39 days in United States Itinerary

39 days in United States Itinerary

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39 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + bus:  26​h
1
New York City
— 8 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  30​min
3
Anaheim
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Phoenix
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
7
Bakersfield
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
8
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
9
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Monterey
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
11
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
12
Los Angeles
— Few hours
Fly:  7​h 45​min
13
Honolulu
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
14
Los Angeles
— Few hours
Fly:  18​h
End: Sydney

8
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.
You've added One World Observatory - World Trade Center, 9/11 Memorial, Dumbo, and other attractions to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, take a stroll through Times Square, take in the pleasant sights at The High Line, and learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read New York City online visit planner .

Sydney, Australia to New York City is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to New York City is minus 15 hours. Expect colder weather when traveling from Sydney in November: highs in New York City hover around 16°C, while lows dip to 7°C. On the 23rd (Fri), you'll travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

#Neighborhoods, #Museums, #Parks

Side Trip

Dumbo
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

5
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood, Universal Studios Hollywood and Starline Tours. And it doesn't end there: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica Beach, Head underground at Bronson Caves, and contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip builder website .

You can fly from New York City to Los Angeles in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Los Angeles is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New York City in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 28°C and lows about 15°C. On the 28th (Wed), you're off toAnaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Tours, #Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica State Beach, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood
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Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

3
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Downtown Disney, Disney California Adventure Park and Disneyland Park. Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): discover the magic at Disney California Adventure Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: try out the rides at Downtown Disney and then discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Anaheim tour builder site .

Anaheim is very close to Los Angeles. In November, daytime highs in Anaheim are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Anaheim

#Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Phoenix vacation maker website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Anaheim to Phoenix takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Anaheim to Phoenix. In December, daily temperatures in Phoenix can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 2nd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Phoenix

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Phoenix to Grand Canyon National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Phoenix in December, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 8°C and lows at -11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Nature, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hoover Dam, KA by Cirque du Soleil and Caesars Palace. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, enjoy some diversion at Battlefield Vegas, and get your game on at The Roller Coaster.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can 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 take a shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bakersfield.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Fun & Games, #Parks, #Nightlife

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas
The Roller Coaster ©
The Roller Coaster
KA by Cirque du Soleil ©
KA by Cirque du Soleil

1
night
Bakersfield

Bakersfield
Bakersfield is a city in California, United States, and the county seat of Kern County. For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Bakersfield day trip planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Bakersfield in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In December in Bakersfield, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 4°C at night. On the 8th (Sat), you're off toYosemite National Park.

Things to do in Bakersfield

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Tours

1
night
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 8th (Sat): stroll through Wawona Meadow.

Plan a Yosemite National Park trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Getting from Bakersfield to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. When traveling from Bakersfield in December, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 9°C, while nights are colder with lows around -11°C. On the 9th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Trails, #Parks, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Wawona Meadow ©
Wawona Meadow

4
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, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and stroll through Golden Gate Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco tour itinerary maker .

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. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in December, you will find days in San Francisco are somewhat warmer (17°C), and nights are much hotter (8°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
nights
Monterey

Monterey
Monterey is a city in the U.S. To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Monterey journey maker website .

You can drive from San Francisco to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In December in Monterey, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 7°C at night. You will leave for Santa Barbara on the 15th (Sat).

Things to do in Monterey

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

1
night
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Plan my Santa Barbara trip by asking Inpirock to come up with tips and suggestions.

You can drive from Monterey to Santa Barbara in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in December, and nighttime lows around 5°C. You will leave for Los Angeles on the 16th (Sun).

Things to do in Santa Barbara

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

few
hours
Los Angeles

Los Angeles
To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles route planner .

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Barbara in December, Los Angeles is a bit warmer at night with lows of 11°C. You will leave for Honolulu on the 16th (Sun).

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

5
nights
Honolulu

Honolulu
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Honolulu trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of tram and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in December, with highs in Honolulu at 32°C and lows at 24°C. On the 21st (Fri), you'll travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Honolulu

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Parks

few
hours
Los Angeles

Los Angeles
For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles online vacation planner .

You can fly from Honolulu to Los Angeles in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and tram. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Honolulu in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Los Angeles, with highs around 24°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 11°C. On the 21st (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

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