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:  20​h
1
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Hollywood
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Carmel
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Healdsburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Sydney


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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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, casinos, fun & games, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: shop like a local with The Strip, have fun at Wee Kirk O' the Heather Wedding Chapel, try your luck at Casino at the Venetian, and see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas itinerary planner .

Sydney, Australia to Las Vegas is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Sydney to Las Vegas, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in October, expect nights in Las Vegas to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
New York New York Casino ©
New York New York Casino

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.
Popular historic sites such as Gettysburg National Military Park and Arlington National Cemetery are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: Sagamore Spirit Distillery (in Baltimore) and Little Round Top (in Gettysburg). There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, get a sense of history and politics at White House, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Las Vegas to Washington DC by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Washington DC. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in October, with highs in Washington DC at 25°C and lows at 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Arlington, Sagamore Spirit Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral

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.
Get some historical perspective at 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Times Square, go for a walk through The High Line, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock.

To see photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read New York City visit planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel to Hollywood.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

2
nights
Hollywood

Hollywood ©
The city of Hollywood is a classic Florida beach town and popular vacation spot, attracting visitors with its picturesque beaches, lively nightlife, and laid-back vibe.
On the 14th (Mon), enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, admire the striking features of Art Deco Historic District, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Collins Avenue. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Hollywood Beach and then wander the streets of Lincoln Road.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hollywood trip maker app .

Fly from New York City to Hollywood in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in October, expect Hollywood to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Hollywood

Parks Neighborhoods Beaches

Side Trip

Miami Beach
Highlights from your plan
Hollywood Beach ©
Hollywood Beach
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

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.
Big Trees Lodge, National Historic Landmark and Yosemite Valley Chapel will appeal to history buffs. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Taft Point, make a trip to Olmsted Point, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, and get great views at Valley View.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Hollywood to Yosemite National Park in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and car. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Hollywood to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Hollywood in October, with highs in Yosemite National Park at 22°C and lows at -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Carmel.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Taft Point ©
Taft Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Yosemite Valley Chapel ©
Yosemite Valley Chapel

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. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Point Lobos, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Del Mar Beach.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Carmel trip itinerary builder website .

Drive from Yosemite National Park to Carmel in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle. Expect much warmer evenings in Carmel when traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can go by car to Healdsburg.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard

4
nights
Healdsburg

Healdsburg ©
The quaint city of Healdsburg is one of northern California's wine capitals, serving as the meeting point for three of Sonoma's most important wine-producing regions.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Healdsburg: Wine Tours & Tastings (in Napa), St. Helena (Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, Ladera Vineyards, & more) and Schramsberg Vineyards (in Calistoga). There's more to do: learn about winemaking at Gracianna Winery and don't miss a visit to Sonoma Barracks.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Healdsburg trip builder site .

Traveling by car from Carmel to Healdsburg takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. Traveling from Carmel in October, you will find days in Healdsburg are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are a bit cooler (9°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Healdsburg

Wineries Tours

Side Trips

St. Helena, Sonoma Barracks, Schramsberg Vineyards, Wine Tours & Tastings, Benziger Family Winery
Highlights from your plan
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards ©
Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
Jordan Vineyard & Winery ©
Jordan Vineyard & Winery
Sapphire Hill Winery ©
Sapphire Hill Winery

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Golden Gate Bridge and Twin Peaks. And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island, wander the streets of SoMa, shop like a local with Union Square, and kick back and relax at Marshall’s Beach.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary maker website .

Drive from Healdsburg to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Healdsburg, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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