36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Zion National Park
— 2 nights
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Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
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New York City
— 3 nights
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Miami
— 3 nights
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Orlando
— 3 nights
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New Orleans
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

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 · Tours

Side Trip

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 ©

Sin City

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 · Shopping

Side Trip

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 Tusayan Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Grand Canyon Railway Depot and Yavapai Geology Museum. And it doesn't end there: hike along Rim Trail, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and get great views at Shoshone Point.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in May: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Museums
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 Taylor Creek. Take a break from the city and head to Kayenta Trail and Watchman Trail. 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: trek along Pa'rus 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 · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trips

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 ©

World's Largest Collection of Geysers

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 Lamar Valley. Step out of the city life by going to Old Faithful and Artists’ Paintpots. Step out of Yellowstone National Park with an excursion to Yellowstone River in West Yellowstone--about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, look for gifts at Fishing Bridge General Store, take in the dramatic scenery at Tower Fall, 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 · Wildlife

Side Trip

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 ©

Big Apple

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 The Met Cloisters. You'll explore and learn at New York Public Library and 9/11 Memorial. Step out of New York City with an excursion to Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site in Hyde Park--about 1h 50 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at Frick Collection, admire the landmark architecture of The Oculus, take a stroll through Times Square, and shop like a local with SoHo.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City road trip planning tool.

Fly from Yellowstone National Park to New York City in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June: highs in New York City hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in New York City

Side Trip

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 ©

Magic City

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: Scuba & Snorkeling (in Key Largo), Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center (in Tavernier) 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 · Tours

Side Trips

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 ©

Theme Park Capital of the World

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 Fishing Charters & Tours. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Stetson Mansion and Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe. When in Orlando, make a side trip to see Cocoa Beach in Cocoa Beach, approximately Cocoa Beach away. There's still lots to do: test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Orlando and stop by The LEGO Store.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Orlando visit website.

You can fly from Miami to Orlando in 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Outdoors · Historic Sites · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

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 ©

The Big Easy

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 Escape My Room New Orleans. Visit St. Joseph Plantation and Evergreen Plantation for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from New Orleans: Baton Rouge (USS Kidd & State Capitol Welcome Center) and Whitney Plantation (in Wallace). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, steep yourself in history at Hermann-Grima House, learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, and stroll the grounds of Lake Lawn Metairie.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the New Orleans road trip planner.

Fly from Orlando to New Orleans in 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. Traveling from Orlando in June, you will find days in New Orleans are slightly colder (33°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (33°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New Orleans

Side Trips

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 ©

City of Angels

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 La Brea Tar Pits and Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Los Angeles County Museum of Art and California Science Center. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Hollywood, get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove, learn about all things military at Battleship USS Iowa Museum, and explore the world behind art at The Broad.

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Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Los Angeles takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New Orleans to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in June, plan for much colder nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 19°C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Fri) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

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