28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 5 nights
foot + Fly:  8​h 45​min
3
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Fly + taxi:  10​h 30​min
4
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Kailua-Kona
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 45​min
End: Sydney

6
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 30th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in June: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 30°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

5
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: stroll around Central Park, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, don't miss a visit to Grand Central Terminal, and enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City online sightseeing planner .

You can fly from Los Angeles to New York City in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to New York City is 3 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, New York City is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

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

6
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.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas road trip planning app .

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. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in July, with highs in Las Vegas at 47°C and lows at 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Tours

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park ©
Volcanoes have played an important role in shaping the Earth, and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park shows visitors the process in action.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hawaii Volcanoes National Park: Hilo (Akaka Falls State Park & Liliuokalani Gardens) and Laupahoehoe Beach Park (in Laupahoehoe). Spend the 19th (Sun) among the fascinating landscape of Kulanaokuaiki Campground. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Kilauea Iki Trailhead, view the masterpieces at Volcano Art Center, head outdoors with Keanakakoi Crater Overlook, and take a memorable drive along Devastation Trail.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Hawaii Volcanoes National Park planner .

Getting from Las Vegas to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park by combination of flight and taxi takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Hawaii Volcanoes National Park due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: high temperatures in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park hover around 34°C and lows are around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Hilo, Laupahoehoe Beach Park, Jagger Museum
Highlights from your plan
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park
Liliuokalani Gardens ©
Liliuokalani Gardens

4
nights
Kailua-Kona

Kailua-Kona ©
Thanks to its favorable location near a mountain range blocking the northeasterly trade winds, Kailua-Kona gets little rainfall, allowing adventure seekers and nature lovers a chance to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year.
Venture out of the city with trips to Big Island Bees (in Captain Cook), Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park (in Honaunau) and Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area (in Puako). There's much more to do: get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, appreciate the views at Pololu Valley Lookout, take in the dramatic natural features at Kula Kai Caverns, and take some stellar pictures from Waipio Valley Lookout.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Kailua-Kona trip maker app .

Getting from Hawaii Volcanoes National Park to Kailua-Kona by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July in Kailua-Kona, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Captain Cook, Kula Kai Caverns, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Waipiʻo Valley Lookout, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Kula Kai Caverns ©
Kula Kai Caverns
Swim with Dolphins
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©

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