19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  19​h 30​min
1
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Bus:  9​h
4
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  10​h
5
Page
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  11​h 30​min
6
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Sydney

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Glacier Point and Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias. There's much more to do: get great views at Tunnel View, take in the dramatic natural features at Lembert Dome, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Four Mile Trail.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park online driving holiday planner .

Sydney, Australia to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 19.5-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 when traveling from Sydney to Yosemite National Park is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Sydney in October, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit cooler (22°C), and nights are much colder (-2°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

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Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Historic Sites Parks
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

3
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 discover tucked-away gems like Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and West Thumb Geyser Basin. Go for a jaunt from Yellowstone National Park to West Yellowstone to see Yellowstone River about 1h 15 min away. Spend the 12th (Sat) exploring nature at Old Faithful Visitor Education Center. There's still lots to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Midway Geyser Basin and take some stellar pictures from Lookout Point.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park vacation builder .

Do a combination of flight and car from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October, Yellowstone National Park is colder than San Francisco - with highs of 9°C and lows of -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Yellowstone River
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Midway Geyser Basin ©
Midway Geyser Basin
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin

2
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Food Tours and Grounds For Sculpture. And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Central Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, stroll around World Trade Center's Liberty Park, and get to know the fascinating history of Brooklyn Heights Promenade.

To find ratings and more tourist information, use the New York City road trip planning site .

Do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October; daily highs in New York City reach 24°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Page.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Tours Historic Sites

Side Trips

Grounds For Sculpture, Brooklyn Heights Promenade
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Food Tours

2
nights
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): take in the views from Navajo Bridge, then admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook, then have fun at Gunfighter Canyon, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon. On your second day here, look for gifts at Big Lake Trading Post and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Page trip planner.

You can fly from New York City to Page in 10 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 York City to Page. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from New York City in October since evenings lows in Page dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Page

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Navajo Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook ©
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook
Navajo Bridge ©
Navajo Bridge

3
nights
Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©
Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Lahaina Banyan Court and Punakea Palms Coconut Farm. Spend the 20th (Sun) exploring the striking scenery along Hana Highway - Road to Hana. There's lots more to do: hike along Kapalua Coastal Trail, enjoy the sand and surf at Ka'anapali Beach, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

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Getting from Page to Lahaina by combination of flight and bus takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Page to Lahaina. When traveling from Page in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Lahaina, with highs around 34°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Hana Highway - Road to Hana
Highlights from your plan
Punakea Palms Coconut Farm ©
Punakea Palms Coconut Farm
Lahaina Banyan Court ©
Lahaina Banyan Court
Kapalua Coastal Trail ©
Kapalua Coastal Trail

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