31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
2
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
3
Glacier National Park
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  9​h
5
New York City
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
7
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
8
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
9
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Waikiki Beach and Diamond Head State Monument. Family-friendly places like USS Arizona Memorial and Manoa Falls will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Haleiwa (Swim with Dolphins, Sunset Beach Park, & more) and Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua). The adventure continues: contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve and steep yourself in history at Iolani Palace.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Honolulu trip planning tool .

Melbourne, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Honolulu is minus 20 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Melbourne in June: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 35°C and lows are around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

1
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.
On the 18th (Thu), take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight. Here are some ideas for day two: get a taste of the local shopping with Glasshouse Studio, make a trip to Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, then admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach.

To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Seattle day trip app .

You can fly from Honolulu to Seattle in 8 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to Seattle. In June, Seattle is little chillier than Honolulu - with highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Shopping
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

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nights
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Escape the urban bustle at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park and Swiftcurrent Lake. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Grinnell Glacier, hike along Iceberg Lake Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Virginia Falls, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Piegan Pass.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Glacier National Park trip planner .

Getting from Seattle to Glacier National Park by combination of flight and taxi takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Glacier National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Seattle in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Glacier National Park, with lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

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 Artist Point and Yellowstone National Park. Attractions like Grand Loop Road and Lehardy's Rapids make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, hike along North Rim Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, and contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip maker app .

Getting from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park by combination of taxi, flight, and car takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Glacier National Park in June, expect Yellowstone National Park to be a bit cooler, temps between 22°C and 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

2
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Visit 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island for their historical value. There's much more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at New York Public Library.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read New York City travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to New York City, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June: highs in New York City hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

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.
Step out of the city life by going to North Kaibab Trail and Rim Trail. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Yavapai Geology Museum and Grand Canyon Railway Depot. On the 1st (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, explore and take pictures at East Rim Drive, hike along South Kaibab Trail, and don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in June, expect colder with lows of 6°C in Grand Canyon National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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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.
The Getty Center and Hollywood Walk of Fame are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Family-friendly places like Disneyland Park and Venice Beach and Boardwalk will thrill your kids. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, approximately 38 minutes away. There's more to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Cathedral Beach Picnic Area and North Dome. Get in touch with nature at Taft Point and Glacier Point. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, hike along Panorama Trail, and take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park online trip itinerary builder .

Do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much colder in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias ©
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Attractions like Exploratorium and Fort Funston National Park make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Tall Trees Grove. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for slightly colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 16°C. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Tall Trees Grove
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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