22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 night
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
3
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
5
New York City
— 2 nights
6
San Diego
— 1 night
7
Santa Monica
— 1 night
8
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights

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Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, thenexplore and take pictures at Diamond Head State Monument, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls and then enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Honolulu trip itinerary planner.

Sydney, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -20 hour difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Sydney in June, with highs in Honolulu at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Appreciate the collections at Exploratorium and Musee Mecanique. Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Ghirardelli Squarefor some retail therapy. The adventure continues: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, wander the streets of Union Square, and head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to San Francisco takes 8 hours. Traveling from Honolulu to San Francisco, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Honolulu in June: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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nights
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Escape the urban bustle at Virginia Falls and Iceberg Lake Trail. Spend the 29th (Sat) exploring nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier, hike along Piegan Pass, stroll through Highline Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Jackson Glacier Overlook.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Glacier National Park trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from San Francisco to Glacier National Park in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect a bit cooler with lows of °C in Glacier National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

2
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.
Kids will enjoy Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Lower Geyser Basin. Step out of the city life by going to Old Faithful and Grand Prismatic Spring. Next up on the itinerary: take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Glacier National Park in July, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at °C and lows at °C. You will leave for New York City on the 4th (Thu).

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Bring the kids along to Central Park and Times Square. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at 9/11 Memorial, take a stroll through Fifth Avenue, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the New York City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to New York City takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Yellowstone National Park to New York City due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in New York City, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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night
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego and then get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo. Keep things going the next day: admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and then shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the San Diego tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to San Diego takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in July, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Santa Monica.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Trails
Highlights from your plan
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Maritime Museum of San Diego ©
Maritime Museum of San Diego

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Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
On the 10th (Wed), hunt for treasures at Santa Monica Farmers Market, get curious at Camera Obscura, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, thenwander the streets of Montana Avenue, and finally shop like a local with Third Street Promenade.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Santa Monica online driving holiday planner.

Getting from San Diego to Santa Monica by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train and tram. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Montana Avenue ©
Montana Avenue
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ansel Adams Gallery and Yosemite Museum Gallery. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Glacier Point and Panorama Trail. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Four Mile Trail, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, and explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Santa Monica to Yosemite National Park takes 14 hours. Traveling from Santa Monica in July, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are slightly colder (°C). You'll have a few hours on the 14th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

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