21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Austin
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
2
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
5
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: London

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
LBJ Presidential Library and Calais Winery are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore hidden gems such as Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site and Becker Vineyards (Winery). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Austin: Longhorn Cavern State Park (in Burnet), Hamilton Pool Preserve (in Dripping Springs) and Garrison Brothers Distillery (in Hye). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Sitagu Buddha Vihara.

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London, UK to Austin is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight, tram, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Austin is minus 6 hours. Traveling from London in May, expect nights in Austin to be somewhat warmer, around 21°C, while days are warmer, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Hye, Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site, Hamilton Pool Preserve, Longhorn Cavern State Park, Becker Vineyards (Winery)
Highlights from your plan
Hamilton Pool Preserve ©
Hamilton Pool Preserve
LBJ Presidential Library ©
LBJ Presidential Library
Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site ©
Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): examine the collection at Bishop Museum, stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, and then stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve and then enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Honolulu trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Austin to Honolulu takes 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus, tram, and flight. Traveling from Austin to Honolulu, you'll gain 4 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Austin in May since evenings lows in Honolulu dip to 25°C. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Koko Crater Railway Trail ©
Koko Crater Railway Trail
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Getty Center and Santa Monica Pier. Visit Hollywood Walk of Fame and Hollywood Forever Cemetery for their historical value. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Running Horse Ranch (in Lake Hughes), Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica) and Camarillo (Friends of the Camarillo Library Bookstore & Camarillo Premium Outlets). There's more to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory and enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Los Angeles takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and tram; or fly. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Honolulu in May, expect Los Angeles to be little chillier, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Camarillo, Running Horse Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Running Horse Ranch ©
Running Horse Ranch
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Camarillo Premium Outlets ©
Camarillo Premium Outlets

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Exploratorium and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Head to Union Square and City Lights Booksellersfor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga), Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville) and Drakes Estero (in Inverness). The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, kick back and relax at Bodega Dunes, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip planning tool .

Fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect San Francisco to be slightly colder, temps between 24°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trips

Bodega Dunes, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Drakes Estero, Castello di Amorosa
Highlights from your plan
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

5
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Step out of the city life by going to Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve and Kayaking & Canoeing. Your inner history buff will appreciate Royal Street and Garden District. When in New Orleans, make a side trip to see Whitney Plantation in Wallace, approximately 52 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Old River Road Plantation Adventure, browse the eclectic array of goods at Frenchmen Street, and admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the New Orleans day trip planning app .

You can fly from San Francisco to New Orleans in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to New Orleans. Traveling from San Francisco in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in New Orleans, with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Whitney Plantation
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Royal Street ©
Royal Street

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