21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  19​h 15​min
1
Anaheim
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  13​h
3
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Orlando, Florida
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
6
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

1
night
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Anaheim travel route site .

Melbourne, Australia to Anaheim is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -18 hour difference. Traveling from Melbourne in September, things will get much hotter in Anaheim: highs are around 37°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

4
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.
On the 25th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Yaki Point, look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace, and hike along South Kaibab Trail.

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park travel tool .

You can drive from Anaheim to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Anaheim to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Anaheim in September: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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 American Museum of Natural History. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, stroll through The High Line, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the New York City day trip app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, expect warmer with lows of 22°C in New York City. On the 1st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Orlando.

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 ©

4
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Magic Kingdom Park. Pack the 4th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Orlando route planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Orlando takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in October, with highs in Orlando at 34°C and lows at 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

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
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 China Beach. There's lots more to do: stroll through Alcatraz Island, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco journey planner.

Getting from Orlando to San Francisco by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Orlando in October, expect San Francisco to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 15°C. On the 8th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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 9th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at USS Arizona Memorial, then enjoy the sand and surf at Sunset Beach Park, and then kick back and relax at Waimea Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve and then enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach.

To find photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Honolulu trip planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Honolulu takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, Honolulu is a bit warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Haleiwa
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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