20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
5
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
6
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
7
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Melbourne


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1
night
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 5th (Sun): explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, and then pause for some photo ops at USS Arizona Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls and then enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Honolulu trip planning website .

Melbourne, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll gain 20 hours traveling from Melbourne to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Honolulu, with lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

1
night
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
On the 7th (Tue), pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo. On the next day, examine the collection at San Diego Model Railroad Museum and then meet the residents at SeaWorld San Diego.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read San Diego road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to San Diego takes 7.5 hours. Traveling from Honolulu to San Diego, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Honolulu in January, expect San Diego to be a bit cooler, temps between 22°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): discover the magic at Disneyland Park. On the 10th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: discover the magic at Disney California Adventure Park.

To see maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Anaheim online attractions planner .

Getting from San Diego to Anaheim by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In January, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

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 11th (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then try to win big at New York New York Casino, and then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planning website .

Getting from Anaheim to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Anaheim in January; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 17°C and lows reach 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
nights
Orlando

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.
Family-friendly places like Walt Disney World Resort and Magic Kingdom Park will thrill your kids. Pack the 14th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Orlando attractions planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Orlando by flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Orlando, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, expect Orlando to be somewhat warmer, temps between 25°C and 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough 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

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 appreciate attractions like Central Park and New York Public Library. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, and learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History.

For maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read New York City trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Orlando to New York City by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Orlando in January: high temperatures in New York City hover around 5°C and lows are around -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

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 ©

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Family-friendly places like Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and appreciate the history behind The Wave Organ.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco day trip app .

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Francisco in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to San Francisco is minus 3 hours. When traveling from New York City in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 17°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Childrens Museums Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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