39 days in United States Itinerary

39 days in United States Itinerary

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39 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Bus:  7​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
5
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  30​min
6
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  13​h 15​min
8
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
9
Jackson Hole
— 2 nights
plane:  35​h
10
New York City
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  14​h
11
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

1
night
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 24th (Wed): stroll through Manoa Falls and then stroll through Waikiki Beach. On your second day here, stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, and then identify plant and animal life at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Honolulu day trip planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Honolulu is minus 20 hours. When traveling from Melbourne in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Honolulu, with highs around 33°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

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: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip maker app .

Fly from Honolulu to San Francisco in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Honolulu in April: highs in San Francisco hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

3
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.
Spend the 30th (Tue) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, tour the pleasant surroundings at May Lake Trailhead, and admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park journey planner .

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. Traveling from San Francisco in April, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (17°C), and nights are cooler (-2°C). On the 3rd (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
On the 4th (Sat), engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, examine the collection at de Young Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read San Francisco tour planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, San Francisco is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay
de Young Museum ©
de Young Museum

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.
Pack the 5th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and explore and take pictures at Staples Center.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles road trip planning tool .

Do a combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in May: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can catch the train to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): make a trip to Downtown Disney, admire all the interesting features of Angel Stadium of Anaheim, and then get your game on at Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): get in on the family fun at Knott's Berry Farm.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Anaheim trip itinerary website .

Anaheim is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. In May, daily temperatures in Anaheim can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Knott's Berry Farm
Highlights from your plan
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney
Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center ©
Knott's Berry Farm ©
Knott's Berry Farm

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Las Vegas: Hoover Dam (in Boulder City) and Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton). There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, push the limits with an extreme tour, admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and get your game on at Dig This.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online holiday planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Anaheim to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and flight. When traveling from Anaheim in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Elephant Back Mountain, witness a stunning natural landmark at Sulphur Caldron, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the natural beauty of Beryl Spring and then contemplate the waterfront views at Yellowstone Lake.

You can plan Yellowstone National Park trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Getting from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in May; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 13°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Jackson Hole.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake
Elephant Back Mountain ©
Elephant Back Mountain

2
nights
Jackson Hole

Jackson Hole ©
The Jackson Hole valley is approximately 97 km (60 mi) long and 24 km (15 mi) wide, encompassing the town of Jackson, Teton Village, and the northern section of Grand Teton National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Grand Teton. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Grand Targhee Ski Resort.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Jackson Hole holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Jackson Hole takes 2 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May, with highs in Jackson Hole at 18°C and lows at 0°C. On the 21st (Tue), you'll travel to New York City.

Things to do in Jackson Hole

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Grand Targhee Ski Resort, Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Grand Targhee Ski Resort ©
Grand Targhee Ski Resort

6
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.
Step out of New York City to go to Bronx and see Bronx Zoo, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Central Park, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, and enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock.

Before you visit New York City, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Jackson Hole to New York City in 35 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Jackson Hole to New York City due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Jackson Hole in May: highs in New York City hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

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 ©

3
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Iolani Palace, then contemplate the long history of Battleship Missouri Memorial, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kailua Beach Park.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, go to the Honolulu trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Honolulu in 14 hours. Another option is to fly. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Honolulu is minus 5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in May; daily highs in Honolulu reach 34°C and lows reach 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua Beach Park, Waimea Bay
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Waimea Bay ©
Waimea Bay

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