40 days in United States Itinerary

40 days in United States Itinerary

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40 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h 45​min
4
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
6
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
7
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  10​h 15​min
8
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Fly:  25​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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 11th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, and admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online itinerary planner .

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) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Sydney in June, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 30°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) 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

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.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To see photos and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planning site .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, you will find days in Las Vegas are much warmer (46°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (29°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Tours

Side Trip

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

6
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 21st (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, get great views at Powell Point, and trek along North Kaibab Trail.

For more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park online trip builder .

Do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in June: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

4
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.
NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex has been added to your itinerary. Have a day of magic on the 27th (Sat) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 28th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, tour the pleasant surroundings at Discovery Cove, and make an unforgettable trip to Magic Kingdom Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Orlando day trip planning tool .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Orlando by combination of bus and flight takes about 12 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June: highs in Orlando hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Beaches

Side Trip

NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
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 wildlife, adventure, museums, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House.

For reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Key West trip builder site .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Key West takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in June, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 30°C in Key West. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Key West

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
The Ernest Hemingway Home and 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: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the New York City day trip website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Key West to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Key West in July, New York City is little chillier at night with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

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

4
nights
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, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and explore and take pictures at AT&T Park.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco travel route builder app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Francisco takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from New York City in July: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 16°C. On the 14th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquarium of Niagara, then enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower, and then try to win big at Seneca Niagara Casino.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Niagara Falls trip itinerary builder tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Niagara Falls in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to Niagara Falls due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in July, with highs in Niagara Falls at 32°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, Niagara Jet Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Jet Adventures ©
Niagara Jet Adventures
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

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