23 days in Continental USA Itinerary

23 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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23 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
3
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
5
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Melbourne

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. On the next day, get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles. When traveling from Melbourne in June, plan for much warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 30°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

4
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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, trails, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and take some stellar pictures from Observation Point Trail.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Yellowstone National Park. When traveling from Los Angeles in June, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 1°C at night. You'll set off for New York City on the 2nd (Mon).

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park, don't miss a visit to Empire State Building, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, and learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City online trip planner .

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. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Yellowstone National Park to New York City due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July: highs in New York City hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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 7th (Sat), get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then ponder the world of politics at White House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Washington DC travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. July in Washington DC sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

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

4
nights
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.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, try to win big at Casino at the Venetian, and see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Las Vegas takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. In July, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer than Washington DC - with highs of 47°C and lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, have fun and explore at Exploratorium, wander the streets of SoMa, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco travel route planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in July, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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