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29 days in United States Itinerary
Los Angeles— 4 nights
Drive: 4h 30min
Las Vegas— 1 night
Drive: 6h 45min
Salt Lake City— 17 nights
Fly: 8h 15min
Honolulu— 5 nights
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City of Angels
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Universal Studios Hollywood as well as Disney California Adventure Park. Head to Santa Monica Farmers Market and La La Landfor plenty of shopping. Get in touch with nature at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall and wander the streets of Angelino Heights Historic Area.
For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles road trip planner.
Auckland, New Zealand to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and tram; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 20 hours traveling from Auckland to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Auckland in January, with lows around 11°C. On the 10th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.
Things to do in Los Angeles
Anaheim, Santa Monica
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas day trip site .
You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in January, with highs in Las Vegas at 17°C and lows at 5°C. On the 11th (Fri), you're off toSalt Lake City.
Things to do in Las Vegas
Salt Lake City
Crossroads of the West
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Backcountry Snowmobiling and Temple Square. Let the collections at Natural History Museum of Utah and Treehouse Children's Museum capture your imagination. Venture out of the city with trips to Solitude Mountain Resort (in Solitude), Eden (Powder Mountain & New World Distillery) and Park City (Canyons Village at Park City, Atticus Coffee Books & Teahouse, & more). On the 19th (Sat), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Snowbasin Resort. Spend the 14th (Mon) exploring nature at Golden Spike National Historic Site. And it doesn't end there: hit the slopes at Beaver Mountain, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, explore the world behind art at Springville Museum of Art, and explore the fascinating underground world of Timpanogos Cave National Monument.
To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City trip planner .
You can fly from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Salt Lake City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, expect nights in Salt Lake City to be a bit cooler, around -6°C, while days are cooler, around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.
Things to do in Salt Lake City
Park City, Sundance, Huntsville, Eden, Provo
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.Your cultural itinerary includes sights like USS Arizona Memorial and Byodo-In Temple. Visiting Koko Crater Railway Trail and Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Honolulu side-trips: Kailua (Lanikai Beach & Kailua Beach Park). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach, take some stellar pictures from Nuuanu Pali Lookout, contemplate the long history of Iolani Palace, and pause for some photo ops at Queen Liliuokalani Statue.
To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Honolulu trip maker website .
Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to Honolulu takes 8.5 hours. Traveling from Salt Lake City to Honolulu, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in January: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 32°C and lows are around 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.
Things to do in Honolulu
Kailua, Nu’uanu Pali, Byodo-In Temple
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