26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Dunedin
Fly:  26 h
1
Memphis
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
2
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
3
New York City
— 6 nights
Foot + Fly:  8 h 45 min
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  9 h
5
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Dunedin

3
nights
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Step out of Memphis with an excursion to Tupelo Automobile Museum in Tupelo--about 1h 55 min away. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Graceland, stop by Lansky, contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, and meet the residents at Memphis Zoo.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Memphis trip planner .

Dunedin, New Zealand to Memphis is an approximately 26-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 18 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Tupelo Automobile Museum
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

5
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.
Go for a jaunt from Washington DC to Gettysburg to see Gettysburg National Military Park about 1h 45 min away. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Memphis to Washington DC takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Memphis in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gettysburg National Military Park
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, and take in the pleasant sights at Times Square.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip builder tool .

Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October in New York City, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Las Vegas: Boulder City (Tom Devlin's Monster Museum & Hoover Dam). The adventure continues: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas journey maker website .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Las Vegas takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Las Vegas, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in October, expect nights in Las Vegas to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Parks Shopping

Side Trip

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

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua), Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park & Waimea Bay) and Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea). There's lots more to do: explore the galleries of USS Arizona Memorial, steep yourself in history at Washington Place, take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, and enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach.

Discover how to plan a Honolulu trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Honolulu in 9 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 27°C in Honolulu. On the 19th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua Beach Park, 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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