23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
3
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
4
Miami
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
New York City
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  9​h
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
7
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
8
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Auckland

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Do your shopping at Exploratorium and Ferry Building Marketplace. Take a break from the city and head to Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of Marina District, go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, and get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Steps.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco planning site .

Auckland, New Zealand to San Francisco is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Auckland to San Francisco is minus 20 hours. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Auckland in December; daily highs in San Francisco reach 17°C and lows reach 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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.
Visiting Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area and Glacier Point will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, hike along Tuolumne Meadows, hit the slopes at Curry Village Ice Rink, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in December, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be much colder, around -11°C, while days are little chillier, around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
North Dome ©
North Dome

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 26th (Thu): look for gifts at Barneys New York, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, then don't miss a visit to The Strip, and finally admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio. On the next day, examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 16°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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 28th (Sat), shop like a local with Aventura Mall, take a stroll through Lincoln Road, and then examine the collection at Lock & Load Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Art Deco Historic District, take a stroll through Collins Avenue, then enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, and finally explore the galleries of The Wolfsonian - Florida International University.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Miami travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Miami by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. In December, Miami is much hotter than Las Vegas - with highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Aventura Mall
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Museum ©
Lock & Load Museum
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
South Beach ©
South Beach

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.
Head to Fifth Avenue and Tiffany & Co.for some retail therapy. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, admire the striking features of Empire State Building, and see the interesting displays at 9/11 Memorial.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the New York City online visit planner .

Fly from Miami to New York City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Miami in December; daily highs in New York City reach 10°C and lows reach 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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.
Get outdoors at Mount Washburn and Elephant Back Mountain. Step out of Yellowstone National Park to go to Grand Teton National Park and see Grand Teton, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and identify plant and animal life at Hayden Valley.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park route planner .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Yellowstone National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New York City, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of -5°C to lows of -20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, and finally stop by Elliott Bay Book Company.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Seattle trip planning website .

Do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. In January, Seattle is warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Seattle

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

3
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Waikiki Beach and Kailua Beach Park. Visiting Sunset Beach Park and Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Honolulu to Haleiwa to see Waimea Bay about 54 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, and go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Honolulu trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Seattle to Honolulu in 8 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Honolulu is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Seattle in January, things will get much hotter in Honolulu: highs are around 32°C and lows about 22°C. On the 10th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

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