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:  16​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
3
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
4
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
5
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h
6
Hanalei, Kauai
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Poipu, Kauai
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
8
Kihei, Maui
— 4 nights
Fly:  12​h 45​min
End: Sydney


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3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
We've included these beaches for you: Bodega Dunes and Goat Rock Beach. Visit Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien for their historical value. Change things up with a short trip to Rockaway Beach in Pacifica (about 32 minutes away). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Marshall’s Beach, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, tour the pleasant surroundings at China Beach, and take a stroll through Union Square.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco day trip site .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -18 hour difference. In September, daytime highs in San Francisco are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Rockaway Beach, Bodega Dunes, Goat Rock Beach
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island. Head to Fifth Avenue and Shopping Girlfriend NYCfor plenty of shopping. And it doesn't end there: browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take an in-depth tour of Institute for the Study of the Ancient World, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to New York City. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from San Francisco in September since evenings lows in New York City dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Will Rogers State Beach, and then kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Here are some ideas for day two: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, then examine the collection at The Getty Center, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Los Angeles takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Beaches
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Valley of Fire State Park and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. For shopping fun, head to The Strip or The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Willow Beach in Fort Mohave, about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, and don't miss a visit to Hoover Dam Bypass.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip itinerary site .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in September: highs in Las Vegas hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Valley of Fire State Park, Willow Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Polynesian Cultural Center and Battleship Missouri Memorial. Visiting Kailua Beach Park and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, stop by Shimazu Shave ice, and examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Honolulu trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Honolulu takes 9 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST) is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in September: highs in Honolulu hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Hanalei.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua Beach Park, Polynesian Cultural Center
Highlights from your plan
Battleship Missouri Memorial ©
Battleship Missouri Memorial
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

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Hanalei, Kauai

Hanalei is a census-designated place (CDP) in Kauai County, Hawaii, United States. Take a break from the city and head to Kayaking & Canoeing and Tunnels Beach. Visit Hanalei Beach and Hanalei Bay for some beach relaxation. There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Na Pali Coast State Park, identify plant and animal life at Hanalei National Wildlife Refuge, stroll through Kalalau Trail, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Hanalei sightseeing planner .

Getting from Honolulu to Hanalei by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3 hours. September in Hanalei sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Poipu.

Things to do in Hanalei

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kauai, Na Pali Coast State Park, Kayaking & Canoeing, Puu Poa Beach
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach

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Poipu, Kauai

Poipu ©
Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. Discover out-of-the-way places like Poipu Beach Park and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Visit Makawehi Bluff and Gillin's Beach for some beach relaxation. Change things up with a short trip to Waimea Canyon State Park in Waimea (about 1 hour away). There's lots more to do: see the world from above with a helicopter tour, stop by Talk Story Bookstore, and take in the dramatic natural features at Spouting Horn.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Poipu online holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Hanalei to Poipu takes 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Poipu are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Kihei.

Things to do in Poipu

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Island Soap and Candle Works, Waimea Canyon State Park, Helicopter Tours, Talk Story Bookstore
Highlights from your plan
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Poipu Beach Park ©
Poipu Beach Park
Makawehi Bluff ©
Makawehi Bluff

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Kihei, Maui

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Ka'anapali Beach and Po'olenalena Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Dolphin & Whale Watching and Lahaina Banyan Court. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Kihei: Lahaina (Lahaina Printsellers, Honolulu Cookie Company Whaler's Village, & more). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at Wailea Beach.

To see photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Kihei sightseeing website .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Poipu to Kihei in 2 hours. September in Kihei sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. On the 30th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kihei

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Lahaina, Wailea
Highlights from your plan
Napili Beach ©
Napili Beach
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Lahaina Front Street ©
Lahaina Front Street