22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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New York City
— 4 nights
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Hollywood
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
— 4 nights
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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
— 2 nights
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Hilo
— 1 night

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Escape the urban bustle at Alcatraz Island and Marin Headlands. Golden Gate Bridge and Grace Cathedral will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz Wharf & Dolphin & Whale Watching) and Sacramento (Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament, California State Railroad Museum, &more). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, admire the masterpieces at Legion of Honor, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online sightseeing planner.

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to San Francisco, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands

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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
For shopping fun, head to SoHo or Chelsea Market. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to New York Public Library and The Met Cloisters. Change things up with these side-trips from New York City: Hyde Park (Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site & Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt). The adventure continues: explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, examine the collection at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Brooklyn Heights Promenade.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read New York City road trip planner.

Fly from San Francisco to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to New York City. Traveling from San Francisco in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in New York City, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Hollywood.

Things to do in New York City

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Brooklyn Heights Promenade ©
Brooklyn Heights Promenade
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt
Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site ©
Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site

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Hollywood

Hollywood ©

Diamond of the Gold Coast

The city of Hollywood is a classic Florida beach town and popular vacation spot, attracting visitors with its picturesque beaches, lively nightlife, and laid-back vibe.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Sawgrass Mills and Hollywood Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Fort Lauderdale Beach and Las Olas Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Hollywood: Lion Country Safari (in Loxahatchee), Loggerhead Marinelife Center (in Juno Beach) and Waterskiing & Jetskiing (in Miami). There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District.

To find ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Hollywood trip itinerary planning tool.

Fly from New York City to Hollywood in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Hollywood: highs are around 37°C and lows about 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Hollywood

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Hollywood Beach ©
Hollywood Beach
Fort Lauderdale Beach ©
Fort Lauderdale Beach
Loggerhead Marinelife Center ©
Loggerhead Marinelife Center

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Get outdoors at Santa Monica State Beach and Dolphin & Whale Watching. You'll explore and learn at The Getty Center and Mission San Juan Capistrano. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum (in Simi Valley) and Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica). Next up on the itinerary: brush up on your military savvy at Battleship USS Iowa Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway, explore the activities along Santa Monica Bay, and stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles journey maker site.

You can fly from Hollywood to Los Angeles in 8 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Hollywood in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Museums · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park ©
Volcanoes have played an important role in shaping the Earth, and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park shows visitors the process in action.
On the 22nd (Sun), hike along Kilauea Iki Trailhead, trek along Kipuka Puaulu (Bird Park) Trail, then see the interesting displays at Jagger Museum, and finally contemplate the geological forces at Kīlauea. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a taste of the local shopping with Volcano Art Center Gallery, enjoy the sand and surf at Punalu‘U Beach, then take a memorable drive along Devastation Trail, and finally explore the striking landscape at Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku).

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park trip planning site.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park in 9 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. September in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Hilo.

Things to do in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Trails

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Punalu‘U Beach ©
Punalu‘U Beach
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku) ©
Thurston Lava Tube (Nahuku)

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Hilo

Hilo ©

America's Wettest City

One of the island of Hawaii's major towns, Hilo contains a mix of Asian and Polynesian cultures and is known for its proximity to a national park encompassing two active volcanoes.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Akaka Falls State Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, and then admire the sheer force of Rainbow Falls.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Hilo vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to Hilo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. In September in Hilo, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 25°C at night. On the 24th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden ©
Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden
Rainbow Falls ©
Rainbow Falls

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