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:  20​h
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
St. Helena
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 45​min
4
Jackson Hole
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
6
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h
7
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
8
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
9
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some cultural insight at Alcatraz Island and City Lights Booksellers. Visit Twin Peaks and The Embarcadero for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, wander the streets of SoMa, shop like a local with Union Square, and hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the San Francisco vacation planner.

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in August, things will get a bit warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to St. Helena.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Neighborhoods, #Shopping, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Union Square ©
Union Square

2
nights
St. Helena

St. Helena ©
The city of St.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): do a tasting at Long Meadow Ranch - Rutherford Estate, learn about winemaking at Pride Mountain Vineyards, then do a tasting at Benziger Family Winery, and finally stop by Oxbow Public Market. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn about winemaking at Schramsberg Vineyards, do a tasting at Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, then do a tasting at Robert Mondavi Winery, then look for gifts at Dean & DeLuca, and finally learn about winemaking at V. Sattui Winery.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the St. Helena online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to St. Helena takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of subway and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in September, expect nights in St. Helena to be a bit cooler, around 12°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in St. Helena

#Wineries, #Shopping

Side Trips

Oxbow Public Market, Benziger Family Winery, Robert Mondavi Winery, Schramsberg Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards
Schramsberg Vineyards ©
Schramsberg Vineyards

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): shop like a local with Pike Place Market, browse the range of quality goods at Nordstrom, then take a stroll through Pioneer Square, and finally stop by Elliott Bay Book Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally don't miss a visit to Space Needle.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Seattle online travel planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from St. Helena to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, subway, and flight; or drive. When traveling from St. Helena in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Seattle

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

1
night
Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Teton.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Jackson Hole tour itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Seattle to Jackson Hole takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Seattle to Jackson Hole, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in September, expect little chillier with lows of 3°C in Jackson Hole. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, trails, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: identify plant and animal life at Hayden Valley, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Butte Overlook, take a memorable drive along Lamar Valley, and admire all the interesting features of Grand Loop Road.

To find out how to plan a trip to Yellowstone National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Jackson Hole to Yellowstone National Park in 2 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Jackson Hole in September: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 18°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

#Wildlife, #Parks, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Uncle Tom's Trail ©
Uncle Tom's Trail

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Fifth Avenue and Shopping Girlfriend NYC. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square. There's much more to do: admire all the interesting features of Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to New York City fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Shopping, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, then look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, then get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District. On the next day, brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, don't miss a visit to Jackson Square, then stop by Louisiana Music Factory, and finally wander the streets of Royal Street.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip itinerary maker app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to New Orleans in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New York City in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in New Orleans, with lows of 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New Orleans

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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.
Do your shopping at The Strip and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. The adventure continues: add some entertainment to your itinerary with Bellagio Fountains, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, and catch a live performance at Casino at the MGM Grand.

To see photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas online attractions planner .

You can fly from New Orleans to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. While traveling from New Orleans, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Casinos, #Fun & Games, #Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

3
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honolulu: Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua) and Haleiwa (Waimea Bay & Sunset Beach Park). The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, stroll through Waikiki Beach, explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and browse the different shops at Ala Moana Center.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Honolulu trip planning tool .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Honolulu in 9 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Honolulu is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in September: highs in Honolulu hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

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

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