23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
4
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h
5
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Melbourne


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3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and explore the engaging exhibits at Travel Town.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip maker tool .

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles. In September, Los Angeles is much hotter than Melbourne - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

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 shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planning tool .

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in September: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): hike along South Kaibab Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Bright Angel Trail and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip maker .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in September, expect little chillier with lows of 7°C in Grand Canyon National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

6
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.
When in New York City, make a side trip to see Bronx Zoo in Bronx, approximately 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll around Central Park, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and go for a walk through Times Square.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City journey maker .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City in 12.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

4
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.
Orlando is known for theme parks, nightlife, fun & games, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort, try out the rides at Happily Ever After Fireworks, find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, and experience the excitement of The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Orlando route planning app .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Orlando takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in October: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 34°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©

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