27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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27 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
5
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
New York City
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  9​h
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
8
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
9
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Sydney

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, get great views at Twin Peaks, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read San Francisco itinerary tool .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Traveling from Sydney to San Francisco, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Disneyland Park). There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in October, with highs in Los Angeles at 32°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, make a trip to Powell Point, hike along North Kaibab Trail, and stroll through South Kaibab Trail.

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You can drive from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Los Angeles in October, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

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

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. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas itinerary tool .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 32°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

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

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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, get a sense of history and politics at White House, and take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

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Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Washington DC takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas to Washington DC, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in October; daily highs in Washington DC reach 25°C and lows reach 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and admire the striking features of Chrysler Building.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the New York City online visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. October in New York City sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

3
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.
Step out of Yellowstone National Park with an excursion to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park--about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, and identify plant and animal life at Hayden Valley.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Yellowstone National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from New York City in October: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 9°C and lows are around -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Seattle.

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
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

1
night
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the 27th (Sun), examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, then don't miss a visit to Space Needle, and finally take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Seattle day trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Honolulu road trip site .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Honolulu takes 8 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Seattle in October, things will get warmer in Honolulu: highs are around 36°C and lows about 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Waimea Bay
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve ©
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve

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