35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

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35 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  25​h
1
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
5
San Diego
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Denver
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 30​min
7
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
8
New York City
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  28​h
End: Perth

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Let the collections at Exploratorium and Cable Car Museum capture your imagination. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Safari West (in Santa Rosa) and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville). The adventure continues: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, look for gifts at City Lights Booksellers, and get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Steps.

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Perth, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Perth to San Francisco, you'll gain 16 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in August, expect San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, temps between 26°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Safari West
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

4
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Getty Center and The Hollywood Museum. Do your shopping at Amoeba Music and The Grove. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Oak Canyon Nature Center (in Anaheim) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point). The adventure continues: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, get a taste of the local shopping with Hammer Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles itinerary planner .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Oak Canyon Nature Center, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Oak Canyon Nature Center ©
Oak Canyon Nature Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

3
nights
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.
You'll explore and learn at The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum. Get in touch with nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Mount Charleston to see Spring Mountains Visitor Center about 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: shop like a local with The Strip, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

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Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, things will get a bit warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 45°C and lows about 29°C. On the 28th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Spring Mountains Visitor Center, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, temps between 31°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point

6
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore USS Midway Museum and Maritime Museum of San Diego. For shopping fun, head to Gaslamp Quarter or Liberty Public Market. Go for a jaunt from San Diego to Alpine to see Lions, Tigers & Bears about 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Church.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Diego trip maker app .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to San Diego by combination of bus and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to San Diego, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer nights in San Diego, with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Lions, Tigers & Bears
Highlights from your plan
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

4
nights
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Images of Rocky Mountain National Park and Denver Botanic Gardens will appeal to museum buffs. For shopping fun, head to Pearl Street Mall or 16th Street Mall. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Denver: Trail Ridge Road (in Rocky Mountain National Park), Photography Tours (in Estes Park) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Idaho Springs). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Dinosaur Ridge, explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum, look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, and examine the collection at Molly Brown House Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Denver itinerary website .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Denver takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Denver when traveling from San Diego in September, with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Denver

Outdoors Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Estes Park, Dinosaur Ridge, Buffalo Bill Grave and Museum, Pearl Street Mall, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
River Rafting & Tubing
Photography Tours

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, then Head underground at Cave of the Winds, then buy something for everyone on your list at One Niagara "The Gateway to the Falls", and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about all things military at Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park, then get some fabulous bargains at Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA, and then take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Niagara Falls trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Denver to Niagara Falls by combination of flight and bus takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Buffalo
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Bridal Veil Falls ©
Bridal Veil Falls

6
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Bronx Zoo and Hamilton Grange National Memorial. 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Step out of New York City to go to Glenwood and see Appalachian Trail - Pochuck Boardwalk, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, look for gifts at Tiffany & Co., wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, and contemplate the long history of Ellis Island.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our New York City route planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to New York City takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Niagara Falls in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 22°C in New York City. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Bronx Zoo, Appalachian Trail - Pochuck Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

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