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
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
5
Honolulu
— 7 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Sydney

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Family-friendly places like Exploratorium and China Beach will thrill your kids. Change things up with a short trip to Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa (about 1h 10 min away). Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, enjoy some diversion at RocketBoat, and enjoy the sand and surf at Marshall’s Beach.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip 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. Traveling from Sydney to San Francisco, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Marshall’s Beach ©
Marshall’s Beach

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.
Bring the kids along to Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. Pack the 24th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles holiday builder .

Do a combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in September: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

2
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.
Bring the kids along to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and The Roller Coaster. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, and try to win big at The Mirage.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas vacation planner .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Roller Coaster ©
The Roller Coaster

4
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like San Diego Zoo and Children's Pool. Pack the 29th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. It doesn't end there: let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park and see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum.

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Getting from Las Vegas to San Diego by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

7
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like USS Arizona Memorial and Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve. Change things up with these side-trips from Honolulu: Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park & Waimea Bay), Lanikai Beach (in Kailua) and Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and hike along Diamond Head State Monument.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Honolulu trip itinerary builder site .

Fly from San Diego to Honolulu in 7.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Diego to Honolulu. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in October: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 36°C and lows are around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

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