10 days in Los Angeles, San Francisco & Hawaii Itinerary

10 days in Los Angeles, San Francisco & Hawaii Itinerary

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10 days in Los Angeles, San Francisco & Hawaii Itinerary

Melbourne
Fly:  18​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
Melbourne

2
days
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 3rd (Fri): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. On your second day here, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Third Street Promenade.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles itinerary planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles is minus 18 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in November, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica Pier

2
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Union Square, then kick back and relax at Baker Beach, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip generator.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 21°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf
Union Square ©
Union Square

4
days
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Waikiki Beach and Kailua Beach Park. You'll get in some beach time at Sunset Beach Park and Waimea Bay. There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind USS Arizona Memorial, stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, kick back and relax at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and admire the verdant scenery at Nuuanu Pali Lookout.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Honolulu trip generator.

You can fly from San Francisco to Honolulu in 7.5 hours. Traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in November, you will find days in Honolulu are a bit warmer (34°C), and nights are much warmer (26°C). You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua Beach Park, Nuuanu Pali Lookout
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Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

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