28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
2
Seattle
— 1 day
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
4
New York City
— 3 nights
5
Washington DC
— 3 nights
6
San Francisco
— 4 nights
7
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
8
Los Angeles
— 4 nights

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at USS Arizona Memorial and Battleship Missouri Memorial. Kids will appreciate attractions like Kailua Beach Park and Diamond Head State Monument. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, identify plant and animal life at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and pause for some photo ops at King Kamehameha Statue.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Honolulu holiday planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time is minus 20 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in September, expect Honolulu to be much hotter, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, thenwander the streets of Pike Place Market, thenshop like a local with Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel.

Before you visit Seattle, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Seattle takes 8 hours. Traveling from Honolulu to Seattle, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Honolulu in September, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Seattle: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful. Kids will enjoy Grand Prismatic Spring and Artist Point. It doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley and take in the natural beauty of Upper Geyser Basin.

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

Getting from Seattle to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. While traveling from Seattle, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Yellowstone National Park, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley

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.
Get some historical perspective at 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument. There's lots more to do: stroll through Central Park, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, steep yourself in history at Ellis Island, and make a trip to Times Square.

To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read New York City trip app.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to New York City takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to New York City is 2 hours. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in New York City: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Air and Space Museum and National Gallery of Art. Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and The National Archives Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with a short trip to National Museum of the Marine Corps in Triangle (about 48 minutes away). There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and make a trip to John F. Kennedy Grave Site.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip builder.

Traveling by train from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Arlington, National Museum of the Marine Corps
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
National Museum of the Marine Corps
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. Get a sense of the local culture at Exploratorium and Fisherman's Wharf. Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Santa Rosa to see Safari West about 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: stroll around Golden Gate Park, enjoy the sea views from Fort Point, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral, and make a trip to Lombard Street.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco vacation website.

You can fly from Washington DC to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and subway. Traveling from Washington DC to San Francisco, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in September; daily highs in San Francisco reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Childrens Museums Museums

Side Trip

Safari West
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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.
Get in touch with nature at Glacier Point and Mariposa Grove. Kids will enjoy Tuolumne Meadows and Sentinel Dome. Spend the 5th (Mon) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. And it doesn't end there: admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, and take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan.

Make your Yosemite National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in October, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (°C), and nights are cooler (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can catch the bus to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Getty Center and Santa Monica Pier. Hollywood Walk of Fame and Hollywood Forever Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, get curious at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, see the interesting displays at GRAMMY Museum, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 12 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are much warmer (°C). On the 10th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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