22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Wellington
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
2
Orlando, Florida
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
New York City
— 5 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Drive:  9​h
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Wellington

2
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.
Attractions like Disneyland Park and Griffith Observatory make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim--about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier and explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Los Angeles using our trip planner.

Wellington, New Zealand to Los Angeles is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, taxi, and flight. You'll gain 20 hours traveling from Wellington to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Wellington in September, expect nights in Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, around 22°C, while days are warmer, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

3
nights
Orlando, Florida

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 1st (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. Pack the 28th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Discovery Cove.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Orlando trip builder site .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Orlando takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Orlando. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, Orlando is a bit warmer at night with lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

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.
Kids will enjoy Central Park and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and contemplate the long history of Ellis Island.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the New York City itinerary tool .

Getting from Orlando to New York City by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Orlando in October, with highs in New York City at 24°C and lows at 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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.
Step out of Yellowstone National Park to go to Grand Teton National Park and see Grand Teton, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. On the 9th (Fri), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, hike along Artist Point, and take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip maker tool .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Yellowstone National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park is minus 2 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from New York City in October: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 9°C and lows are around -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn

2
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, then meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Space Needle, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then appreciate the history behind Fremont Troll, then meet the residents at Woodland Park Zoo, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Seattle trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle by combination of car and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Seattle Aquarium ©
Seattle Aquarium
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Bring the kids along to Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco road trip website .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Seattle in October, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 15°C. On the 15th (Thu), you're off tohome.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Childrens Museums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

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