24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  16​h
1
Los Angeles
— 1 night
train:  30​min
2
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  10​h 15​min
6
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
9
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  15​h 45​min
10
Hana
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: Brisbane


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1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip tool .

Brisbane, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and tram. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Brisbane to Los Angeles. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in September; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Tue) before leaving for Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Historic Sites Nightlife

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
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Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Walt Disney Concert Hall ©
Walt Disney Concert Hall

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 3rd (Tue), explore the different monuments and memorials at Riverside National Cemetery and then learn about all things military at March Field Air Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Casa Romantica Cultural Center and Gardens, then take in the waterfront at Oceanside Pier, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Harbor Beach.

To see photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Anaheim trip planner .

Anaheim is very close to Los Angeles. September in Anaheim sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Anaheim

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Riverside, San Clemente, Oceanside, Victoria Beach
Highlights from your plan
San Clemente State Beach ©
San Clemente State Beach
Riverside National Cemetery ©
Riverside National Cemetery
Victoria Beach ©
Victoria Beach

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 6th (Fri), get curious at California Academy of Sciences, enjoy the sand and surf at Marshall’s Beach, and then see the interesting displays at SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Exploratorium and then enjoy the sand and surf at China Beach.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco route planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Anaheim to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and subway; or drive. In September, San Francisco is little chillier than Anaheim - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

1
day
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, then get great views at Powell Point, then see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning app .

Getting from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway, flight, and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from San Francisco in September, with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Mather Point ©
Mather Point
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio

1
night
Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. On the 9th (Mon), admire nature's extreme beauty at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

For reviews and tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley day trip planner .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, expect Monument Valley to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 13°C. On the 9th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Whitney Plantation, admire the striking features of Destrehan Plantation, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans route planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Monument Valley to New Orleans in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Monument Valley to New Orleans. Traveling from Monument Valley in September, plan for warmer nights in New Orleans, with lows around 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Whitney Plantation, Destrehan Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

2
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
On the 12th (Thu), explore the striking landscape of Great Falls Park. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Old Town, appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns, and then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC online itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Washington DC takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Washington DC, with lows of 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Old Town, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Great Falls Park
Highlights from your plan
Great Falls Park ©
Great Falls Park
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Old Town ©
Old Town

4
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.
You'll explore and learn at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. Explore hidden gems such as Meschutt Beach and Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum. Step out of New York City with an excursion to Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site in Hyde Park--about 1h 50 min away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Central Park, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at Frick Collection, and wander the streets of Times Square.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read New York City trip maker app .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. September in New York City sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hyde Park, Meschutt Beach
Highlights from your plan

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art and then steep yourself in history at Stetson Mansion. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks, wander the streets of International Drive, and then examine the collection at Madame Tussauds.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Orlando trip builder app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Orlando in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in September: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 37°C and lows are around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hana.

Things to do in Orlando

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Stetson Mansion, Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
International Drive ©
International Drive

3
nights
Hana

Hana ©
Hana is one of the most isolated communities in Hawaii, with a permanent population of just over 1,000 people.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Hana Coast Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Fagan's Cross and then admire the majestic nature at Wai'anapanapa State Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Hana trip site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Orlando to Hana. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Orlando to Hana. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 26°C. On the 23rd (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Hana

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Wai'anapanapa State Park ©
Wai'anapanapa State Park
Hana Bay ©
Hana Bay
Hana Coast Gallery ©
Hana Coast Gallery

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