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:  20​h
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  9​h
3
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Miami
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Houston
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
8
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
9
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Sydney

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, and then examine the collection at The Museum of Flight.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle vacation planner .

Sydney, Australia to Seattle is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Seattle due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Seattle are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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.
When in Yellowstone National Park, make a side trip to see Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park, approximately 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, hike along Artist Point, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Washburn.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park travel planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Seattle in September: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

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
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Central Park, go for a walk through Times Square, examine the collection at New York Public Library, and admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the New York City journey site .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to New York City in 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 September, expect nights in New York City to be warmer, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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

2
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
On the 22nd (Tue), explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Washington DC online vacation maker .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in September, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

1
night
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
On the 24th (Thu), examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, examine the collection at Lock & Load Museum, then browse the different shops at Lincoln Road, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Miami visit site .

Fly from Washington DC to Miami in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Washington DC in September: high temperatures in Miami hover around 38°C and lows are around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in Miami

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Miami Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Museum ©
Lock & Load Museum
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

1
night
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Glenwood Cemetery, get your game on at Escape Hunt, then stop by Museum of Printing History, and finally learn about all things military at Commemorative Air Force - Houston Wing.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Houston trip itinerary builder tool .

Fly from Miami to Houston in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In September, daily temperatures in Houston can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Escape Hunt ©
Escape Hunt
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery
Museum of Printing History ©
Museum of Printing History

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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sat): see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory and then discover the magic at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Sun): get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood and then examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles vacation maker app .

You can fly from Houston to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Houston to Los Angeles, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Houston in September, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, and explore the world behind art at Yosemite Museum Gallery.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park driving holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Thu): steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, then contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and then take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco holiday planning site .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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