49 days in United States Itinerary

49 days in United States Itinerary

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49 days in United States Itinerary

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

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.
On the 1st (Thu), explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, and then pause for some photo ops at USS Arizona Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls and then kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Honolulu road trip planning tool .

Sydney, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Honolulu, you'll gain 20 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in August, expect Honolulu to be much warmer, temps between 36°C and 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

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

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.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, try to win big at New York New York Casino, and browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas route planner .

Fly from Honolulu to Las Vegas in 9 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Honolulu to Las Vegas is 2 hours. Traveling from Honolulu in August, expect nights in Las Vegas to be about the same, around 29°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 45°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trip

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

5
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 8th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Powell Point, hike along Rim Trail, and take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

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
North Kaibab Trail ©
North Kaibab 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 12th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, then learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at New Orleans City Park.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans road trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be warmer in New Orleans, with lows of 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in New Orleans

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

1
day
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
On the 14th (Wed), kick back and relax at South Beach, then enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami, and then see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Miami trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and tram from New Orleans to Miami takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Miami is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in August: highs in Miami hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

South Beach
Highlights from your plan
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
South Beach ©
South Beach

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.
Pack the 15th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 17th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Walt Disney World Resort and discover the magic at Magic Kingdom Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Orlando online vacation maker .

Traveling by car from Miami to Orlando takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
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

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.
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, don't miss a visit to Empire State Building, take a stroll through Times Square, and admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our New York City travel planning tool .

Fly from Orlando to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Orlando in August, things will get slightly colder in New York City: highs are around 34°C and lows about 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Boston.

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
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Boston: Orchard House (in Concord) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Gloucester). And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Fenway Park, explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, take in nature's colorful creations at Boston Public Garden, and make a trip to Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Boston online holiday planner .

Getting from New York City to Boston by combination of bus and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from New York City in August, plan for slightly colder nights in Boston, with lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Mount Auburn Cemetery, Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

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, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at White House, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Washington DC travel route planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Boston to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. In August, Washington DC is a bit warmer than Boston - with highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Theodore Roosevelt Island Park
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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.
Spend the 3rd (Tue) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. Spend the 1st (Sun) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, identify plant and animal life at Hayden Valley, explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook, and explore the activities along Yellowstone Lake.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC to Yellowstone National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Washington DC, expect little chillier days and cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

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
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton

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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 30 minutes away). Pack the 6th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Getty Center, partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Los Angeles takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

5
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, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, trek along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and cruise along Tioga Pass.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park journey builder tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 27°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 16th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, admire all the interesting features of Golden Gate Park, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco road trip planner .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in San Francisco when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, with lows around 17°C. On the 17th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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