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
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  11​h 45​min
3
Orlando, Florida
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
4
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
5
Grand Teton National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
8
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

1
night
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 13th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Getty Center and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier and then make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles day trip site .

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. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in September, expect Los Angeles to be much hotter, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, and get great views at Pipe Creek Vista.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker app .

Getting from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, around 7°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

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

2
nights
Orlando, Florida

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.
Pack the 18th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Walt Disney World Resort, take in a show at Happily Ever After Fireworks, make an unforgettable trip to Avatar Flight of Passage, and get your game on at The Escape Game Orlando.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Orlando planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Orlando in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Orlando, with highs around 37°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Nightlife
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 ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

4
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, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read New York City route planner .

You can fly from Orlando to New York City in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Orlando in September: high temperatures in New York City hover around 31°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Teton National Park.

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
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): admire the verdant scenery at Potholes Turnout, Grand Teton National Park, explore and take pictures at 42-mile Scenic Loop Drive, and then identify plant and animal life at Grand Teton. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Glacier View Turnout, then trek along Taggart Lake, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Group, and finally trek along Cascade Canyon Trail.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Teton National Park vacation maker app .

You can fly from New York City to Grand Teton National Park in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. While traveling from New York City, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Grand Teton National Park, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail
Taggart Lake ©
Taggart Lake

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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, trails, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, make a trip to Artist Point, take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Yellowstone National Park fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 1.5 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in September; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 18°C and lows reach 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

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: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

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

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 3rd (Sat), stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, then take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, and then explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Honolulu trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from San Francisco to Honolulu by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in October, with highs in Honolulu at 36°C and lows at 27°C. On the 4th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

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

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