23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 4 nights
foot + Fly:  8​h 45​min
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Page
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 45​min
7
Hanalei, Kauai
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h
8
Kihei, Maui
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Sydney

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then stroll through Alcatraz Island, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco online travel route 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. In October, daytime highs in San Francisco are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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, historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, admire the landmark architecture of Chrysler Building, and don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City driving holiday website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to New York City due to the time zone difference. October in New York City sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and then try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino. On the next day, don't miss a visit to Stratosphere Tower, push the limits with an extreme tour, and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas day trip app .

Getting from New York City to Las Vegas by combination of bus and flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Las Vegas. Traveling from New York City in October, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

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

3
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.
On the 14th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, stroll through Rim Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

2
nights
Page

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Lower Antelope Canyon, then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, and then stroll through Horseshoe Bend. On the next day, play a few rounds at Lake Powell National Golf Course and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Page trip app .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, you will find days in Page are a bit warmer (27°C), and nights are much warmer (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

1
night
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.
For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles day trip planning tool .

Fly from Page to Los Angeles in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In October, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than Page - with highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Hanalei.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

3
nights
Hanalei, Kauai

Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Step off the beaten path and head to Helicopter Tours and Waimea Canyon State Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Eleele), Kayaking & Canoeing (in Kapaa) and Poipu (Spouting Horn & Poipu Beach Park). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Waioli Mission House.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Hanalei online attractions planner .

Getting from Los Angeles to Hanalei by combination of flight and taxi takes about 9 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Hanalei due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Hanalei when traveling from Los Angeles in October, with lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Hanalei

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Poipu, Helicopter Tours, Kayaking & Canoeing, Waimea Canyon State Park, Waioli Mission House
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park

4
nights
Kihei, Maui

Kihei ©
Stretching over 9.7 km (6 mi) of pristine south Maui coastline, Kihei is the island's driest and sunniest region, making it a perfect location for water activities and beach leisure.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Haleakala Crater and Lahaina Banyan Court. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kihei: Lahaina (Lahaina Front Street, Ka'anapali Beach, & more). There's much more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kihei tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Hanalei to Kihei takes 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Kihei can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Lahaina, Haleakala Crater, Helicopter Tours
Highlights from your plan
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Lahaina Front Street ©
Lahaina Front Street

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