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:  18​h
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  13​h
3
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
4
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Sydney

3
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disneyland Park in Anaheim--about 38 minutes away. Pack the 2nd (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, and examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip website .

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

6
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 6th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along Rim Trail, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, and appreciate the history behind Powell Point.

To see more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park journey planning website .

Drive from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in October: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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, historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, don't miss a visit to Grand central terminal, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The High Line.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City by combination of bus and flight takes about 13 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, New York City is much hotter at night with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

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

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 19th (Fri) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island, take a memorable ride with Cable Cars, take a stroll through SoMa, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco online journey planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Francisco in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train, flight, and subway; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. In October in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 21st (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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