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:  16​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Zephyr Cove
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Train:  30​min
4
Anaheim
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
7
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
8
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
9
New York City
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  12​h 45​min
10
Juneau
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
11
Haines
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
12
Honolulu
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Sydney

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll get in some beach time at China Beach and Point Isabel. Get some historical perspective at Alcatraz Island and Castello di Amorosa. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: San Gregorio State Beach (in San Gregorio) and Pride Mountain Vineyards (in St. Helena). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, have fun and explore at Exploratorium, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planning site .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Pacific Standard Time is minus 18 hours. September in San Francisco sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 18th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Zephyr Cove.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pride Mountain Vineyards, Point Isabel, San Gregorio State Beach, Castello di Amorosa
Highlights from your plan
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

1
night
Zephyr Cove

Zephyr Cove ©
Zephyr Cove is a census-designated place (CDP) in Douglas County, Nevada, United States. On the 19th (Wed), enjoy the sand and surf at Nevada Beach Campground.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Zephyr Cove trip builder website .

You can drive from San Francisco to Zephyr Cove in 3.5 hours. Plan for much colder nights when traveling from San Francisco in September since evenings lows in Zephyr Cove dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Zephyr Cove

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Nevada Beach Campground
Highlights from your plan
Nevada Beach Campground ©
Nevada Beach Campground

1
night
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.
On the 20th (Thu), get to know the fascinating history of El Pueblo de Los Angeles, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then make a trip to Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary maker app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Zephyr Cove to Los Angeles. Traveling from Zephyr Cove in September, expect nights in Los Angeles to be much warmer, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Neighborhoods Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
El Pueblo de Los Angeles ©
El Pueblo de Los Angeles
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard

1
night
Anaheim

Anaheim
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Anaheim route planner.

Anaheim is very close to Los Angeles. In September, daytime highs in Anaheim are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. On the 21st (Fri), you're off toGrand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Anaheim

Outdoors Parks Tours

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon South Rim and Rim Trail. On the 23rd (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: trek along South Kaibab Trail, get great views at Yaki Point, and don't miss a visit to Powell Point.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Anaheim to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Anaheim to Grand Canyon National Park. While traveling from Anaheim, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then add some entertainment to your itinerary with Bellagio Fountains. On your second day here, try your luck at Wynn Las Vegas, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and then make a trip to The Strip.

To find reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas 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. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (39°C), and nights are much hotter (25°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Wynn Las Vegas ©
Wynn Las Vegas

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.
For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our New Orleans driving holiday planning tool .

You can fly from Las Vegas to New Orleans in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to New Orleans. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Royal Street ©
Royal Street
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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.
On the 29th (Sat), get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC day trip site .

You can fly from New Orleans to Washington DC in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Washington DC is 1 hour. Traveling from New Orleans in September, expect little chillier with lows of 21°C in Washington DC. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Arlington
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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.
On the 2nd (Tue), get a taste of the local shopping with Fifth Avenue and then explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. On the 3rd (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the New York City online sightseeing planner .

Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in New York City are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel to Juneau.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

1
night
Juneau

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Juneau road trip planning app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Juneau in 13 hours. Traveling from New York City to Juneau, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in October, expect nights in Juneau to be slightly colder, around 3°C, while days are cooler, around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Haines.

Things to do in Juneau

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Caribou Crossings ©
Caribou Crossings

2
nights
Haines

Haines ©
Sitting on the shores of Alaska's longest fjord and surrounded by mountains, the port city of Haines boasts spectacular scenery.
On the 6th (Sat), see the interesting displays at Hammer Museum, then explore the activities along Chilkat River, then explore the striking landscape at Davidson Glacier, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Port Chilkoot Distillery.

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

Traveling by flight from Juneau to Haines takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or ride a ferry. In October in Haines, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Haines

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Davidson Glacier
Highlights from your plan
Davidson Glacier ©
Davidson Glacier
Chilkat River ©
Chilkat River
Hammer Museum ©
Hammer Museum

5
nights
Honolulu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Get a sense of the local culture at Battleship Missouri Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. Relax by the water at Kailua Beach Park and Lanikai Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Haleiwa (Waimea Bay & Sunset Beach Park), Polynesian Cultural Center (in Laie) and Makapu'u Beach (in Waimanalo). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Sharks Cove, immerse yourself in nature at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and appreciate the views at Nuuanu Pali Lookout.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Honolulu route builder tool .

You can fly from Haines to Honolulu in 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or do a combination of ferry, bus, and flight. The time zone changes from Alaska Standard Time (AKST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Haines in October; daily highs in Honolulu reach 36°C and lows reach 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua, Haleiwa, Sharks Cove, Nu’uanu Pali, Makapu'u Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
Battleship Missouri Memorial ©
Battleship Missouri Memorial

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