39 days in United States Itinerary

39 days in United States Itinerary

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39 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  18​h
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
2
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
3
Orlando
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
5
Washington DC
— 4 nights
6
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h 45​min
7
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
bus:  6​h 45​min
8
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
9
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Sydney

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 3rd (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, immerse yourself in nature at Topanga State Park, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online trip maker .

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) to Pacific Standard Time is minus 18 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in October: highs in Los Angeles hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

4
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.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, and get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planner .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In October in Las Vegas, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trip

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

3
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.
Pack the 10th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 13th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. It doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure and discover the magic at Magic Kingdom Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Orlando online tour itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight, taxi, and train from Las Vegas to Orlando in 9.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Orlando. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, Orlando is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can drive to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

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

3
nights
Key West

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Key West is known for adventure, museums, nightlife, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, get engrossed in the history at Key West Firehouse Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery, and identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Key West planning site .

You can drive from Orlando to Key West in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Orlando in October, Key West is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Key West

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

4
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 fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC tour itinerary maker app .

Traveling by flight from Key West to Washington DC takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Key West in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Washington DC, with highs around 25°C, while nights are colder with lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Theodore Roosevelt Island Park
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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.
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, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip builder tool .

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In October, daytime highs in New York City are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks 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

1
night
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): cruise along Generals Hwy, delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest, and then hike along Moro Rock. On the 28th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Grizzly Falls, then stroll through Congress Trail, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Lakes Trail in Sequoia National Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip builder app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 12 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. While traveling from New York City, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to catcht the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest

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, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, and make a trip to Yosemite Village.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder tool .

You can take a bus from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 7 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in October: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 22°C, while lows dip to -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to San Francisco.

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

5
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: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and explore and take pictures at AT&T Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Francisco day trip planner .

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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