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:  18​h
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
4
Billings
— 6 nights
Drive:  8​h
5
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
7
Florida City
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
8
Cape Canaveral
— 2 nights
bus + taxi:  1​h
9
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Sydney


3
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.
Kids will enjoy Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. Pack the 16th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For other places to visit and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip builder site .

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 moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in June; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 30°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will enjoy Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden. Change things up with a short trip to Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa (about 1h 10 min away). There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and enjoy some diversion at RocketBoat.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by combination of train and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in June; daily highs in San Francisco reach 25°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Tours

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): trek along Artist Point, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and then take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Observation Point Trail and then contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in June, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are little chillier (22°C), and nights are colder (1°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Billings.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

6
nights
Billings

Billings ©
Billings is the largest city in the state of Montana, and is the principal city of the Billings Metropolitan Area with a population of 166,855.Billings is located in the south-eastern portion of the state and is the seat of Yellowstone County, which had a 2015 population of 157,048. Attractions like ZooMontana and Reef Indoor Water Park make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Crow Agency (Custer Battlefield Trading Post & Cafe & Little Bighorn Battlefield), Red Lodge Mountain (in Red Lodge) and Pompeys Pillar National Monument (in Pompeys Pillar). Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Lake Elmo State Park, explore and take pictures at Dehler Park, stop by Scheels, and admire the natural beauty at DanWalt Gardens.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Billings trip planner .

You can drive from Yellowstone National Park to Billings in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, expect Billings to be a bit warmer, temps between 30°C and 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Billings

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Crow Agency, Red Lodge Mountain, Pompeys Pillar National Monument
Highlights from your plan
ZooMontana ©
ZooMontana
Horseback Riding Tours
Red Lodge Mountain ©
Red Lodge Mountain

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.
Bring the kids along to Central Park and Bronx Zoo. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and see the interesting displays at New York Public Library.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our New York City vacation website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Billings to New York City in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Billings to New York City. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Billings in July, with lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like National Air and Space Museum and Tidal Basin. The adventure continues: admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Zoological Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Washington DC day trip planner .

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park

2
nights
Florida City

Florida City ©
Florida City is a city in Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States and is the southernmost municipality in the South Florida metropolitan area. On the 11th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, then get interesting insight from Tours, and then stop by Robert Is Here. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Spiegel Grove and then immerse yourself in nature at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Florida City attractions planner.

Explore your travel options from Washington DC to Florida City with the Route module. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Florida City

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Key Largo, Robert Is Here
Highlights from your plan
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park ©
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Cape Canaveral

Cape Canaveral ©
Cape Canaveral is a city in Brevard County, Florida. On the 13th (Fri), see the interesting displays at NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex and then stroll through Jetty Park. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Manatee Sanctuary Park, then identify plant and animal life at Canaveral National Seashore, and then tour the water at your own pace with A Day Away Kayak Tours.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Cape Canaveral trip planning website .

Drive from Florida City to Cape Canaveral in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In July in Cape Canaveral, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Cape Canaveral

Parks Wildlife Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Titusville
Highlights from your plan
Canaveral National Seashore ©
Canaveral National Seashore
A Day Away Kayak Tours ©
A Day Away Kayak Tours

4
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Walt Disney World Resort and Magic Kingdom Park. Pack the 16th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 19th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's much more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at SeaWorld Orlando, discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and look for gifts at The LEGO Store Downtown Disney.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Orlando online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Cape Canaveral to Orlando takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in July, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Shopping Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park

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