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:  20​h
1
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  13​h
3
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
4
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
7
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
8
Orlando, Florida
— 2 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Strip and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. Take a break from the city and head to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Valley of Fire State Park. And it doesn't end there: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, try your luck at Casino at the Venetian, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online trip maker .

Sydney, Australia to Las Vegas is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Las Vegas is minus 18 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in April: highs in Las Vegas hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

1
night
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 5th (Sun): stop by Hopi House, stop by Canyon Village Marketplace, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally get great views at Mather Point.

For traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 19°C by day to -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Hopi House ©
Hopi House
Canyon Village Marketplace ©
Canyon Village Marketplace

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Fifth Avenue and Times Square. Get in touch with nature at The Golf Club at Chelsea Piers and Narwhal Yacht Charters. When in New York City, make a side trip to see Bronx Zoo in Bronx, approximately 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, go for a walk through Central Park, contemplate the waterfront views at The Pond, and steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read New York City trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, New York City is a bit warmer at night with lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square

2
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.
Do your shopping at Montana Avenue and The Grove. Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Santa Monica Pier are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and stop by Amoeba Music.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles online attractions planner .

You can fly from New York City to Los Angeles in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Los Angeles, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in April: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 28°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, then admire the masterpieces at Yosemite Museum Gallery, then kick back and relax at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and finally don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Bridalveil Fall.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park travel planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from Los Angeles in April, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 17°C by day to -2°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Twin Peaks and San Gregorio State Beach. There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Baker Beach.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco sightseeing planning website .

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. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

San Gregorio State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Union Square ©
Union Square

3
nights
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.
Head to Royal Street and Frenchmen Streetfor plenty of shopping. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Garden District and St. Louis Cathedral. Take a break from New Orleans with a short trip to Biloxi Beach in Biloxi, about 1h 55 min away. Spend the 22nd (Wed) exploring nature at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, stop by Faulkner House Books, don't miss a visit to Jackson Square, and meet the residents at Audubon Zoo.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans day trip app .

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 changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from San Francisco in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in New Orleans, with lows of 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Orlando.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Biloxi Beach
Highlights from your plan
Audubon Zoo ©
Audubon Zoo
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

2
nights
Orlando, Florida

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.
On the 23rd (Thu), make an unforgettable trip to Disney's Animal Kingdom. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Walt Disney World Resort.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Orlando online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from New Orleans to Orlando takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in April: highs in Orlando hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 21°C. On the 25th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Museums Nightlife

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Disney's Animal Kingdom ©
Disney's Animal Kingdom

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