34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

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Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 night
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Seattle
— 1 night
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Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 3 nights
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Washington DC
— 3 nights
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Chicago
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights

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Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, then take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls and then enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Honolulu trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Honolulu, you'll gain 20 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in August: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

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Seattle

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.
On the 22nd (Thu), get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, then take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, and then catch a live event at T-Mobile Park.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Honolulu to Seattle by flight takes about 8 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Honolulu in August: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 31°C and lows are around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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Yellowstone National Park

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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, and gain insight at Yellowstone Institute.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park road trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in August, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be cooler, around 3°C, while days are little chillier, around 24°C. On the 26th (Mon), you'll travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake

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New York City

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and get great views at Top of the Rock.

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Fly from Yellowstone National Park to New York City in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to New York City is 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August: highs in New York City hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, admire the striking features of Washington National Cathedral, and ponder the world of politics at White House.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Washington DC online vacation builder.

You can take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum

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Chicago

Chicago ©

Windy City

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, make a trip to Buckingham Fountain, and stroll around Millennium Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Chicago journey builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to Chicago. In September, daytime highs in Chicago are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Parks · Childrens Museums · Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo

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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 7th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Powell Point, trek along Rim Trail, and cruise along East Rim Drive.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Chicago to Grand Canyon National Park takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Chicago in September, Grand Canyon National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
North Kaibab Trail ©
North Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately Boulder City away. There's still lots to do: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, try to win big at Casino At The Venetian, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas holiday planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. 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 warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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.
Dedicate the 16th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, engage your brain at Exploratorium, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and see the interesting displays at de Young Museum.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco vacation builder site.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in September; daily highs in San Francisco reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wineries · Tours · Parks · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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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, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, trek along Panorama Trail, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park attractions planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Plan for much colder nights when traveling from San Francisco in September since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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