21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  13​h 30​min
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
Drive + Fly:  8​h
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

2
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.
Visiting Waikiki Beach and Kailua Beach Park will get you outdoors. Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea) and Sunset Beach Park (in Haleiwa). It doesn't end there: explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Honolulu road trip site .

Melbourne, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 20 hours traveling from Melbourne to Honolulu. In June, Honolulu is much warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 35°C and lows of 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Kailua Beach Park, Sunset Beach Park, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument
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Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Sunset Beach Park ©
Sunset Beach Park

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 3rd (Wed): stroll through Alki Beach, then take a stroll through Pike Place Market, and then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Seahurst Beach Park and then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle online tour itinerary planner .

Getting from Honolulu to Seattle by flight takes about 8 hours. Traveling from Honolulu to Seattle, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Honolulu in July; daily highs in Seattle reach 30°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Seahurst Beach Park
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
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.
Get outdoors at Mount Washburn and Grand Prismatic Spring. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Butte Overlook, admire the sheer force of Undine Falls, and identify plant and animal life at Gibbon Falls.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park sightseeing planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park takes 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. When traveling from Seattle in July, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

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 10th (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and then try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Las Vegas. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, things will get much hotter in Las Vegas: highs are around 47°C and lows about 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get a sense of the local culture at Golden Gate Bridge and Twin Peaks. Shop till you drop at Exploratorium and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. There's still lots to do: admire all the interesting features of Alcatraz Island, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, shop like a local with Union Square, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip maker tool .

Getting from Las Vegas to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in July, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

5
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Glacier Point and Tuolumne Meadows. There's much more to do: trek along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, stroll through Lembert Dome, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

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Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 9°C. You'll set off for home on the 19th (Fri).

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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