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 + Drive:  19​h 30​min
1
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
2
Carmel
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
8
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Sydney

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.
Visiting Cathedral Beach Picnic Area and Curry Village Ice Rink will get you outdoors. On the 2nd (Thu), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. Spend the 4th (Sat) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Hoffmann, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip itinerary app .

Sydney, Australia to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, subway, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in January; daily highs in Yosemite National Park reach 7°C and lows reach -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Carmel.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake

1
night
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. On the 5th (Sun), stroll through Asilomar State Beach and then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Carmel online tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Yosemite National Park to Carmel in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of car, flight, shuttle, and bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in January, plan for a bit warmer days in Carmel, with highs around 19°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Carmel

Beaches Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Asilomar State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Escape the urban bustle at Alcatraz Island and Baker Beach. Fisherman's Wharf and Union Square are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, get curious at Exploratorium, wander the streets of The Castro, and admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read San Francisco day trip planning app .

Drive from Carmel to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. In January in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 17°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, stroll through Alki Beach, then take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, and finally explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, and then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle tour itinerary builder app .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in January, expect Seattle to be slightly colder, temps between 10°C and 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Lower Geyser Basin. Spend the 15th (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. Spend the 13th (Mon) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's more to do: witness a stunning natural landmark at Aurum Geyser.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park itinerary maker site .

Getting from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In January, Yellowstone National Park is cooler than Seattle - with highs of -5°C and lows of -20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

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
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. The Strip and The Neon Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Valley of Fire State Park in Overton--about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in January; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 17°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon South Rim and Grand Canyon Village. On the 20th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Rim Trail, get great views at Hopi Point, explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, and get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip builder website .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in January, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 7°C by day to -11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to San Diego.

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

2
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.
Escape the urban bustle at La Jolla Cove and San Diego Zoo. We've included these beaches for you: Mission Beach Park and Black's Beach. There's still lots to do: stroll through Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, enjoy the sand and surf at Children's Pool, and see the interesting displays at San Diego Model Railroad Museum.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, read San Diego sightseeing tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to San Diego takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to San Diego is minus 1 hour. In January, San Diego is warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Mission Beach Park ©
Mission Beach Park

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.
Visit Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Bay for some beach relaxation. Visiting Royal Palms State Beach and Santa Monica State Beach will get you outdoors. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, and admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planning app .

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In January, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

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

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