51 days in Continental USA Itinerary

51 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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51 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  21​h
1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h 15​min
4
Great Smoky Mountains National Park
— 5 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  4​h 30​min
5
Orlando
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 45​min
6
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
8
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
+2
bus + shuttle + Fly:  6​h 45​min
9
Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h
10
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Adelaide

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Family-friendly places like Exploratorium and Crissy Field will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, stroll through Golden Gate Park, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and take a memorable ride with Cable Cars.

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Adelaide, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 17 hours traveling from Adelaide to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Adelaide in June, with highs in San Francisco at 25°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Childrens Museums, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

4
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.
Family-friendly places like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden & Dolphin Habitat will thrill your kids. Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: add some entertainment to your itinerary with Bellagio Fountains, try to win big at The Venetian, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas road trip planning app .

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect Las Vegas to be much hotter, temps between 45°C and 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Fun & Games, #Casinos

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan

6
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.
On the 13th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Hopi Point, make a trip to Powell Point, and stroll through North Kaibab Trail.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park online driving holiday planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around 5°C, while days are little chillier, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

5
nights
Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Great Smoky Mountains National Park contains some of the highest mountains east of the Mississippi River, but it's the ease of access that makes this national park the United States' most visited.
Bring the kids along to Roaring Fork and River Rafting & Tubing. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Chimneys Picnic Area, explore the striking landscape at Chimney Tops, take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, and trek along Grotto Falls Trail.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Great Smoky Mountains National Park online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Great Smoky Mountains National Park takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, expect much warmer with lows of 22°C in Great Smoky Mountains National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Great Smoky Mountains National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Sugarlands Distilling Company, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area

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.
Attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Magic Kingdom Park make great kid-friendly stops. Pack the 25th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. And it doesn't end there: cool off at Discovery Cove, find something for the whole family at Epcot, and make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Orlando trip itinerary builder site .

You can do a combination of flight, taxi, and train from Great Smoky Mountains National Park to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Great Smoky Mountains National Park in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Orlando, with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) 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
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

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.
Attractions like Central Park and American Museum of Natural History make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of New York City to go to Bronx and see Bronx Zoo, which is approximately 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, make a trip to Grand central terminal, get engrossed in the history at Ellis Island, and take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock Observation Deck.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the New York City journey planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Orlando to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Orlando in June: high temperatures in New York City hover around 31°C and lows are around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo

4
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Bring the kids along to National Air and Space Museum and National Zoological Park. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, and pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Washington DC trip planner .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums, #Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

6
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Grand Teton and Lamar Valley. On the 11th (Thu), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, trek along Artist Point, and enjoy breathtaking views from Observation Point Trail.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park online tour itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park in 9.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park is minus 2 hours. While traveling from Washington DC, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

4
nights
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.
Attractions like Pike Place Market and The Museum of Flight make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, admire all the interesting features of Safeco Field, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Woodland Park Zoo, and take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Seattle holiday builder site .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle by combination of taxi and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Seattle, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Seattle

#Parks, #Museums, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Bellevue Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Seattle Aquarium ©
Seattle Aquarium
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

4
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.
Attractions like USS Arizona Memorial and Kailua Beach Park make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Honolulu side-trips: Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park & Waimea Bay). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls, and admire the majestic nature at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Honolulu trip itinerary website .

Fly from Seattle to Honolulu in 8 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Seattle in July; daily highs in Honolulu reach 36°C and lows reach 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

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

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