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:  18​h
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
4
New York City
— 5 nights
+3
bus + Fly + tram + bus:  6​h
5
Miami Beach
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
Birmingham
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
8
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
9
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Sydney

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Bergamot Station, don't miss a visit to Abbot Kinney Boulevard, then enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier.

To find reviews and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles driving holiday planner .

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -18 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in September, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 35°C and lows about 22°C. On the 5th (Wed), you'll travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

5
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 Glacier Point and Tioga Pass will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: trek along Tuolumne Meadows, make a trip to Olmsted Point, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Wawona Meadow.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Alcatraz Island and Exploratorium. Head to Union Square and Ferry Building Marketplacefor some retail therapy. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve (in Moss Beach) and Wine Tours & Tastings (in Napa). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at China Beach, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

For more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our San Francisco online tour planner .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, San Francisco is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
Attractions like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Central Park make great kid-friendly stops. Fifth Avenue and New York Public Library are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from New York City: Bronx Zoo (in Bronx), Gateway National Recreation (in Sandy Hook) and Ponquogue Beach (in Hampton Bays). There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel, take a stroll through Times Square, and meet the residents at Central Park Zoo.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our New York City journey planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to New York City is 3 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in New York City, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Bronx Zoo, Gateway National Recreation, Ponquogue Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

2
nights
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.
On the 21st (Fri), stroll through South Beach, shop like a local with Bayside Marketplace, then see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, and finally take a stroll through Lincoln Road. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Sawgrass Recreation Park and then identify plant and animal life at Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Miami Beach tour itinerary planner .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and tram from New York City to Miami Beach in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in September; daily highs in Miami Beach reach 37°C and lows reach 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Miami, Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail, Sawgrass Recreation Park
Highlights from your plan
South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

3
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.
Family-friendly places like Walt Disney World Resort and Disney's Animal Kingdom will thrill your kids. There's more to do: laugh and play at Happily Ever After Fireworks and browse the different shops at The Mall at Millenia.

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Traveling by combination of bus, tram, and flight from Miami Beach to Orlando takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Orlando can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Birmingham.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Disney's Animal Kingdom ©
Disney's Animal Kingdom

1
night
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): engage your brain at McWane Science Center and then examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Birmingham trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Birmingham takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Orlando in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Birmingham, with lows of 21°C. On the 26th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
McWane Science Center ©
McWane Science Center

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.
On the 27th (Thu), look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area and then get to know the fascinating history of The Strip. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip maker tool .

Fly from Birmingham to Las Vegas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Birmingham to Las Vegas is minus 2 hours. In September, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer than Birmingham - with highs of 40°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

4
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like USS Arizona Memorial and Iolani Palace. Relax by the water at Kailua Beach Park and Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach, see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, admire all the interesting features of Diamond Head State Monument, and explore the different monuments and memorials at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Honolulu road trip website .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Honolulu takes 8.5 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Honolulu, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 28°C. On the 2nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial