30 days in United States & Niagara Falls Itinerary

30 days in United States & Niagara Falls Itinerary

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Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  16 h 30 min
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San Francisco, United States
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Yosemite National Park, United States
— 3 nights
Bus:  4 h 15 min
3
Los Angeles, United States
— 3 nights
Drive:  30 min
4
Anaheim, United States
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 30 min
5
Grand Canyon National Park, United States
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
6
Las Vegas, United States
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h
7
Miami, United States
— 2 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
8
New York City, United States
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  5 h 15 min
9
Niagara Falls, Canada
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  10 h 15 min
10
Seattle, United States
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 45 min
11
Honolulu, United States
— 5 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Sydney, Australia

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nights
San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Exploratorium and SS Jeremiah O'Brien will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Alcatraz Island and Union Square. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral, and steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco visit planning app.

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to San Francisco, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. In January, San Francisco is colder than Sydney - with highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

3
nights
Yosemite National Park, United States

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.
Visiting Badger Pass Ski Area and Curry Village Ice Rink will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Yosemite Museum Gallery, take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Range, identify plant and animal life at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Elizabeth Lake.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park holiday maker.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in January, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit cooler (7°C), and nights are much colder (-12°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Badger Pass Ski Area ©
Badger Pass Ski Area
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake

3
nights
Los Angeles, United States

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Getty Center and Annenberg Community Beach House. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Montana Avenue and Hauser & Wirth. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, explore the world behind art at Hammer Museum, and get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Los Angeles road trip planning tool.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 12 hours. In January, Los Angeles is much hotter than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Craft Contemporary ©
Craft Contemporary
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Annenberg Community Beach House ©
Annenberg Community Beach House

1
night
Anaheim, United States

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Tue): view the masterpieces at The Disney Gallery and then find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Anaheim trip maker.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Anaheim in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. January in Anaheim sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Disney Gallery ©
The Disney Gallery

3
nights
Grand Canyon National Park, United States

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.
Get outdoors at Grand Canyon South Rim and South Kaibab Trail. There's much more to do: hike along Rim Trail, get great views at Pipe Creek Vista, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and stroll through Bright Angel Trail.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Anaheim to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Anaheim to Grand Canyon National Park. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Anaheim in January, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 7°C and lows at -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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nights
Las Vegas, United States

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 16th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, shop like a local with The Strip, and then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio. Keep things going the next day: stop by Barneys New York, buy something for everyone on your list at The Forum Shops at Caesars, and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas driving holiday planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January: highs in Las Vegas hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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nights
Miami, United States

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
For shopping fun, head to Lincoln Road or Village of Merrick Park. Take a break from the city and head to Shark Valley Visitor Center and Pineland Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Miami: Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center (in Tavernier) and Everglades National Park (Anhinga Trail & Gumbo Limbo Trail). There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Collins Avenue.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Miami holiday planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Miami by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Miami due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Miami, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Everglades National Park, Miami Beach, Village of Merrick Park, Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center ©
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail

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nights
New York City, United States

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.
Do your shopping at Fifth Avenue and Josefinas. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Central Park, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

Find out how to plan New York City trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can fly from Miami to New York City in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Miami in January; daily highs in New York City reach 5°C and lows reach -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Shopping
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

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night
Niagara Falls, Canada

Niagara Falls ©
Indisputably one of the world's most impressive natural sights, Niagara Falls straddle the United States/Canada border, marking the spot at which a thundering river plunges over a major escarpment.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Journey Behind the Falls, take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls Canada, and then explore the galleries of Studio Vine Glass.

To find photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls online day trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from New York City to Niagara Falls in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from New York City in January, with highs in Niagara Falls at 0°C and lows at -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Falls Canada ©
Niagara Falls Canada
Journey Behind the Falls ©
Journey Behind the Falls
Studio Vine Glass ©
Studio Vine Glass

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night
Seattle, United States

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 25th (Tue): shop like a local with Bellevue Square, browse the range of quality goods at Nordstrom, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, thenwander the streets of Pike Place Market, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Glasshouse Studio.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Seattle in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Niagara Falls in January, with highs in Seattle at 10°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Bellevue Square
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Glasshouse Studio ©
Glasshouse Studio

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nights
Honolulu, United States

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Let the collections at USS Arizona Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park capture your imagination. Visiting Kailua Beach Park and Manoa Falls will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Haleiwa (Waimea Bay & Sunset Beach Park). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach, explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, tour the pleasant surroundings at Diamond Head State Monument, and stroll around Kapiolani Regional Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Honolulu trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Seattle to Honolulu in 8 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Seattle to Honolulu. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Seattle in January; daily highs in Honolulu reach 32°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

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