13 days in United States Itinerary

13 days in United States Itinerary

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13 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 day
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  9​h
4
New York City
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
6
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
7
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Brisbane

1
day
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 20th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Iolani Palace, explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, then take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial.

Before you visit Honolulu, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Brisbane, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. Traveling from Brisbane to Honolulu, you'll gain 20 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brisbane in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Honolulu, with lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
Iolani Palace ©
Iolani Palace

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, then step aboard USS Pampanito, and finally examine the collection at de Young Museum.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip builder website .

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to San Francisco takes 7.5 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. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Honolulu in November, with highs in San Francisco at 20°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

2
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Old Faithful. Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Washburn, hike along Artist Point, explore the striking landscape at Artists’ Paintpots, and take some stellar pictures from Lookout Point.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Yellowstone National Park trip website .

You can do a combination of flight and car from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park. Traveling from San Francisco in November, expect Yellowstone National Park to be colder, temps between 0°C and -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and then appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and then go for a walk through Central Park.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the New York City tour itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yellowstone National Park to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to New York City is 2 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in November, expect New York City to be warmer, temps between 16°C and 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Museum of Modern Art
The Museum of Modern Art

1
night
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.
On the 28th (Thu), appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then make a trip to The Strip, and then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

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Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Las Vegas takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. While traveling from Washington DC, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, then explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and finally examine the collection at The Getty Center. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, then get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of El Pueblo de Los Angeles.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Las Vegas in November: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 28°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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