21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
3
Orlando, Florida
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
4
New York City
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
6
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

2
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Griffith Observatory. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disney California Adventure Park, which is approximately 38 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Getty Center, explore the engaging exhibits at Travel Town, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in May: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

3
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and The Roller Coaster. When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, enjoy some diversion at Paris Las Vegas, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, and see the interesting displays at DISCOVERY Children's Museum.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas travel route planner.

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
DISCOVERY Children's Museum ©
DISCOVERY Children's Museum

3
nights
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.
Family-friendly places like Walt Disney World Resort and Universal's Islands of Adventure will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: make an unforgettable trip to Magic Kingdom Park, cool off at Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park, don't miss a visit to Disney's Hollywood Studios, and take in a show at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Orlando trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Orlando takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Museums Nightlife

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
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

4
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 The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, examine the collection at New York Public Library, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, and make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument.

Plan a New York City trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can fly from Orlando to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Orlando in May: high temperatures in New York City hover around 24°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to 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 ©

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Bring the kids along to Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Francisco takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City to San Francisco, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like USS Arizona Memorial and Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve. Step out of Honolulu with an excursion to Sunset Beach Park in Haleiwa--about 1h 05 min away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, and contemplate the long history of Battleship Missouri Memorial.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Honolulu trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Honolulu in 7.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu is minus 2 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Honolulu: highs are around 34°C and lows about 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Sunset Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

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