37 days in United States Itinerary

37 days in United States Itinerary

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37 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
5
Albuquerque
— 1 night
car:  4​h 30​min
6
Dallas
— 1 night
car:  4​h
7
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
8
Memphis
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
10
Cincinnati
— 1 night
car:  4​h
11
Washington DC
— 3 nights
car:  3​h 30​min
12
New York City
— 5 nights
train:  5​h 30​min
13
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h 15​min
14
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
15
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
16
San Francisco
— 1 night
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Disneyland Park). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, catch some excitement at Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, and admire the striking features of Bradbury Building.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles journey planner .

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. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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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 15th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip builder app .

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and then trek along Bright Angel Trail.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip site .

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 23°C, while nights are colder with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can drive 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

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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 18th (Mon), stop by Navajo Jewelry and Design, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Monument Valley trip website .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley in 3.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May; daily highs in Monument Valley reach 27°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Outdoors Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Off-Road Tours

1
night
Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
On the 19th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of Indian Pueblo Cultural Center, explore the striking landscape at Petroglyph National Monument, then pause for some serene contemplation at Capilla de Nuestra Senora de Guadalupe, and finally look for gifts at The Candy Lady.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Albuquerque trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Monument Valley to Albuquerque by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Monument Valley in May since evenings lows in Albuquerque dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Petroglyph National Monument ©
Petroglyph National Monument
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center ©
Indian Pueblo Cultural Center

1
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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens and then pause for some photo ops at John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Dallas visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Albuquerque to Dallas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Albuquerque in May; daily highs in Dallas reach 33°C and lows reach 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks
Highlights from your plan
Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens ©
John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza ©
John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza

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nights
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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, take a stroll through Garden District, admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, and examine the collection at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World.

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You can fly from Dallas to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Dallas in May, expect nights in New Orleans to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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nights
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Graceland, then appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then look for gifts at Lansky, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to The Peabody Ducks and then contemplate the long history of Sun Studio.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Memphis vacation builder website .

Drive from New Orleans to Memphis in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. While traveling from New Orleans, expect somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Memphis, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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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 27th (Wed): get your game on at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), see a show at Grand Ole Opry, and then learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and then get engrossed in the history at Cooter’s Museum and Store Nashville.

To find out how to plan a trip to Nashville, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Memphis to Nashville takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May, daytime highs in Nashville are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Nashville

Neighborhoods Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill) ©
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©

1
night
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
On the 29th (Fri), try your luck at JACK Cincinnati Casino, get your game on at Houdini's Room Escape, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Redbird Hollow Preserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: have some family-friendly fun at Miami Valley Gaming, get to know the resident critters at Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden, and then make a trip to Mushroom House.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Cincinnati trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Nashville to Cincinnati takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Cincinnati is 1 hour. Traveling from Nashville in May, expect Cincinnati to be a bit cooler, temps between 28°C and 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Parks Fun & Games Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Miami Valley Gaming
Highlights from your plan
Houdini's Room Escape ©
Houdini's Room Escape
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden ©
Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden
JACK Cincinnati Casino ©
JACK Cincinnati Casino

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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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sun): appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial. On the 1st (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then get a sense of history and politics at White House, and finally explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Cincinnati to Washington DC takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May, daytime highs in Washington DC are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

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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: don't miss a visit to Central Park, contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock, and admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary planning website .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in June, plan for a bit cooler days in New York City, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. On the 7th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks 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

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish, then Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and finally admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Niagara Falls day trip site .

Getting from New York City to Niagara Falls by combination of flight and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in June, Niagara Falls is a bit cooler at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Niagara Falls Observation Tower ©
Niagara Falls Observation Tower

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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, get a taste of the local shopping with Exploratorium, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco day trip website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to San Francisco takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Niagara Falls in June, plan for a bit cooler days in San Francisco, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls and then hike along Mariposa Grove. On your second day here, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, and finally take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park day trip planning app .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be slightly colder, around 7°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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San Francisco

San Francisco
To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip maker site .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June: highs in San Francisco hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 15°C. On the 15th (Mon), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Wineries

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