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 + Bus:  26​h
1
New York City
— 7 nights
Fly + Bus:  5​h 30​min
2
Niagara Falls
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
4
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
7
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
8
Honolulu
— Few hours
Fly:  2​h 30​min
9
Kihei
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
10
Honolulu
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h
End: Sydney

7
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.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of the city life by going to Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge and Hallett Nature Sanctuary. When in New York City, make a side trip to see Bronx Zoo in Bronx, approximately 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Central Park, get a tailor-made plan with Narwhal Yacht Charters, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and get a taste of the local shopping with Fifth Avenue.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary planning app .

Sydney, Australia to New York City is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 15 hours traveling from Sydney to New York City. When traveling from Sydney in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New York City: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Tours

Side Trips

Bronx Zoo, Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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night
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
On the 5th (Tue), take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Aquarium of Niagara, and then revel in the low prices at Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, then learn about all things military at Buffalo & Erie County Naval and Military Park, then explore the fascinating underground world of Cave of the Winds, and finally take an in-depth tour of Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center.

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Getting from New York City to Niagara Falls by combination of flight and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in November, things will get a bit cooler in Niagara Falls: highs are around 10°C and lows about 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Buffalo
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Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

2
nights
Boston

Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): make a trip to Faneuil Hall Marketplace, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, then stop by Brookline Booksmith, and finally wander the streets of Newbury Street. On the next day, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Boston trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Boston in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In November in Boston, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Boston

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Brookline Booksmith, Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Brookline Booksmith ©
Brookline Booksmith

2
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Zoological Park, then view the masterpieces at Madame Tussauds DC, and then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Washington DC trip planning app .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Boston to Washington DC in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. When traveling from Boston in November, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

3
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, then hunt for treasures at Frenchmen Street, and then get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Royal Street, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Audubon Zoo, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans travel itinerary planner .

Fly from Washington DC to New Orleans in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Washington DC in November, New Orleans is a bit warmer at night with lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New Orleans

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Frenchmen Street ©
Frenchmen Street
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Do your shopping at The Magnificent Mile and Chicago Cultural Center. Appreciate the collections at The Art Institute of Chicago and Museum of Science and Industry. Step out of Chicago to go to Homer Glen and see Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm, which is approximately 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park and take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Chicago trip planner .

Getting from New Orleans to Chicago by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from New Orleans in November, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Chicago: temperatures range from 11°C by day to 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Shopping Events

Side Trip

Bengtson's Pumpkin Fest
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile

3
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.
Attractions like Disneyland Park and Venice Beach and Boardwalk make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the history behind Guitar Center.

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You can fly from Chicago to Los Angeles in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Los Angeles is minus 2 hours. While traveling from Chicago, expect much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

few
hours
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.
For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Honolulu online tour itinerary planner .

Fly from Los Angeles to Honolulu in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram and flight; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Honolulu. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in November, with highs in Honolulu at 34°C and lows at 26°C. You will leave for Kihei on the 18th (Mon).

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Tours Parks

3
nights
Kihei

Kihei ©
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.
Appreciate the collections at Hana Coast Gallery and Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center. Bring the kids along to Stand-Up Paddleboarding and Ka'anapali Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Kihei: Lahaina Front Street (in Lahaina) and Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Wailea Beach, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, stop by Tutu's Pantry, and pause for some photo ops at Pi'lanihale Heiau.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Kihei trip builder tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Honolulu to Kihei takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Kihei

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Lahaina, Pi'lanihale Heiau, Haleakala Crater, Hui No‘eau Visual Arts Center, Hana Coast Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach

1
night
Honolulu

Honolulu ©
Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Honolulu using our trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Kihei to Honolulu in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Iolani Palace ©
Iolani Palace

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