28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
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Memphis
— 3 nights
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San Diego
— 5 nights
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Kihei, Maui
— 3 nights
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Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
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Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Annenberg Community Beach House and Two Rodeo Drive. Attractions like Disneyland Park and Bergamot Station make great kid-friendly stops. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica), Disney California Adventure Park (in Anaheim) and Beverly Hills (Rodeo Drive & Mulholland Drive). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Monica State Beach, shop like a local with The Grove, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles road trip planning site.

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in August, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites

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Disneyland Park
4.2
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Disney Park / Activity
Disney California Adventure Park
4.5
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Specialty Museum
The Getty Center
4.8

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Memphis

Memphis

Birthplace of Rock 'n' Roll

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.
Appreciate the collections at Graceland and Sharpe Planetarium. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel and Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Memphis: Mid South Military Museum (in Atoka) and Covington's Historic Square (in Covington). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, stop by Memphis Music, and contemplate the long history of Sun Studio.

For traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Memphis trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Memphis takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Memphis due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in August; daily highs in Memphis reach 38°C and lows reach 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping · Childrens Museums

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5
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San Diego

San Diego ©

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Appreciate the collections at USS Midway Museum and San Diego Model Railroad Museum. Family-friendly places like SeaWorld San Diego and Balboa Park will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove, contemplate the waterfront views at Scripps Institute of Oceanography Coastal Reserve, and stroll through Black's Beach.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Diego travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Memphis to San Diego takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Memphis to San Diego. Traveling from Memphis in August, things will get a bit cooler in San Diego: highs are around 30°C and lows about 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Kihei.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Theme Parks
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Must see
USS Midway Museum
4.8

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Kihei, Maui

Stretching over 9.7 km (6 mi) of pristine south Maui coastline, Kihei is the island's driest and sunniest region, making it a perfect location for water activities and beach leisure.
Bring the kids along to Scuba & Snorkeling and Maui Ocean Center. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Wailea Beach and Kapalua Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Kihei side-trips: D.T. Fleming Park (in Kapalua) and Hana Coast Gallery (in Hana). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Makena Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Maluaka Beach, and kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Kihei online tour planner.

Getting from San Diego to Kihei by flight takes about 7.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST) is minus 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in August: highs in Kihei hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Kihei

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Tours

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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.6
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Aquarium
Maui Ocean Center
4.3
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Beach
Wailea Beach
4.7

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Hilo, Island of Hawaii

Hilo ©

America's Wettest City

One of the island of Hawaii's major towns, Hilo contains a mix of Asian and Polynesian cultures and is known for its proximity to a national park encompassing two active volcanoes.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, view the masterpieces at Volcano Art Center Gallery, and then examine the collection at Jagger Museum. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the fresh offerings at Hilo Farmers Market, then look for gifts at Big Island Candies, then identify plant and animal life at Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Laupahoehoe Beach Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Hilo road trip planning website.

You can fly from Kihei to Hilo in 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kihei in August: highs in Hilo hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Hilo

Wildlife · Shopping · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

Heart of the Kona Coast

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Kahaluu Beach. Family-friendly places like Swim with Dolphins and Kona Cloud Forest will thrill your kids. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Kailua-Kona: Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park (in Honaunau) and Big Island Bees (in Captain Cook). There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mauna Kea Beach and experience rural life at Heavenly Hawaiian Kona Coffee Farm.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Kailua-Kona sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Hilo to Kailua-Kona in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Hilo in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 29°C in Kailua-Kona. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife

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Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Family-friendly places like USS Arizona Memorial and Ala Moana Center will thrill your kids. Relax by the water at Waikiki Beach and Sunset Beach Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua) and Pakaloha Bikinis - Oahu (in Haleiwa). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, pause for some photo ops at USS Utah Memorial, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and steep yourself in history at Iolani Palace.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Honolulu trip app.

Traveling by flight from Kailua-Kona to Honolulu takes 4 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in August, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

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