31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  31​h 30​min
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
Anaheim
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Palm Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Kingman
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Flagstaff
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
San Francisco
— Few hours
Fly:  16​h 30​min
Sydney

5
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Waikiki Beach and Waimea Bay. Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Sunset Beach Park (in Haleiwa) and Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua). There's much more to do: hike along Manoa Falls, tour the pleasant surroundings at Nuuanu Pali Lookout, take a tour of Battleship Missouri Memorial, and stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Honolulu travel planner.

Sydney, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 20 hours traveling from Sydney to Honolulu. While traveling from Sydney, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Honolulu, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua Beach Park, Nuuanu Pali Lookout
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach
Kailua Beach Park
Sunset Beach Park

4
days
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Universal Studios Hollywood and Santa Monica Pier. There's much more to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, have fun and explore at Travel Town Museum, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and explore and take pictures at Dodger Stadium.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles travel planner.

You can fly from Honolulu to Los Angeles in 8.5 hours. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Honolulu in September, Los Angeles is little chillier at night with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Griffith Observatory
Universal Studios Hollywood
Getty Center The Publications

5
days
Anaheim

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Bring the kids along to Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. When in Anaheim, make a side trip to see Dolphin & Whale Watching in Dana Point, approximately 40 minutes away. Pack the 24th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Knott's Berry Farm. Next up on the itinerary: discover the magic at Downtown Disney, explore and take pictures at Angel Stadium of Anaheim, and stroll through Newport Beach.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Anaheim trip generator.

Anaheim is just a short distance from Los Angeles. In September, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Newport Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Knott's Berry Farm
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney

2
days
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 26th (Wed), stroll through Sunset Cliffs and then meet the residents at San Diego Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Thu): get in on the family fun at SeaWorld San Diego.

For ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the San Diego online itinerary creator.

You can drive from Anaheim to San Diego in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Anaheim, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Palm Springs.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego
San Diego Air & Space Museum

1
day
Palm Springs

Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, within the Coachella Valley. On the 28th (Fri), admire the masterpieces at Palm Springs Art Museum and then browse the eclectic array of goods at VillageFest.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Palm Springs holiday planner.

You can drive from San Diego to Palm Springs in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from San Diego in September, you will find days in Palm Springs are much warmer (45°C), and nights are about the same (27°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kingman.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Palm Springs Art Museum

1
day
Kingman

Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Keepers of the Wild Nature Park and then stop by Hackberry General Store.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Kingman holiday planner.

Drive from Palm Springs to Kingman in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Palm Springs in September, expect Kingman to be a bit cooler, temps between 38°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Kingman

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Laughlin, Keepers of the Wild Nature Park, Hackberry General Store
Highlights from your plan
Hackberry General Store
Keepers of the Wild Nature Park

1
day
Flagstaff

Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
On the 1st (Mon), look and learn at Lowell Observatory, explore the stunning scenery at Walnut Canyon National Monument, and then stroll through Meteor Crater.

To find photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Flagstaff custom trip planner.

Traveling by car from Kingman to Flagstaff takes 2.5 hours. In September, Flagstaff is little chillier than Kingman - with highs of 27°C and lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Meteor Crater
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Lowell Observatory

3
days
Las Vegas

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, shop like a local with The Strip, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

For ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Flagstaff to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Flagstaff to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Flagstaff in October, expect nights in Las Vegas to be warmer, around 18°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Fri) before leaving for Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip

few
hours
Santa Barbara

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Barbara vacation trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to Santa Barbara takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, expect Santa Barbara to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 12°C. You will leave for Monterey on the 6th (Sat).

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Outdoors Parks Tours

few
hours
Monterey

The City of Monterey in Monterey County is located on the southern edge of Monterey Bay, on Central California's Pacific coast in California. To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Monterey itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to Monterey takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. October in Monterey sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can drive to San Francisco.
Highlights from your plan
Bixby Bridge

2
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 7th (Sun), get curious at Exploratorium, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, enjoy the sand and surf at China Beach, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and finally enjoy some diversion at RocketBoat.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Monterey to San Francisco by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles, and then make a trip to Olmsted Point.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park vacation builder.

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be cooler, around -1°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Nature Center at Happy Isles
Olmsted Point
Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias

1
day
San Francisco

Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge and then explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Francisco vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in October: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge

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