37 days in United States Itinerary

37 days in United States Itinerary

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37 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
5
Orlando, Florida
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
New York City
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
8
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
9
Grand Teton National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
11
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
12
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

3
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: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and take a stroll through SoMa.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -18 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in September, with highs in San Francisco at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

4
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, trek along Nevada Falls Loop, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect cooler evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from San Francisco in September, with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

4
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.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, see the interesting displays at Travel Town, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and immerse yourself in nature at Topanga State Park.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles tour itinerary planning site .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (34°C), and nights are much warmer (22°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

3
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.
Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, shop like a local with The Strip, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In October, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Orlando, Florida

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.
Orlando is known for theme parks, nightlife, fun & games, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks, explore the world behind art at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, and have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Orlando.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Orlando trip builder .

Getting from Las Vegas to Orlando by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Orlando due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, Orlando is a bit warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks

3
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, ponder the world of politics at White House, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC vacation planner .

Getting from Orlando to Washington DC by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Orlando in October, things will get a bit cooler in Washington DC: highs are around 25°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©

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: explore and take pictures at Central Park, make a trip to Grand Central Terminal, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October in New York City, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

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

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): get to know the resident critters at Lincoln Park Zoo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, then walk around Milton Lee Olive Park, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Chicago trip builder website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New York City in October, with highs in Chicago at 21°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Teton National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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night
Grand Teton National Park

Grand Teton National Park ©
The peaks of Grand Teton National Park aren't the highest in the world, but they sit atop what might be nature's archetypes for mountains.
On the 18th (Fri), hike along Cascade Canyon Trail and then look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Teton.

Plan a trip to Grand Teton National Park easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Getting from Chicago to Grand Teton National Park by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, shuttle, bus, and car. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Grand Teton National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in October, expect nights in Grand Teton National Park to be cooler, around -2°C, while days are little chillier, around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can go by car to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Teton National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Cascade Canyon Trail ©
Cascade Canyon Trail

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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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, trails, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Castle Geyser, explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook, and stroll through Artist Point.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park online travel planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Teton National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 1.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Grand Teton National Park in October: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 9°C, while lows dip to -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

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Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): explore the activities along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally take a stroll through Pike Place Market. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and then admire the natural beauty at Bellevue Botanical Garden.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle tour itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October: highs in Seattle hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Bellevue Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Fri): take an in-depth tour of USS Arizona Memorial, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Diamond Head State Monument, and then explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Honolulu journey planning app .

You can fly from Seattle to Honolulu in 8 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Honolulu is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Seattle in October, things will get warmer in Honolulu: highs are around 36°C and lows about 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Waimea Bay
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waimea Bay ©
Waimea Bay

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