20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Auckland Central
Fly + train:  16​h
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
Honolulu
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Auckland Central

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 1st (Mon), get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): make an unforgettable trip to Disney California Adventure Park.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Anaheim visit website .

Auckland Central, New Zealand to Anaheim is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 20 hours traveling from Auckland Central to Anaheim due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Auckland Central in October: highs in Anaheim hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Anaheim

#Theme Parks
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

4
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like South Kaibab Trail and Mather Point. Escape the urban bustle at Rim Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim. On the 5th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Tonto Trail and get great views at Lookout Studio.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park tour builder website .

Traveling by car from Anaheim to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Anaheim to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. When traveling from Anaheim in October, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors
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South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

4
nights
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.
For shopping fun, head to The Strip or M&M'S World Las Vegas. Visiting Valley of Fire State Park and Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes, look for gifts at Las Vegas North Premium Outlets, and try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary site .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Shopping, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visiting Alcatraz Island and Muir Woods National Monument will get you outdoors. For shopping fun, head to Ferry Building Marketplace or Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at China Beach, have fun at RocketBoat, and have fun and explore at Exploratorium.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip planner.

Fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trips

Point Isabel, Muir Woods National Monument
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
China Beach ©
China Beach

4
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lanikai Beach and Koko Crater Trail. Visiting Ko Olina Lagoons and Manoa Falls will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, appreciate the extensive heritage of Makapuu Lighthouse Trail, and get engrossed in the history at Iolani Palace.

To find photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Honolulu road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Honolulu takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in October; daily highs in Honolulu reach 36°C and lows reach 27°C. On the 19th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Ko Olina Lagoons, Lanikai Beach
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Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Koko Crater Railway Trail ©
Koko Crater Railway Trail

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