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:  18​h
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Bus:  10​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
5
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
New York City
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
7
Eastham
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  10​h 30​min
8
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
9
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
10
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h 30​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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Getty Center and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Shop till you drop at Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Amoeba Music. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Santa Monica (Santa Monica Farmers Market & Montana Avenue). And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Will Rogers State Beach, stop by Hollywood & Highland, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles day trip planning website .

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. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in August: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Hayden Valley and Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Spend the 25th (Sat) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Lamar Valley, cruise along Virginia Cascade Drive, witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

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.
Head to Canyon Village Marketplace and Hopi Housefor some retail therapy. Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon South Rim and Rim Trail. On the 28th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: trek along North Kaibab Trail, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, and don't miss a visit to Powell Point.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park tour builder .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or take a bus. In August, Grand Canyon National Park is somewhat warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 31°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough 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
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, look for gifts at Barneys New York, then wander the streets of The Strip, and finally ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas attractions planning tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In August, Las Vegas is much warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 45°C and lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian ©

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Washington DC trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Las Vegas to Washington DC by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, things will get a bit cooler in Washington DC: highs are around 32°C and lows about 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island. Head to Fifth Avenue and Tiffany & Co.for plenty of shopping. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and go for a walk through Central Park.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City tour 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 31°C in September, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Eastham.

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 ©

1
night
Eastham

Eastham ©
Eastham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): stroll through Nauset Beach and then kick back and relax at Corn Hill Beach. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Salt Pond Visitor Center and then kick back and relax at Cape Cod National Seashore.

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Getting from New York City to Eastham by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from New York City in September, expect Eastham to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Eastham

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Nauset Beach, Cape Cod National Seashore, Corn Hill Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Corn Hill Beach ©
Corn Hill Beach

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 (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then shop like a local with Pike Place Market, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally stop by Elliott Bay Book Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Seahurst Beach Park and then take a stroll through Pioneer Square.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle road trip website .

Getting from Eastham to Seattle by combination of bus and flight takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Eastham to Seattle. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Seahurst Beach Park
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

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get in touch with nature at Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Union Square and Fisherman's Wharf. The adventure continues: shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace, wander the streets of SoMa, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and get curious at California Academy of Sciences.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco tour itinerary maker site .

Traveling by combination of flight and subway from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Glacier Point and Vernal Fall. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, make a trip to Pothole Dome, examine the collection at Yosemite Museum Gallery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Lembert Dome.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in September, plan for cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 3°C. On the 19th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

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