22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
New York City
— 5 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Sydney

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, examine the collection at de Young Museum, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip maker .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -18 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in June, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Washington DC takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to Washington DC, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, Washington DC is somewhat warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

5
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the New York City route builder tool .

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

3
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 11th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Grandview Point, stroll through Rim Trail, and hike along North Kaibab Trail.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park tour itinerary maker app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park takes 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in July, plan for much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

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
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.
Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and try your luck at Casino at the Venetian.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas road trip planning app .

Do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 47°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 32°C. On the 18th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

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