31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
5
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
New York City
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  9​h
8
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
9
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
10
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​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, engage your brain at Exploratorium, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco online attractions planner .

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. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in December: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 17°C and lows are around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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.
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, make a trip to Olmsted Point, take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, and trek along Mariposa Grove.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park tour planning tool .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in December, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 9°C, while nights are colder with lows around -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 36 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, admire the majestic nature at Topanga State Park, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and see the interesting displays at Travel Town.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles travel planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in December: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 24°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, and take in panoramic vistas at High Roller.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas holiday planning site .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in December; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 16°C and lows reach 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Go for a jaunt from Orlando to Anaheim to see The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort, have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Orlando, and try out the rides at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

Plan trip to Orlando with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Orlando takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, expect Orlando to be somewhat warmer, temps between 29°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Nightlife

Side Trip

The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

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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: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at The Pentagon, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and get lost in a book at Library of Congress.

Start your trip to Washington DC by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Orlando in December; daily highs in Washington DC reach 12°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

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
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©

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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: explore and take pictures at Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the New York City visit website .

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums 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

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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.
Take a break from Yellowstone National Park with a short trip to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park, about 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, get great views at Observation Point Trail, take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, and take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park route builder .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Yellowstone National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from New York City in December: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around -5°C and lows are around -19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Lower Geyser Basin ©
Lower Geyser Basin

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night
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip maker site .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in December; daily highs in Seattle reach 9°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, then admire all the interesting features of Diamond Head State Monument, and then stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial. On the next day, explore the different monuments and memorials at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific and then kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Honolulu trip planning tool .

You can fly from Seattle to Honolulu in 8 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Seattle in December, things will get much hotter in Honolulu: highs are around 32°C and lows about 24°C. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Waimea Bay
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

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