28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
+3
Fly + bus + foot + bus:  14​h
1
Kailua, Oahu
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  13​h 45​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  10​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 15​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Sydney

1
night
Kailua, Oahu

Kailua ©
Kailua is a census-designated place (CDP) in Honolulu County, Hawaii, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Kailua Beach Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Lanikai Beach, then pause for some photo ops at Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset Beach Park.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Kailua vacation website .

Sydney, Australia to Kailua is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Sydney to Kailua, you'll gain 20 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in September, expect nights in Kailua to be much hotter, around 28°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Kailua

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument, Sunset Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Sunset Beach Park ©
Sunset Beach Park
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach

4
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.
Visiting Mount Washburn and Lamar Valley will get you outdoors. Spend the 22nd (Sun) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, look for all kinds of wild species at Lehardy's Rapids, explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook, and hike along Artist Point.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park itinerary planning tool .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Kailua to Yellowstone National Park in 14 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Traveling from Kailua to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, Yellowstone National Park is much colder than Kailua - with highs of 18°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

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

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.
Get outdoors at North Kaibab Trail and Bright Angel Trail. Spend the 29th (Sun) exploring nature at Grand Canyon National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along Rim Trail, admire all the interesting features of Bright Angel Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cape Final Trail.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip builder app .

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 September, Grand Canyon National Park is a bit warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 28°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

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

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Glacier Point and Sentinel Dome. There's still lots to do: hike along Tuolumne Meadows, tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, grab your bike and head to Yosemite Valley Biking, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary app .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 12.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In October, daytime highs in Yosemite National Park are 22°C, while nighttime lows are -2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Taft Point ©
Taft Point

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Marshall’s Beach and China Beach. Get some cultural insight at Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards (in St. Helena) and Oakville (Far Niente Winery & B Cellars Vineyards and Winery). And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a stroll through North Beach, and make a trip to Nob Hill.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read San Francisco 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 October, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 15°C. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Oakville, Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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.
On the 9th (Wed), try your luck at Casino at the Venetian. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains.

Before you visit Las Vegas, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 18°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 12th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then identify plant and animal life at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online day trip planner .

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In October in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. On the 15th (Tue), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Mountains ©
Santa Monica Mountains

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