29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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29 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
4
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h
6
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
7
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Auckland

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visiting Alcatraz Island and San Francisco Botanical Garden will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Fisherman's Wharf and Twin Peaks. Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Moss Beach to see Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through SoMa, enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park, shop like a local with Union Square, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

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Auckland Central, New Zealand to San Francisco is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 20 hours. When traveling from Auckland Central in June, plan for a bit warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

5
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Rim Trail and South Kaibab Trail. On the 4th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, pause for some photo ops at Powell Point, and trek along North Kaibab Trail.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park visit planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are somewhat warmer (33°C), and nights are slightly colder (12°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Lake Mead National Recreation Area. There's much more to do: listen to music at Bellagio Fountains, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and catch a live performance at Casino at the MGM Grand.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas online travel route planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, Las Vegas is much hotter than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 47°C and lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Casinos Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral. On the next day, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, examine the collection at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC online travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Washington DC takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 37°C and lows are around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Gateway National Recreation and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, wander the streets of Wall Street, don't miss a visit to Fifth Avenue, and learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the New York City itinerary builder site .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Gateway National Recreation
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Niagara Falls vacation planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Niagara Falls in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from New York City in July: high temperatures in Niagara Falls hover around 32°C and lows are around 20°C. On the 18th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds

6
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Santa Monica Mountains and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Do some cultural sightseeing at El Pueblo de Los Angeles and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Venture out of the city with trips to Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach), Montana Avenue (in Santa Monica) and Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, explore the activities along Santa Monica Bay, stroll through Santa Monica Beach, and kick back and relax at Will Rogers State Beach.

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

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Los Angeles takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Niagara Falls to Los Angeles is minus 3 hours. In July, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach Pier
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Mountains ©
Santa Monica Mountains
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
El Pueblo de Los Angeles ©
El Pueblo de Los Angeles

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