26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  22​h
Los Angeles
— Few hours
train + Fly:  2​h
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly + tram:  3​h 30​min
Miami
— 2 nights
tram + Fly:  2​h
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  8​h 30​min
Wailea, Maui
— 7 nights
taxi + Fly:  3​h
Honolulu, Oahu
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h
End: Adelaide

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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.
To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip planning site .

Adelaide, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 17 hours traveling from Adelaide to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Adelaide in August; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. You'll set off for San Francisco on the 1st (Wed).

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours

2
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): stroll through Bodega Dunes and then explore the historical opulence of Castello di Amorosa. Keep things going the next day: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read San Francisco online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and subway; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in August: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 17°C. You will leave for New York City on the 3rd (Fri).

Things to do in San Francisco

#Tours, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Bodega Dunes, Castello di Amorosa, Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Cupsogue Beach County Park and Belmar Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Jenkinson's Boardwalk (in Point Pleasant Beach) and Bushkill Falls (in Bushkill). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Central Park, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City online itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to New York City, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: high temperatures in New York City hover around 34°C and lows are around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in New York City

#Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Cupsogue Beach County Park, Jenkinson's Boardwalk, Belmar Beach, Bushkill Falls
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©

2
days
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): kick back and relax at Fort Lauderdale Beach. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Tours, then wander the streets of Art Deco Historic District, then enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, and finally see the interesting displays at The Wolfsonian - Florida International University.

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Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and tram from New York City to Miami takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and tram; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in August, with highs in Miami at 38°C and lows at 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miami

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Fort Lauderdale Beach
Highlights from your plan
Art Deco Tours ©
Art Deco Tours
Fort Lauderdale Beach ©
Fort Lauderdale Beach
South Beach ©
South Beach

3
days
New Orleans

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Step off the beaten path and head to Jackson Square and Lake End Park. Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Louis Cathedral and French Quarter. Venture out of the city with trips to Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Slidell) and Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site (in Vacherie).

To find other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the New Orleans online itinerary maker .

Do a combination of tram and flight from Miami to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Miami in August, plan for little chillier days in New Orleans, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 32°C. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New Orleans

#Outdoors, #Wildlife, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Lake End Park, Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
French Quarter ©
French Quarter

2
days
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Hermosa Beach Pier and then admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the pleasant sights at 26-Mile Bike Path and then examine the collection at The Getty Center.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner .

Fly from New Orleans to Los Angeles in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New Orleans to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from New Orleans in August since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Hermosa Beach Pier
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
26-Mile Bike Path ©
26-Mile Bike Path

2
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.
On the 16th (Thu), examine the collection at The Neon Museum, take an in-depth tour of Titanic, and then wander the streets of The Strip. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Las Vegas Downtown and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online road trip planner .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in August: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 45°C and lows are around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Wailea.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Neighborhoods, #Nature, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

7
days
Wailea, Maui

Wailea is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Po'olenalena Beach and Keawakapu Beach. Charles Lindbergh's Grave and Maui Wine, Ulupalakua Vineyards are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Wailea: Parasailing & Paragliding (in Ka'anapali), Pools at Ohe'o (in Haleakala National Park) and D.T. Fleming Beach Park (in Kapalua). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Ulua Beach, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, stroll through Big Beach, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Wailea visit planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Las Vegas to Wailea in 10.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Wailea is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in August: highs in Wailea hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Wailea

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Kula, Kihei, Charles Lindbergh's Grave, Big Beach, D.T. Fleming Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Po'olenalena Beach ©
Po'olenalena Beach
Ulua Beach ©
Ulua Beach

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hours
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Waikiki Shopping Plaza. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Koko Crater Trail, and then look for gifts at Waikiki Shopping Plaza.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Honolulu journey planning website .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Wailea to Honolulu takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Koko Crater Railway Trail ©
Koko Crater Railway Trail
Waikiki Shopping Plaza ©
Waikiki Shopping Plaza

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