30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
2
Vancouver
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
3
Rocky Mountain National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + bus:  13​h 30​min
4
Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Orlando
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  11​h 45​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  14​h 15​min
7
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Melbourne


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3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park & Waimea Bay), Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea) and Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua). Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at USS Arizona Memorial, kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Honolulu trip itinerary planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll gain 20 hours traveling from Melbourne to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in July; daily highs in Honolulu reach 36°C and lows reach 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua Beach Park, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument
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Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

2
nights
Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. Get out of town with these interesting Vancouver side-trips: Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum (in Hood River), Cascade Locks (Starvation Creek State Park & Bonneville Lock & Dam) and Timberline Lodge and Ski Area (in Timberline Lodge). There's still lots to do: explore the activities along Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, steep yourself in history at Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site, and admire the sheer force of Multnomah Falls.

Before you visit Vancouver, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Honolulu to Vancouver in 8.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Hawaii Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is 2 hours. In July, Vancouver is slightly colder than Honolulu - with highs of 32°C and lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Rocky Mountain National Park.

Things to do in Vancouver

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cascade Locks, Western Antique Aeroplane & Automobile Museum, Multnomah Falls, Columbia River Highway, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area
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1
night
Rocky Mountain National Park

Rocky Mountain National Park ©
Rocky Mountain National Park presents an ideal setting for recreation in the mountain range for which the park is named.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Forest Canyon Overlook and then take a memorable drive along Trail Ridge Road. Keep things going the next day: explore the activities along Bear Lake, then take in the dramatic scenery at Alberta Falls, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Emerald Lake Trail.

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Traveling by combination of flight and car from Vancouver to Rocky Mountain National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and car; or drive. Traveling from Vancouver to Rocky Mountain National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Vancouver in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Rocky Mountain National Park: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Rocky Mountain National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Trail Ridge Road ©
Trail Ridge Road
Emerald Lake Trail ©
Emerald Lake Trail
Bear Lake ©
Bear Lake

3
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Niagara Falls is known for nature, casinos, zoos & aquariums, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: Head underground at Cave of the Winds, admire the majestic nature at Devil's Hole State Park, hike along Niagara Gorge Trail, and take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Niagara Falls trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and train from Rocky Mountain National Park to Niagara Falls takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park to Niagara Falls. Traveling from Rocky Mountain National Park in July, you will find days in Niagara Falls are little chillier (32°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Niagara Jet Adventures
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Niagara Jet Adventures ©
Niagara Jet Adventures
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls

5
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.
Have a day of magic on the 14th (Tue) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 15th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, have some family-friendly fun at Nomadic, and make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Orlando trip builder site .

Fly from Niagara Falls to Orlando in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Niagara Falls in July, expect Orlando to be somewhat warmer, temps between 38°C and 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Nightlife Fun & Games
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Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

5
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 19th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Powell Point, hike along South Kaibab Trail, and stroll through North Kaibab Trail.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning site .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Orlando to Grand Canyon National Park in 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Orlando to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Orlando in July: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

3
nights
Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©
Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Venture out of the city with trips to Iao Valley (in Wailuku) and Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park). Spend the 25th (Sat) exploring the striking scenery along Hana Highway - Road to Hana. There's still lots to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Maui Ocean Center, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church, make a trip to Lahaina Banyan Court, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ka'anapali Beach.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Lahaina visit planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Lahaina takes 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, expect warmer with lows of 26°C in Lahaina. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks Outdoors Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Wailuku, Haleakala Crater, Hana Highway - Road to Hana
Highlights from your plan
Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Hana Highway - Road to Hana ©
Hana Highway - Road to Hana
Maui Ocean Center ©
Maui Ocean Center

2
nights
Hilo, Island of Hawaii

Hilo ©
One of the island of Hawaii's major towns, Hilo contains a mix of Asian and Polynesian cultures and is known for its proximity to a national park encompassing two active volcanoes.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Akaka Falls State Park, admire the natural beauty at Liliuokalani Gardens, then hike along Kilauea Iki Trailhead, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kipuka Puaulu (Bird Park) Trail. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Devastation Trail and then view the masterpieces at Volcano Art Center.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Hilo trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Lahaina to Hilo by combination of bus and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July in Hilo, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park
Highlights from your plan
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park
Liliuokalani Gardens ©
Liliuokalani Gardens

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