60 days in Yosemite National Park, Grand Canyon National Park & New York City Itinerary

60 days in Yosemite National Park, Grand Canyon National Park & New York City Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  22 h 30 min
1
Yosemite National Park
— 17 nights
Bus:  12 h 45 min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 18 nights
Bus + Fly:  12 h 30 min
3
New York City
— 20 nights
Fly:  26 h
End: Melbourne

17
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Glacier Point and Mariposa Grove. The adventure continues: trek along Panorama Trail, explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, stroll through North Dome, and explore the striking landscape of Elizabeth Lake.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Melbourne in November, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 14°C by day to -8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

California
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

18
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Bright Angel Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through South Kaibab Trail, cruise along Point Imperial Drive, make a trip to Powell Point, and take in a show at Hopi House.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker site.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 13.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 14°C in November, and nighttime lows around -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

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
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

20
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.
Escape the urban bustle at First Avenue Playhouse Dessert Theatre and Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours. There's much more to do: go for a walk through Times Square, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, take a stroll through Fifth Avenue, and tour the pleasant surroundings at The High Line.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the New York City online day trip planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City by combination of bus and flight takes about 13 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, New York City is much warmer at night with lows of 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Neighborhoods Parks Museums

Side Trips

First Avenue Playhouse Dessert Theatre, Brooklyn Botanic Garden
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

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