25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  13​h
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Orlando, Florida
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
New York City
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
7
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Sydney

2
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.
Go for a jaunt from Honolulu to Kailua to see Kailua Beach Park about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, and go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Honolulu trip itinerary planner.

Sydney, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 20 hours traveling from Sydney to Honolulu. In December in Honolulu, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 24°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

3
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.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and try to win big at New York New York Casino.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Las Vegas takes 9 hours. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Honolulu in December: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 16°C and lows are around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, partake in some friendly competition at Clue Carre - New Orleans' First Live Escape Game, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, and see the interesting displays at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our New Orleans online trip maker .

You can fly from Las Vegas to New Orleans in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to New Orleans. Expect a bit warmer evenings in New Orleans when traveling from Las Vegas in December, with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Our Sacred Stories ©
Our Sacred Stories
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

3
nights
Orlando, Florida

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.
Orlando is known for theme parks, nightlife, fun & games, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort, get your game on at Nomadic, and laugh and play at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Orlando trip planning app .

Getting from New Orleans to Orlando by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Orlando due to the time zone difference. While traveling from New Orleans, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Orlando, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks

3
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, get to know the resident critters at National Zoological Park, and take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip itinerary planning tool .

Getting from Orlando to Washington DC by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Orlando in December; daily highs in Washington DC reach 12°C and lows reach 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, walk around The High Line, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and don't miss a visit to Rockefeller Center.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read New York City travel planner .

Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in New York City when traveling from Washington DC in January, with lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, nightlife, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Anchor Brewing Company, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and examine the collection at Exploratorium.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for San Francisco using our trip planner.

Getting from New York City to San Francisco by combination of bus and flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. While traveling from New York City, expect somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Anchor Brewing Company ©
Anchor Brewing Company
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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