16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Dallas
— Few hours
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Chicago
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 1 night
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Houston
— 1 day
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
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San Francisco
— 3 nights

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Dallas

Dallas

Big D

One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
For photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Dallas trip builder site.

Adelaide, Australia to Dallas is an approximately 23-hour flight. You'll gain 15.5 hours traveling from Adelaide to Dallas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Adelaide in October, expect Dallas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 19°C. You'll set off for Chicago on the 10th (Wed).

Things to do in Dallas

Nightlife · Fun & Games · Parks · Museums

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Chicago

Chicago ©

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): take in some culture at Bengtson's Pumpkin Fest and then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago. Here are some ideas for day two: see where the action happens at Wrigley Field, then have some family-friendly fun at Bad Axe Throwing, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip planner.

You can fly from Dallas to Chicago in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dallas in October, things will get a bit cooler in Chicago: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Events · Museums · Fun & Games · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Bengtson's Pumpkin Fest ©
Bengtson's Pumpkin Fest
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago

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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): admire the striking features of Empire State Building, make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and then snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read New York City trip planner.

You can fly from Chicago to New York City in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to New York City due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Chicago in October, with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · 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

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Houston

Houston

Bayou City

Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Houston attractions planning tool.

You can fly from New York City to Houston in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and subway. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In October, Houston is a bit warmer than New York City - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. On the 15th (Mon), you'll travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Houston

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Nightlife

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Grand Canyon South Rim and South Kaibab Trail. On the 17th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Rim Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, shop like a local with Lookout Studio, and get great views at Powell Point.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park visit planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Houston to Grand Canyon National Park in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Houston in October, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (22°C), and nights are much colder (0°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): make a trip to Olmsted Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. On the 20th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hike along Panorama Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome.

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Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park by combination of bus and flight takes about 13.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Yosemite National Park are 22°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Bring the kids along to Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

For photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco journey planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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