30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  13​h
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Lahaina, Maui
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h
3
Princeville, Kauai
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
6
Nashville
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
7
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h
8
Detroit
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 15​min
9
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Sydney


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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.
Attractions like USS Arizona Memorial and Waikiki Beach make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honolulu: Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua), Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park & Waimea Bay) and Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea). There's much more to do: go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, get engrossed in the history at Iolani Palace, see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, and explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Honolulu road trip site .

Sydney, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST) is minus 20 hours. Traveling from Sydney in September, expect nights in Honolulu to be warmer, around 28°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 36°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

2
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.
On the 5th (Sun), don't miss a visit to Lahaina Banyan Court, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Maui Ocean Center, and then immerse yourself in nature at Iao Valley. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Mon): kick back and relax at Ka'anapali Beach and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Lahaina day trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Lahaina takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in September, and nighttime lows around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Princeville.

Things to do in Lahaina

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Wailuku
Highlights from your plan
Maui Ocean Center ©
Maui Ocean Center
Scuba & Snorkeling
Iao Valley ©
Iao Valley

2
nights
Princeville, Kauai

Princeville ©
Princeville is a 9,000acre, upscale, unincorporated, master-planned community of vacation homes and condos on the north shore of the island of Kauai in Kauai County, Hawaii. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Hanalei Beach, stroll through Tunnels Beach, and then take in breathtaking views at Waimea Canyon State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then look for all kinds of wild species at Na Pali Coast State Park, and then explore and take pictures at Hanalei Valley Lookout.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Princeville online travel planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Lahaina to Princeville in 4 hours. Another option is to fly. In September, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Princeville

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Hanalei, Waimea Canyon State Park, Na Pali Coast State Park, Tunnels Beach
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Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach

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.
Family-friendly places like Disneyland Park and Universal Studios Hollywood will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, experience the excitement of Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles visit planning site .

Traveling by flight from Princeville to Los Angeles takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Princeville to Los Angeles, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Princeville in September since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

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

3
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.
Attractions like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and The Roller Coaster make great kid-friendly stops. When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, have fun at Battlefield Vegas, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas tour itinerary builder .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas

1
night
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): witness the site of a historic battle at Lotz House Museum, then test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), and then get your game on at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League. On your second day here, examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum and then learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Nashville route site .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Nashville in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Nashville due to the time zone difference. In September, Nashville is a bit cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Nashville

Fun & Games Tours Museums

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill) ©
Beer Tastings & Tours

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Central Park and Bronx Zoo. There's lots more to do: make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for New York City using our trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Nashville to New York City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to New York City is 1 hour. When traveling from Nashville in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in New York City: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Detroit.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

1
night
Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Motown Museum, examine the collection at Greenfield Village, then see the interesting displays at The Henry Ford, and finally explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read Detroit road trip planner .

You can fly from New York City to Detroit in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in September; daily highs in Detroit reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dearborn
Highlights from your plan
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford
Greenfield Village ©
Greenfield Village
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts

5
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 Crissy Field make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of San Francisco to go to Mill Valley and see Muir Woods National Monument, which is approximately 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, get curious at California Academy of Sciences, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, and don't miss a visit to Lombard Street.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco online tour planner .

Getting from Detroit to San Francisco by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. On the 29th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Childrens Museums Museums

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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