17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
5
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

4
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.
Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary tool .

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in April, with highs in Los Angeles at 28°C and lows at 15°C. On the 15th (Thu), you're off toLas Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Las Vegas Motor Speedway. On the 15th (Thu), join the crowd at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and then shop like a local with The Strip.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In April, daytime highs in Las Vegas are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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 16th (Fri), trek along South Kaibab Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Bright Angel Trail and then explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning site .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 19°C by day to -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
You've now added Pantages Theatre to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Tue): make a trip to Hollywood Sign, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, and then catch a live performance at Pantages Theatre.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip site .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April: highs in Los Angeles hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Parks Nature

Side Trip

Santa Monica State Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Grove ©
The Grove
Pantages Theatre ©
Pantages Theatre
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

4
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.
Step out of Honolulu with an excursion to Kailua Beach Park in Kailua--about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, pause for some photo ops at King Kamehameha Statue, take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, and kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach.

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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. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in April: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 33°C and lows are around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

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

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