34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

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Fly
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New York City
— 1 night
Train
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly to Boston, Ferry to MacMillan Pier, Provincetown, MA
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Wellfleet
— 2 nights
Ferry to World Trade Center Pier, Boston, MA, Fly to Jackson
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Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Fly
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Santa Monica
— 2 nights
Drive
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Flagstaff
— 2 nights
Fly
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San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly to Fresno Yosemite International Airport, Drive to Yosemite National Park
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly
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Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly
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Kihei, Maui
— 2 nights
Fly to Kamuela, Taxi to Kohala Coast
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Kohala Coast, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Drive
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Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Drive to Kahului Airport, Fly to Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport

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New York City

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): kick back and relax at Rockaway Beach and then admire the majestic nature at Gateway National Recreation. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Tenement Museum and then have fun at Coney Island.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to New York City is an approximately 26-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to New York City, you'll gain 15 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in August, you will find days in New York City are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are warmer (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Fun & Games

Side Trips

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): see the interesting displays at The Mansion on O, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Washington DC sightseeing site.

You can take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Wellfleet.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Nature · Shopping

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Wellfleet

Wellfleet is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, and is located halfway between the "tip" and "elbow" of Cape Cod. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Chatham Lighthouse Beach, examine the collection at Chatham Railroad Museum, and then hike along Great Island Trail.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Wellfleet trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and ferry from Washington DC to Wellfleet in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Washington DC in August, expect Wellfleet to be little chillier, temps between 30°C and 19°C. On the 25th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Wellfleet

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

Side Trips

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Yellowstone National Park

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Fri): contemplate the geological forces at Mud Volcano and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip maker app.

Traveling by combination of ferry and flight from Wellfleet to Yellowstone National Park takes 14 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Wellfleet to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Wellfleet in August, plan for little chillier days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 24°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature

2
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Santa Monica

Fortunate People in a Fortunate Land

A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): examine the collection at Adamson House and Malibu Lagoon Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Santa Monica attractions tool.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Santa Monica takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Santa Monica is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August, expect nights in Santa Monica to be much warmer, around 21°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

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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 30th (Tue), examine the collection at Kolb Studio, then get great views at Hopi Point, then contemplate the long history of Hermit's Rest, and finally hike along Hermit Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along South Kaibab Trail and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Santa Monica to Grand Canyon National Park takes 8 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Santa Monica in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Flagstaff

City of Seven Wonders

Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
On the 1st (Thu), take a stroll through Historic Downtown and Railroad District and then delve into the lush surroundings at Coconino National Forest. On your second day here, appreciate the history behind Wupatki National Monument and then explore the stunning scenery at Walnut Canyon National Monument.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, go to the Flagstaff road trip site.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Flagstaff takes 1.5 hours. August in Flagstaff sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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San Diego

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
On the 3rd (Sat), explore the activities along Cabrillo Tide Pools, buy something for everyone on your list at Seaport Village, and then take an in-depth tour of Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Children's Pool and then admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip planner.

You can fly from Flagstaff to San Diego in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Flagstaff to San Diego due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Flagstaff in September, you will find days in San Diego are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are much hotter (23°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

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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.
Take a break from the city and head to Glacier Point and Yosemite Falls. Discover out-of-the-way places like Bridalveil Fall and Vernal Fall. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Lembert Dome, contemplate the waterfront views at Gaylor Lake, and explore the world behind art at Yosemite Museum Gallery.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online trip itinerary planner.

Explore your travel options from San Diego to Yosemite National Park with the Route module. When traveling from San Diego in September, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

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San Francisco

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Thu): examine the collection at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, admire the majestic nature at Angel Island State Park, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by North Beach and then contemplate the long history of City Lights Booksellers.

For maps and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip website.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Shopping

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Seattle

Emerald City

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 10th (Sat): walk around Richmond Beach Saltwater Park, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and then wander the streets of Pike Place Market. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Elliott Bay Book Company, stop by Glasshouse Studio, take an in-depth tour of Museum of History & Industry, then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip itinerary app.

You can fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Seattle are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. On the 12th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trip

2
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Honolulu, Oahu

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
On the 13th (Tue), kick back and relax at Lanikai Beach, explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and then go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): learn about all things military at US Army Museum of Hawaii and then kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Honolulu online road trip planner.

You can fly from Seattle to Honolulu in 8 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Seattle in September, things will get a bit warmer in Honolulu: highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Trails

Side Trip

2
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Kihei, Maui

Stretching over 9.7 km (6 mi) of pristine south Maui coastline, Kihei is the island's driest and sunniest region, making it a perfect location for water activities and beach leisure.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): get impressive views of Haleakala Crater and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kamaole Beach Park III. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Wailea Beach and then kick back and relax at Ulua Beach.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Kihei route maker tool.

You can fly from Honolulu to Kihei in 3 hours. September in Kihei sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to Kohala Coast.

Things to do in Kihei

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

2
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Kohala Coast, Island of Hawaii

Dominated by the large volcano that looms in its background, Kohala Coast offers a quieter and less tourist-ridden alternative to the busier regions of Hawaii.
On the 17th (Sat), stroll through Puukohola National Historic Park, then kick back and relax at Mauna Kea Beach, and then kick back and relax at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Waikoloa Beach Resort and then enjoy the sand and surf at Anaehoomalu.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kohala Coast online route planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Kihei to Kohala Coast in 3 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Kohala Coast can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Captain Cook.

Things to do in Kohala Coast

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

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Captain Cook, Island of Hawaii

A small town with big ocean views, Captain Cook lies on top of an ancient fault line that was responsible for creating the nearby Kealakekua Bay thousands of years ago.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kahaluu Beach, get a new perspective on things with Adventures in Paradise Kayak & Snorkel, and then kick back and relax at Manini Kapahukapu Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Honaunau Bay and then stroll through Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay).

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Captain Cook trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kohala Coast to Captain Cook takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Captain Cook

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Nature

Side Trips

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.