39 days in United States Itinerary

39 days in United States Itinerary

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39 days in United States Itinerary

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

8
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.
You've now added Madison Square Garden to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, take a stroll through Times Square, admire the striking features of Empire State Building, and enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock Observation Deck.

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 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Parks, #Neighborhoods
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American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

5
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Santa Monica Pier as well as Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica Beach, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay.

Before you visit Los Angeles, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from New York City to Los Angeles in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Los Angeles, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in November, with highs in Los Angeles at 28°C and lows at 15°C. You will leave for Anaheim on the 28th (Wed).

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

2
days
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): see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then get in on the family fun at Disney California Adventure Park. Here are some ideas for day two: discover the magic at Downtown Disney, have some family-friendly fun at Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center, and then make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Anaheim trip itinerary maker website .

Anaheim is very close to Los Angeles. November in Anaheim sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Anaheim

#Theme Parks, #Outdoors, #Tours

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

2
days
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 1st (Sat), look for gifts at Cerreta Candy Co.. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Desert Botanical Garden.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Phoenix road trip planning site .

Getting from Anaheim to Phoenix by combination of bus and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Anaheim to Phoenix, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. December in Phoenix sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. 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

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Museums

Side Trip

Cerreta Candy Co.
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Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Cerreta Candy Co. ©
Cerreta Candy Co.

1
day
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 7°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

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

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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, casinos, historic sites, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, have fun at Battlefield Vegas, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas holiday planner .

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 difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (16°C), and nights are much hotter (4°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Bakersfield.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Fun & Games, #Museums, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
The Roller Coaster ©
The Roller Coaster

1
day
Bakersfield

Bakersfield
Bakersfield is a city in California, United States, and the county seat of Kern County. On the 7th (Fri), stroll through California Area Living Museum (CALM).

To find photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Bakersfield online day trip planner .

Drive from Las Vegas to Bakersfield in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In December, daily temperatures in Bakersfield can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Bakersfield

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums

1
day
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 Death Valley National Park to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 5.5 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Death Valley National Park in December: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around 7°C and lows are 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
days
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
days
Monterey

Monterey
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 13th (Thu), take a leisurely stroll along Old Fisherman's Wharf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos State Reserve.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Monterey trip simple and quick.

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 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Monterey

#Beaches, #Trails, #Parks

Side Trip

Point Lobos State Reserve

1
day
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.
On the 15th (Sat), learn about winemaking at Jaffurs Wine Cellars and then make a trip to Old Mission Santa Barbara.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara trip planner .

Traveling by car from Monterey to Santa Barbara takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. December in Santa Barbara sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

#Historic Sites, #Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Jaffurs Wine Cellars ©
Jaffurs Wine Cellars

few
hours
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): explore the galleries of La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles vacation planning site .

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, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 11°C in Los Angeles. On the 16th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Childrens Museums, #Museums, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum

4
days
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.
Honolulu is known for nature, beaches, museums, adventure, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: pause for some photo ops at USS Arizona Memorial, stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, appreciate the views at Nuuanu Pali Lookout, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Diamond Head State Monument.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Honolulu trip app .

Getting from Los Angeles to Honolulu by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Honolulu. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in December, with highs in Honolulu at 32°C and lows at 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Honolulu

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Nuuanu Pali Lookout
Highlights from your plan
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve ©
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

few
hours
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
You've now added Santa Monica Pier to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier and then engage your brain at California Science Center.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder app .

You can fly from Honolulu to Los Angeles in 8 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. While traveling from Honolulu, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Childrens Museums, #Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
California Science Center ©
California Science Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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