28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + Drive:  20​h 30​min
1
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
3
Anaheim
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
San Diego
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
6
Memphis
— 1 day
Fly:  6​h 45​min
7
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
8
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
9
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
10
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​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 31st (Wed) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and trek along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park tour itinerary planning website .

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. While traveling from Melbourne, expect warmer days and about the same nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Wed) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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.
Pack the 1st (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary app .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to take a train to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

1
night
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 4th (Sun), discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

For where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Anaheim road trip site .

Anaheim is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. August in Anaheim sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Mon): examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Diego online trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Anaheim to San Diego in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Anaheim in August, plan for a bit cooler days in San Diego, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Maritime Museum of San Diego ©
Maritime Museum of San Diego

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Bellagio Fountains, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and have fun at Paris Las Vegas.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip maker tool .

Fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in August, expect nights in Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, around 29°C, while days are much warmer, around 45°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

1
day
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Fri): make a trip to Graceland, contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, and then pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel.

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You can fly from Las Vegas to Memphis in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Memphis. When traveling from Las Vegas in August, plan for little chillier days in Memphis, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore and take pictures at Central Park, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, see the interesting displays at 9/11 Memorial, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the New York City online trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Memphis to New York City takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Memphis in August, plan for little chillier days in New York City, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

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

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, then admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, then admire all the interesting features of Wrigley Field, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park. On the next day, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium, then engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, and then take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Chicago online itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Chicago is minus 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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.
Spend the 17th (Sat) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, look for all kinds of wild species at Hayden Valley, hike along Artist Point, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip app .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Chicago, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

4
nights
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, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Park, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco day trip website .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, San Francisco is warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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