26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
4
New York City
— 4 nights
5
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
6
San Francisco
— 5 nights

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like USS Arizona Memorial and Waikiki Beach. Go for a jaunt from Honolulu to Kailua to see Kailua Beach Park about 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Honolulu sightseeing planning tool.

Sydney, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Honolulu is minus 20 hours. Traveling from Sydney in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Honolulu: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park

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.
Family-friendly places like Fountains of Bellagio and The Strip will thrill your kids. Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, try to win big at New York New York Casino, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

Before you visit Las Vegas, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Honolulu to Las Vegas in 9 hours. Traveling from Honolulu to Las Vegas, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Honolulu in October: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip

4
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.
Family-friendly places like Disneyland Park and Universal Studios Hollywood will thrill your kids. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disney California Adventure Park about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles planning app.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In October, daytime highs in Los Angeles are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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 visit kid-friendly attractions like Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. There's much more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, take a stroll through Times Square, browse the exhibits of 9/11 Memorial, and take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our New York City road trip planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to New York City by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in October: high temperatures in New York City hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument

3
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Bring the kids along to Tuolumne Meadows and Panorama Trail. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and hike along Mariposa Grove.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning tool.

You can take a bus from New York City to Yosemite National Park in 78 hours. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in October, plan for cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will enjoy Golden Gate Bridge and Exploratorium. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, take in the pleasant sights at Lombard Street, and take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip maker tool.

Traveling by flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. On the 25th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

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