16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Drive:  20​h 30​min
1
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

4
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.
Visiting Cathedral Beach Picnic Area and Taft Point will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, hike along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, stroll through Nevada Falls Loop, and explore the striking landscape of Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park online trip builder .

Melbourne, Australia to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, subway, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Pacific Standard Time is minus 18 hours. While traveling from Melbourne, expect much warmer days and about the same nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

4
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.
Get outdoors at Artist Point and Yellowstone National Park. The adventure continues: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, take a memorable drive along Lamar Valley, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Butte Overlook, and take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park online itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, expect Yellowstone National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 22°C and 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get outdoors at Alcatraz Island and Fort Funston National Park. Head to Exploratorium and Union Squarefor plenty of shopping. Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, don't miss a visit to The Embarcadero, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary maker site .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, plan for much hotter nights in San Francisco, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fort Funston National Park ©
Fort Funston National Park
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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