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 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Chicago
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  4​h 45​min
3
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  9​h
4
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney

6
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Strip and Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery. Take a break from the city and head to Valley of Fire State Park and Hoover Dam Bypass. Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 42 minutes away. Spend the 5th (Sun) riding across the waves with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, stop by M&M'S World Las Vegas, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas vacation planning app .

Sydney, Australia to Las Vegas is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Pacific Standard Time is minus 18 hours. When traveling from Sydney in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery, Valley of Fire State Park, Hoover Dam
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Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

5
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Get in touch with nature at Starved Rock State Park and Lincoln Park Zoo. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Magnificent Mile and University Park Mall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chicago: Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets (in Pleasant Prairie), Michigan City (STATELINE BLUEBERRIES & Lighthouse Place Premium Outlets) and The Tattered Butterfly (in Lake Geneva). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, pause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate, enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Chicago sightseeing planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Chicago in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Chicago is 2 hours. Expect colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in April: highs in Chicago hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Michigan City, Pleasant Prairie Premium Outlets, The Tattered Butterfly, University Park Mall, Starved Rock State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
Starved Rock State Park ©
Starved Rock State Park
Stateline Blueberries ©
Stateline Blueberries

6
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.
Shop till you drop at Fifth Avenue and Shopping Girlfriend NYC. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Callie's Candy Kitchen and Chelsea Market. Explore New York City's surroundings by going to Callie's Pretzel Factory (in Mountainhome) and House of Candles (in Henryville). And it doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, don't miss a visit to Empire State Building, stop by Strand Bookstore, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Artists & Fleas at Chelsea Market.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the New York City day trip tool .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to New York City due to the time zone difference. In April, daytime highs in New York City are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

Shopping Parks Tours

Side Trips

Mountainhome, House Of Candles
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Chelsea Market ©
Chelsea Market
Callie's Candy Kitchen ©
Callie's Candy Kitchen

7
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Bart's Books and Griffith Observatory. Get outdoors at Topanga State Park and Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Ventura (VOM FASS Ventura & Ventura Harbor Village) and Santa Monica (Santa Monica Farmers Market, Montana Avenue, & more). Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at Amoeba Music, catch a live performance at Third Street Promenade, wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and browse the different shops at The Grove.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Los Angeles trip simple and quick.

You can do a combination of flight and train from New York City to Los Angeles in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 28°C and lows about 15°C. On the 25th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Ventura, Bart's Books
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Bart's Books ©
Bart's Books
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade
LA Farmers' Market ©
LA Farmers' Market

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Valley View, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and then hunt for treasures at El Portal Market. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, then explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, and then hike along Merced Grove.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park tour planner .

Getting from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (17°C), and nights are cooler (-2°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

El Portal Market
Highlights from your plan
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
May Lake Trailhead ©
May Lake Trailhead

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