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:  13​h 15​min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
5
Nashville
— 1 day
Fly:  11​h 30​min
6
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
New York City
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
8
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
9
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
10
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Sydney

1
night
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
On the 12th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls, take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, and then stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): cruise along Makapu'u Point and then stroll through Kailua Beach Park.

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Sydney, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll gain 20 hours traveling from Sydney to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. December in Honolulu sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua Beach Park, Makapu'u Point
Highlights from your plan
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

3
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 16th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, and immerse yourself in nature at Topanga State Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Los Angeles takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and tram. The time zone difference when traveling from Honolulu to Los Angeles is 2 hours. Traveling from Honolulu in December, expect nights in Los Angeles to be much colder, around 11°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Nature Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
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 20th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Spend the 21st (Fri) exploring nature at Grand Canyon National Park. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, shop like a local with Lookout Studio, and trek along South Kaibab Trail.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park road trip app .

Drive from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in December; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 8°C and lows reach -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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.
Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 16°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

1
day
Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Nashville trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Nashville in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 2 hours. December in Nashville sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 2°C at night. On the 25th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Nashville

Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games

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.
Have a day of magic on the 26th (Wed) at Magic Kingdom Park. Pack the 27th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Walt Disney World Resort. There's more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure and make a splash at Discovery Cove.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Orlando trip site .

You can drive from Nashville to Orlando in 11.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Nashville to Orlando, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Nashville in December; daily highs in Orlando reach 29°C and lows reach 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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 museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, have some family-friendly fun at The Rink at Rockefeller Center, examine the collection at 9/11 Memorial, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read New York City trip planner.

Getting from Orlando to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In December, New York City is colder than Orlando - with highs of 10°C and lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Fun & Games
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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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.
Spend the 4th (Fri) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, witness a stunning natural landmark at Sapphire Pool, explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin, and trek along Elephant Back Mountain.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park holiday planner .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Yellowstone National Park in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in January, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be much colder, around -20°C, while days are little chillier, around -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

4
nights
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 nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco by combination of car and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and subway; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco is minus 1 hour. In January, San Francisco is much warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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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.
On the 11th (Fri), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, hike along Tuolumne Meadows, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner.

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in January, plan for slightly colder days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 7°C, while nights are colder with lows around -12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

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