52 days in United States Itinerary

52 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Sydney
Fly:  13 h 15 min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 30 min
2
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  10 h 30 min
5
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
6
Orlando, Florida
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
7
Key West
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h
8
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
9
New York City
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h 45 min
10
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
11
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h
12
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Bus:  4 h 15 min
13
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
14
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  16 h 30 min
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls, then go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, and then stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Honolulu holiday planner.

Sydney, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5- hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Honolulu is minus 20 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to San Diego.

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

2
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Change things up with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas (about 30 minutes away). There's lots more to do: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, hike along Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and kick back and relax at Black's Beach.

Discover how to plan a San Diego trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to San Diego takes 7.5 hours. Traveling from Honolulu to San Diego, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, San Diego is a bit cooler than Honolulu - with highs of 25°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

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.
Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, try to win big at Casino At The Venetian, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary planning site.

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in April, expect nights in Las Vegas to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: trek along Rim Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and get great views at Shoshone Point.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park road trip planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (19°C), and nights are colder (-3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough 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
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): stroll around New Orleans City Park and then make a trip to Jackson Square. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, then brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and then visit Garden District.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip itinerary builder tool.

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 difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans is 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit warmer (25°C), and nights are much hotter (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

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

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.
Orlando is known for theme parks, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort, add some entertainment to your itinerary with Happily Ever After Fireworks, take in nature's colorful creations at Harry P. Leu Gardens, and try out the rides at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Orlando itinerary planner.

You can fly from New Orleans to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Orlando. When traveling from New Orleans in April, plan for a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Orlando: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

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

1
night
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 20th (Mon): stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery, identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, then view the masterpieces at 7 Artists & Friends Gallery, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Key West trip itinerary planning tool.

You can fly from Orlando to Key West in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Orlando in April since evenings lows in Key West dip to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
7 Artists & Friends Gallery ©
7 Artists & Friends Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory ©
Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory

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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Tidal Basin, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, and get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Washington DC trip app.

Traveling by flight from Key West to Washington DC takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Key West in April, expect nights in Washington DC to be colder, around 11°C, while days are slightly colder, around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Nature Parks
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, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, and make a trip to Grand Central Terminal.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the New York City online driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in April, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in New York City: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 8°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

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

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): admire the landmark architecture of Reliance Building, stroll around Millennium Park, then stroll around Milton Lee Olive Park, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, and finally explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Frank Lloyd Wright's Robie House, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, and then take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Chicago online itinerary planner.

Getting from New York City to Chicago by combination of bus and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in April, Chicago is slightly colder at night with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

5
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: take in the natural beauty of Aurum Geyser, contemplate the waterfront views at Cistern Spring, take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge Trail, and contemplate the geological forces at Monument Geyser Basin.

Discover how to plan a Yellowstone National Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Chicago in April, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 6°C by day to -9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Aurum Geyser ©
Aurum Geyser
Yellowstone Institute
Yellowstone Institute

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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.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Angeles National Forest (in Arcadia). There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, get engrossed in the history at Lummis Home (El Alisal), catch a live performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall, and admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To find photos and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner.

Fly from Yellowstone National Park to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. In May, Los Angeles is much hotter than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can catch the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Nightlife

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Angeles National Forest
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
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, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mono Pass Trail, hike along May Lake Trailhead, take in the dramatic scenery at Chilnualna Falls, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Yosemite Valley Biking.

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You can take a bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 12 hours. When traveling from Los Angeles in May, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 21°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mono Pass Trail ©
Mono Pass Trail
Chilnualna Falls ©
Chilnualna Falls

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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, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, visit Fisherman's Wharf, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, and get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco planning app.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and subway; or do a combination of bus and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Francisco, with lows of 13°C. On the 20th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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