22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  11​h 15​min
3
New York City
— 3 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
— 3 nights
Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Brisbane

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get in touch with nature at Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Visit City Lights Booksellers and The Embarcadero for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Union Square, hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and take a stroll around Chinese Culture Center.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read San Francisco day trip planner.

Brisbane, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and subway. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to San Francisco is minus 18 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Brisbane in November: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 20°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

5
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.
Get some cultural insight at Yosemite Museum Gallery and Yosemite Cemetery. Escape the urban bustle at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area and Glacier Point. Spend the 16th (Sat) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, get great views at Tunnel View, explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To find reviews and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park tour itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in November, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be colder, around -8°C, while days are little chillier, around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fifth Avenue and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Step out of the city life by going to Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge and Narwhal Yacht Charters. Take a break from New York City with a short trip to Bronx Zoo in Bronx, about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Times Square, contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial, admire the natural beauty at Hallett Nature Sanctuary, and explore the activities along The Pond.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to New York City by combination of car, flight, and bus takes about 11.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in November, plan for much hotter nights in New York City, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Bronx Zoo, Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

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.
Get outdoors at Grand Canyon National Park and Rim Trail. On the 26th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along Tonto Trail, look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace, and get great views at Powell Point.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park online travel route planner .

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from New York City in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much colder in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows of -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can 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
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

3
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.
Shop till you drop at The Strip and Barneys New York. There's much more to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, don't miss a visit to Paris Las Vegas, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 23°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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