28 days in North America Itinerary

28 days in North America Itinerary

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28 days in North America Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  21​h
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h 45​min
3
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
4
New York City
— 5 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  9​h
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: Adelaide

3
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.
Bring the kids along to Disneyland Park and Universal Studios Hollywood. Change things up with a short trip to Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim (about 38 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles road trip app .

Adelaide, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 17 hours traveling from Adelaide to Los Angeles. Traveling from Adelaide in September, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

4
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, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Drive from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 28°C, while nights are colder with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Magic Kingdom Park. Take a break from Orlando with a short trip to The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror in Anaheim, about 36 minutes away. Pack the 16th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks, laugh and play at Discovery Cove, and make a trip to Cinderella Castle.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Orlando sightseeing site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Orlando in 12 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Orlando due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Orlando, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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.
Kids will enjoy Central Park and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, take in the pleasant sights at Times Square, and get great views at Top of the Rock.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to New York City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Orlando in September, expect New York City to be little chillier, temps between 31°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

4
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Grand Teton in Grand Teton National Park (about 1h 30 min away). The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, stroll through Artist Point, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Lake Butte Overlook, and witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful.

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

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Yellowstone National Park in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from New York City in September: high temperatures in Yellowstone National Park hover around 18°C and lows are around 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Grand Teton
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Teton ©
Grand Teton
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco online journey builder .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco by combination of car and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences