19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 1 night
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
3
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
4
New York City
— 1 night
5
Washington DC
— 2 nights
6
New Orleans
— 3 nights
7
Nashville
— Few hours
8
Page
— 2 nights
9
Los Angeles
— 2 nights

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island. On the next day, take a peaceful walk through Muir Woods National Monument.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary builder app.

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to San Francisco. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in September; daily highs in San Francisco reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. On the 29th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and then take in breathtaking views at S Rim Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along Firehole Canyon Drive, take in the dramatic natural features at Artists’ Paintpots, take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, then take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary maker app.

You can fly from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, shuttle, and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in September: highs in Yellowstone National Park hover around 18°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 1:
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Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring
Firehole Canyon Drive ©
Firehole Canyon Drive

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): meet the residents at Aquarium of Niagara and then hike along Niagara Gorge Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish, and then try to win big at Seneca Niagara Casino.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls trip itinerary site.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to Niagara Falls in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Yellowstone National Park to Niagara Falls. While traveling from Yellowstone National Park, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Niagara Falls, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks · Casinos · Fun & Games
Find places to stay Oct 2 — 4:
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Aquarium of Niagara ©
Aquarium of Niagara
Niagara Gorge Trail ©
Niagara Gorge Trail
Bridal Veil Falls
Bridal Veil Falls

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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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Brooklyn Heights Promenade. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): examine the collection at New York Public Library, wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, then take a stroll through Times Square, and finally get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

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You can fly from Niagara Falls to New York City in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In October, New York City is a bit warmer than Niagara Falls - with highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Brooklyn Heights Promenade
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
Brooklyn Heights Promenade ©
Brooklyn Heights Promenade

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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.
On the 6th (Sun), get engrossed in the history at National Museum of African American History and Culture, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and finally explore the world behind art at National Portrait Gallery. Keep things going the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, then see the interesting displays at National Postal Museum, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Capitol Hill.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Washington DC trip maker site.

Take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Oct 5 — 7:
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3
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
You've now added Doctor Gumbo Tours to your itinerary. On the 8th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Whitney Plantation, then examine the collection at Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at Doctor Gumbo Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): partake in some friendly competition at Escape My Room New Orleans, see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, and then wander the streets of Royal Street.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the New Orleans online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New Orleans takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Washington DC in October, expect nights in New Orleans to be a bit warmer, around 22°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Nightlife · Tours

Side Trips

Whitney Plantation, Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
Find places to stay Oct 7 — 10:
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Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site ©
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
Royal Street ©
Royal Street

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 10th (Thu), examine the collection at Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville trip planning app.

Getting from New Orleans to Nashville by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New Orleans in October, you will find days in Nashville are somewhat warmer (28°C), and nights are little chillier (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Page.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 11:
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Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum

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Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Grand Canyon South Rim as well as Antelope Canyon. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, explore the stunning scenery at Antelope Canyon, explore the striking landscape at Vermilion Cliffs National Monument, then contemplate the long history of Navajo Bridge, and finally enjoy some diversion at Gunfighter Canyon. On the next day, look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area.

To see maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Page route planning app.

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Page takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Page is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Page

Nature · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Grand Canyon National Park
Find places to stay Oct 10 — 12:
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon
Navajo Bridge ©
Navajo Bridge

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, look for gifts at LA Farmers' Market, then examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Hollywood, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and finally see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, then enjoy some diversion at California Science Center, and finally shop like a local with Old Pasadena.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner.

Getting from Page to Los Angeles by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Page to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Page in October, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Childrens Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Old Pasadena
Find places to stay Oct 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Petersen Automotive Museum ©
Petersen Automotive Museum
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum

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