54 days in United States Itinerary

54 days in United States Itinerary

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54 days in United States Itinerary

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

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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.
Take a break from Honolulu with a short trip to Kailua Beach Park in Kailua, about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach, contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Honolulu trip itinerary maker .

Sydney, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Hawaii Standard Time is minus 20 hours. In March, daily temperatures in Honolulu can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kailua Beach Park
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Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then get a taste of the local shopping with Pike Place Market, and then stop by Elliott Bay Book Company.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle online day trip planner .

Getting from Honolulu to Seattle by flight takes about 8 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Honolulu to Seattle is 2 hours. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Honolulu in March; daily highs in Seattle reach 15°C and lows reach 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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, trails, historic sites, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, take an unorthodox tour of Palette Spring, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Geyser.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park visit planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Seattle in March; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 2°C and lows reach -14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lower Geyser Basin ©
Lower Geyser Basin
Palette Spring ©
Palette Spring

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, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take a stroll through Times Square, stroll around The High Line, and take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in March: highs in New York City hover around 11°C, while lows dip to 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

4
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, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, get to know the resident critters at National Zoological Park, and ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Washington DC trip itinerary builder tool .

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. While traveling from New York City, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Mar 23 — 27:
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National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

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.
On the 28th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, then examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, and finally contemplate the long history of Curry Mansion.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Key West online sightseeing planner .

You can fly from Washington DC to Key West in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Washington DC in March: high temperatures in Key West hover around 30°C and lows are around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

4
nights
Orlando

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, fun & games, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, take in nature's colorful creations at Harry P. Leu Gardens, discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Orlando.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Orlando online holiday planner .

You can fly from Key West to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Key West in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Orlando, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Find places to stay Mar 28 — Apr 1:
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Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

4
nights
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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, don't miss a visit to Jackson Square, appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, and wander the streets of Garden District.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our New Orleans itinerary planning tool .

Fly from Orlando to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Orlando in April, expect nights in New Orleans to be a bit warmer, around 25°C, while days are slightly colder, around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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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, historic sites, wildlife, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point, hike along Rim Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Tonto Trail.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park sightseeing app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from New Orleans to Grand Canyon National Park takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Grand Canyon National Park is minus 1 hour. When traveling from New Orleans in April, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 19°C by day to -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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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. There's still lots to do: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, don't miss a visit to The Strip, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas route planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Find places to stay Apr 10 — 14:
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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 Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, take in nature's colorful creations at The Japanese Garden, and get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To find more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planning website .

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are slightly colder, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
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Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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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, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Badger Pass Ski Area, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and take some stellar pictures from Valley View.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park route website .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be much colder, around -2°C, while days are slightly colder, around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Find places to stay Apr 19 — 24:
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Badger Pass Ski Area ©
Badger Pass Ski Area
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake

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San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, walk around Crissy Field, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco online road trip planner .

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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