60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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60 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h 30​min
5
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Miami Beach
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
7
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
8
New York City
— 5 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  9​h
9
Yellowstone National Park
— 5 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
10
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
11
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
12
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
13
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Sydney

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.
Visit Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach for some beach relaxation. Get outdoors at Royal Palms State Beach and Santa Monica State Beach. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disneyland Park in Anaheim, approximately 30 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, listen to music at Melrose Trading Post, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

For traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach
El Pueblo de Los Angeles ©
El Pueblo de Los Angeles

3
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.
Visiting La Jolla Cove and Black's Beach will get you outdoors. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Children's Pool and Mission Beach Park. There's more to do: admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and tour the pleasant surroundings at San Diego Zoo.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego online travel planner .

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May in San Diego, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

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.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, don't miss a visit to The Strip, and catch a live performance at Casino at the MGM Grand.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner .

Getting from San Diego to Las Vegas by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

7
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.
Get in touch with nature at Rim Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim. On the 13th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, hike along Red Canyon Trail, head outdoors with Bar 10 Ranch Activities, and don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village.

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

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 difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in May: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) 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
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim 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 19th (Sun): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, then learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Garden District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Mon): make a trip to Jackson Square, then get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, and then stroll through New Orleans City Park.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read New Orleans travel route planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans by combination of bus and flight takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: 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. Plan for much hotter nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May since evenings lows in New Orleans dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Miami Beach.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square

2
nights
Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Popular historic sites such as Art Deco Historic District and Lincoln Road are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Shark Valley and South Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Miami Beach side-trips: Everglades National Park (Gumbo Limbo Trail, Pineland Trail, & more). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at 12th Street Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Miami Beach trip planner.

Getting from New Orleans to Miami Beach by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from New Orleans in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Miami Beach, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Everglades National Park
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley ©
Shark Valley
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Gumbo Limbo Trail ©
Gumbo Limbo Trail

3
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Fort Zachary Taylor and Truman Little White House. Visiting Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and National Key Deer Refuge will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Key West visit planner .

Traveling by flight from Miami Beach to Key West takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Key West are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

National Key Deer Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours

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.
9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Central Park, take a stroll through Times Square, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and shop like a local with Fifth Avenue.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Key West to New York City in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Key West in May: highs in New York City hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow 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
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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.
Get in touch with nature at Elephant Back Mountain and Aurum Geyser. Spend the 5th (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. Spend the 4th (Tue) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's much more to do: get impressive views of Monument Geyser Basin, identify plant and animal life at Yellowstone River Picnic Area, trek along North Rim Trail, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Beryl Spring.

To find ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Yellowstone National Park in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New York City, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

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.
Get in touch with nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park and Cathedral Beach Picnic Area. Spend the 10th (Mon) on the water with a fishing tour. Spend the 12th (Wed) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at North Dome, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, identify plant and animal life at McGurk Meadow, and explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park attractions app .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Yosemite National Park in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June; daily highs in Yosemite National Park reach 30°C and lows reach 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
North Dome ©
North Dome

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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Get in touch with nature at Baker Beach and Muir Woods National Monument. Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Modus Operandi Cellars in St. Helena, about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, take a stroll through Chinatown, make a trip to Golden Gate Park, and kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planning app .

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 bus and flight. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in June: highs in San Francisco hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trips

Muir Woods National Monument, Modus Operandi Cellars
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Thanks to its favorable location near a mountain range blocking the northeasterly trade winds, Kailua-Kona gets little rainfall, allowing adventure seekers and nature lovers a chance to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year.
You'll get in some beach time at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Papakōlea Green Sand Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Swim with Dolphins and Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park. Get out of town with these interesting Kailua-Kona side-trips: Laupahoehoe Beach Park (in Laupahoehoe) and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (Kulanaokuaiki Campground, Kilauea Iki Trailhead, & more). The adventure continues: stroll through Mauna Kea Beach and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Kailua-Kona vacation planner.

Fly from San Francisco to Kailua-Kona in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from San Francisco in June, expect Kailua-Kona to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Laupahoehoe Beach Park, Mauna Kea Beach, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©

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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.
Popular historic sites such as USS Arizona Memorial and National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific are in your itinerary. Visiting Waikiki Beach and Kailua Beach Park will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park & Waimea Bay). There's still lots to do: trek along Diamond Head State Monument, contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and see the vivid underwater world at Pele's Chair.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Honolulu day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Kailua-Kona to Honolulu takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in June, and nighttime lows around 27°C. On the 28th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Pele's Chair, Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Sunset Beach Park ©
Sunset Beach Park
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

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