17 days in Los Angeles, New York City & Honolulu Itinerary

17 days in Los Angeles, New York City & Honolulu Itinerary

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17 days in Los Angeles, New York City & Honolulu Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  16​h
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 7 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
4
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Brisbane

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and finally examine the collection at The Grammy Museum.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner .

Brisbane, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to Los Angeles is minus 18 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in September; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

7
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and take a stroll through Times Square.

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

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. In September, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Tue): get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Los Angeles takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Los Angeles, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
nights
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.
Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Haleiwa (Waimea Bay & Sunset Beach Park). Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of USS Arizona Memorial, explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, stroll through Waikiki Beach, and admire all the interesting features of Diamond Head State Monument.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Honolulu journey maker site .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Honolulu in 7.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Honolulu. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 27°C in Honolulu. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Haleiwa
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

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