26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Honolulu
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Anaheim
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
7
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Sydney

3
nights
Honolulu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
You've now added Iolani Palace to your itinerary. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like USS Arizona Memorial and Waikiki Beach. And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Honolulu trip itinerary planner.

Sydney, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -20 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in September: highs in Honolulu hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

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

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Cable Cars, Golden Gate Park and Presidio of San Francisco. Family-friendly places like China Beach and Japanese Tea Garden will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, make a trip to Lombard Street, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner .

You can fly from Honolulu to San Francisco in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Honolulu in September, with highs in San Francisco at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden
China Beach ©
China Beach

2
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.
You've added Tuolumne Meadows, Vernal Fall, El Capitan, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): make a trip to Olmsted Point and then hike along Tuolumne Meadows. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Tue): take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, then look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles, and finally admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park online itinerary planner .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in September, expect cooler with lows of 3°C in Yosemite National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

1
night
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Giant Forest as well as Grant Grove. On the 26th (Wed), explore and take pictures at Grant Grove and then take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, expect nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to be warmer, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Grant Grove ©
Grant 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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Mirage Volcano, Caesars Palace, Circus Circus Adventuredome Theme Park, and other attractions. There's still lots to do: add some entertainment to your itinerary with Bellagio Fountains, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and make a trip to Paris Las Vegas.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary website .

Drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 8 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Las Vegas, with lows of 25°C. On the 1st (Mon), you'll travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Tours Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Roller Coaster ©
The Roller Coaster
Circus Circus Adventuredome Theme Park ©

4
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Disney California Adventure Park as well as San Diego Zoo Safari Park. Have a day of magic on the 2nd (Tue) at Disneyland Park.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Anaheim vacation planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to Anaheim takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can take a train to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
San Diego Zoo Safari Park ©
San Diego Zoo Safari Park

5
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.
You've added Hollywood Sign, Kidspace Children's Museum, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and other attractions to your itinerary. Kids will enjoy Universal Studios Hollywood and Santa Monica Pier. And it doesn't end there: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, don't miss a visit to Sunset Boulevard, admire all the interesting features of Dodger Stadium, and examine the collection at The Getty Center.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles journey planning app .

Los Angeles is very close to Anaheim. In October, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood, Kidspace Children's Museum, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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