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:  19​h 15​min
1
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  33​h
5
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
8
Houston
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
9
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Sydney

4
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.
Get some cultural insight at USS Midway Museum and San Diego Air & Space Museum. Visit La Jolla Cove and Mission Beach Park for some beach relaxation. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Children's Pool, get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter, see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego, and meet the residents at San Diego Zoo.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego holiday planner.

Sydney, Australia to San Diego is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to San Diego is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Sydney in June, expect San Diego to be a bit warmer, temps between 26°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool

4
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Beach. Do your shopping at Amoeba Music and Montana Avenue. Venture out of the city with trips to Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Bergamot Station (in Santa Monica). Pack the 14th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, shop like a local with Third Street Promenade, and get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles vacation trip planner.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from San Diego in June, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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.
Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, then try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and finally shop like a local with The Strip.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas custom trip planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by combination of train and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, you will find days in Las Vegas are much hotter (45°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (28°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

1
night
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.
On the 18th (Mon), take in a show at Hopi House, then stop by Canyon Village Marketplace, then delve into the distant past at Tusayan Museum, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park vacation planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around 5°C, while days are slightly colder, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Shopping Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Hopi House ©
Hopi House
Tusayan Museum ©
Tusayan Museum
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, then admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House Complex, then brush up on your military savvy at Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park, and finally get some fabulous bargains at Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls USA.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Niagara Falls travel planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Niagara Falls in 33 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Niagara Falls, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in Niagara Falls, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Casinos Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Buffalo
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA ©

5
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.
Get some cultural insight at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Ponquogue Beach and Long Beach. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Central Park, take a stroll through Times Square, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and look for gifts at Kalustyan's.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our New York City itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Niagara Falls in June since evenings lows in New York City dip to 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Ponquogue Beach, Long Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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.
To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in June, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Old Town
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©
Old Town ©
Old Town

2
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): play a few rounds at Hermann Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Water Wall, and then get some fabulous bargains at Houston Premium Outlets. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at Houston Museum of Natural Science and then admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Houston itinerary maker.

Do a combination of train and flight from Washington DC to Houston in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Houston due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Houston: highs are around 40°C and lows about 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trip

Houston Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ©
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Houston Premium Outlets ©
Houston Premium Outlets

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Union Square and City Lights Booksellers & Publishersfor some retail therapy. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fisherman's Wharf and The Embarcadero. Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve in Moss Beach--about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and enjoy the sand and surf at China Beach.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco travel planner.

You can fly from Houston to San Francisco in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Houston in July, expect San Francisco to be much colder, temps between 26°C and 16°C. On the 4th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

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

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