36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
2
San Francisco
— 5 nights
3
Glacier National Park
— 3 nights
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
5
New York City
— 5 nights
6
San Diego
— 2 nights
7
Kihei, Maui
— 1 night
8
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights

5
nights
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Glacier Point and Mariposa Grove. Take a break from the city and head to Vernal Fall and Sentinel Dome. Spend the 22nd (Sat) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, hike along Panorama Trail, explore the world behind art at Yosemite Museum Gallery, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary site.

Sydney, Australia to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 24-hour flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in June, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be slightly colder, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Fishing Charters & Tours. Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and City Lights Booksellersfor some retail therapy. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, get curious at Exploratorium, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June: highs in San Francisco hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Glacier National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

3
nights
Glacier National Park

Glacier National Park ©
The glaciers from which Glacier National Park takes its name mostly dissipated eons ago, but they left behind a scoured landscape of high and steep mountain peaks, sparkling lakes, lush alpine meadows, and thick forests.
Visiting Virginia Falls and Grinnell Glacier will get you outdoors. Spend the 28th (Fri) exploring nature at Waterton-Glacier International Peace Park. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the waterfront views at Swiftcurrent Falls, trek along Highline Trail, stroll through Iceberg Lake Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Jackson Glacier Overlook.

Start your trip to Glacier National Park by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from San Francisco to Glacier National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Glacier National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect little chillier with lows of °C in Glacier National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to drive to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Glacier National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Virginia Falls ©
Virginia Falls
Grinnell Glacier ©
Grinnell Glacier
Iceberg Lake Trail ©
Iceberg Lake Trail

5
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.
Kids will enjoy Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful. Get in touch with nature at Grand Prismatic Spring and Lower Geyser Basin. Next up on the itinerary: trek along North Rim Trail, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Butte Overlook, take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin, and stroll through Artists’ Paintpots.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park route planner.

You can drive from Glacier National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of car, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Glacier National Park in July, things will get a bit cooler in Yellowstone National Park: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square. Museum-lovers will get to explore 9/11 Memorial and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, examine the collection at New York Public Library, and contemplate the long history of Ellis Island.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the New York City journey 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. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in New York City: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

2
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Get a sense of the local culture at Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography and San Diego Air & Space Museum. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool. It doesn't end there: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo and admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Diego trip itinerary builder app.

Fly from New York City to San Diego in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. When traveling from New York City in July, plan for little chillier days in San Diego, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Kihei.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

1
night
Kihei, Maui

Kihei ©
Stretching over 9.7 km (6 mi) of pristine south Maui coastline, Kihei is the island's driest and sunniest region, making it a perfect location for water activities and beach leisure.
On the 17th (Wed), admire the majestic nature at Iao Valley and then enjoy the sand and surf at Wailea Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Kihei trip builder app.

You can fly from San Diego to Kihei in 7.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST) is minus 2 hours. While traveling from San Diego, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Kihei, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Kihei

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Wailea Beach, Iao Valley
Highlights from your plan
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Iao Valley ©
Iao Valley

4
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Get outdoors at Waikiki Beach and Sunset Beach Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like USS Arizona Memorial and National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Go for a jaunt from Honolulu to Pupukea to see Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument about 56 minutes away. The adventure continues: hike along Diamond Head State Monument, take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls, and identify plant and animal life at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Honolulu road trip site.

You can fly from Kihei to Honolulu in 3 hours. In July, daytime highs in Honolulu are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument, Sunset Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

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