29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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29 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  13​h
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h 45​min
5
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Hollywood
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
New York City
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  11​h 15​min
8
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
9
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Sydney

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, hike along Diamond Head State Monument, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Honolulu trip app .

Sydney, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST) is minus 20 hours. In December, daytime highs in Honolulu are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

2
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.
Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Pack the 23rd (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles day trip site .

Getting from Honolulu to Los Angeles by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time (HST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is 2 hours. Traveling from Honolulu in December, expect nights in Los Angeles to be colder, around 11°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

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

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.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip builder app .

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in December, with highs in Las Vegas at 16°C and lows at 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 30th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Powell Point, trek along Rim Trail, and make a trip to Grand Canyon Village.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in December: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 8°C, while lows dip to -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

2
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Pack the 3rd (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Have a day of magic on the 4th (Sat) at Walt Disney World Resort. It doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Universal Orlando Resort.

Start your trip to Orlando by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Orlando by combination of bus and flight takes about 12 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Orlando due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 25°C and lows are around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hollywood.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

1
night
Hollywood

Hollywood ©
The city of Hollywood is a classic Florida beach town and popular vacation spot, attracting visitors with its picturesque beaches, lively nightlife, and laid-back vibe.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, then enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami, and then have some family-friendly fun at Boxroom Escape Games.

To see maps, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Hollywood trip maker app .

Getting from Orlando to Hollywood by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Hollywood when traveling from Orlando in January, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Hollywood

Fun & Games

Side Trip

Lock & Load Miami
Highlights from your plan
Boxroom Escape Games ©
Boxroom Escape Games

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: go for a walk through Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, admire the striking features of Empire State Building, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City planner .

You can fly from Hollywood to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Hollywood in January: high temperatures in New York City hover around 5°C and lows are around -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums 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

3
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
On the 11th (Sat), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and stroll through Curry Village Ice Rink.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Yosemite National Park takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in January, plan for slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area ©
Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, get curious at Exploratorium, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and see the interesting displays at de Young Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planning site .

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in January, plan for a bit warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 17°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 9°C. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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