18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  21​h
1
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Disney
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  6​h
3
Orlando, Florida
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
4
New York City
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Drive:  11​h 15​min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
6
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
7
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 45​min
End: Adelaide

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night
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.
On the 26th (Thu), find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Disney California Adventure Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planning app .

Adelaide, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) to Pacific Standard Time is minus 17 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Adelaide in December: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 24°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Disney.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

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day
Disney

Disney
Disney is a town in Mayes County, Oklahoma, United States. For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Disney trip planning tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Los Angeles to Disney. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Disney is 2 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in December, with highs in Disney at 11°C and lows at 0°C. On the 28th (Sat), you'll travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Disney

Parks Outdoors Nature

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Orlando, Florida

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Kids will enjoy Walt Disney World Resort and Magic Kingdom Park. Pack the 30th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Orlando online trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Disney to Orlando. Traveling from Disney to Orlando, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Disney in December, with highs in Orlando at 29°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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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 Central Park and Statue of Liberty National Monument will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, make a trip to Grand Central Terminal, and see the interesting displays at New York Public Library.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our New York City tour itinerary builder site .

Getting from Orlando to New York City by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In January, New York City is cooler than Orlando - with highs of 5°C and lows of -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

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
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): fly down the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hit the slopes at Curry Village Ice Rink, identify plant and animal life at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park online tour itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Yosemite National Park in 11.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from New York City in January, expect slightly colder with lows of -12°C in Yosemite National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Badger Pass Ski Area ©
Badger Pass Ski Area

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and finally steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien. On your second day here, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, then engage your brain at Exploratorium, and then browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco day trip app .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 17°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, then hike along Diamond Head State Monument, and then pause for some photo ops at USS Arizona Memorial. On the next day, admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls and then enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Honolulu vacation app .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Honolulu takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or 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. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in January: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 32°C and lows are around 22°C. On the 11th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

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