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 + bus:  26​h
1
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Merritt Island
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Orlando
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Miami
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
6
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
9
Honolulu
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

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.
Visit 9/11 Memorial and St. Paul's Chapel for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Times Square, contemplate the long history of Ellis Island, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read New York City driving holiday planner.

Sydney, Australia to New York City is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to New York City is minus 15 hours. Traveling from Sydney in April, expect New York City to be a bit cooler, temps between 19°C and 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of Arlington National Cemetery, and then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC online itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from New York City in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Washington DC, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to Merritt Island.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Arlington National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery

2
nights
Merritt Island

Merritt Island ©
Merritt Island is a census-designated place in Brevard County, Florida, located on the eastern Floridian coast, along the Atlantic Ocean. Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): wander the streets of Cocoa Village, look and learn at NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, then examine the collection at Parker Brothers Concepts, and finally walk around Manatee Sanctuary Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about all things military at Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum, then stroll through Cocoa Beach, and then stop by Ron Jon Surf Shop.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Merritt Island travel website .

You can fly from Washington DC to Merritt Island in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Washington DC in April: high temperatures in Merritt Island hover around 31°C and lows are around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Merritt Island

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Cocoa Beach, Parker Brothers Concepts, Cocoa Village, Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum, Manatee Sanctuary Park
Highlights from your plan
Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum ©
Valiant Air Command Warbird Museum
Cocoa Village ©
Cocoa Village

6
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.
Pack the 19th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Discovery Cove. Have a day of magic on the 24th (Fri) at Disney's Animal Kingdom. And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, stop by Tharoo & Co, make an unforgettable trip to Magic Kingdom Park, and have some family-friendly fun at Nomadic.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Orlando trip tool .

Traveling by car from Merritt Island to Orlando takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. April in Orlando sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

1
night
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, then wander the streets of Lincoln Road, then admire the striking features of Art Deco Historic District, and finally examine the collection at Lock & Load Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Miami tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Miami takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Orlando in April since evenings lows in Miami dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Miami

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Miami Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Museum ©
Lock & Load Museum
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

5
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.
The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at The Strip and Titanic. Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Hoover Dam (in Boulder City) and Clark County Heritage Museum (in Henderson). The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, see the interesting displays at Nostalgia Street Rods, and don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Miami to Las Vegas in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to Las Vegas is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Miami in April, things will get slightly colder in Las Vegas: highs are around 31°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Clark County Heritage Museum, Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 30th (Thu), take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and then learn about all things military at USS Pampanito.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online holiday builder .

Fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in April, with highs in San Francisco at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway, then kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and finally see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory. Keep things going the next day: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, wander the streets of Montana Avenue, don't miss a visit to Abbot Kinney Boulevard, then get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of El Pueblo de Los Angeles.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip website .

Fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In May, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
El Pueblo de Los Angeles ©
El Pueblo de Los Angeles
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

3
nights
Honolulu

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 5th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step aboard Battleship Missouri Memorial, take an in-depth tour of USS Arizona Memorial, and then go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Honolulu vacation planner .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Honolulu in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, things will get a bit warmer in Honolulu: highs are around 34°C and lows about 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Iolani Palace ©
Iolani Palace

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