15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
4
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h
5
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: Adelaide

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, then go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach and then stroll through Kapiolani Regional Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Honolulu road trip planning app .

Adelaide, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 16-hour flight. You'll gain 19 hours traveling from Adelaide to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Honolulu when traveling from Adelaide in December, with lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then take a stroll through Union Square. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, then contemplate the long history of City Lights Booksellers, then take a leisurely stroll along The Embarcadero, and finally take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

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Fly from Honolulu to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Honolulu to San Francisco is 2 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Honolulu in December; daily highs in San Francisco reach 17°C and lows reach 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Escape the urban bustle at Rim Trail and Yaki Point. On the 12th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, admire the striking features of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace, and get great views at Powell Point.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip maker tool .

You can do a combination of subway, flight, and bus from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from San Francisco in December, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 8°C by day to -11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

2
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.
You'll explore and learn at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. Kids will enjoy Central Park and American Museum of Natural History. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, go for a walk through Times Square, and don't miss a visit to Empire State Building.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our New York City trip maker site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City in 12.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, plan for much warmer nights in New York City, with lows around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
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 ©
American Museum of Natural History

2
nights
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Take a break from the city and head to Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and Audubon House & Tropical Gardens. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Alan S. Maltz Gallery. There's lots more to do: do sightseeing your way with Fun In The Sun Key West, steep yourself in history at Curry Mansion, stroll the grounds of Key West Cemetery, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Mary Star of the Sea.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Key West route planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Key West in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from New York City in December, with highs in Key West at 30°C and lows at 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Key West

Museums Wildlife Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House

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