17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  20​h
1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
3
New York City
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  13​h 45​min
4
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Wailea, Maui
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Sydney

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.
Do your shopping at The Strip and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at Casino at the Venetian, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, and don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas online tour planner .

Sydney, Australia to Las Vegas is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in July; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 47°C and lows reach 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Fun & Games Casinos
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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.
Let the collections at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory capture your imagination. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, and stop by Amoeba Music.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles sightseeing planning website .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect much colder days and slightly colder nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

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 The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library. Museum-lovers will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site. And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Central Park, contemplate the long history of Ellis Island, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), and wander the streets of Times Square.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Los Angeles to New York City by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to New York City. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 26°C in New York City. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

2
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore USS Arizona Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. You'll get in some beach time at Waikiki Beach and Sunset Beach Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Waimea Bay (in Haleiwa) and Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua). There's more to do: explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

Plan my day in Honolulu using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Honolulu takes 14 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Wailea.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

2
nights
Wailea, Maui

Wailea ©
Wailea is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): kick back and relax at Ulua Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Maluaka Beach, and then stroll through Makena Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): kick back and relax at Wailea Beach.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Wailea trip simple and quick.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Honolulu to Wailea in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In July, daily temperatures in Wailea can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. On the 16th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wailea

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Maluaka Beach ©
Maluaka Beach
Makena Beach ©
Makena Beach

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