22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Poipu, Kauai
— 1 day
Fly:  7​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Train:  30​min
4
Anaheim
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  9​h 30​min
5
Lahaina, Maui
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
6
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

1
day
Poipu, Kauai

Poipu
Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Poipu online trip planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Poipu is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST) is minus 20 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in September, with highs in Poipu at 34°C and lows at 27°C. You'll set off for San Francisco on the 3rd (Mon).

Things to do in Poipu

Outdoors Tours Parks

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Attractions like Exploratorium and China Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Spend the 6th (Thu) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace, stroll through Golden Gate Park, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco planning site .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and subway from Poipu to San Francisco takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Poipu to San Francisco is 2 hours. In September, San Francisco is slightly colder than Poipu - with highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

5
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.
Bring the kids along to Universal Studios Hollywood and Getty Center The Publications. And it doesn't end there: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In September, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 35°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

3
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Bring the kids along to Disneyland Park and Downtown Disney. Have a day of magic on the 15th (Sat) at Disney California Adventure Park. Next up on the itinerary: get your game on at Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center and don't miss a visit to Anaheim Packing District.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Anaheim day trip site .

Anaheim is very close to Los Angeles. In September, daily temperatures in Anaheim can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

2
nights
Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©
Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): look for gifts at Glass Mango and then make a trip to Lahaina Banyan Court.

Discover how to plan a Lahaina trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Anaheim to Lahaina by combination of bus and flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Anaheim to Lahaina, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Lahaina when traveling from Anaheim in September, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Maui Ocean Center
Highlights from your plan
Maui Ocean Center ©
Maui Ocean Center
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Lahaina Banyan Court ©
Lahaina Banyan Court

4
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.
Attractions like USS Arizona Memorial and Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Honolulu: Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua) and Haleiwa (Waimea Bay & Sunset Beach Park). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kapiolani Regional Park, contemplate the long history of Battleship Missouri Memorial, and take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Honolulu vacation planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Lahaina to Honolulu in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. In September, daily temperatures in Honolulu can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua 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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