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
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
4
Honolulu
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

5
nights
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Visiting Crystal Cove and Santa Monica Mountains will get you outdoors. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Newport Beach and The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Seal Beach (in Seal Beach) and Newport Beach (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Civic Center Park). There's lots more to do: brush up on your military savvy at Battleship USS Iowa Museum, take in breathtaking views at Runyon Canyon Park, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip builder 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Newport Beach, Crystal Cove, Seal Beach, Santa Monica Mountains
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove
Newport Beach ©
Newport Beach

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Waterskiing & Jetskiing and Apocalypse Vegas. Get in touch with nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Helicopter Tours. Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Fort Mohave to see Willow Beach about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: savor the flavors at Food & Drink, don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Charleston, and get your game on at Dig This.

To see reviews and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas route maker app .

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in April, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Helicopter Tours, Willow Beach
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Mount Charleston ©
Mount Charleston

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Marin Headlands and Lands End. Escape the urban bustle at Alcatraz Island and Muir Woods National Monument. The adventure continues: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, get great views at Twin Peaks, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, and stroll around Washington Square.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Francisco holiday builder website .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In April, San Francisco is a bit cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Muir Woods National Monument, Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Lands End ©
Lands End
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

2
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): take some stellar pictures from Puu Ualakaa State Park, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Koko Crater Railway Trail, then go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, and finally stroll through Kapiolani Regional Park. On the next day, take the plunge with a skydiving experience, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sharks Cove.

To find traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Honolulu trip planner .

You can fly from San Francisco to Honolulu in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST) is minus 2 hours. In April, Honolulu is a bit warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 33°C and lows of 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Sharks Cove
Highlights from your plan
Koko Crater Railway Trail ©
Koko Crater Railway Trail
Skydiving
Scuba & Snorkeling

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