16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly + foot:  4​h 30​min
3
Anaheim
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h
4
Las Vegas
— 1 night
+2
Fly + taxi + train:  9​h 30​min
5
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
6
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  26​h
End: Melbourne

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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 22nd (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach and then kick back and relax at Kapiolani Regional Park. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, stroll through Diamond Head State Monument, and then explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Honolulu holiday builder app .

Qingdao, China to Honolulu is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Qingdao to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Qingdao in December: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 32°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
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.
On the 24th (Tue), have fun and explore at Exploratorium, identify plant and animal life at Strawberry Hill, and then take in nature's colorful creations at San Francisco Botanical Garden. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Funston National Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read San Francisco tour itinerary builder site .

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. Traveling from Honolulu in December, expect San Francisco to be much colder, temps between 17°C and 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wildlife Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Fort Funston National Park ©
Fort Funston National Park

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 26th (Thu), make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. Keep things going the next day: make an unforgettable trip to Disney California Adventure Park.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Anaheim tour planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Anaheim in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Anaheim, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, have some family-friendly fun at Adventure Combat Ops, and then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas holiday builder .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Anaheim to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Anaheim in December, with highs in Las Vegas at 16°C and lows at 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
Apocalypse Vegas ©
Apocalypse Vegas

2
nights
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Disney's Animal Kingdom and Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 31st (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Orlando travel planner .

Getting from Las Vegas to Orlando by combination of flight, taxi, and train takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Orlando. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in December; daily highs in Orlando reach 29°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disney's Animal Kingdom ©
Disney's Animal Kingdom
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

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.
Kids will enjoy Central Park and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Go for a jaunt from New York City to Oceanville to see Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge about 1h 55 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, make a trip to 9/11 Memorial, and take in the pleasant sights at The High Line.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary maker site .

You can fly from Orlando to New York City in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Orlando in January, with highs in New York City at 5°C and lows at -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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