12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Canberra
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 3 nights
foot + Fly:  8​h 45​min
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h
4
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Canberra

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco day trip planning site .

Canberra, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. When traveling from Canberra in January, plan for colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 17°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
nights
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, get great views at Top of the Rock, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary maker .

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. When traveling from San Francisco in January, plan for little chillier days in New York City, with highs around 5°C, while nights are much colder with lows around -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

2
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.
On the 9th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, and finally try to win big at Paris Las Vegas. Keep things going the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

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You can fly from New York City to Las Vegas in 9 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in January; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 17°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, then trek along Diamond Head State Monument, and then admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Honolulu online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Honolulu takes 9 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In January, Honolulu is warmer than Las Vegas - with highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C. On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve ©
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve

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