36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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36 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
4
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h
6
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Sydney

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 14th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, admire the striking features of Bradbury Building, and immerse yourself in nature at Topanga State Park.

For more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary 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. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Sydney in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Los Angeles, with lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

5
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.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, try to win big at Casino at the Venetian, push the limits with an extreme tour, and have fun at Las Vegas Shooting Center.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in November; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 23°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Shopping

Side Trip

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

5
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.
Spend the 24th (Sun) exploring nature at Grand Canyon National Park. On the 26th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, make a trip to Grand Canyon Village, and admire the landmark architecture of Lookout Studio.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park driving holiday planning site .

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Las Vegas in November, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around -6°C, while days are little chillier, around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

5
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, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City takes 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much warmer in New York City, with lows of 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Washington DC.

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

5
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 parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, admire the striking features of Washington National Cathedral, and get a sense of history and politics at White House.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Washington DC trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Lockhouse 10 - C&O Canal Trust
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

7
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, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and take a stroll through SoMa.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco day trip planning website .

Fly from Washington DC to San Francisco in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC to San Francisco, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Washington DC in December: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 17°C and lows are around 8°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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