23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Sydney
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Train:  30 min
2
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Foot + Fly:  4 h 30 min
3
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Napa
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Train + Bus:  9 h
5
Yosemite National Park
— 1 day
Bus:  13 h
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  8 h 30 min
8
New York City
— 9 nights
Bus + Fly:  26 h
End: Sydney

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then examine the collection at The Getty Center. On the 12th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Avila Adobe, learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, look for gifts at UCLA Store, catch a movie at TCL Chinese Theatres, then make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, and finally look for gifts at Amoeba Music.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles driving holiday planner.

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles. Traveling from Sydney in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica State Beach
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Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Mission San Juan Capistrano, admire the striking features of Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Crystal Cove.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Anaheim trip maker tool.

Anaheim is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 22°C. On the 14th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Anaheim

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Mission San Juan Capistrano, Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens, Crystal Cove
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Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens ©
Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano
Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum ©
Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): kick back and relax at Baker Beach and then enjoy the sand and surf at Paradise Beach County Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Anaheim to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. In September, San Francisco is a bit cooler than Anaheim - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Napa.

Things to do in San Francisco

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Paradise Beach County Park
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Baker Beach ©
Baker Beach

1
night
Napa

Napa ©
Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Robert Mondavi Winery, look for gifts at Oakville Grocery, and then look for gifts at Oxbow Public Market.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Napa using our trip planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Napa by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 12°C in Napa. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Napa

Shopping Wineries

Side Trip

Oakville
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Oxbow Public Market ©
Oxbow Public Market
Robert Mondavi Winery ©
Robert Mondavi Winery
Oakville Grocery ©
Oakville Grocery

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park day trip planning site.

You can do a combination of bus and train from Napa to Yosemite National Park in 13 hours. In September, Yosemite National Park is little chillier than Napa - with highs of 27°C and lows of 3°C. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Sat) before leaving for Las Vegas.
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Olmsted Point ©
Olmsted Point

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): examine the collection at The Neon Museum, get to know the fascinating history of The Strip, and then look for gifts at Bass Pro Shops Outdoor World. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Mon): try to win big at Wynn Las Vegas, stop by Barneys New York, then see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and finally admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas tour itinerary planner.

Take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 17.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much warmer, around 25°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 39°C. On the 20th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take in a show at Hopi House.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. 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. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Shopping Nightlife
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Hopi House ©
Hopi House

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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.
Get outdoors at Ocean Grove Beach and Belmar Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Sherwood House Vineyards - Jamesport Tasting House (in Jamesport), Southampton (Cooper's Beach & Shinnecock East County Park) and Hampton Bays (Ponquogue Beach & Meschutt Beach). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Grey Towers National Historic Site, learn about winemaking at Corey Creek Vineyards, identify plant and animal life at Gateway National Recreation, and enjoy the sand and surf at Cupsogue Beach County Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the New York City trip planning tool.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City is 2 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, plan for much warmer nights in New York City, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Southampton, Southold, Belmar Beach, Sherwood House Vineyards - Jamesport Tasting House, Lenz Winery
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square
Ponquogue Beach ©
Ponquogue Beach

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