20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Melbourne
Fly:  20​h 45​min
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
Williams
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 30​min
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
bus + Fly + bus:  5​h
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  14​h
Honolulu
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
Melbourne

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Chapel of the Flowers, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, then get your game on at Dig This, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas journey site .

Melbourne, Australia to Las Vegas is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Melbourne to Las Vegas, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in May: highs in Las Vegas hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Williams.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Fun & Games, #Outdoors, #Tours
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Dig This ©
Dig This
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

2
days
Williams

Williams ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): stroll through Devil's Bridge Trail and then trek along Doe Mountain Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the striking features of Chapel of the Holy Cross and then explore the striking landscape at Cathedral Rock.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Williams tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Las Vegas to Williams in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Williams. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in May: highs in Williams hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 4°C. On the 19th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Williams

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails

Side Trip

Sedona
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Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Chapel of the Holy Cross ©
Chapel of the Holy Cross
Devil's Bridge Trail ©
Devil's Bridge Trail

2
days
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 19th (Sat), take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point and then take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Bright Angel Trail.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Williams to Grand Canyon National Park takes 1.5 hours. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Williams in May since evenings lows in Grand Canyon National Park dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails
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East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Yaki Point ©
Yaki Point

2
days
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then take a stroll through The Strip, and then buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. Here are some ideas for day two: have some family-friendly fun at Dig This, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hoover Dam, and then see the interesting displays at Pinball Hall of Fame.

To find maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Shopping, #Neighborhoods, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

3
days
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Niagara Falls and Cave of the Winds. Get out of town with these interesting Niagara Falls side-trips: Genesee Country Village & Museum (in Mumford) and Oliver's Candies (in Batavia). There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Martin's Fantasy Island.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Niagara Falls visit planning website .

Getting from Las Vegas to Niagara Falls by combination of flight and bus takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: 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. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in May: high temperatures in Niagara Falls hover around 23°C and lows are around 9°C. On the 25th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

#Parks, #Nature, #Theme Parks

Side Trips

Genesee Country Village & Museum, Oliver's Candies, Martin's Fantasy Island
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Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Martin's Fantasy Island ©
Martin's Fantasy Island

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Food Tours and Chelsea Market. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

Before you visit New York City, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Niagara Falls in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in New York City, with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in New York City

#Parks, #Museums, #Tours
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

4
days
Honolulu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Kailua Beach Park and Food Tours. Change things up with a short trip to Swim with Dolphins in Waianae (about 54 minutes away). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of USS Arizona Memorial, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, examine the collection at Bishop Museum, and stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Honolulu trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Honolulu takes 14 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST) is minus 5 hours. Traveling from New York City in May, expect Honolulu to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trips

Swim with Dolphins, Nuuanu Pali Lookout, Kailua Beach Park
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Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Food Tours

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