45 days in United States Itinerary

45 days in United States Itinerary

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45 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
5
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
8
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
9
New York City
— 5 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  9​h
10
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
11
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
12
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Sydney

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, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, get curious at Exploratorium, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

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Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to San Francisco. Traveling from Sydney in April, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

4
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: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and get great views at Washburn Point.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in April, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are little chillier (17°C), and nights are much colder (-2°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and admire the majestic nature at Topanga State Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas day trip planning site .

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in April, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, stroll around New Orleans City Park, and admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the New Orleans tour itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to New Orleans takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas to New Orleans, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit cooler (25°C), and nights are a bit warmer (25°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New Orleans

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

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.
Orlando is known for theme parks, nightlife, fun & games, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks, don't miss a visit to Cinderella Castle, and have some family-friendly fun at Nomadic.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Orlando trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Orlando takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Orlando. Traveling from New Orleans in April, expect nights in Orlando to be slightly colder, around 21°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
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

2
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.
On the 1st (Fri), see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and then glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then get engrossed in the history at Truman Little White House, and finally get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Key West day trip website .

Fly from Orlando to Key West in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Key West, with lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Key West

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

4
nights
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip planner .

You can fly from Key West to Washington DC in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Key West in May, with highs in Washington DC at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

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, stroll around The High Line, make a trip to Rockefeller Center, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City online trip maker .

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Washington DC in May: highs in New York City hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

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

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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.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, trails, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Aurum Geyser, take in the natural beauty of Grand Geyser, take some stellar pictures from Lookout Point, and deepen your understanding at Yellowstone Institute.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park attractions planning app .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Yellowstone National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from New York City in May: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 13°C, while lows dip to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Aurum Geyser ©
Aurum Geyser
Palette Spring ©
Palette Spring

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nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, and then take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip tool .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Seattle, with highs around 23°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Seattle

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

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nights
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Sunset Beach Park in Haleiwa (about 1h 05 min away). And it doesn't end there: explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, stroll through Diamond Head State Monument, contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Honolulu day trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Honolulu takes 8 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Seattle to Honolulu. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Seattle in May; daily highs in Honolulu reach 34°C and lows reach 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Sunset Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

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