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:  16​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
3
New York City
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  13​h
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
7
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Sydney

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ferry Building Marketplace and Ghirardelli Square. There's still lots to do: shop like a local with Union Square, hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, and take a stroll through SoMa.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Francisco attractions planner.

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Pacific Standard Time is minus 18 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in January; daily highs in San Francisco reach 17°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Union Square ©
Union Square
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): kick back and relax at Alki Beach, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally look for gifts at Elliott Bay Book Company.

To find more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Seattle trip itinerary app .

Traveling by combination of subway and flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In January, Seattle is little chillier than San Francisco - with highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach

3
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.
Shop till you drop at Fifth Avenue and Tiffany & Co.. There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, and take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the New York City route maker website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Seattle to New York City in 9 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Seattle to New York City. In January, New York City is little chillier than Seattle - with highs of 5°C and lows of -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

1
night
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 20th (Mon), take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, admire the striking features of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, take in a show at Hopi House, then explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, and finally shop like a local with Lookout Studio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): hike along Tonto Trail, then take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, then look for gifts at Verkamp's Curios, and finally stop by Canyon Village Marketplace.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park vacation maker website .

Getting from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of bus and flight takes about 13 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in January, Grand Canyon National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Shopping Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Hopi House ©
Hopi House
Canyon Village Marketplace ©
Canyon Village Marketplace

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Strip and Forum Shops at Caesars Palace. And it doesn't end there: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, stop by Barneys New York, try your luck at Casino at the Venetian, and join in the after-dark buzz at Double Down Saloon.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (17°C), and nights are much hotter (5°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Casinos Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino
Casino At The Venetian ©
Casino At The Venetian

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.
Head to Melrose Trading Post and Abbot Kinney Boulevardfor plenty of shopping. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Santa Monica (Third Street Promenade, Bergamot Station, & more). There's lots more to do: stop by Amoeba Music, browse the different shops at The Grove, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, and enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

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Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in January, with highs in Los Angeles at 24°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Nightlife Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Melrose Trading Post ©
Melrose Trading Post
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard

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.
Shop till you drop at Ala Moana Center and Shimazu Shave ice. You'll get in some beach time at Kailua Beach Park and Kapiolani Regional Park. Get out of town with these interesting Honolulu side-trips: Sunset Beach Park (in Haleiwa) and Lanikai Beach (in Kailua). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach, take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, and appreciate the history behind USS Arizona Memorial.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Honolulu online day trip planner .

Getting from Los Angeles to Honolulu by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of tram and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Honolulu. Traveling from Los Angeles in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Honolulu: highs are around 32°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua, Sunset Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Sunset Beach Park ©
Sunset Beach Park

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