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:  17​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Charlotte
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 30​min
4
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
6
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
7
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Sydney

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): make an unforgettable trip to Downtown Disney, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, and then stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk. On the next day, admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, and then make a trip to Hollywood Sign.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles itinerary planning tool .

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica State Beach, Downtown Disney
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney
The Grove ©
The Grove

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, and see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in May: highs in Las Vegas hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Boulder City
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
nights
Charlotte

Charlotte ©
A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
Charlotte is known for museums, theme parks, fun & games, nightlife, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: browse the collection at Billy Graham Library, get in on the family fun at Carowinds, see the interesting displays at NASCAR Hall of Fame, and stroll the grounds of Old Settlers Cemetery.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Charlotte trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Las Vegas to Charlotte by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, expect Charlotte to be a bit cooler, temps between 31°C and 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Charlotte

Museums Childrens Museums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
NASCAR Hall of Fame ©
NASCAR Hall of Fame
Billy Graham Library ©
Billy Graham Library
Discovery Place Science ©
Discovery Place Science

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: admire all the interesting features of Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, wander the streets of Times Square, and admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the New York City day trip tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Charlotte to New York City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Charlotte in May: highs in New York City hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

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

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, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at White House, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC holiday planner .

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in May: highs in Washington DC hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Washington DC

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

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Tue): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Getty Center, then catch some excitement at Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, and then get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online road trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Los Angeles takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC to Los Angeles, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

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
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea) and Haleiwa (Waimea Bay & Sunset Beach Park). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at USS Arizona Memorial, take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, take a tour of Battleship Missouri Memorial, and contemplate the long history of Iolani Palace.

To find maps, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Honolulu day trip site .

Getting from Los Angeles to Honolulu by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Los Angeles to Honolulu, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in May: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 34°C and lows are around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

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