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
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 15​min
5
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
6
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Miami
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 30​min
8
Brooklyn
— 1 day
Drive:  30​min
9
New York City
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
10
Salem
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
11
Niagara Falls
— 1 day
bus + Fly:  7​h
12
Nashville
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  9​h
13
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h
14
Roseburg
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
15
Cannon Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
16
Hood River
— 1 night
+3
bus + tram + Fly + bus:  10​h 30​min
17
Lahaina
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Sydney

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri): stop by Exploratorium and then walk around Golden Gate Park.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary 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. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. In October, daytime highs in San Francisco are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can 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
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

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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 3rd (Sat): take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, then make a trip to Yosemite Village, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Tenaya Lake, then stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, and then don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park road trip planner .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles vacation site .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): get great views at Mather Point, trek along South Kaibab Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. Keep things going the next day: hike along Bright Angel Trail.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip maker .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Los Angeles in October, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): view the masterpieces at Mama's Minerals, take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel, see the interesting displays at Museum of International Folk Art, don't miss a visit to ViVO Contemporary, then get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi. On your second day here, don't miss a visit to Santa Fe Plaza, explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, then don't miss a visit to Meow Wolf, and finally take a stroll through Barrio de Analco.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Santa Fe online trip builder .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Santa Fe in 7.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October since evenings lows in Santa Fe dip to 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, and then wander the streets of Garden District. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, then walk around New Orleans City Park, and then wander the streets of Royal Street.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans online itinerary planner .

You can fly from Santa Fe to New Orleans in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect much hotter evenings in New Orleans when traveling from Santa Fe in October, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
On the 12th (Mon), admire the landmark architecture of Art Deco Historic District, then take a leisurely stroll along Miami Beach Boardwalk, and then explore the world behind art at Wynwood Walls.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Miami online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Miami takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Traveling from New Orleans in October, expect nights in Miami to be a bit warmer, around 27°C, while days are much warmer, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Brooklyn.

Things to do in Miami

Museums Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Miami Beach
Highlights from your plan
Wynwood Walls ©
Wynwood Walls
Miami Beach Boardwalk ©
Miami Beach Boardwalk
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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Brooklyn

Brooklyn ©
Though it may be less popular or touristy than its big brother Manhattan, Brooklyn boasts of one of the largest and hippest art districts in the United States.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): meet the residents at Bronx Zoo and then take in nature's colorful creations at Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Brooklyn trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by flight from Miami to Brooklyn takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Miami in October, with highs in Brooklyn at 24°C and lows at 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Brooklyn

Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo
Brooklyn Botanic Garden ©
Brooklyn Botanic Garden

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial and then explore and take pictures at Central Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take a stroll through Times Square, and then take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read our New York City road trip app .

New York City is very close to Brooklyn. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Salem.

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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Salem

Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
On the 16th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Niles Beach and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. On the next day, enjoy the sand and surf at Hampton Beach State Park and then steep yourself in history at The House of the Seven Gables.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Salem road trip planning website .

You can drive from New York City to Salem in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or fly. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from New York City in October: high temperatures in Salem hover around 20°C and lows are around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Salem

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Gloucester, Hampton Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Hampton Beach State Park ©
Hampton Beach State Park
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 18th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Niagara Gorge Trail, Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and then admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Niagara Falls trip builder website .

Fly from Salem to Niagara Falls in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Niagara Falls can reach 20°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Gorge Trail ©
Niagara Gorge Trail

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Belle Meade Plantation, see the interesting displays at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and then wander the streets of Downtown Nashville. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get your game on at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), take in nature's colorful creations at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens, and then browse the exhibits of Andrew Jackson's Hermitage.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Nashville trip builder .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Nashville in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Niagara Falls to Nashville due to the time zone difference. In October, Nashville is a bit warmer than Niagara Falls - with highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Nashville

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill) ©
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

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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.
On the 21st (Wed), take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, hike along Artist Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, explore the striking landscape at Biscuit Basin, and then get outside with Morning Glory Pool.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park online travel route planner .

Getting from Nashville to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Nashville in October, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 9°C and lows at -4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Roseburg.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Artist Point ©
Artist Point

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Roseburg

Roseburg ©
Roseburg is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): explore the activities along Colliding Rivers, then take in the dramatic scenery at Fall Creek Falls, then take in the dramatic scenery at Clearwater Falls, and finally admire the sheer force of Watson Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): explore the landscape on two wheels at Susan Creek Campground and then admire the sheer force of Susan Creek Falls.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Roseburg road trip tool .

Drive from Yellowstone National Park to Roseburg in 16 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Roseburg is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, expect Roseburg to be much warmer, temps between 24°C and 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Roseburg

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Glide, Susan Creek Falls
Highlights from your plan
Watson Falls ©
Watson Falls
Susan Creek Campground ©
Susan Creek Campground
Susan Creek Falls ©
Susan Creek Falls

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Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. On the 25th (Sun), stroll through Cannon Beach, then kick back and relax at Haystack Rock, and then admire the majestic nature at Hug Point State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Maritime Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Chief Comcomly Memorial, then examine the collection at Seaside Inverted Experience, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Ecola State Park.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cannon Beach online trip itinerary maker .

Drive from Roseburg to Cannon Beach in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Roseburg in October, you will find days in Cannon Beach are a bit cooler (20°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hood River.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Astoria, Seaside Inverted Experience
Highlights from your plan
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Columbia River Maritime Museum ©
Columbia River Maritime Museum

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Hood River

Hood River ©
The city of Hood River is the seat of Hood River County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Hood River Distillers Tasting Room, then take in the exciting artwork at Art on Oak, and finally do a tasting at Springhouse Cellar.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Hood River online trip builder .

You can drive from Cannon Beach to Hood River in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daily temperatures in Hood River can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Hood River

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
Highlights from your plan
Hood River Distillers Tasting Room ©
Art on Oak ©
Art on Oak

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Lahaina

Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
On the 28th (Wed), observe the fascinating underwater world at Maui Ocean Center, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then don't miss a visit to Lahaina Banyan Court. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Lahaina attractions app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Hood River to Lahaina takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. Traveling from Hood River to Lahaina, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Hood River, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Lahaina, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 26°C. You will have some time to spend on the 30th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Maui Ocean Center, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Scuba & Snorkeling
Lahaina Front Street ©
Lahaina Front Street

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