43 days in United States Itinerary

43 days in United States Itinerary

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43 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Monument Valley
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  12​h 45​min
5
North Fort Myers
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Orlando
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h
7
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
8
Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h
9
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Sydney


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5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 4th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace, and get curious at Exploratorium.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary maker tool .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -18 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in August, expect San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, temps between 26°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Museums Parks
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Walking tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Bellagio Fountains, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, shop like a local with The Strip, and try your luck at Casino at the Venetian.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas road trip planning website .

Getting from San Francisco to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect nights in Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, around 29°C, while days are warmer, around 45°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
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 13th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point, make a trip to Grand Canyon Village, and hike along Rim Trail.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park online vacation builder .

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in August; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 31°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
North Kaibab Trail ©
North Kaibab Trail

2
nights
Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Wed): take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, trek along Wildcat Trail, and then cruise along Moki Dugway.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Monument Valley trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Monument Valley: highs are around 36°C and lows about 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to North Fort Myers.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Moki Dugway
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Horseback Riding Tours

1
day
North Fort Myers

North Fort Myers ©
North Fort Myers is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lee County, Florida, United States. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Captain Jack Boat Tours and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Wicked Dolphin Rum Distillery.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read North Fort Myers trip website .

Explore your travel options from Monument Valley to North Fort Myers with the Route module. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Monument Valley in August, North Fort Myers is a bit warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Orlando.

Things to do in North Fort Myers

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Captain Jack Boat Tours, Wicked Dolphin Rum Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Captain Jack Boat Tours ©
Captain Jack Boat Tours

5
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 21st (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Have a day of magic on the 22nd (Sat) at Walt Disney World Resort. And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort, make an unforgettable trip to Magic Kingdom Park, and laugh and play at Discovery Cove.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Orlando visit site .

Getting from North Fort Myers to Orlando by car takes about 3 hours. In August, daily temperatures in Orlando can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Beaches
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

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: don't miss a visit to Central Park, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to New York City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Orlando in August, things will get little chillier in New York City: highs are around 34°C and lows about 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Niagara Falls.

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

3
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Step out of Niagara Falls to go to Lackawanna and see Our Lady of Victory Basilica, which is approximately 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower, stroll through Devil's Hole State Park, and trek along Niagara Gorge Trail.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Niagara Falls trip simple and quick.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from New York City to Niagara Falls in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In September, Niagara Falls is slightly colder than New York City - with highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Our Lady of Victory Basilica, 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

7
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 6th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Los Angeles in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Niagara Falls in September: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors

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

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