50 days in United States Itinerary

50 days in United States Itinerary

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50 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
subway + Fly:  4​h
2
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  10​h 30​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h
6
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
New York City
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
9
Eastham
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
10
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
11
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
12
Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 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.
Visiting Alcatraz Island and Marshall’s Beach will get you outdoors. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at China Beach and Rockaway Beach. The adventure continues: take a stroll through Union Square, admire all the interesting features of Twin Peaks, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, use the San Francisco day trip planner .

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 shuttle. Traveling from Sydney to San Francisco, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. In September in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Beaches

Side Trip

Rockaway Beach
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
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.
Head to Pike Place Market and Elliott Bay Book Companyfor some retail therapy. Take a break from the city and head to Murhut Falls and Alki Beach. Step out of Seattle to go to Olympic National Park and see Hood Canal, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, shop like a local with Pioneer Square, and examine the collection at The Museum of Flight.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Seattle trip itinerary website .

Do a combination of subway and flight from San Francisco to Seattle in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. September in Seattle sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Seattle

#Parks, #Shopping, #Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Olympic National Park
Highlights from your plan
Murhut Falls ©
Murhut Falls
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Strip and Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Bellagio Fountains, try to win big at New York New York Casino, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas travel planning website .

Getting from Seattle to Las Vegas by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in September, expect nights in Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, around 25°C, while days are warmer, around 39°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Shopping, #Neighborhoods, #Casinos
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

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.
Shop till you drop at Canyon Village Marketplace and Hopi House. Visiting Rim Trail and Bright Angel Trail will get you outdoors. Spend the 1st (Tue) exploring nature at Grand Canyon National Park. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along South Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, and stroll through North Kaibab Trail.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning tool .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. When traveling from Las Vegas in September, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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.
Get in touch with nature at Hayden Valley and Lamar Valley. Spend the 5th (Sat) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. Spend the 3rd (Thu) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, get great views at Observation Point Trail, explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, and trek along Artist Point.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park travel planning app .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, expect Yellowstone National Park to be slightly colder, temps between 9°C and -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

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
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

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 (Mon): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, then stop by Faulkner House Books, then appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, and finally take a stroll through Garden District. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Cabildo, then wander the streets of Royal Street, and then learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans online trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to New Orleans in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, 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 Yellowstone National Park in October, expect nights in New Orleans to be warmer, around 22°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New Orleans

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum

2
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.
Popular historic sites such as Washington National Cathedral and Georgetown University are in your itinerary. National Gallery of Art and The National Archives Museum will appeal to museum buffs. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To see maps and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip itinerary website .

Fly from New Orleans to Washington DC in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from New Orleans in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Washington DC, with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Nature

Side Trip

Tomb of the Unknowns
Highlights from your plan
Tomb of the Unknowns ©
Tomb of the Unknowns
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
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.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Fifth Avenue are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Shopping Girlfriend NYC and MoMA Design Store. There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, take an in-depth tour of Ellis Island, and take a stroll through Times Square.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the New York City online tour planner .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. October in New York City sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to drive to Eastham.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Shopping, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

2
nights
Eastham

Eastham ©
Eastham is a town in Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, Barnstable County being coextensive with Cape Cod. Get outdoors at Cape Cod National Seashore and Herring Cove Beach. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Nauset Beach and Race Point Beach. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Marconi Beach and take an in-depth tour of Salt Pond Visitor Center.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Eastham route tool .

Drive from New York City to Eastham in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from New York City in October, things will get a bit cooler in Eastham: highs are around 20°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Eastham

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Provincetown, Cape Cod National Seashore, Marconi Beach, Nauset Beach
Highlights from your plan
Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Race Point Beach ©
Race Point Beach

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Glacier Point and Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Tuolumne Meadows, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and explore the striking landscape at Lembert Dome.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park day trip app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Eastham to Yosemite National Park. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Eastham to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Eastham in October, Yosemite National Park is much colder at night with lows of -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

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
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Will Rogers State Beach and Santa Monica State Beach. The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach) and Santa Monica (Montana Avenue & Bergamot Station). The adventure continues: stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, stop by Amoeba Music, contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay, and admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip maker .

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 taxi, bus, and flight. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in October: highs in Los Angeles hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Manhattan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

5
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Kailua Beach Park and Lanikai Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Waikiki Beach and Kapiolani Regional Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Haleiwa (Waimea Bay & Sunset Beach Park). The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ala Moana Beach Park, and take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Honolulu tour itinerary builder website .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of tram and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Honolulu. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Los Angeles in October since evenings lows in Honolulu dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua, Haleiwa
Highlights from your plan
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

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