23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  16​h
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
4
New York City
— 3 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  11​h 15​min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
7
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Brisbane

2
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.
Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disneyland Park in Anaheim--about 30 minutes away. Pack the 29th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

Plan my day in Los Angeles using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Brisbane, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Brisbane to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Brisbane in December: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 24°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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.
Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In December, Las Vegas is a bit cooler than Los Angeles - with highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
nights
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.
Spend the 3rd (Fri) exploring nature at Grand Canyon National Park. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, take in the pleasant sights at Pipe Creek Vista, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park tour planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around -11°C, while days are little chillier, around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Yaki Point ©
Yaki Point

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, and browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City takes 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City is 2 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January since evenings lows in New York City dip to -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
On the 10th (Fri), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, tour the pleasant surroundings at Curry Village Ice Rink, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park holiday maker tool .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Yosemite National Park takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Yosemite National Park is minus 3 hours. Expect slightly colder evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from New York City in January, with lows around -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area ©
Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and wander the streets of Union Square.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip builder site .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in January, expect nights in San Francisco to be much hotter, around 9°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

2
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Honolulu side-trips: Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea) and Sunset Beach Park (in Haleiwa). And it doesn't end there: explore the galleries of USS Arizona Memorial, tour the pleasant surroundings at Manoa Falls, enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach, and explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

To find out how to plan a trip to Honolulu, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from San Francisco to Honolulu in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in January; daily highs in Honolulu reach 32°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

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