35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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Washington DC
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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Seattle
— 2 nights
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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.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, get curious at Exploratorium, take a stroll through SoMa, and take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read San Francisco visit planner.

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to San Francisco. In September, daytime highs in San Francisco are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

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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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Tuolumne Meadows, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and make a trip to Olmsted Point.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park road trip tool.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be colder in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

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Los Angeles

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, explore the world behind art at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planning tool.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, expect nights in Los Angeles to be much warmer, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Nightlife · Parks

Side Trips

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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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along Rim Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip builder tool.

Getting from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 8 hours. Other options: fly. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in October: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Trails · Outdoors · Nature

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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, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort, take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and 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 moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Shopping · Fun & Games · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

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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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, and pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC day trip planning app.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Washington DC in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Washington DC, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, Washington DC is a bit cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Historic Sites

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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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, get great views at Top of the Rock, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the New York City online tour planner.

You can take a train from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

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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.
When in Yellowstone National Park, make a side trip to see Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park, approximately Grand Teton National Park away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, tour the pleasant surroundings at Brink of the Lower Falls Trail, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn.

To find photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip planning site.

Getting from New York City to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in October, expect Yellowstone National Park to be colder, temps between 9°C and -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

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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 21st (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Seattle route planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks · Nature

United States travel guide

4.5
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.