24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + ferry:  23​h
1
Ketchikan
— Few hours
ferry + Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Juneau
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Sitka
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  11​h 15​min
5
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  11​h 15​min
6
Monument Valley
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
9
Anaheim
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
10
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Sydney


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Ketchikan

Ketchikan ©
The narrow city of Ketchikan clings to the bluffs that form Revillagigedo Island's southwestern shore.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of Creek Street and then immerse yourself in nature at Totem Bight State Historical Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Ketchikan itinerary maker website .

Sydney, Australia to Ketchikan is an approximately 23-hour combination of flight and ferry. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Ketchikan is minus 19 hours. In June in Ketchikan, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Juneau.

Things to do in Ketchikan

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Totem Bight State Historical Park ©
Totem Bight State Historical Park
Creek Street ©
Creek Street

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Juneau

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): explore the activities along Tracy Arm Fjord. Here are some ideas for day two: get outside with Northern Passages and Glacier Bay and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Juneau online holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Ketchikan to Juneau takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Juneau can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve.

Things to do in Juneau

Outdoors Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Tracy Arm Fjord ©
Tracy Arm Fjord
Northern Passages and Glacier Bay ©
Northern Passages and Glacier Bay

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Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve ©
Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve provides a glimpse of what much of the planet looked like when it emerged from the Ice Age.
On the 3rd (Wed), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Juneau to Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve with the Route module. In July, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Sitka.

Things to do in Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve

Wildlife Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Bay National Park & Preserve ©

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night
Sitka

Sitka ©
The City and Borough of Sitka, formerly Novo-Arkhangelsk, or New Archangel under Russian rule, is a unified city-borough located on Baranof Island and the southern half of Chichagof Island in the Alexander Archipelago of the Pacific Ocean (part of the Alaska Panhandle), in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Alaska Raptor Center, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then explore and take pictures at Sitka National Historic Park/Totem Park.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sitka trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve to Sitka with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in July, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Sitka

Wildlife Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Alaska Raptor Center ©
Alaska Raptor Center
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Do some cultural sightseeing at 9/11 Memorial and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Central Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Sitka to New York City takes 11.5 hours. Traveling from Sitka to New York City, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Sitka in July: highs in New York City hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Monument Valley.

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
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

1
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Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. On the 9th (Tue), don't miss a visit to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Monument Valley day trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Monument Valley takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from New York City in July since evenings lows in Monument Valley dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Rim Trail and Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along South Kaibab Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at North Kaibab Trail, and contemplate the long history of Hermit's Rest.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park attractions planning app .

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park takes 3.5 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Monument Valley in July: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 34°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): enjoy some diversion at Viva Las Vegas Wedding Chapel and then immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to The Strip, then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and then push the limits with an extreme tour.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas journey planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July: highs in Las Vegas hover around 47°C, while lows dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Family-friendly places like Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Oak Canyon Nature Center, make a trip to Downtown Disney, and pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Cathedral.

To find photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Anaheim trip maker app .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to Anaheim in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect Anaheim to be a bit cooler, temps between 35°C and 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can take a train to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Trails Wildlife

Side Trip

Christ Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Oak Canyon Nature Center ©
Oak Canyon Nature Center

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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.
Santa Monica Pier and Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park will appeal to history buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Will Rogers State Beach and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Pack the 20th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and have fun and explore at Travel Town.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles road trip tool .

Los Angeles is very close to Anaheim. In July in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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