32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Hobart
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 45 min
2
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5 h 30 min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Bus:  9 h
4
New York City
— 3 nights
Foot + Fly:  7 h
5
San Antonio
— 1 day
Fly + Bus:  9 h 30 min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
7
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
8
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Bus:  4 h 15 min
9
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
10
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  19 h 30 min
End: Hobart

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Waikiki Beach and then buy something for everyone on your list at Ward Village.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Honolulu trip itinerary tool.

Hobart, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 15.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Hobart to Honolulu, you'll gain 20 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Hobart in December; daily highs in Honolulu reach 32°C and lows reach 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

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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 12th (Thu): look for gifts at Elliott Bay Book Company, make a trip to Space Needle, explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then take a stroll through Pike Place Market, and finally browse the range of quality goods at Nordstrom. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, wander the streets of Pioneer Square, and then explore the wide array of goods at Nordstrom Rack.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle visit planner.

Fly from Honolulu to Seattle in 8 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to Seattle. Traveling from Honolulu in December, things will get colder in Seattle: highs are around 9°C and lows about 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
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Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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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.
Step out of Yellowstone National Park to go to Grand Teton National Park and see Grand Teton, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. Spend the 15th (Sun) exploring nature at Yellowstone National Park. There's lots more to do: stop by Fishing Bridge General Store, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, take in the dramatic natural features at Lower Geyser Basin, and take some stellar pictures from Lookout Point.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip maker app.

Do a combination of flight and car from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Seattle in December, expect Yellowstone National Park to be much colder, temps between -5°C and -19°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

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Teton
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Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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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 Shopping Girlfriend NYC. The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and see the interesting displays at 9/11 Memorial.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the New York City journey builder tool.

You can do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to New York City in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Yellowstone National Park to New York City. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in December, with highs in New York City at 10°C and lows at 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in New York City

Shopping Parks Museums
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument

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San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): admire the landmark architecture of Tower of the Americas, admire the architecture and history at Mission Concepcion, take in the exciting artwork at Blue Star Contemporary, then contemplate the long history of The Alamo, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the San Antonio online journey builder.

Fly from New York City to San Antonio in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, train, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in December; daily highs in San Antonio reach 22°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Antonio

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Tower of the Americas ©
Tower of the Americas
Blue Star Contemporary ©
Blue Star Contemporary

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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.
On the 26th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: hike along Rim Trail, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, get great views at Hopi Point, and take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see reviews and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park driving holiday planning site.

Getting from San Antonio to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. In December, Grand Canyon National Park is much colder than San Antonio - with highs of 8°C and lows of -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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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 27th (Fri), buy something for everyone on your list at Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood, browse the different shops at The Forum Shops at Caesars, then shop like a local with The Strip, and finally admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio. On your second day here, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, then look for gifts at Barneys New York, and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas visit planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian ©
The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian

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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.
Head to The Grove and Bergamot Stationfor some retail therapy. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica) and Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's much more to do: hunt for treasures at Santa Monica Farmers Market, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, get a taste of the local shopping with Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and wander the streets of Montana Avenue.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online vacation builder.

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Las Vegas in December: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 24°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim
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Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

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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.
categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at Badger Pass Ski Area. There's much more to do: fly down the slopes at Curry Village Ice Rink, make a trip to Olmsted Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Tuolumne Meadows, and get all the information you need at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park tour itinerary app.

Take a bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 12 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in January: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around 7°C and lows are around -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Flax Art & Designfor some retail therapy. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, stroll around Golden Gate Park, buy something for everyone on your list at Ghirardelli Square, and hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in January, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit warmer (17°C), and nights are warmer (9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Parks Museums
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Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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