23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
4
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
5
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
7
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and walk around Crissy Field.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip builder app .

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Pacific Standard Time is minus 18 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Seattle Art Museum, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, then view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Seattle Aquarium, then take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and finally explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle trip maker site .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In April, Seattle is slightly colder than San Francisco - with highs of 19°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lincoln Park Zoo, admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, then don't miss a visit to Cloud Gate, and finally stroll around Millennium Park. Here are some ideas for day two: engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium, then walk around Milton Lee Olive Park, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Chicago visit planner.

Getting from Seattle to Chicago by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Chicago is 2 hours. Traveling from Seattle in April, plan for little chillier nights in Chicago, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Central Park and American Museum of Natural History. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, don't miss a visit to Times Square, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, and take in the views from Gapstow Bridge.

Plan my day in New York City using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Chicago to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. In April, daytime highs in New York City are 19°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

4
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 13th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. Have a day of magic on the 15th (Wed) at Magic Kingdom Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Orlando driving holiday planner.

You can fly from New York City to Orlando in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. While traveling from New York City, expect much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Orlando, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

2
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to Jackson Square, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Garden District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Fri): learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, get to know the resident critters at Audubon Zoo, and then get to know the fascinating history of Royal Street.

For maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Orlando to New Orleans by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orlando to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Orlando in April, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit cooler (25°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
Audubon Zoo ©
Audubon Zoo
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas ©
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

3
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.
Bring the kids along to USS Arizona Memorial and Sunset Beach Park. Go for a jaunt from Honolulu to Haleiwa to see Waimea Bay about 54 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, take a tour of Battleship Missouri Memorial, stroll through Diamond Head State Monument, and contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Honolulu holiday maker app .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Honolulu takes 13.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 4 hours traveling from New Orleans to Honolulu. While traveling from New Orleans, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Honolulu, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Haleiwa
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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