37 days in United States Itinerary

37 days in United States Itinerary

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37 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Rockhampton
Fly:  23​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  13​h
5
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
6
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  29​h
End: Rockhampton

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 13th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, immerse yourself in nature at Topanga State Park, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip maker tool .

Rockhampton, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) to Pacific Standard Time is minus 18 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Rockhampton in December; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 24°C and lows reach 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

4
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.
When in San Diego, make a side trip to see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas, approximately 48 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, stroll through Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Balboa Park.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the San Diego online attractions planner .

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in San Diego can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

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.
Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains, try your luck at Casino at the Venetian, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in December, expect Las Vegas to be little chillier, temps between 16°C and 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trip

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

4
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.
On the 27th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Spend the 28th (Fri) exploring nature at Grand Canyon National Park. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, don't miss a visit to Powell Point, and look for gifts at Lookout Studio.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 8°C to lows of -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) 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
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point

4
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, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, get great views at Top of the Rock, and make a trip to Grand Central Terminal.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read New York City vacation planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for much hotter nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December since evenings lows in New York City dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

4
nights
San Francisco

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, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, and stroll through Crissy Field.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco online vacation planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Francisco in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New York City, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
On the 11th (Fri), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, make a trip to Olmsted Point, stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 7°C to lows of -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area ©
Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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