19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Melbourne
Fly:  20​h 45​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
Melbourne

3
days
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Strip and The Mob Museum. Do your shopping at The Grand Canal Shoppes and M&M'S World Las Vegas. The adventure continues: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, buy something for everyone on your list at Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, and look for gifts at Barneys New York.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Las Vegas is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -18 hour difference. Traveling from Melbourne in December, expect nights in Las Vegas to be little chillier, around 4°C, while days are colder, around 15°C. You will leave for New York City on the 16th (Sat).

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

4
days
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.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island will appeal to museum buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fifth Avenue and American Museum of Natural History. There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary builder site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to New York City in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, you will find days in New York City are little chillier (11°C), and nights are about the same (3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll explore and learn at Exploratorium and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Shop till you drop at Union Square and Ferry Building Marketplace. The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, wander the streets of The Castro, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral, and steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers & Publishers.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Francisco takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in December, with highs in San Francisco at 17°C and lows at 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Union Square ©
Union Square
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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 enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Kailua Beach Park and Waikiki Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve and Sunset Beach Park. Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Waimea Bay (in Haleiwa) and Banzai Pipeline (in Pupukea). There's still lots to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Ala Moana Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Kapiolani Regional Park, and explore the different monuments and memorials at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Honolulu trip itinerary planning website .

You can fly from San Francisco to Honolulu in 7.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in December, things will get much warmer in Honolulu: highs are around 32°C and lows about 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Banzai Pipeline, Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Sunset Beach Park ©
Sunset Beach Park

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