29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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29 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  19​h 30​min
1
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
5
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
New York City
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  9​h
7
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
8
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Sydney

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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip maker website .

Sydney, Australia to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 19.5-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 changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -18 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in September, plan for little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 36 minutes away). Pack the 5th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

3
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.
Spend the 9th (Wed) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. Next up on the itinerary: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, and see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the San Diego online trip builder .

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, daytime highs in San Diego are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October in Las Vegas, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

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

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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, ponder the world of politics at White House, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

Plan trip to Washington DC with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Getting from Las Vegas to Washington DC by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Washington DC is 3 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in October, with highs in Washington DC at 25°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

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

4
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: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, explore and take pictures at The High Line, and don't miss a visit to Times Square.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

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

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.
Take a break from Yellowstone National Park with a short trip to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park, about 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, look for all kinds of wild species at Hayden Valley, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and trek along Artist Point.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park day trip planning website .

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. Traveling from New York City in October, expect Yellowstone National Park to be colder, temps between 9°C and -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

4
nights
San Francisco

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, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, stop by Exploratorium, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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