30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  20​h
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 30​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  9​h
3
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Provincetown
— 3 nights
+3
ferry + foot + bus + Fly:  9​h 15​min
5
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
6
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Sydney

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.
Relax by the water at Seahurst Beach Park and Alki Beach. Do your shopping at Chihuly Garden and Glass and Pike Place Market. Next up on the itinerary: enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, look for gifts at Elliott Bay Book Company, explore the wide array of goods at Nordstrom, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Seattle is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Sydney to Seattle, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Seattle are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Seahurst Beach Park
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach

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.
Spend the 4th (Wed) surrounded by wildlife at Grand Teton. On the 6th (Fri), dedicate a day to the elevated beauty of Mount Washburn. There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Hayden Valley, cruise along Grand Loop Road, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and get great views at Lookout Point.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

Getting from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from Seattle in September, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be much colder, around 0°C, while days are slightly colder, around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Grand Teton
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn

3
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Fifth Avenue and Tiffany & Co.. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, admire all the interesting features of The High Line, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our New York City vacation planning app .

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. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to New York City, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer days in New York City, with highs around 31°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Provincetown.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Shopping
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

3
nights
Provincetown

Provincetown ©
A small resort town with a year-round population of just 3,000, Provincetown draws nearly 60,000 annual visitors with its scenic beaches, art colonies, galleries, theaters, and shops.
Visit Cape Cod National Seashore and Corn Hill Beach for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to Nauset Beach (in Orleans) and Nauset Light Beach (in Eastham). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Long Point, stroll through Herring Cove Beach, take in the waterfront at MacMillan Wharf, and browse the exhibits of Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Provincetown day trip tool .

You can do a combination of train, bus, and flight from New York City to Provincetown in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and ferry. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from New York City in September: high temperatures in Provincetown hover around 25°C and lows are around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Provincetown

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Nauset Beach, Nauset Light Beach, Truro Vineyards of Cape Cod, Corn Hill Beach, Cape Cod National Seashore
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Cape Cod National Seashore ©
Cape Cod National Seashore
Nauset Beach ©
Nauset Beach
Long Point ©
Long Point

1
night
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.
On the 16th (Mon), browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, then shop like a local with The Strip, and finally admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas route builder app .

You can fly from Provincetown to Las Vegas in 9.5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. When traveling from Provincetown in September, plan for warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

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 Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian ©

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.
Shop till you drop at Santa Monica Farmers Market and Amoeba Music. We've included these beaches for you: Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 30 minutes away. Pack the 21st (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard.

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Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, expect Los Angeles to be a bit cooler, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach

4
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, museums, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, get great views at Tunnel View, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park travel route planning website .

Do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (27°C), and nights are cooler (3°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Olmsted Point ©
Olmsted Point

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Fort Funston National Park and Marshall’s Beach. Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Squarefor some retail therapy. Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa--about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

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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 taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 17°C. On the 29th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Union Square ©
Union Square

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