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:  13​h
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  10​h 15​min
2
Olympic National Park
— 1 night
bus + ferry:  4​h 15​min
3
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  9​h
5
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
7
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
8
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
9
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Sydney

2
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.
Shop till you drop at Kailua Beach Park and USS Arizona Memorial. Get outdoors at Waikiki Beach and Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve. Get out of town with these interesting Honolulu side-trips: Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park & Waimea Bay). There's more to do: pause for some photo ops at King Kamehameha Statue.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Honolulu day trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Hawaii Standard Time is minus 20 hours. In July, Honolulu is warmer than Sydney - with highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Olympic National Park.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

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

1
night
Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park ©
In Olympic National Park, ancient rainforests and ocean tidal pools at lower elevations contrast with wildflower-filled alpine meadows and snowcapped peaks.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): take a peaceful walk through Olympic National Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hurricane Ridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sun): stroll through Ruby Beach and then take a peaceful walk through Hoh Rain Forest Visitor Center.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Olympic National Park travel route planner .

Explore your travel options from Honolulu to Olympic National Park with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is 2 hours. While traveling from Honolulu, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Olympic National Park, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Olympic National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Ruby Beach ©
Ruby Beach
Hurricane Ridge ©
Hurricane Ridge
Olympic National Park ©
Olympic National Park

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 6th (Mon): shop like a local with Pike Place Market, then shop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass, then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, and finally kick back and relax at Alki Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, explore and take pictures at Safeco Field, and then take a stroll through Pioneer Square.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Seattle trip website .

Getting from Olympic National Park to Seattle by combination of bus and ferry takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July, Seattle is a bit warmer than Olympic National Park - with highs of 30°C and lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

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

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Yellowstone National Park and Grand Prismatic Spring. Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Lamar Valley, trek along Artist Point, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planning app .

Do a combination of flight and car from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Seattle in July, plan for little chillier 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 11th (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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.
You'll explore and learn at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square. Relax by the water at 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island. There's much more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the masterpieces at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our New York City online trip planner .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to New York City by combination of car, flight, and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July: highs in New York City hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

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
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

4
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.
Visit National Air and Space Museum and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum for some beach relaxation. Head to National Gallery of Art and Gettysburg National Military Parkfor some retail therapy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly) and Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center (in Gettysburg). Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial, get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress, and examine the collection at The National Archives Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC trip planner .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Arlington, Gettysburg, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at The Strip and The Mob Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Hoover Dam Bypass. The adventure continues: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and stop by Rick's Restorations.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Las Vegas takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Washington DC in July: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 47°C and lows are around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Glacier Point and Sentinel Dome. Get some historical perspective at Tuolumne Meadows and Tioga Pass. Spend the 26th (Sun) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. There's still lots to do: hike along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and explore the striking landscape at El Capitan.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in July, with highs in Yosemite National Park at 33°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

3
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 Golden Gate Bridge and Exploratorium. Relax by the water at Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, make a trip to Coit Tower, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral, and wander the streets of The Castro.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit cooler (26°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (16°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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