29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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29 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  20​h
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
6
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
7
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
9
Honolulu, Oahu
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Melbourne


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2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 20th (Thu), head off the coast to Alcatraz Island and then stroll through Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve. Keep things going the next day: take a stroll through Union Square, then get curious at Exploratorium, and then take a stroll around Civic Center.

For photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco visit planner .

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in June, expect San Francisco to be a bit warmer, temps between 25°C and 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Parks Museums

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Union Square ©
Union Square

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, then pause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Chicago trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Fly from San Francisco to Chicago in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Chicago. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in June; daily highs in Chicago reach 32°C and lows reach 20°C. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
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The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Madame Tussauds DC. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns, and then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC road trip site .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Washington DC takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Washington DC is 1 hour. Traveling from Chicago in June, Washington DC is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow time for travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Arlington
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral

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.
Get some cultural insight at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Bring the kids along to Central Park and Hallett Nature Sanctuary. Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to 9/11 Memorial, admire the striking features of Empire State Building, shop like a local with Fifth Avenue, and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the New York City online trip planner .

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Washington DC in June: highs in New York City hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow time for travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): get in on the family fun at Walt Disney World Resort. Keep things going the next day: make an unforgettable trip to Disney's Animal Kingdom.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Orlando itinerary maker site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Orlando takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. July in Orlando sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Disney's Animal Kingdom ©
Disney's Animal Kingdom

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans day trip tool .

You can drive from Orlando to New Orleans in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Orlando to New Orleans, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Orlando in July, you will find days in New Orleans are slightly colder (31°C), and nights are about the same (31°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

2
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Strip and The Mob Museum. The adventure continues: make a trip to Bellagio Fountains, identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas sightseeing tool .

Fly from New Orleans to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans to Las Vegas, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Orleans in July, plan for much warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 47°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Henderson Bird Viewing Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Santa Monica Pier are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Kids will enjoy Disneyland Park and Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Santa Monica Farmers Market (in Santa Monica) and Disney California Adventure Park (in Anaheim). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and look for gifts at Hollywood & Highland.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: highs in Los Angeles hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

5
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 Waikiki Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at USS Arizona Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. Get out of town with these interesting Honolulu side-trips: Polynesian Cultural Center (in Laie) and Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park & Waimea Bay). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, trek along Manoa Falls, and go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Honolulu online trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Honolulu in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of tram and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Honolulu. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Los Angeles in July since evenings lows in Honolulu dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Polynesian Cultural Center, Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Sunset Beach Park ©
Sunset Beach Park

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