38 days in United States Itinerary

38 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Perth
Fly:  29 h
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Chicago
— 3 nights
Drive:  19 h
4
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Bus:  7 h 45 min
6
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7 h 30 min
8
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
9
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
10
Honolulu, Oahu
— 6 nights
Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Perth

4
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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, walk around The High Line, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the New York City attractions planner.

Perth, Australia to New York City is an approximately 29-hour flight. You'll gain 13 hours traveling from Perth to New York City due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Perth in October, plan for little chillier days in New York City, with highs around 24°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 26:
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument

3
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, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress, take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, and pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC online driving holiday planner.

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. October in Washington DC sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 26 — 29:
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Vietnam Veterans Memorial ©
Vietnam Veterans Memorial

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain, explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, thenpause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate, thenstroll around Millennium Park, and finally get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium. On your second day here, get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, thenget curious at Field Museum, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Chicago road trip website.

You can fly from Washington DC to Chicago in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Chicago is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Washington DC in October: high temperatures in Chicago hover around 21°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Find places to stay Oct 29 — Nov 1:
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Field Museum ©
Field Museum

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, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, explore the world behind art at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, make an unforgettable trip to Avatar Flight of Passage, and look for gifts at M&M'S World Orlando.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Orlando trip planning app.

You can fly from Chicago to Orlando in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In November, Orlando is warmer than Chicago - with highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Find places to stay Nov 1 — 5:
Highlights from your plan
Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

2
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.
On the 6th (Sat), explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, thenadmire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, thenexplore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, and then make a trip to Olmsted Point.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park attractions planner.

Fly from Orlando to Yosemite National Park in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Orlando to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Orlando in November: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around 14°C and lows are around -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks Scenic Drive
Find places to stay Nov 5 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Las Vegas: Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). There's much more to do: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 17.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in November: highs in Las Vegas hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Boulder City
Find places to stay Nov 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
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, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along Bright Angel Trail, get great views at Pipe Creek Vista, and don't miss a visit to Powell Point.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park online journey planner.

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. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 14°C to lows of -6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, enjoy some diversion at California Science Center, and have fun and explore at Museum of Illusions.

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

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 28°C and lows reach 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip planning tool.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in November, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Nov 17 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

6
nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Waimea Bay (in Haleiwa), Polynesian Cultural Center (in Laie) and Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea). There's still lots to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, look for all kinds of wild species at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, browse the different shops at Ala Moana Center, and take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Honolulu holiday website.

Fly from San Francisco to Honolulu in 8 hours. Traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in November, you will find days in Honolulu are somewhat warmer (34°C), and nights are much hotter (26°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Waimea Bay, Kailua Beach Park, Polynesian Cultural Center, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument
Find places to stay Nov 20 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

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