30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  9​h
4
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Washington DC
— 3 nights
+3
train + bus + Fly + bus:  12​h
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Sydney

3
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: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, take a tour of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and walk around Golden Gate Park.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip maker tool .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. 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. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

4
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 in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, admire all the interesting features of Tioga Pass, and trek along Mariposa Grove.

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Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 22°C, while nights are cooler with lows around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

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.
Go for a jaunt from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park to see Grand Teton about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, stroll through Artist Point, and explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park road trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Yosemite National Park to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are slightly colder (9°C), and nights are about the same (-4°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

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
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn

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: walk around Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, and steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip planner .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to New York City by combination of car, flight, and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to New York City, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, expect New York City to be much warmer, temps between 24°C and 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks 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

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.
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, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, and get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC online day trip planner .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In November, daytime highs in Washington DC are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

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

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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, wildlife, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Pipe Creek Vista, trek along South Kaibab Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park sightseeing planning website .

Getting from Washington DC to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of train, flight, and bus takes about 12 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Washington DC to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Washington DC in November, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, around -6°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

4
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.
Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas attractions planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 23°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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

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