28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  13​h
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
2
Seattle
— 1 day
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
3
Glacier National Park
— 1 night
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  9​h
5
New York City
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
8
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
9
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Sydney

2
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.
USS Arizona Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Waikiki Beach and Kailua Beach Park. And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls.

For ratings and tourist information, use the Honolulu vacation builder .

Sydney, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Honolulu, you'll gain 20 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in June, expect Honolulu to be much hotter, temps between 35°C and 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

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

1
day
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 26th (Wed): take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then make a trip to Space Needle, and finally stop by Elliott Bay Book Company.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Seattle trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Seattle takes 8 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to Seattle. Traveling from Honolulu in June, things will get little chillier in Seattle: highs are around 27°C and lows about 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Glacier National Park.

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
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

1
night
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
On the 27th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Virginia Falls, take in the dramatic natural features at Grinnell Glacier, and then trek along Iceberg Lake Trail.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Glacier National Park online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Seattle to Glacier National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Seattle in June since evenings lows in Glacier National Park dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Artist Point and Grand Prismatic Spring. There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, and take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip tool .

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and car from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Glacier National Park in June: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 22°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

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 The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. Your inner history buff will appreciate Ellis Island and St. Patrick's Cathedral. There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and don't miss a visit to Times Square.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner .

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. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Yellowstone National Park to New York City due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July: highs in New York City hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites 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

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon National Park and Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, get great views at Grandview Point, and trek along Rim Trail.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker app .

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in July, Grand Canyon National Park is cooler at night with lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Thu): get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, don't miss a visit to The Strip, and then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Las Vegas vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by combination of flight and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 47°C to lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get a sense of the local culture at Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Union Square and City Lights Booksellers. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, engage your brain at Exploratorium, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Steps.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco sightseeing planning tool .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in July; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

5
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.
Get in touch with nature at Tuolumne Meadows and Sentinel Dome. There's lots more to do: stroll through Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, trek along Panorama Trail, explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 9°C at night. On the 19th (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

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