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:  17​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
2
Anaheim
— 3 nights
+3
bus + foot + Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
3
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
5
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 1 day
Fly + bus:  3​h 15​min
6
Lahaina, Maui
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
8
Lihue, Kauai
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Melbourne

3
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.
Family-friendly places like The Getty Center and Universal Studios Hollywood will thrill your kids. Do some cultural sightseeing at Griffith Observatory and Santa Monica Pier. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, enjoy the sand and surf at Will Rogers State Beach, take a stroll through Hancock Park, and see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles holiday website .

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles is minus 18 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in April; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 28°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

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

3
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. Next up on the itinerary: discover the magic at Downtown Disney, let the kids burn off some steam at Redwood Creek Challenge Trail, and wander the streets of Little Arabia District.

To find photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Anaheim trip planner.

Anaheim is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. In April, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Anaheim

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

1
night
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
On the 4th (Mon), witness a stunning natural landmark at Beryl Spring, then get impressive views of Monument Geyser Basin, and then take in the awesome beauty at Elephant Back Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Yellowstone National Park.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary site .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from Anaheim to Yellowstone National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Anaheim to Yellowstone National Park is 1 hour. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Anaheim in May; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 13°C and lows reach -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Elephant Back Mountain ©
Elephant Back Mountain
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
Monument Geyser Basin ©
Monument Geyser Basin

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Family-friendly places like Wine Tours & Tastings and Exploratorium will thrill your kids. Alcatraz Island and Modus Operandi Cellars are good opportunities to explore the local culture. And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, wander the streets of Union Square, appreciate the extensive heritage of Twin Peaks, and examine the collection at de Young Museum.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco road trip site .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and subway; or drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Yellowstone National Park in May, plan for a bit warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 24°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Hilo.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Tours Museums

Side Trips

Modus Operandi Cellars, Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
day
Hilo, Island of Hawaii

Hilo ©
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.
On the 10th (Sun), admire the sheer force of Rainbow Falls, take in the dramatic scenery at Akaka Falls State Park, take in nature's colorful creations at Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, then take in nature's colorful creations at Liliuokalani Gardens, and finally take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

For photos and more tourist information, go to the Hilo trip itinerary builder site .

You can fly from San Francisco to Hilo in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco to Hilo, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in May: high temperatures in Hilo hover around 32°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trip

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Lahaina Banyan Court, pause for some serene contemplation at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ka'anapali Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the exhibits of Wo Hing Temple Museum, then admire the majestic nature at Iao Valley, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Wailea Beach.

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

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Hilo to Lahaina in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. In May in Lahaina, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Wailea Beach, Iao Valley
Highlights from your plan
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Lahaina Banyan Court ©
Lahaina Banyan Court

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at USS Arizona Memorial and Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Waikiki Beach and Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua) and Sunset Beach Park (in Haleiwa). There's more to do: see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park and appreciate the history behind King Kamehameha Statue.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Honolulu trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Lahaina to Honolulu in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in May, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Lihue.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument, Kailua Beach Park, Sunset Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park

2
nights
Lihue, Kauai

Lihue or Līhue is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) and the county seat of Kauai County, Hawaii. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take in the dramatic scenery at Opaekaa Falls, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and then see the world from above with a helicopter tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Spouting Horn and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Poipu Beach Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Lihue itinerary planner .

Getting from Honolulu to Lihue by flight takes about 2.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in Lihue are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lihue

Tours Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Poipu, Photography Tours, Opaekaa Falls
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
Spouting Horn ©
Spouting Horn

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