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 + Drive:  22​h 30​min
1
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
New York City
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 15​min
7
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
9
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
10
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Sydney

1
night
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our New Orleans vacation builder .

Sydney, Australia to New Orleans is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Sydney to New Orleans, you'll gain 16 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in August, expect nights in New Orleans to be warmer, around 32°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square

4
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.
Pack the 26th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Walt Disney World Resort. Have a day of magic on the 27th (Mon) at Magic Kingdom Park. Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks, and look for gifts at The LEGO Store Downtown Disney.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Orlando trip maker .

You can fly from New Orleans to Orlando in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Orlando is 1 hour. Traveling from New Orleans in August, expect nights in Orlando to be little chillier, around 28°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 39°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Shopping Nightlife
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

1
night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Niagara Falls online attractions planner .

You can do a combination of train, taxi, and flight from Orlando to Niagara Falls in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Orlando in August; daily highs in Niagara Falls reach 31°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
One Niagara Welcome Center ©
One Niagara Welcome Center

3
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Tidal Basin and National Zoological Park. Let the collections at National Air and Space Museum and National Gallery of Art capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, get a sense of history and politics at White House, and pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Washington DC trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Niagara Falls in August; daily highs in Washington DC reach 36°C and lows reach 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can 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
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

4
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Gateway National Recreation and 9/11 Memorial. There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and take an in-depth tour of Ellis Island.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the New York City online visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gateway National Recreation
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

5
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.
Visiting Yellowstone Lake and Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone will get you outdoors. Step out of Yellowstone National Park to go to Grand Teton National Park and see Grand Teton, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail, identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley, and take some stellar pictures from Observation Point Trail.

To see where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip maker .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Yellowstone National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from New York City in September, plan for slightly colder days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 19°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas online trip maker .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. In September, Las Vegas is much warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 39°C and lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Cabrillo Beach. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Santa Monica Beach and Hermosa Beach Pier. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Manhattan Beach in Manhattan Beach, about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: stroll through Will Rogers State Beach, get to know the fascinating history of El Pueblo de Los Angeles, don't miss a visit to Stahl House, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip site .

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, things will get a bit cooler in Los Angeles: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Hermosa Beach Pier, Manhattan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

5
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.
Visiting Tuolumne Meadows and Panorama Trail will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, stroll through Lembert Dome, explore the activities along Tenaya Lake, and don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be colder, around 3°C, while days are little chillier, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Exploratorium and de Young Museum. You'll get in some beach time at China Beach and Point Isabel. And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and stroll through Baker Beach.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Francisco, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Point Isabel
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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