21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Melbourne
Fly:  27​h
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h
Melbourne
— 7 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
Melbourne

5
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 visit kid-friendly attractions like Central Park and American Museum of Natural History. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, stroll through The High Line, take an in-depth tour of Ellis Island, and don't miss a visit to Grand central terminal.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary app .

Melbourne, Australia to New York City is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is minus 15 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in December, expect nights in New York City to be slightly colder, around 3°C, while days are colder, around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Brooklyn Bridge
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

2
days
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and finally appreciate the history behind Jefferson Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, then ponder the world of politics at The White House, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Washington DC trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 13°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

8
days
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
Melbourne is a city in Brevard County, Florida, United States. Family-friendly places like NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex and Cocoa Beach will thrill your kids. Explore Melbourne's surroundings by going to Cocoa Beach (Cocoa Beach Pier, Ron Jon Surf Shop, & more), Canaveral Port Authority (in Port Canaveral) and Legoland Florida Resort (in Winter Haven). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Canaveral National Seashore, look for gifts at BOXELDER, admire the majestic nature at Blue Spring State Park, and view the masterpieces at Derek Gores Gallery.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Melbourne trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Washington DC to Melbourne in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in December, plan for warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Melbourne: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Cocoa Beach, Titusville, Boxelder, Blue Spring State Park, Playalinda Beach
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Cocoa Beach ©
Cocoa Beach
LEGOLAND Florida Resort ©
LEGOLAND Florida Resort

3
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.
Family-friendly places like USS Arizona Memorial and Waikiki Beach will thrill your kids. Get out of town with these interesting Honolulu side-trips: Haleiwa (Waimea Bay & Sunset Beach Park). There's much more to do: go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, immerse yourself in nature at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Manoa Falls.

To find where to stay and tourist information, read our Honolulu trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Melbourne to Honolulu by flight takes about 14.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time is minus 5 hours. In January, Honolulu is somewhat warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Haleiwa
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Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

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