20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  16​h
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
3
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
4
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
5
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
6
Kihei, Maui
— 1 day
Fly:  2​h 30​min
7
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Brisbane


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3
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.
Family-friendly places like Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park will thrill your kids. Pack the 16th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Brisbane to Los Angeles. Traveling from Brisbane in January, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit cooler (24°C), and nights are cooler (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Anaheim
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): have some family-friendly fun at Dig This, ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then shop like a local with The Strip.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas day trip site .

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in January; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 17°C and lows reach 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping 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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Universal's Islands of Adventure. Have a day of magic on the 22nd (Wed) at Magic Kingdom Park.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Orlando road trip planning website .

Fly from Las Vegas to Orlando in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Orlando. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in January; daily highs in Orlando reach 25°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can 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

2
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, wander the streets of Times Square, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the New York City visit planning tool .

You can fly from Orlando to New York City in 6 hours. Other options are to 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 up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums 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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Exploratorium and The Wave Organ. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and make a trip to Lombard Street.

To see reviews and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Francisco in 9 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City to San Francisco, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New York City, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Kihei.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

1
day
Kihei, Maui

Kihei ©
Stretching over 9.7 km (6 mi) of pristine south Maui coastline, Kihei is the island's driest and sunniest region, making it a perfect location for water activities and beach leisure.
On the 29th (Wed), admire the majestic nature at Iao Valley, then meet the residents at Maui Ocean Center, and then stroll through Kamaole Beach Park III.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Kihei visit planning tool .

Fly from San Francisco to Kihei in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Kihei. Expect warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in January: highs in Kihei hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Kihei

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Wailuku
Highlights from your plan
Maui Ocean Center ©
Maui Ocean Center
Iao Valley ©
Iao Valley
Kamaole Beach Park III ©
Kamaole Beach Park III

3
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.
Bring the kids along to USS Arizona Memorial and Diamond Head State Monument. Change things up with these side-trips from Honolulu: Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea) and Sunset Beach Park (in Haleiwa). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Waikiki Beach, trek along Manoa Falls, and contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Honolulu trip planner .

You can fly from Kihei to Honolulu in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. In January, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument, Sunset Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

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