25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
3
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
New York City
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  13​h
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
6
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Brisbane

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Escape the urban bustle at Alcatraz Island and Marshall’s Beach. Get some cultural insight at Fisherman's Wharf and Union Square. Venture out of the city with trips to St. Helena (Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards & Pride Mountain Vineyards) and Rockaway Beach (in Pacifica). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at China Beach, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along The Embarcadero, and take a stroll through The Castro.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary builder website .

Brisbane, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and subway. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Brisbane to San Francisco. In September, daytime highs in San Francisco are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

St. Helena, Rockaway Beach
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
On the 7th (Sat), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, then look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, then wander the streets of French Quarter, and finally take a stroll through Garden District. On the next day, brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, then shop like a local with Royal Street, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Assumption.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans vacation builder website .

You can fly from San Francisco to New Orleans in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to New Orleans is 2 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 33°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

2
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Appreciate the collections at National Air and Space Museum and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. National Gallery of Art and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, explore the activities along Tidal Basin, and get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip itinerary maker website .

You can fly from New Orleans to Washington DC in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in September, Washington DC is slightly colder at night with lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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.
9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum. And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through Times Square, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, admire the striking features of Empire State Building, and make a trip to Fifth Avenue.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

5
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.
Step out of the city life by going to North Kaibab Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim. Spend the 19th (Thu) exploring nature at Grand Canyon National Park. On the 17th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: hike along Rim Trail, take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park online day trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park. While traveling from New York City, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Crystal Cove, then enjoy the sand and surf at Victoria Beach, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Anaheim travel route app .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Anaheim takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Anaheim, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Anaheim: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 22°C at night. On the 24th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Anaheim

Outdoors Theme Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Laguna Beach, Huntington Dog Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove
Huntington Dog Beach ©
Huntington Dog Beach

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