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
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  12​h 30​min
6
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
7
Orlando, Florida
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​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.
On the 27th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, and then take an in-depth tour of USS Arizona Memorial. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Waikiki Beach and then stroll through Kapiolani Regional Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read Honolulu travel route tool .

Sydney, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13-hour flight. You'll gain 20 hours traveling from Sydney to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. In December, daytime highs in Honolulu are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Attractions like Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, stroll through Crissy Field, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

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You can fly from Honolulu to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Honolulu to San Francisco, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Honolulu in December, things will get colder in San Francisco: highs are around 17°C and lows about 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

4
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.
Kids will enjoy Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area and Cathedral Beach Picnic Area. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, fly down the slopes at Curry Village Ice Rink, hike along Tuolumne Meadows, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

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Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in January, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are little chillier (7°C), and nights are cooler (-12°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

4
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 Disney California Adventure Park make great kid-friendly stops. Pack the 8th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in January, with highs in Los Angeles at 24°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
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 12th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along North Kaibab Trail, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, and pause for some photo ops at Powell Point.

To find maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip planning app .

Drive from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in January, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, temps between 7°C and -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Central Park and American Museum of Natural History. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, admire all the interesting features of The High Line, wander the streets of Times Square, and enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City takes 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City is 2 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in New York City when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January, with lows around -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

3
nights
Orlando, Florida

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.
Attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Magic Kingdom Park make great kid-friendly stops. Pack the 20th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 22nd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort.

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Traveling by flight from New York City to Orlando takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from New York City in January: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 25°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

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

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