21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  29​h
1
Memphis
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
4
Honolulu
— 12 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Brisbane

1
night
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Sun Studio. and then don't miss a visit to Graceland. On your second day here, appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum, then make a trip to Beale Street, and then explore the world behind art at Belz Museum of Asian and Judaic Art.

To find photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Memphis trip builder tool .

Brisbane, Australia to Memphis is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to Memphis is minus 16 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in May, things will get a bit warmer in Memphis: highs are around 32°C and lows about 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art ©

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.
Let the collections at The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum capture your imagination. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and explore the world behind art at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art.

For maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planner.

Fly from Memphis to Las Vegas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Memphis to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Memphis in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): examine the collection at de Young Museum, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

To find maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco road trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in May, with highs in San Francisco at 23°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
de Young Museum ©
de Young Museum
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

12
nights
Honolulu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Bishop Museum and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park will appeal to museum buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park & Waimea Bay), Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea) and Polynesian Cultural Center (in Laie). There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at USS Arizona Memorial, hike along Diamond Head State Monument, stroll through Lanikai Beach, and immerse yourself in nature at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

To find out how to plan a trip to Honolulu, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from San Francisco to Honolulu by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu is minus 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in May, with highs in Honolulu at 34°C and lows at 25°C. On the 22nd (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua, Oahu, Polynesian Cultural Center, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Bishop Museum ©
Bishop Museum
USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park ©
USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park

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