19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  13​h
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  12​h 15​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Sydney

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Waikiki Beach and Kailua Beach Park. Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park & Waimea Bay). Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Honolulu day trip planning tool .

Sydney, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -20 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in March, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

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

2
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Amoeba Music and Santa Monica Farmers Market. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Dolphin & Whale Watching in Newport Beach, about 56 minutes away. There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Royal Palms State Beach, wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and browse the different shops at The Grove.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner .

Fly from Honolulu to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Honolulu in March, with highs in Los Angeles at 27°C and lows at 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica Farmers Market, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): stop by Barneys New York, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, then make a trip to The Strip, and finally ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the different shops at The Forum Shops at Caesars, then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas vacation app .

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 March, daytime highs in Las Vegas are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian ©

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.
Get in touch with nature at Grand Canyon South Rim and Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: hike along Rim Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon, and look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around -3°C, while days are slightly colder, around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

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

2
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Visiting Elephant Back Mountain and Natural Bridge Trail will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Monument Geyser Basin, look for gifts at Fishing Bridge General Store, witness a stunning natural landmark at Beryl Spring, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Aurum Geyser.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, shuttle, and car. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, plan for much colder days in Yellowstone National Park, with highs around 6°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Elephant Back Mountain ©
Elephant Back Mountain
Aurum Geyser ©
Aurum Geyser

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Shop till you drop at Ferry Building Marketplace and Ghirardelli Square. Visiting Alcatraz Island and Fort Funston National Park will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and look for gifts at Exploratorium.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our San Francisco day trip planning app .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco by combination of car and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in April, expect San Francisco to be much warmer, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

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