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:  13​h 30​min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
5
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Melbourne


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4
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Polynesian Cultural Center and Ala Moana Center. Get a sense of the local culture at USS Arizona Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, take some stellar pictures from Puu Ualakaa State Park, pause for some photo ops at King Kamehameha Statue, and contemplate the long history of Iolani Palace.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Honolulu vacation site .

Melbourne, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll gain 20 hours traveling from Melbourne to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in June, things will get much hotter in Honolulu: highs are around 35°C and lows about 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Polynesian Cultural Center
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hornblower Cruises & Events, The San Francisco Dungeon, Madame Tussauds San Francisco, and other attractions you added. Do your shopping at Union Square and Ferry Building Marketplace. Get some cultural insight at Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary maker tool .

You can fly from Honolulu to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Honolulu in June, with highs in San Francisco at 25°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Philadelphia.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

3
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Your list of things to see and do now includes One Liberty Observation Deck, Science History Institute, Philadelphia Museum of Art, and other attractions. On the 30th (Sun), gain insight at National Museum of American Jewish History and then get thoroughly spooked out with Spirits of '76 Ghost Tour of Philadelphia. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Betsy Ross House, then take an in-depth tour of Battleship New Jersey, then meet the residents at Adventure Aquarium, and finally get engrossed in the history at Museum of the American Revolution.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Philadelphia trip planning app .

You can fly from San Francisco to Philadelphia in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Philadelphia is 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in June; daily highs in Philadelphia reach 34°C and lows reach 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to catch the train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Nightlife Tours

Side Trip

Camden
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Betsy Ross House ©
Betsy Ross House
Adventure Aquarium ©
Adventure Aquarium

6
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 The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Head to Fifth Avenue and Shopping Girlfriend NYCfor plenty of shopping. There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, contemplate the long history of Ellis Island, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the New York City road trip site .

You can take a train from Philadelphia to New York City in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in July, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 30 minutes away. Pack the 12th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner .

You can fly from New York City to Los Angeles in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in July, expect a bit cooler with lows of 22°C in Los Angeles. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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