56 days in United States Itinerary

56 days in United States Itinerary

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56 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
4
West Hollywood
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Page
— 3 nights
+4
Fly + taxi + bus + taxi + bus:  6​h
6
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Mobile
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
8
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
9
Wilmington
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Raleigh
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
11
New York City
— 10 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  9​h
12
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 30​min
13
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
14
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
15
Kihei, Maui
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 15​min
16
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pacific Crest Trail. Step off the beaten path and head to Wine Tours & Tastings and Walking tours. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, and steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read San Francisco travel route planner .

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. Traveling from Sydney to San Francisco, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sydney in November, with highs in San Francisco at 20°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trip

Pacific Crest Trail
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Glacier Point and May Lake Trailhead. And it doesn't end there: hike along Four Mile Trail, admire the sheer force of Chilnualna Falls, stroll around Merced Grove, and don't miss a visit to Pothole Dome.

For more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park vacation maker tool .

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. When traveling from San Francisco in December, plan for slightly colder days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 9°C, while nights are much colder with lows around -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Valley View ©
Valley View
Four Mile Trail ©
Four Mile Trail

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Universal Studios Hollywood. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood and then make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens and then examine the collection at The Nethercutt Collection.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary maker website .

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 bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in December, expect Los Angeles to be much warmer, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to drive to West Hollywood.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

5
nights
West Hollywood

West Hollywood ©
West Hollywood, occasionally referred to locally as WeHo, is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum and Running Horse Ranch. Get out of town with these interesting West Hollywood side-trips: Six Flags Magic Mountain (in Santa Clarita), Lotusland (in Montecito) and Manhattan Beach Pier (in Manhattan Beach). The adventure continues: get lost in a book at Camarillo Public Library, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mission San Buenaventura, get to know the fascinating history of Ocean Avenue, and stop by Fred Segal.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the West Hollywood trip itinerary planning website .

West Hollywood is very close to Los Angeles. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in December, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Page.

Things to do in West Hollywood

Parks Wildlife Theme Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, Manhattan Beach Pier, Ganna Walska Lotusland, Six Flags Magic Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Camarillo Public Library ©
Camarillo Public Library
The Wende Museum of the Cold War ©
The Wende Museum of the Cold War

3
nights
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Step off the beaten path and head to Antelope Canyon and Glen Canyon National Recreation Area. Take a break from Page with a short trip to Marble Canyon in Marble Canyon, about 44 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook, Head underground at Waterholes Canyon, take in the dramatic natural features at Rainbow Bridge National Monument, and have fun at Gunfighter Canyon.

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You can fly from West Hollywood to Page in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from West Hollywood to Page due to the time zone difference. Traveling from West Hollywood in December, expect Page to be much colder, temps between 9°C and -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Marble Canyon
Highlights from your plan
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook ©
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©

2
nights
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): explore the world behind art at San Miguel Chapel, wander the streets of Canyon Road, admire the natural beauty at Santa Fe Botanical Garden, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Fe online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from Page to Santa Fe takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Page in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Santa Fe, with lows of -6°C. You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Fri) before leaving for Mobile.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

3
nights
Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Magnolia Cemetery and Richards DAR House Museum. There's much more to do: stroll around Cottage Hill Park, examine the collection at Conde-Charlotte Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Historic Oakleigh House, and get engrossed in the history at History Museum of Mobile.

To see other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Mobile day trip site .

Getting from Santa Fe to Mobile by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Santa Fe to Mobile is 1 hour. Traveling from Santa Fe in December, expect nights in Mobile to be warmer, around 10°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Mobile

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Gator Alley Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
Magnolia Cemetery ©
Magnolia Cemetery
Magnolia Grove Golf Course ©
Magnolia Grove Golf Course

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Kayaking & Canoeing. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Mary Star of the Sea, take a leisurely stroll along Key West Historic Seaport, look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and appreciate the history behind Florida Keys Historical Military Memorial.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Key West travel route planning website .

Getting from Mobile to Key West by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Mobile to Key West is 1 hour. When traveling from Mobile in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Key West: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Wilmington.

Things to do in Key West

Tours Adventure Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Saint Mary Star of the Sea ©
Saint Mary Star of the Sea
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
Wilmington

Wilmington ©
Holiday in Willington to discover a charming coastal city filled with azalea gardens, historical neighborhoods, and cozy cafes.
On the 27th (Fri), look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle Camp, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Wilmington Oakdale Cemetery, then look for gifts at Old Books on Front Street, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: look for all kinds of wild species at Masonboro Island Reserve, then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Broomtail Craft Brewery, then have some family-friendly fun at Battle House, and finally walk around Greenfield Park.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Wilmington trip itinerary maker app .

You can fly from Key West to Wilmington in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Key West in December, expect nights in Wilmington to be much colder, around 6°C, while days are little chillier, around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Raleigh.

Things to do in Wilmington

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Battle House ©
Battle House
Room Escape Games
Sea Turtle Camp ©
Sea Turtle Camp

2
nights
Raleigh

Raleigh ©
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): stroll through Neuse River Trail, then identify plant and animal life at JC Raulston Arboretum at NC State University, and then admire the natural beauty at WRAL Azalea Garden. Here are some ideas for day two: get a sense of history and politics at North Carolina State Capitol, learn more about the world around you at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, then stroll the grounds of Historic Oakwood Cemetery, and finally admire the natural beauty at Raleigh Little Theatre Rose Garden.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Raleigh day trip planning site .

Drive from Wilmington to Raleigh in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, Raleigh is slightly colder than Wilmington - with highs of 16°C and lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Raleigh

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Neuse River Trail ©
Neuse River Trail
WRAL Azalea Garden ©
WRAL Azalea Garden

10
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Food Tours and The Met Cloisters. Explore New York City's surroundings by going to New York Botanical Garden (in Bronx), Poughkeepsie (Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park & Art Centro) and Hyde Park (Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site, Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, & more). The adventure continues: go for a walk through Central Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Brooklyn Heights Promenade, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read New York City online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Raleigh to New York City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Raleigh in December, you will find days in New York City are a bit cooler (10°C), and nights are about the same (2°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brooklyn, Hyde Park, Poughkeepsie, New York Botanical Garden
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
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Yellowstone River. Spend the 11th (Sat) exploring nature at Old Faithful Visitor Education Center. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Biscuit Basin, get great views at Lookout Point, and witness a stunning natural landmark at West Thumb Geyser Basin.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park road trip website .

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from New York City in January, you will find days in Yellowstone National Park are slightly colder (-5°C), and nights are colder (-20°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Yellowstone River
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Biscuit Basin ©
Biscuit Basin
West Thumb Geyser Basin ©
West Thumb Geyser Basin

2
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 14th (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then walk around Kerry Park, then enjoy breathtaking views from Sky View Observatory, and finally get advice or help at Seattle Public Library. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Snoqualmie Falls and then wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle travel planner.

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle by combination of car and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Seattle is minus 1 hour. In January, Seattle is much warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trip

Snoqualmie Falls
Highlights from your plan
Kerry Park ©
Kerry Park
Snoqualmie Falls ©
Snoqualmie Falls
Sky View Observatory ©
Sky View Observatory

3
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Photography Tours and Saint Augustine by-the-Sea. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Koko Crater Railway Trail, stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For maps and other tourist information, read our Honolulu online trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Seattle to Honolulu by flight takes about 8 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Honolulu is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Seattle in January, expect Honolulu to be much hotter, temps between 32°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Koko Crater Railway Trail ©
Koko Crater Railway Trail
Room Escape Games

3
nights
Kihei, Maui

Kihei ©
Stretching over 9.7 km (6 mi) of pristine south Maui coastline, Kihei is the island's driest and sunniest region, making it a perfect location for water activities and beach leisure.
Step off the beaten path and head to Kamaole Beach Park II and Maui Brewing Company. Step out of Kihei to go to Lahaina and see Punakea Palms Coconut Farm, which is approximately 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Ho'okipa Beach Park, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, work some fitness into your day at Wailea Beach Path, and walk around Kamaole Beach Park I.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Kihei vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Kihei takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. January in Kihei sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Punakea Palms Coconut Farm, Ho'okipa Beach Park, Wailea Beach Path
Highlights from your plan
Punakea Palms Coconut Farm ©
Punakea Palms Coconut Farm
Kamaole Beach Park II ©
Kamaole Beach Park II
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park

3
nights
Hilo, Island of Hawaii

Hilo ©
One of the island of Hawaii's major towns, Hilo contains a mix of Asian and Polynesian cultures and is known for its proximity to a national park encompassing two active volcanoes.
On the 22nd (Wed), take in nature's colorful creations at Liliuokalani Gardens, admire the sheer force of Akaka Falls State Park, then don't miss a visit to Pepeekeo Scenic Drive, and finally explore the fascinating underground world of Kazumura Cave Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Richardson Beach Park, walk around Carlsmith Beach Park, and then see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Hilo trip website .

Getting from Kihei to Hilo by combination of taxi and flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus. In January, daytime highs in Hilo are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park
Helicopter Tours
Liliuokalani Gardens ©
Liliuokalani Gardens

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