43 days in United States Itinerary

43 days in United States Itinerary

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43 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
2
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
4
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
5
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Washington DC
— 3 nights
+3
train + bus + Fly + bus:  11​h
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
9
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
10
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
11
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h
12
Miami
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Brisbane

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): stroll through Waikiki Beach. On your second day here, stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, then trek along Diamond Head State Monument, and then explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Honolulu driving holiday planner .

Brisbane, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to Honolulu is minus 20 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Brisbane in June: highs in Honolulu hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Honolulu

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

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 9th (Wed), take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then wander the streets of Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum and then examine the collection at The Museum of Flight.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Seattle takes 8 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Honolulu in June: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 27°C and lows are around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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.
Go for a jaunt from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Teton National Park to see Grand Teton about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, admire the sheer force of Kepler Cascades, witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn.

Before you visit Yellowstone National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Seattle in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 22°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

1
night
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
You've added Shedd Aquarium, Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, The Escape Game Chicago, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 15th (Tue): take a spin around town with Bobby's Bike Hike Chicago and then test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Chicago. On your second day here, enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Chicago online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago by combination of car and flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Chicago. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Chicago, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Chicago ©
The Escape Game Chicago
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium
Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower ©
Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Lion King, Central Park, 9/11 Memorial, and other attractions you added. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of Empire State Building, make a trip to Grand Central Terminal, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read New York City online trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. June in New York City sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Historic Sites Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

3
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.
White House has been added to your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol.

To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Washington DC route builder tool .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in June: highs in Washington DC hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©

3
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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, wildlife, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, stroll through Rim Trail, hike along South Kaibab Trail, and get great views at Mather Point.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip site .

Traveling by combination of train, flight, and bus from Washington DC to Grand Canyon National Park takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect cooler evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from Washington DC in June, with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive 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
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Gun Garage as well as Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Las Vegas: Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). There's lots more to do: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, take a stroll through The Strip, and try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas journey builder tool .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (46°C), and nights are much warmer (29°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Boulder City
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of SoMa, walk around Golden Gate Park, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

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

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in July; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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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, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take some stellar pictures from Half Dome, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and trek along Mariposa Grove.

To see photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park attractions planning tool .

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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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). There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame, tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in July since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

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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Miami

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Miami is known for shopping, museums, zoos & aquariums, wildlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: have fun at Lock & Load Miami, wander the streets of Lincoln Road, buy something for everyone on your list at Dolphin Mall, and explore the world behind art at Wynwood Walls.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Miami trip maker .

Fly from Los Angeles to Miami in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Miami due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in July: high temperatures in Miami hover around 38°C and lows are around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping Museums Tours

Side Trip

Lincoln Road
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

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