalua Beach
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach

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