40 days in United States Itinerary

40 days in United States Itinerary

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40 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
Carlsbad Caverns National Park
— 2 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + taxi + train:  9​h
5
Orlando
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 45​min
6
New York City
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h
7
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
8
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Sydney

5
nights
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: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, admire all the interesting features of AT&T Park, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

Plan my day in San Francisco using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Sydney in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Tours, #Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

6
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, trek along Nevada Falls Loop, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, and explore and take pictures at Tioga Pass.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip planner .

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. Traveling from San Francisco in June, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are a bit cooler (5°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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.
Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disneyland Park in Anaheim--about 30 minutes away. Pack the 1st (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Getty Center, explore the different monuments and memorials at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park, don't miss a visit to Walt Disney Concert Hall, and partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles vacation site .

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. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, expect warmer with lows of 19°C in Los Angeles. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Wed) before leaving for Carlsbad Caverns National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

2
nights
Carlsbad Caverns National Park

Carlsbad Caverns National Park ©
The canyons, cacti, and thorny bushes of the southern New Mexico desert hide one of the U.S.'s great subterranean geological wonders, Carlsbad Caverns National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): Head underground at King's Palace, then surround yourself with nature on Carlsbad Caverns Natural Entrance Tour, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Big Room.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Carlsbad Caverns National Park trip itinerary app .

Getting from Los Angeles to Carlsbad Caverns National Park by combination of flight and taxi takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect nights in Carlsbad Caverns National Park to be about the same, around 25°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 42°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Carlsbad Caverns National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
Highlights from your plan

5
nights
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.
Pack the 7th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 9th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Magic Kingdom Park, make a splash at Discovery Cove, and laugh and play at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Orlando trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car, flight, taxi, and train from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to Orlando takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Carlsbad Caverns National Park to Orlando due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Carlsbad Caverns National Park in July, expect nights in Orlando to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

#Theme Parks, #Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park

6
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, get great views at Top of the Rock Observation Deck, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read New York City day trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Orlando to New York City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. While traveling from Orlando, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

3
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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, stop by Faulkner House Books, and stroll through New Orleans City Park.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans online travel planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to New Orleans in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to New Orleans. When traveling from New York City in July, plan for slightly colder days in New Orleans, with highs around 31°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 31°C. On the 20th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New Orleans

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
New Orleans City Park ©
New Orleans City Park
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter

6
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.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy some music at Bellagio Fountains, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, take a stroll through The Strip, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas day trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Las Vegas takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New Orleans to Las Vegas. Traveling from New Orleans in July, you will find days in Las Vegas are much hotter (47°C), and nights are about the same (32°C). You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Fun & Games, #Casinos, #Parks

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

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