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:  18​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
4
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
5
Seattle
— 1 day
Fly:  7​h 45​min
6
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
For shopping fun, head to Ferry Building Marketplace or Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Kids will enjoy Exploratorium and Ghirardelli Square. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco holiday maker app .

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to San Francisco is minus 18 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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.
On the 19th (Sun), stop by Barneys New York, then browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, then shop like a local with The Strip, and finally ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains. On the 20th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip builder website .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in April, things will get a bit warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 31°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

3
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 23rd (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along Rim Trail, see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, and stop by Canyon Village Marketplace.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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.
Family-friendly places like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History will thrill your kids. Statue of Liberty National Monument and Times Square are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the striking features of Empire State Building, hunt for treasures at Artists & Fleas, and don't miss a visit to Fifth Avenue.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read New York City holiday tool .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 8°C in New York City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

1
day
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the 28th (Tue), see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then take a stroll through Pike Place Market, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally look for gifts at Elliott Bay Book Company.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Seattle vacation planning site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Seattle takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Seattle. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Waikiki Beach and Kailua Beach Park. Get some cultural insight at USS Arizona Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Kapiolani Regional Park.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Honolulu itinerary website .

Getting from Seattle to Honolulu by flight takes about 8 hours. Traveling from Seattle to Honolulu, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Seattle in April; daily highs in Honolulu reach 33°C and lows reach 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park

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