25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Dallas
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
San Antonio
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  8​h
3
Truckee
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h
8
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  7​h 45​min
9
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Sydney

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night
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, then see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and then pause for some photo ops at John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Dallas trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Dallas is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Central Standard Time is minus 16 hours. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in August: high temperatures in Dallas hover around 41°C and lows are around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Museums
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Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©
John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza ©
John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza

1
night
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
On the 3rd (Mon), Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, then find something for the whole family at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, and then pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the San Antonio road trip planning tool .

You can fly from Dallas to San Antonio in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Truckee.

Things to do in San Antonio

Nature Parks Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
Six Flags Fiesta Texas ©
Six Flags Fiesta Texas
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral ©
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral

2
nights
Truckee

Truckee ©
Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. Get out of town with these interesting Truckee side-trips: Sand Harbor (in Incline Village) and Vikingsholm (in South Lake Tahoe). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Emerald Bay State Park, stroll through West End Beach, take a stroll through Historic Downtown Truckee, and get interesting insight from Tours.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Truckee trip planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from San Antonio to Truckee. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from San Antonio in August, expect nights in Truckee to be cooler, around 3°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Truckee

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports

Side Trips

Vikingsholm, Emerald Bay State Park, Sand Harbor
Highlights from your plan
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park
River Rafting & Tubing

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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, get great views at Washburn Point, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Yosemite Valley Chapel, and take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Truckee to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. In August in Yosemite National Park, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

3
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.
Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas holiday builder website .

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. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much hotter, around 29°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 45°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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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 14th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim and then hike along Bright Angel Trail. On your second day here, take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon and then trek along Rim Trail.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip website .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in August: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 31°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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nights
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows and then hike along Angel's Landing. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Zion National Park.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park with the Route module. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Zion National Park, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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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.
When in Yellowstone National Park, make a side trip to see Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park, approximately 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, make a trip to Artist Point, identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park online driving holiday planner .

Getting from Zion National Park to Yellowstone National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and car; or drive. When traveling from Zion National Park in August, plan for colder days and slightly colder nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

2
nights
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): explore the activities along McDonald Creek and then walk around Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier, then take a memorable drive along Going-to-the-Sun Road, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Avalanche Lake.

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Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Glacier National Park by combination of car, flight, and taxi takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive. In August, Glacier National Park is somewhat warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 33°C and lows of 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Going-to-the-Sun Road ©
Going-to-the-Sun Road

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