25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Drive:  20​h 30​min
1
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
3
New York City
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  13​h
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
6
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

4
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Nature Center at Happy Isles and Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. Visiting Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park and Gaylor Lake will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cathedral Lake Trail, explore the world behind art at Yosemite Museum Gallery, and hike along May Lake Trailhead.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Yosemite National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Melbourne, Australia to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 20.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, subway, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to Yosemite National Park. While traveling from Melbourne, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake
Badger Pass Ski Area ©
Badger Pass Ski Area

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and Filbert Steps. Visiting Fort Funston National Park and Twin Peaks will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to San Gregorio to see San Gregorio State Beach about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, have fun and explore at Exploratorium, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and stop by City Lights Booksellers.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco itinerary planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

San Gregorio State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

3
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.
For shopping fun, head to Fifth Avenue or Tiffany & Co.. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Central Park. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, stop by Kalustyan's, and explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read New York City trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to New York City. In April, New York City is little chillier than San Francisco - with highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New York City

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

3
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.
Head to Canyon Village Marketplace and Hopi Housefor some retail therapy. Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon South Rim and Tonto Trail. On the 16th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, take in breathtaking views at Moran Point, and hike along Cape Final Trail.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park sightseeing planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park takes 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. Traveling from New York City in April, plan for slightly colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows around -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

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

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.
Head to The Strip and Forum Shops at Caesars Palacefor plenty of shopping. And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at Casino at the Venetian, enjoy some music at Bellagio Fountains, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas sightseeing planning app .

Do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April: highs in Las Vegas hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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.
You'll explore and learn at USS Arizona Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. Step out of the city life by going to Kailua Beach Park and Waikiki Beach. Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Haleiwa (Waimea Bay & Sunset Beach Park). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, explore and take pictures at Diamond Head State Monument, and stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Honolulu online tour itinerary planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Honolulu in 9 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Honolulu, with lows of 25°C. On the 24th (Wed), 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
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park

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