32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

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32 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  19​h 30​min
1
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  10​h
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
6
Gatlinburg
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
New York City
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
9
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, make a trip to Pothole Dome, and stroll through Panorama Trail.

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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. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Yosemite National Park is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Sydney in July, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit warmer (33°C), and nights are about the same (9°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

4
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 shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of SoMa, don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace, and step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip planning site .

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for slightly colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, shop like a local with Pike Place Market, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally make a trip to Space Needle.

To find out how to plan a trip to Seattle, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from San Francisco to Seattle by combination of subway and flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Seattle are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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.
On the 11th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, pause for some photo ops at Powell Point, and take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park travel planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Seattle to Grand Canyon National Park in 10 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Expect little chillier evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from Seattle in July, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to 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.
Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, wander the streets of The Strip, and try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip maker site .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by combination of flight and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 47°C to lows of 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Gatlinburg.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Step out of Gatlinburg to go to Hartford and see River Rafting & Tubing, which is approximately 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, explore and take pictures at Little River Road, trek along Grotto Falls Trail, and steep yourself in history at Walker Sisters' Cabin.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Gatlinburg online travel planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Las Vegas to Gatlinburg takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Gatlinburg. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: high temperatures in Gatlinburg hover around 36°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area

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 fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Washington DC trip maker .

Getting from Gatlinburg to Washington DC by combination of taxi and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, bus, and subway; or drive. In July, daytime highs in Washington DC are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

4
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, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City online journey planner .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks 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

2
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.
On the 29th (Mon), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake, look for all kinds of wild species at Gibbon Falls, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park holiday maker tool .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Yellowstone National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. When traveling from New York City in July, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake

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