36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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36 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  25​h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
6
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
7
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
9
New York City
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
10
Seattle
— 1 day
Fly:  27​h
End: Perth

3
nights
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: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, admire all the interesting features of AT&T Park, get curious at Exploratorium, and take a stroll through SoMa.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the San Francisco tour builder .

Perth, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -16 hour difference. Traveling from Perth in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 15°C in San Francisco. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

4
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, hike along Lembert Dome, stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, and make a trip to Olmsted Point.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park day trip tool .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in June, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are little chillier (7°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

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 Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 30 minutes away. Pack the 1st (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, explore and take pictures at Dodger Stadium, and put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles route website .

Do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, expect a bit warmer with lows of 19°C in Los Angeles. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and shop like a local with The Strip.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online vacation planner .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 47°C to lows of 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

4
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 6th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along Rim Trail, get great views at Lipan Point, and pause for some photo ops at Powell Point.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning tool .

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. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. In July, Grand Canyon National Park is much colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 34°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

3
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.
On the 11th (Thu), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. Spend the 12th (Fri) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake, witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Artist Point.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park journey maker website .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park by combination of bus, flight, and car takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 26°C and lows at 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

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

1
night
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field, and then meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium. On the next day, get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, meet the residents at Lincoln Park Zoo, and then admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Chicago trip planner .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago by combination of car and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July: highs in Chicago hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Washington DC trip builder website .

Fly from Chicago to Washington DC in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, Washington DC is somewhat warmer than Chicago - with highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and take a stroll through Times Square.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the New York City day trip site .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. July in New York City sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1
day
Seattle

Seattle ©
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.
On the 23rd (Tue), see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, shop like a local with Pike Place Market, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle online trip maker .

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Seattle in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from New York City in July; daily highs in Seattle reach 30°C and lows reach 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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