33 days in United States Itinerary

33 days in United States Itinerary

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33 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + shuttle:  28​h
1
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  8​h 30​min
4
Juneau
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
5
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
6
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
7
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
8
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
9
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Sydney

1
night
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel, and finally admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Fe tour itinerary planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Santa Fe is an approximately 28-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 17 hours. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in August: highs in Santa Fe hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

4
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 2nd (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Mather Point, hike along Rim Trail, and stroll through North Kaibab Trail.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip maker site .

You can drive from Santa Fe to Grand Canyon National Park in 7 hours. Traveling from Santa Fe in September, things will get little chillier in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 28°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

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
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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, trails, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Roaring Mountain, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, and admire all the interesting features of Lamar Valley.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park road trip tool .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, things will get little chillier in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around 18°C and lows about 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Juneau.

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 Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

3
nights
Juneau

Juneau is an unusual state capital in many respects.
Spend the 10th (Mon) exploring at Tracy Arm Fjord. And it doesn't end there: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, admire the sheer force of Nugget Falls, stop by Alaska Knifeworks, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Juneau visit planning tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Juneau in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Alaska Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Juneau when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Juneau

Tours Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Tracy Arm Fjord ©
Tracy Arm Fjord
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Pack the 14th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 15th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. There's much more to do: make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks, tee off at Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf, and try out the rides at Disney's Hollywood Studios.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Orlando vacation planning website .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Juneau to Orlando. Traveling from Juneau to Orlando, you'll lose 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Juneau in September, with highs in Orlando at 37°C and lows at 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Outdoors Golf
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

2
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, then stop by Faulkner House Books, then make a trip to French Quarter, and finally take a stroll through Garden District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, then learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read New Orleans trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Orlando to New Orleans takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Orlando in September, expect nights in New Orleans to be a bit warmer, around 33°C, while days are slightly colder, around 33°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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, get great views at Top of the Rock, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, and learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History.

For more things to do and other tourist information, you can read our New York City road trip planning tool .

Getting from New Orleans to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Traveling from New Orleans in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 22°C in New York City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

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

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Spend the 26th (Wed) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, have fun and explore at Exploratorium, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park.

To see ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco vacation builder website .

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Francisco in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to San Francisco. Traveling from New York City in September, plan for slightly colder nights in San Francisco, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

4
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.
Spend the 30th (Sun) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, make a trip to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, get great views at Tunnel View, and hike along Tuolumne Meadows.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip planner .

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, expect much colder with lows of 3°C in Yosemite National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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