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:  18​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
4
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
5
Honolulu
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Brisbane

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Exploratorium and USS Pampanito. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Square. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville) and Safari West (in Santa Rosa). There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, identify plant and animal life at Marin Headlands, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online trip builder .

Brisbane, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and subway. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -18 hour difference. Traveling from Brisbane in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in San Francisco, with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Marin Headlands, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Safari West
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

4
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.
Visiting Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Lake Mead National Recreation Area will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Strip and Pinball Hall of Fame. Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and explore the world behind art at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 30th (Wed): examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum, then learn about winemaking at Aridus Wine Company, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Desert Botanical Garden. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Old Town Scottsdale, contemplate the long history of Goldfield Ghost Town, and then admire the masterpieces at Heard Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Phoenix online road trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Las Vegas to Phoenix takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Phoenix: highs are around 38°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Scottsdale, Goldfield Ghost Town
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Heard Museum ©
Heard Museum
Goldfield Ghost Town ©
Goldfield Ghost Town

5
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.
The Getty Center and Abbot Kinney Boulevard are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Head to Bergamot Station and Amoeba Musicfor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Santa Monica (Third Street Promenade & Santa Monica Mountains). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles day trip site .

You can fly from Phoenix to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Phoenix to Los Angeles. Traveling from Phoenix in October, things will get little chillier in Los Angeles: highs are around 32°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Parks Nature

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

4
nights
Honolulu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like USS Arizona Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. Head to Polynesian Cultural Center and Ala Moana Centerfor some retail therapy. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls, stop by Shimazu Shave ice, and stroll through Waikiki Beach.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Honolulu trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of tram and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in November, with highs in Honolulu at 34°C and lows at 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Polynesian Cultural Center
Highlights from your plan
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve ©
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

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