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 + Drive:  19​h 30​min
1
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
3
Sedona
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Page
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 15​min
5
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
6
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Sydney

3
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Taft Point and Olmsted Point. Take a break from the city and head to Panorama Trail and El Capitan. The adventure continues: trek along Tuolumne Meadows, stroll through Nevada Falls Loop, take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, and take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park vacation maker tool .

Sydney, Australia to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, subway, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Yosemite National Park is minus 18 hours. When traveling from Sydney in October, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 22°C by day to -2°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Castle Geyser and Artist Point. Take a break from the city and head to Hayden Valley and Lamar Valley. Change things up with a short trip to Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center in West Yellowstone (about 54 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, stroll through Natural Bridge Trail, and get great views at Lookout Point.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip planning tool .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 10 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Grizzly and Wolf Discovery Center
Highlights from your plan
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Step out of the city life by going to Cathedral Rock and Airport Mesa. Go for a jaunt from Sedona to Williams to see Bearizona Wildlife Park about 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), take in the dramatic natural features at Bell Rock, explore the stunning scenery at Oak Creek Canyon, and hike along Devil's Bridge Trail.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Sedona trip planner .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Sedona by combination of car, flight, and taxi takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, things will get much warmer in Sedona: highs are around 29°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Bearizona Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Oak Creek Canyon ©
Oak Creek Canyon
Devil's Bridge Trail ©
Devil's Bridge Trail
Airport Mesa ©
Airport Mesa

4
nights
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Cape Royal and Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. Escape the urban bustle at Navajo Bridge and Antelope Canyon. Venture out of the city with trips to Grand Canyon South Rim (in Grand Canyon National Park) and Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park (in Monument Valley). Next up on the itinerary: hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Page trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Sedona to Page takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. In October, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Page

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Grand Canyon National Park, Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Navajo Bridge ©
Navajo Bridge

3
nights
Hilo, Island of Hawaii

Hilo ©
One of the island of Hawaii's major towns, Hilo contains a mix of Asian and Polynesian cultures and is known for its proximity to a national park encompassing two active volcanoes.
Escape the urban bustle at Kilauea Iki Trailhead and Mauna Kea. Discover out-of-the-way places like Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku) and Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Hilo: Saddle Road (in Kailua-Kona) and Jagger Museum (in Volcano). There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Akaka Falls State Park, take in the dramatic scenery at Rainbow Falls, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Hilo day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Page to Hilo takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Page to Hilo. Traveling from Page in October, things will get a bit warmer in Hilo: highs are around 34°C and lows about 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Kailua-Kona, Jagger Museum, Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden ©
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku) ©
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku)

3
nights
Lahaina, Maui

Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Keep things going the next day: get interesting insight from Tours, then don't miss a visit to Lahaina Banyan Court, then wander the streets of Lahaina Front Street, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Ho'okipa Beach Park.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Lahaina trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Hilo to Lahaina in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. In October, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 24th (Sat), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Ho'okipa Beach Park, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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