36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
2
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
4
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
6
New York City
— 3 nights
7
Miami
— 3 nights
8
Orlando
— 3 nights
9
New Orleans
— 3 nights
10
Los Angeles
— 4 nights

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Walt Disney Family Museum and Onedome. Get some historical perspective at Alcatraz Island and Filbert Street Stairs. Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley, about 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, stroll through Lands End, stroll around Presidio of San Francisco, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

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Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -18 hour difference. In May, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Strip and The Mob Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The LINQ Promenade and Pinball Hall of Fame. Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Willow Beach in Fort Mohave, about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, examine the collection at Shelby American Inc, and don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in May, things will get a bit warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 36°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Museums · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Willow Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bright Angel Trail and Grand Canyon Railway Depot. Let the collections at Tusayan Museum and Yavapai Geology Museum capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: hike along Rim Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, and get great views at Shoshone Point.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit cooler (23°C), and nights are cooler (0°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Zion National Park and Pa'rus Trail. Take a break from the city and head to Kayenta Trail and Taylor Creek. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Zion National Park: Cedar City (Frontier Homestead State Park Museum & IG Winery) and Springdale (LaFave Gallery, David J West Gallery, &more). There's still lots to do: stroll through Watchman Trail.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Zion National Park road trip planning tool.

Take a shuttle from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 10 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, with highs in Zion National Park at 28°C and lows at 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Springdale, Cedar City
Highlights from your plan
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Watchman Trail ©
Watchman Trail
Frontier Homestead State Park Museum ©
Frontier Homestead State Park Museum

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Grand Prismatic Spring. Step out of the city life by going to Old Faithful and Lamar Valley. Step out of Yellowstone National Park with an excursion to Yellowstone River in West Yellowstone--about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: hike along Artists’ Paintpots, explore the striking landscape of Gibbon Falls, appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Brink of the Lower Falls Trail.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park road trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Zion National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, train, taxi, and shuttle. Traveling from Zion National Park in May, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be a bit cooler, around -3°C, while days are colder, around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Yellowstone River
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site. You'll explore and learn at The Met Cloisters and 9/11 Memorial. There's much more to do: examine the collection at New York Public Library, hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and browse the collection at The Morgan Library & Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our New York City trip planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to New York City by flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to New York City, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, you will find days in New York City are somewhat warmer (31°C), and nights are much warmer (21°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters
Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Take a break from the city and head to Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park and Parasailing & Paragliding. Museum-lovers will appreciate Wynwood Walls and Lock & Load Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Miami: Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center (in Tavernier), Scuba & Snorkeling (in Key Largo) and Las Olas Beach (in Fort Lauderdale). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Wynwood and get interesting insight from Tours.

For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Miami tour planner.

Fly from New York City to Miami in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in June, expect Miami to be somewhat warmer, temps between 37°C and 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Key Largo, Las Olas Beach, Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park
Highlights from your plan
Las Olas Beach ©
Las Olas Beach
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park ©
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and Stetson Mansion. Visiting Fishing Charters & Tours and Cocoa Beach will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Orlando, look for gifts at The LEGO Store, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Orlando using our trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Miami to Orlando takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trips

Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, Stetson Mansion, Cocoa Beach, Fishing Charters & Tours
Highlights from your plan
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum ©
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
Fishing Charters & Tours

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Garden District and The National WWII Museum. Visit St. Joseph Plantation and Lake Lawn Metairie for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from New Orleans: Baton Rouge (USS Kidd & State Capitol Welcome Center), Whitney Plantation (in Wallace) and Evergreen Plantation (in Edgard). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, put a fun spin on your tour with Escape My Room New Orleans, and steep yourself in history at Hermann-Grima House.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to New Orleans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Orlando in June, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 33°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Baton Rouge, Whitney Plantation, Evergreen Plantation, St. Joseph Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Garden District ©
Garden District
Escape My Room New Orleans ©
Escape My Room New Orleans

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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.
The Getty Center and Madame Tussauds Hollywood are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Petersen Automotive Museum. There's lots more to do: get curious at California Science Center, get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, stop by LA Farmers' Market, and learn about all things military at Battleship USS Iowa Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles travel route builder app.

You can fly from New Orleans to Los Angeles in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. Plan for colder nights when traveling from New Orleans in June since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 19°C. On the 19th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Battleship USS Iowa Museum ©
Battleship USS Iowa Museum
Petersen Automotive Museum ©
Petersen Automotive Museum