22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Drive:  20​h 30​min
1
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  9​h
4
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
5
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  11​h 45​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 45​min
8
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

2
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, parks, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, trek along May Lake Trailhead, and stroll through Lembert Dome.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park road trip planning tool .

Melbourne, Australia to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 20.5-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. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Melbourne in June, plan for much hotter days and about the same nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

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

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): examine the collection at de Young Museum, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium and then don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco road trip app .

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, expect nights in San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, around 15°C, while days are slightly colder, around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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.
Spend the 3rd (Fri) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, trek along Artist Point, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lehardy's Rapids.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip website .

You can do a combination of flight and car from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect little chillier with lows of 4°C in Yellowstone National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

2
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, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, get interesting insight from Tours, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary website .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to New York City is 2 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, you will find days in New York City are somewhat warmer (35°C), and nights are much warmer (26°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Orlando.

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 ©

2
nights
Orlando

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.
Have a day of magic on the 8th (Wed) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 10th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Orlando itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Orlando takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In July in Orlando, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
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

2
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 12th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along Rim Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park online trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Orlando to Grand Canyon National Park in 12 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Orlando to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Orlando in July: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

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

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally have some family-friendly fun at The Roller Coaster.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Las Vegas vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

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 when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 47°C by day to 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Roller Coaster ©
The Roller Coaster

2
nights
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.
On the 15th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Diamond Head State Monument, and then steep yourself in history at USS Arizona Memorial. On the 16th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Manoa Falls and then enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Honolulu trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Honolulu takes 9 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect Honolulu to be little chillier, temps between 36°C and 28°C. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Waimea Bay
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

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