16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Washington DC
1
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
3
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h
4
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
5
Honolulu
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h
End: Auckland

2
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 11th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum. On the next day, examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then view the masterpieces at Madame Tussauds DC, and finally get engrossed in the history at National Portrait Gallery.

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If you are flying in from New Zealand, the closest major airports are Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Washington Dulles International Airport and Baltimore/Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport. In July in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow time for travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Tue): go for a walk through Central Park and then examine the collection at New York Public Library.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read New York City trip planner.

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. July in New York City sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Shopping
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

2
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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): observe the fascinating underwater world at Aquarium of Niagara, then enjoy breathtaking views from Niagara Falls Observation Tower, then Head underground at Cave of the Winds, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, learn about all things military at Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park, and then get some fabulous bargains at Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Niagara Falls trip app .

Do a combination of flight and bus from New York City to Niagara Falls in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New York City in July; daily highs in Niagara Falls reach 32°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Buffalo
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Aquarium of Niagara ©
Aquarium of Niagara

4
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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Getty Center and Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita. Museum-lovers will appreciate Annenberg Community Beach House and Griffith Observatory. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, browse the different shops at The Grove, get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Los Angeles takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Niagara Falls to Los Angeles, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in July, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

3
nights
Honolulu

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 23rd (Thu): explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, and then explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Sunset Beach Park and then take a stroll around Polynesian Cultural Center.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Honolulu visit planning app .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Honolulu is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, Honolulu is a bit warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Shopping Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Polynesian Cultural Center, Sunset Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Polynesian Cultural Center ©
Polynesian Cultural Center
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Sunset Beach Park ©
Sunset Beach Park

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