19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly + Drive:  26​h
1
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  12​h 15​min
2
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Ogunquit
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Rockland
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 30​min
6
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: Adelaide


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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Taft Point and El Capitan. Get in touch with nature at Panorama Trail and Tioga Pass. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, trek along Nevada Falls Loop, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, and get great views at Tunnel View.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder website .

Adelaide, Australia to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) (ACST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -17 hour difference. Traveling from Adelaide in July, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are much hotter, around 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park and Canalside. Escape the urban bustle at Cave of the Winds and Niagara Falls. When in Niagara Falls, make a side trip to see Kazoo Factory, Museum, & Gift Shop of Eden in Eden, approximately 56 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, get outside with Niagara Jet Adventures, take in panoramic vistas at Niagara Falls Observation Tower, and admire the sheer force of The Falls of Carillon.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Niagara Falls takes 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and train; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Yosemite National Park to Niagara Falls due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Niagara Falls, with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Buffalo, Kazoo Factory, Museum, & Gift Shop of Eden, Niagara Jet Adventures, The Falls of Carillon
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Niagara Jet Adventures ©
Niagara Jet Adventures

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Woodbury Common Premium Outlets and Chelsea Market. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library. There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and take a stroll through SoHo.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our New York City trip tool .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to New York City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Niagara Falls in July, New York City is a bit warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can drive to Ogunquit.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Woodbury Common Premium Outlets ©
Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

1
night
Ogunquit

Ogunquit ©
Ogunquit means "beautiful place by the sea" in the language of the Native Americans who inhabited the region long ago, and this remains an accurate description of this holiday destination today.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Ogunquit Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Marginal Way Walkway, and then explore the striking landscape at Perkins Cove.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Ogunquit online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from New York City to Ogunquit in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New York City in July; daily highs in Ogunquit reach 32°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Rockland.

Things to do in Ogunquit

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Ogunquit Beach ©
Ogunquit Beach
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Perkins Cove ©
Perkins Cove

1
night
Rockland

Rockland ©
Rockland is a city in Knox County, Maine, in the United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): stop by Maine State Prison Store, then enjoy the sea views from Rockland Breakwater Light, then see the interesting displays at Owls Head Transportation Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at Farnsworth Art Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Rockland journey builder tool .

Getting from Ogunquit to Rockland by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Ogunquit in August: highs in Rockland hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Rockland

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Maine State Prison Store, Owls Head Transportation Museum
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Rockland Breakwater Light ©
Rockland Breakwater Light
Farnsworth Art Museum ©
Farnsworth Art Museum
Owls Head Transportation Museum ©
Owls Head Transportation Museum

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Armstrong Redwood State Reserve and Marin Headlands. California State Railroad Museum and de Young Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley), Crocker Art Museum (in Sacramento) and Charles M. Schulz Museum (in Santa Rosa). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, see the interesting displays at Golden State Model Railroad Museum, hike along Lands End, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip builder tool .

You can fly from Rockland to San Francisco in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. In August, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Sacramento, Marin Headlands, Charles M. Schulz Museum, Golden State Model Railroad Museum, Muir Woods National Monument
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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