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:  16​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Miami Beach
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
4
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Nashville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Memphis
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  10​h 30​min
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
10
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
11
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
12
Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Sydney


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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 childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, have fun and explore at Exploratorium, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Sydney to San Francisco, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. On the 5th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

2
nights
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.
On the 6th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, then stop by Faulkner House Books, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Garden District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip planner .

Getting from San Francisco to New Orleans by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in September, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit warmer (33°C), and nights are warmer (33°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Miami Beach.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

1
night
Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Miami Beach road trip tool .

Getting from New Orleans to Miami Beach by combination of flight, tram, and bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Miami Beach due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in September, expect nights in Miami Beach to be a bit cooler, around 29°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 37°C. On the 8th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Bayside Marketplace
Highlights from your plan
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
Bayside Marketplace ©
Bayside Marketplace

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Central Park, stroll through The High Line, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary builder website .

Do a combination of bus, tram, and flight from Miami Beach to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. In September, New York City is slightly colder than Miami Beach - with highs of 30°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

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

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 nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

1
night
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 16th (Sun): savor the flavors at Food & Drink and then catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Nashville online travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Nashville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. September in Nashville sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can go by car to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Tours Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

1
night
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street and then don't miss a visit to Graceland.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Memphis online day trip planner .

Getting from Nashville to Memphis by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland

4
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.
On the 19th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and trek along Rim Trail.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Memphis to Grand Canyon National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Memphis to Grand Canyon National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Memphis in September, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (28°C), and nights are colder (7°C). On the 22nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, don't miss a visit to The Strip, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Las Vegas online driving holiday planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 40°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

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

1
night
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at The Narrows.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Zion National Park trip tool .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in September, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Zion National Park: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Nature Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows

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.
On the 27th (Thu), discover the magic at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder tool .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Zion National Park to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Zion National Park to Los Angeles is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Zion National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Childrens Museums Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

1
night
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 30th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Battleship Missouri Memorial and then appreciate the history behind USS Arizona Memorial.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Honolulu travel route planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Honolulu in 8 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Honolulu. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Los Angeles in September since evenings lows in Honolulu dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Battleship Missouri Memorial ©
Battleship Missouri Memorial

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