16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 day
Fly:  8​h
2
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
4
New York City
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
6
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
8
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  21​h
End: Adelaide

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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 22nd (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, then take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, and then stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Honolulu trip planner .

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. Traveling from Adelaide in April, expect Honolulu to be a bit warmer, temps between 33°C and 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Historic Sites Museums
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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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 23rd (Tue): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace. On the next day, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Steps, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then stroll through Golden Gate Park, and finally admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco online day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to San Francisco takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Honolulu to San Francisco, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Honolulu, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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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.
On the 25th (Thu), take in the natural beauty of Grand Geyser, witness a stunning natural landmark at Sapphire Pool, and then explore the striking landscape at Lower Geyser Basin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): take in the natural beauty of Lone Star Geyser and then take in the natural beauty of Beehive Geyser.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park vacation planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from San Francisco in April, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 6°C and lows at -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Beehive Geyser ©
Beehive Geyser
Grand Geyser ©
Grand Geyser
Lower Geyser Basin ©
Lower Geyser Basin

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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 27th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial and then go for a walk through Central Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, then admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and then take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your New York City trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

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 changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in April, expect nights in New York City to be much hotter, around 8°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

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

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nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally ponder the world of politics at White House.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in April, expect nights in Washington DC to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas online attractions planner .

Fly from Washington DC to Las Vegas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Las Vegas is minus 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in April; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 31°C and lows reach 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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.
On the 2nd (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then take some stellar pictures from Pima Point. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Powell Point and then trek along Rim Trail.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park itinerary planner .

Do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in May, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 23°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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night
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.
On the 4th (Sat), find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then pause for some photo ops at Guitar Center, then partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, and finally explore and take pictures at Staples Center.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, expect nights in Los Angeles to be much hotter, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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