15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  16​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  3​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
San Diego
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
Poipu, Kauai
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Princeville, Kauai
— 1 night
taxi + Fly + taxi:  2​h
Wailea, Maui
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  12​h 45​min
Sydney

2
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf. On the 30th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at China Beach, explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium, and then get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Steps.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip generator.

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Pacific Standard Time is minus 18 hours. September in San Francisco sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium
Fisherman's Wharf

1
day
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 1st (Mon): kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and then see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications.

For more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles travel itinerary creator.

Do a combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Beaches Parks
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Getty Center The Publications
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

1
day
San Diego

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
On the 2nd (Tue), stroll through San Diego Zoo.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego travel itinerary creator.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In October in San Diego, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Diego

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Outdoors
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San Diego Zoo

3
days
Honolulu, Oahu

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Iolani Palace and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at USS Arizona Memorial and National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Go for a jaunt from Honolulu to Kailua to see Lanikai Beach about 34 minutes away. It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach and admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Honolulu travel itinerary creator.

Getting from San Diego to Honolulu by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Traveling from San Diego to Honolulu, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, Honolulu is somewhat warmer than San Diego - with highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Poipu.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Lanikai Beach
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Lanikai Beach
Iolani Palace
Waikiki Beach

2
days
Poipu, Kauai

Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. On the 6th (Sat), take in the dramatic natural features at Spouting Horn, stop by Aunty Lilikoi Passion Fruit Products, and then explore the stunning scenery at Waimea Canyon State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Sun): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then kick back and relax at Poipu Beach Park.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Poipu trip generator.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Honolulu to Poipu takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can go by car to Princeville.

Things to do in Poipu

Outdoors Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Waimea, Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Poipu Beach Park
Waimea Canyon State Park

2
days
Princeville, Kauai

Princeville is a 9,000acre, upscale, unincorporated, master-planned community of vacation homes and condos on the north shore of the island of Kauai in Kauai County, Hawaii. Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): admire the majestic nature at Na Pali Coast State Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hanalei Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Princeville tour planner.

You can drive from Poipu to Princeville in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Wailea.

Things to do in Princeville

Wildlife Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Hanalei, Na Pali Coast State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Hanalei Beach

2
days
Wailea, Maui

Wailea is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. On the 10th (Wed), kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then make a trip to Lahaina Banyan Court, and then get interesting insight from Tours. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kapalua Beach and then stroll through Napili Beach.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Wailea trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Princeville to Wailea in 2 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Wailea

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Lahaina, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Kapalua Beach, Zipline
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Wailea Beach

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