22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + bus:  26​h
1
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h 45​min
2
Athens
— 2 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
7
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Sydney

5
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.
Family-friendly places like Central Park and Statue of Liberty National Monument will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial, and learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read New York City online vacation planner .

Sydney, Australia to New York City is an approximately 26-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 (New South Wales) to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -15 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in September; daily highs in New York City reach 31°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Athens.

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 ©

2
nights
Athens

Athens ©
Athens is a consolidated city–county in the U.S. Kids will appreciate attractions like Stone Mountain Park and River Rafting & Tubing. Change things up with a short trip to Anna Ruby Falls in Helen (about 1h 30 min away). There's lots more to do: test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, meet the residents at Bear Hollow Zoo, have fun at Sanford Stadium, and admire the natural beauty at State Botanical Garden of Georgia.

To find reviews and other tourist information, read Athens trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from New York City to Athens in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In September in Athens, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Athens

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Helen, Stone Mountain Park
Highlights from your plan
Stone Mountain Park ©
Stone Mountain Park
Anna Ruby Falls ©
Anna Ruby Falls
Room Escape Games

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, then get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, and finally admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, then meet the residents at Audubon Zoo, and then shop like a local with Royal Street.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the New Orleans driving holiday planner.

Do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car from Athens to New Orleans in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Athens in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 33°C in New Orleans. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
Audubon Zoo ©
Audubon Zoo
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas ©
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

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 Cable Car Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa (about 1h 05 min away). And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, make a trip to Lombard Street, kick back and relax at Marshall’s Beach, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

Find out how to plan San Francisco trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to San Francisco takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from New Orleans in September: highs in San Francisco hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

4
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.
Bring the kids along to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and The Roller Coaster. Next up on the itinerary: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in September, expect Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 39°C and 25°C. On the 30th (Mon), you'll travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Roller Coaster ©
The Roller Coaster

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): make a trip to Santa Monica Pier and then discover the magic at Disneyland Park. On the 1st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the engaging exhibits at Travel Town and then make an unforgettable trip to Disney California Adventure Park.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In September, Los Angeles is slightly colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

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

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.
On the 2nd (Wed), steep yourself in history at Battleship Missouri Memorial and then stroll through Waikiki Beach. On the 3rd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind USS Arizona Memorial, then trek along Diamond Head State Monument, and then identify plant and animal life at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Honolulu trip planner .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Honolulu in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, Honolulu is a bit warmer at night with lows of 27°C. On the 4th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Waimea Bay
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

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