49 days in United States Itinerary

49 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Sydney
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Bus:  4 h 15 min
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
4
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  10 h 30 min
6
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Orlando, Florida
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 15 min
8
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly + Subway:  5 h
9
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Subway + Fly:  3 h 15 min
10
New York City
— 5 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Drive:  9 h
11
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  5 h 30 min
12
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
13
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Sydney

4
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, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Haas - Lilienthal House.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco visit planner.

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from Sydney to San Francisco, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sydney in April: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, hike along May Lake Trailhead, tour the pleasant surroundings at Pohono Trail, and take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Range.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park road trip tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Francisco in April: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 17°C, while lows dip to -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Yosemite Village ©
Yosemite Village

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 36 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Getty Center, admire the striking features of Bradbury Building, admire the majestic nature at Topanga State Park, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles holiday builder app.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 12 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in April: highs in Los Angeles hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Nightlife

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

To find where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas road trip site.

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. April in Las Vegas sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Rim Trail, take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, make a trip to Grand Canyon Village, and go for a walk through Pipe Creek Vista.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in May, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 0°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): examine the collection at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium and then walk around New Orleans City Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, then brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and then take a stroll through Garden District.

For photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans driving holiday website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans is 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, plan for much hotter nights in New Orleans, with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District
New Orleans City Park ©
New Orleans City Park

4
nights
Orlando, Florida

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.
Go for a jaunt from Orlando to Kissimmee to see Boat Tours & Water Sports about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Magic Kingdom Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Harry P. Leu Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, and have some family-friendly fun at Nomadic.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Orlando trip itinerary website.

Fly from New Orleans to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans to Orlando, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Orleans in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Orlando: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Parks

Side Trips

Boat Tours & Water Sports, Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Truman Little White House, examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, steep yourself in history at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, then take in the exciting artwork at 7 Artists & Friends Gallery, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery. On the 14th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum, then steep yourself in history at Curry Mansion, then look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and finally view the masterpieces at Alan S. Maltz Gallery.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Key West trip planner.

Getting from Orlando to Key West by combination of flight and bus takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Orlando in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 29°C in Key West. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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

4
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, and see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC online driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Key West to Washington DC in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for little chillier 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 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space 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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, and stroll around The High Line.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read New York City route app.

Do a combination of subway and flight from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in May, expect nights in New York City to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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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, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: witness a stunning natural landmark at Aurum Geyser, take in the awesome beauty at Elephant Back Mountain, take some stellar pictures from Lookout Point, and stroll through Natural Bridge Trail.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park online visit planner.

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Yellowstone National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from New York City in May, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 13°C by day to -3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Aurum Geyser ©
Aurum Geyser
Elephant Back Mountain ©
Elephant Back Mountain
Yellowstone Institute
Yellowstone Institute

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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 28th (Thu), admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, and finally take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, and then wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle online visit planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Honolulu: Waimea Bay (in Haleiwa) and Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua). The adventure continues: stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls, stroll through Waikiki Beach, and examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Honolulu vacation builder site.

You can fly from Seattle to Honolulu in 8 hours. Traveling from Seattle to Honolulu, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in May, things will get a bit warmer in Honolulu: highs are around 34°C and lows about 25°C. On the 2nd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Waimea Bay, Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park

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