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:  16​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Chicago
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
New York City
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  10​h 30​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
9
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
11
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Sydney

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some historical perspective at Alcatraz Island and City Lights Booksellers. Get a sense of the local culture at Union Square and SoMa. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace, look for all kinds of wild species at Fort Funston National Park, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary planning website .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to San Francisco. When traveling from Sydney in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then don't miss a visit to Space Needle, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Alki Beach, then view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio, then take a stroll through Pioneer Square, and finally stop by Elliott Bay Book Company.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Seattle travel route builder app .

Traveling by combination of subway and flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

1
day
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 9th (Sun), take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile, explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and then make a trip to Millennium Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Chicago takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Seattle in June; daily highs in Chicago reach 32°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

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.
On the 10th (Mon), learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC online visit planner .

You can fly from Chicago to Washington DC in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Chicago to Washington DC, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Washington DC, with lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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.
Appreciate the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Visit 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, examine the collection at New York Public Library, and make a trip to Central Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to New York City, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in June, expect nights in New York City to be about the same, around 21°C, while days are slightly colder, around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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

2
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.
Get in touch with nature at Mount Washburn and Hayden Valley. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, hike along Artist Point, appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Observation Point Trail.

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You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Yellowstone National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park. While traveling from New York City, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

2
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.
Get in touch with nature at Rim Trail and Canyon Village Marketplace. On the 19th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and take in a show at Hopi House.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning website .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or take a bus. In June, Grand Canyon National Park is a bit warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 34°C and lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) 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
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, then stop by Barneys New York, then shop like a local with The Strip, and finally enjoy some music at Bellagio Fountains.

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Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 46°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian ©

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nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
On the 22nd (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Black's Beach and then admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove and then stroll through Mission Beach Park.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego online tour itinerary planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, you will find days in San Diego are colder (26°C), and nights are slightly colder (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Black's Beach ©
Black's Beach

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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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Will Rogers State Beach and Santa Monica State Beach. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Montana Avenue and Amoeba Music. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Getty Center, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, get to know the fascinating history of El Pueblo de Los Angeles, and wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. While traveling from San Diego, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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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.
On the 27th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Kailua Beach Park. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Waimea Bay, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sunset Beach Park, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Honolulu trip app .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of tram and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, things will get a bit warmer in Honolulu: highs are around 35°C and lows about 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Sunset Beach Park ©
Sunset Beach Park

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