40 days in United States Itinerary

40 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
2
Seattle
— 1 night
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
4
New York City
— 4 nights
5
Key West
— 1 night
6
Miami Beach
— 2 nights
7
New Orleans
— 2 nights
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
9
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
10
San Francisco
— 4 nights
11
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights

2
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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.
Visiting Waikiki Beach and Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve will get you outdoors. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at USS Arizona Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. Step out of Honolulu to go to Kailua and see Kailua Beach Park, which is approximately 32 minutes away. It doesn't end there: take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument and admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Honolulu day trip planning tool.

Sydney, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Honolulu, you'll gain 20 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in June; daily highs in Honolulu reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

1
night
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.
On the 4th (Thu), see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Alki Beach, thenadmire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally look for gifts at Elliott Bay Book Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Pioneer Square, thentake a stroll through Pike Place Market, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle.

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Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Seattle takes 8 hours. Traveling from Honolulu to Seattle, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Honolulu in June, expect Seattle to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Mount Washburn. When in Yellowstone National Park, make a side trip to see Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park, approximately Grand Teton National Park away. Spend the 8th (Mon) exploring nature at Fairy Falls. Spend the 9th (Tue) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. It doesn't end there: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful and hike along Artist Point.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park online vacation planner.

Getting from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. While traveling from Seattle, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

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.
Get some historical perspective at 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Central Park, contemplate the long history of Ellis Island, take a stroll through Fifth Avenue, and admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to New York City in 9.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days in New York City, with highs around °C, while nights are warmer with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

1
night
Key West

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.
On the 16th (Tue), examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, thenshop like a local with Alan S. Maltz Gallery, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House, thenadmire the majestic nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, and then see the vivid underwater world at Western Dry Rocks.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Key West trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from New York City to Key West by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in June; daily highs in Key West reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory

2
nights
Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
On the 18th (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, thenget to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, thenbuy something for everyone on your list at Lincoln Road, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Collins Avenue. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Haulover Beach Park, thenshop like a local with Aventura Mall, and then immerse yourself in nature at Oleta River State Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Miami Beach online day trip planner.

Getting from Key West to Miami Beach by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. June in Miami Beach sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Oleta River State Park, Aventura Mall, Haulover Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
South Beach ©
South Beach
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

2
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
On the 20th (Sat), admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, thenlearn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Garden District. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, don't miss a visit to Jackson Square, thenget to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, and finally shop like a local with Royal Street.

Take the guesswork out of planning a New Orleans vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Miami Beach to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami Beach to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Miami Beach in June: highs in New Orleans hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon South Rim and North Kaibab Trail. On the 23rd (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: hike along Rim Trail, get great views at Powell Point, explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon, and stroll through South Kaibab Trail.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park journey planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from New Orleans to Grand Canyon National Park in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Grand Canyon National Park. Expect cooler evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from New Orleans in June, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Strip and The Mob Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Valley of Fire State Park. There's lots more to do: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas route tool.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around °C, while nights are much warmer with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visiting Alcatraz Island and Muir Woods National Monument will get you outdoors. Do your shopping at Union Square and Ferry Building Marketplace. Step out of San Francisco to go to St. Helena and see Modus Operandi Cellars, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of SoMa, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, and steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco journey builder site.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in June, with highs in San Francisco at °C and lows at °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Modus Operandi Cellars, Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Glacier Point and Vernal Fall. Spend the 5th (Sun) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake. Next up on the itinerary: hike along Lower Yosemite Fall Trail, take some stellar pictures from Valley View, stroll through Panorama Trail, and stroll around Mariposa Grove.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary tool.

Fly from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. You'll set off for home on the 9th (Thu).

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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