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:  13​h
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Austin
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h 45​min
5
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
6
Aspen
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Sydney

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.
When in Honolulu, make a side trip to see Kailua Beach Park in Kailua, approximately 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls, kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Diamond Head State Monument.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Honolulu vacation planner.

Sydney, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 20 hours traveling from Sydney to Honolulu. Traveling from Sydney 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) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). The adventure continues: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Las Vegas takes 9 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Honolulu to Las Vegas is 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Honolulu in November: highs in Las Vegas hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trip

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

2
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
San Antonio is known for historic sites, shopping, theme parks, nightlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, take in nature's colorful creations at San Antonio Botanical Garden, take in the history at Mission Concepcion, and steep yourself in history at The Alamo.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our San Antonio day trip planning site .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Antonio in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to San Antonio due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Las Vegas in November: high temperatures in San Antonio hover around 27°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
San Antonio Western Shooting ©
San Antonio Western Shooting
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 2nd (Mon), look for gifts at Central Market, then trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, and then get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol. On the next day, admire all the interesting features of Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, take in the exciting artwork at Harry Ransom Center, then take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, and finally test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Austin.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Austin online tour builder .

You can drive from San Antonio to Austin in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Austin sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Austin

Museums Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol

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, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, and explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our New York City online tour planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Austin to New York City in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Austin to New York City. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Austin in December, with highs in New York City at 10°C and lows at 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Aspen.

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

2
nights
Aspen

Aspen ©
Known as a ski resort town, Aspen's history goes back to its roots as a silver-mining village tucked away in an isolated valley of the Rocky Mountains.
Aspen is known for nature, scenic drive, trails, adventure, and winter sports. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the awesome beauty at Maroon Bells, stroll through Maroon Lake Scenic Trail, get great views at Independence Pass, and explore and take pictures at Aspen Center for Environmental Studies.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Aspen online trip builder .

You can fly from New York City to Aspen in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in December, expect nights in Aspen to be cooler, around -14°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Aspen

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Maroon Bells ©
Maroon Bells
Independence Pass ©
Independence Pass
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail ©
Maroon Lake Scenic Trail

7
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 14th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles journey builder tool .

You can fly from Aspen to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Aspen to Los Angeles. Traveling from Aspen in December, expect Los Angeles to be much warmer, temps between 24°C and 11°C. On the 18th (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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