26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Drive:  20​h 30​min
1
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
3
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
5
Las Vegas
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
7
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

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.
Spend the 24th (Sun) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. On the 25th (Mon), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, explore the activities along Gaylor Lake, stroll through Cathedral Lake Trail, 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. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Yosemite National Park is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in March, expect Yosemite National Park to be cooler, temps between 13°C and -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Bring the kids along to Exploratorium and Cable Car Museum. There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Alcatraz Island, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip site .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in March: highs in San Francisco hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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.
Attractions like Central Park and New York Public Library make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, explore the activities along The Pond, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Chapel.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read New York City attractions 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. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from San Francisco in April, expect New York City to be a bit cooler, temps between 19°C and 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

3
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Attractions like Magic Kingdom Park and Universal's Islands of Adventure make great kid-friendly stops. Pack the 6th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Walt Disney World Resort. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 8th (Mon) at Discovery Cove.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Orlando trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Orlando in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from New York City in April: highs in Orlando hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

1
day
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.
On the 9th (Tue), explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains, and then take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planning website .

You can do a combination of train, taxi, and flight from Orlando to Las Vegas in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Orlando in April, plan for little chillier nights in Las Vegas, with lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck ©
Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck

4
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.
On the 12th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Moran Point, head outdoors with Shoshone Point, and admire the striking features of Grand Canyon Railway Depot.

You can plan Grand Canyon National Park trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 19°C by day to -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to drive 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
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

3
nights
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.
Attractions like Disneyland Park and The Grove make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disney California Adventure Park, which is approximately 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, expect nights in Los Angeles to be much hotter, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 28°C. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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