23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
2
Seattle
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
4
Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

5
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Kadampa Meditation Center New York and World Peace Temple and Cragsmoor Stone Church. Venture out of the city with trips to High Point Cross Country Ski Center (in Sussex), Hawk's Nest Highway (in Port Jervis) and Widow Jane Mine (in Rosendale). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, make a trip to Central Park, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and enjoy the sea views from The Esopus Meadows Lighthouse.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the New York City day trip site .

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to New York City is minus 5 hours. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from London in January, with highs in New York City at 5°C and lows at -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in New York City

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

High Point Cross Country Ski Center, Hawk's Nest Highway, Widow Jane Mine, Kadampa Meditation Center New York and World Peace Temple, The Esopus Meadows Lighthouse
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

5
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.
Appreciate the collections at The Museum of Flight and Chihuly Garden and Glass. Step off the beaten path and head to Point No Point Lighthouse & Park and Edmonds Historical Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Seattle: Tacoma (Fort Nisqually Living History Museum & W.W. Seymour Botanical Conservatory), St. Paul's Church (in Port Gamble) and Hindu Temple & Cultural Center (in Bothell). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Our Hope Catholic Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kerry Park, enjoy the sea views from West Point Lighthouse, and indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle holiday builder .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Seattle in 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. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in January: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 10°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Seattle

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Tacoma, Edmonds Historical Museum, Point No Point Lighthouse & Park, St. Paul's Church, Hindu Temple & Cultural Center
Highlights from your plan
Point No Point Lighthouse & Park ©
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

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.
Appreciate the collections at The Getty Center and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Oceanside Pier and Mission Basilica San Juan Capistrano. Venture out of the city with trips to Mission San Juan Capistrano (in San Juan Capistrano) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Old Plaza Church.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online route planner .

Traveling by flight from Seattle to Los Angeles takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Seattle in January, expect nights in Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, around 11°C, while days are warmer, around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

San Juan Capistrano, Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park, Oceanside Pier
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

5
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Iolani Palace and National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific. Makapuu Lighthouse Trail and Queen Emma Summer Palace will appeal to history buffs. Go for a jaunt from Honolulu to Kaneohe to see Byodo-In Temple about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, trek along Koko Crater Railway Trail, see the interesting displays at Pacific Aviation Museum Pearl Harbor, and pause for some photo ops at Queen Liliuokalani Statue.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Honolulu trip planner .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Honolulu in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of tram and flight; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles to Honolulu, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in January: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 32°C and lows are around 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Byodo-In Temple
Highlights from your plan
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail ©
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Iolani Palace ©
Iolani Palace

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