25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
4
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Cape May
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
7
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
8
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: Adelaide


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1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, then take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, and then stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll the grounds of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Waikiki Beach.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Honolulu travel route website .

Adelaide, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -19 hour difference. Traveling from Adelaide in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Honolulu: highs are around 34°C and lows about 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

2
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, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, and have fun and explore at Exploratorium.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco vacation builder app .

You can fly from Honolulu to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is 2 hours. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Honolulu in November: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 20°C and lows are around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and try to win big at Casino at the Venetian.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planning site .

Getting from San Francisco to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive. In November in Las Vegas, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
When in Chicago, make a side trip to see Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm in Homer Glen, approximately 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field, meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium, and ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Chicago day trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Chicago takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, expect Chicago to be a bit cooler, temps between 3°C and -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Bengtson's Pumpkin Fest
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, get lost in a book at Library of Congress, and get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To find where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Chicago to Washington DC in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Washington DC is 1 hour. Traveling from Chicago in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Washington DC: highs are around 12°C and lows about 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Cape May.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

1
night
Cape May

Cape May ©
Cape May represents the other Jersey Shore--the one you don't see on TV--the one with a rich history and a refined, relaxed atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore and take pictures at Jersey Shore Alpacas.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Cape May travel itinerary planner .

Drive from Washington DC to Cape May in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. In December in Cape May, expect temperatures between 11°C during the day and 1°C at night. On the 7th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to New York City.
Highlights from your plan
Jersey Shore Alpacas ©
Jersey Shore Alpacas

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, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building, and make a trip to 9/11 Memorial.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the New York City route builder site .

Traveling by car from Cape May to New York City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus, tram, and train. In December in New York City, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums 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
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.
Pack the 12th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 14th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Walt Disney World Resort, add some entertainment to your itinerary with Happily Ever After Fireworks, and make an unforgettable trip to Avatar Flight of Passage.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Orlando holiday builder tool .

You can fly from New York City to Orlando in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in December, things will get warmer in Orlando: highs are around 29°C and lows about 17°C. On the 15th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

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