28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly + foot:  8​h 45​min
3
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
4
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
6
Wailea, Maui
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
7
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Melbourne


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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.
You'll get in some beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach. Head to Melrose Trading Post and Abbot Kinney Boulevardfor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach), Santa Monica (Montana Avenue & Bergamot Station) and Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach). The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, browse the different shops at The Grove, stop by Amoeba Music, and pause for some photo ops at Watts Towers.

For maps, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles route planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in May, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach Pier
Highlights from your plan
Melrose Trading Post ©
Melrose Trading Post
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Strip and Barneys New York. Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Bellagio Fountains, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, browse the different shops at Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, and explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas journey planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in May: highs in Las Vegas hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

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.
Head to Fifth Avenue and Tiffany & Co.for plenty of shopping. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Central Park, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock Observation Deck, and admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to New York City. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, expect New York City to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

2
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): stop by Chukar Cherries and then wander the streets of Pike Place Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Alki Beach, browse the range of quality goods at Nordstrom, then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then make a trip to Space Needle, and finally browse the different shops at Pacific Place.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Seattle road trip planning website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Seattle in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow time for travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Museums Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Union Square and Civic Centerfor plenty of shopping. The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, and enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco attractions planning site .

Do a combination of flight and subway from Seattle to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to Wailea.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Union Square ©
Union Square
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

4
nights
Wailea, Maui

Wailea ©
Wailea is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. Visit Wailea Beach and Napili Beach for some beach relaxation. Venture out of the city with trips to Ka'anapali Beach (in Lahaina), Kapalua Beach (in Kapalua) and Ho'okipa Beach Park (in Paia). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ulua Beach and kick back and relax at Makena Beach.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Wailea planner .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from San Francisco to Wailea in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and taxi. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In May, Wailea is somewhat warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Wailea

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Lahaina, Ho'okipa Beach Park, Kapalua Beach
Highlights from your plan
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Kapalua Beach ©
Kapalua Beach

3
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.
Relax by the water at Kailua Beach Park and Waimea Bay. When in Honolulu, make a side trip to see Sunset Beach Park in Haleiwa, approximately 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: stroll through Waikiki Beach, immerse yourself in nature at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ala Moana Center.

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Getting from Wailea to Honolulu by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. In June, daytime highs in Honolulu are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. On the 7th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Sunset Beach Park ©
Sunset Beach Park

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