35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

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35 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  7​h 45​min
4
Keystone
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Dallas
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Key West
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
9
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
10
Salem
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
11
Portland
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  9​h 15​min
12
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 30​min
13
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
14
Wawona
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
15
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Sydney

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, & more). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles route builder tool .

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in September, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, parks, historic sites, outdoors, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along South Kaibab Trail, admire all the interesting features of East Rim Drive, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can go by car to Monument Valley.

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

1
night
Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. On the 7th (Mon), see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Monument Valley tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley takes 3.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, things will get a bit warmer in Monument Valley: highs are around 32°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©

1
night
Keystone

Keystone ©
Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
On the 8th (Tue), go deep underground at Big Thunder Gold Mine, explore the striking landscape of Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and then cruise along Iron Mountain Road. Keep things going the next day: take a peaceful walk through Black Hills National Forest, then explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel, and then get great views at Breezy Point Picnic Area.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Keystone travel planner .

Do a combination of car and flight from Monument Valley to Keystone in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, Keystone is slightly colder than Monument Valley - with highs of 25°C and lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Custer
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial ©
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest
Needles Eye Tunnel ©
Needles Eye Tunnel

1
night
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
On the 10th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Top O'Hill Terrace, test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Dallas, and then get your game on at Bad Axe Throwing.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Dallas route builder .

Traveling by flight from Keystone to Dallas takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Keystone to Dallas. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Keystone in September, with highs in Dallas at 39°C and lows at 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Dallas

Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Escape Game Dallas, Top O'Hill Terrace
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas
Bad Axe Throwing ©
Bad Axe Throwing
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace

1
night
Key West

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and then take a memorable tour with Tours. On the 12th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Key West holiday maker .

Getting from Dallas to Key West by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Dallas to Key West, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dallas in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Key West, with lows around 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park

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.
Go for a jaunt from Orlando to Anaheim to see The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort, test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Orlando, find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, and laugh and play at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

Start your trip to Orlando by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Key West to Orlando takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Key West in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 27°C in Orlando. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin. On the next day, get to know the resident critters at National Zoological Park, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC road trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Orlando in September: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 32°C and lows are around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park

3
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 parks, museums, nightlife, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our New York City holiday planner .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In September in New York City, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Salem.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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Salem

Salem ©
Best known for its 1692 witch trials, Salem has a number of significant historical sites, a bustling downtown, and many witch-themed attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): learn more about the world around you at Harvard Museum of Natural History, delve into the lush surroundings at Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary, and then get engrossed in the history at The House of the Seven Gables.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Salem trip tool .

Drive from New York City to Salem in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or fly. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New York City in September, with highs in Salem at 28°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to drive to Portland.

Things to do in Salem

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

The Harvard Museum of Natural History, Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
The House of the Seven Gables ©
The House of the Seven Gables
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary ©
Ipswich River Wildlife Sanctuary
The Harvard Museum of Natural History ©

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night
Portland

Portland
Maine's biggest and perhaps most vibrant city, Portland was established as a fishing village in 1633 and grew to become New England's largest port.
To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Portland attractions app .

Drive from Salem to Portland in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September in Portland, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 13°C at night. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Outdoors Parks Tours

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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.
Step out of Yellowstone National Park to go to Grand Teton National Park and see Grand Teton, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, look for all kinds of wild species at Lehardy's Rapids, explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park day trip tool .

Getting from Portland to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Portland to Yellowstone National Park. In September, Yellowstone National Park is little chillier than Portland - with highs of 18°C and lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): trek along Mormon Pioneer National Historic Trail, trek along Mount Olympus Trail, and then take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon.

To find out how to plan a trip to Salt Lake City, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Salt Lake City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September; daily highs in Salt Lake City reach 32°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to Wawona.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon

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Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Wawona is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, trek along Panorama Trail, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Wawona road trip planning app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Salt Lake City to Wawona. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Salt Lake City in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Wawona, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for historic sites, parks, museums, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, walk around Crissy Field, engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco itinerary builder website .

Getting from Wawona to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. While traveling from Wawona, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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