28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Auckland Central
Fly:  12​h
Honolulu
— 6 nights
Fly:  8​h
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  4​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
Orlando
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
New York City
— 8 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h
Toronto

7
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Bishop Museum and Honolulu Museum of Art. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like USS Arizona Memorial and Iolani Palace. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Haleiwa (Waimea Bay & Sunset Beach Park) and Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua). Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument.

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Auckland Central, New Zealand to Honolulu is an approximately 12-hour flight. Traveling from Auckland Central to Honolulu, you'll gain 22 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Auckland Central in April: highs in Honolulu hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Oahu, Kailua Beach Park
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Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve ©
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Exploratorium and Musee Mecanique. Visit Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and Baker Beach for some beach relaxation. There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, and wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read San Francisco day trip website .

You can fly from Honolulu to San Francisco in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Honolulu to San Francisco is 2 hours. While traveling from Honolulu, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Museums, #Beaches

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve ©
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve

4
days
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Beach. Appreciate the collections at The Getty Center and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Santa Monica Mountains in Santa Monica, about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles day trip site .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Beach ©
Santa Monica Beach

2
days
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex as well as Walt Disney World Resort. Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Walt Disney World Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): look and learn at NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Orlando travel route tool .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Orlando in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Orlando. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in April, with highs in Orlando at 34°C and lows at 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

#Theme Parks
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Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

3
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.
Popular historic sites such as Washington National Cathedral and Georgetown University are in your itinerary. Let the collections at National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History capture your imagination. And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns, identify plant and animal life at Scott's Run Nature Preserve, and pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Orlando in April, things will get slightly colder in Washington DC: highs are around 24°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Scott's Run Nature Preserve, Tomb of the Unknowns
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Tomb of the Unknowns ©
Tomb of the Unknowns
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

8
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.
Visiting Teatown Lake Reservation and Bronx Zoo will get you outdoors. Let the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island capture your imagination. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Jones Beach State Park (in Wantagh), Ponquogue Beach (in Hampton Bays) and Gateway National Recreation (in Sandy Hook). There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, see the interesting displays at 9/11 Memorial, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Central Park Zoo.

To find ratings and tourist information, refer to the New York City road trip tool .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in April, expect nights in New York City to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Ponquogue Beach, Gateway National Recreation, Bronx Zoo, Teatown Lake Reservation, Jones Beach State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

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