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:  17​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
3
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
4
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
5
Waimea, Kauai
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
6
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Sydney


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4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 22nd (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, Head underground at Bronson Caves, and immerse yourself in nature at Topanga State Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip tool .

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Pacific Standard Time is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Sydney in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

4
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the New York City day trip app .

You can fly from Los Angeles to New York City in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New York City: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

2
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Seattle: Olympic National Park (Hood Canal & Murhut Falls). And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, get in on the family fun at Seattle Great Wheel, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and shop like a local with Pike Place Market.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle road trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Seattle takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. In September, Seattle is little chillier than New York City - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Olympic National Park
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Hood Canal ©
Hood Canal
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua) and Haleiwa (Waimea Bay, Sunset Beach Park, & more). And it doesn't end there: explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach, explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument.

Start your trip to Honolulu by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

You can fly from Seattle to Honolulu in 8 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Seattle in October: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 36°C and lows are around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Waimea.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

1
night
Waimea, Kauai

Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): get interesting insight from Tours and then get great views at Waimea Canyon State Park.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Waimea route builder site .

Getting from Honolulu to Waimea by flight takes about 3 hours. In October in Waimea, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Waimea

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park

3
nights
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Thanks to its favorable location near a mountain range blocking the northeasterly trade winds, Kailua-Kona gets little rainfall, allowing adventure seekers and nature lovers a chance to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year.
On the 8th (Tue), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, then kick back and relax at Kahaluu Beach, and then get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Mauna Kea Beach and then kick back and relax at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Kailua-Kona trip planner .

You can fly from Waimea to Kailua-Kona in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. On the 10th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Mauna Kea Beach, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Kahaluu Beach, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Kona Coffee Living History Farm
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©

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