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:  18​h
1
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h
5
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
7
Honolulu, Oahu
— 6 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Melbourne


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7
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Disneyland Park and Griffith Observatory. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Downtown Disney). Pack the 30th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and admire all the interesting features of Staples Center.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online trip itinerary builder .

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and tram. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles. March in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

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

3
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Attractions like San Diego Zoo and Cabrillo National Monument make great kid-friendly stops. Pack the 4th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. And it doesn't end there: let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, stroll through La Jolla Cove, and kick back and relax at Children's Pool.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Diego trip maker site .

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In April, daily temperatures in San Diego can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

2
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.
Kids will enjoy Yavapai Geology Museum and Nature & Wildlife Tours. On the 9th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, stroll through Rim Trail, and look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip tool .

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Diego to Grand Canyon National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Diego to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Diego in April, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, around -3°C, while days are little chillier, around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

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.
On the 10th (Wed), take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and then get to know the fascinating history of The Strip.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip maker website .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
On the 12th (Fri), stroll through Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic scenery at Bridalveil Fall.

To see traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park takes 9 hours. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in April, with highs in Yosemite National Park at 17°C and lows at -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area ©
Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences. Spend the 16th (Tue) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral, stroll through Crissy Field, and examine the collection at Cable Car Museum.

To see maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Francisco day trip app .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, you will find days in San Francisco are somewhat warmer (22°C), and nights are much hotter (12°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

6
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.
Bring the kids along to USS Arizona Memorial and Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve. Change things up with these side-trips from Honolulu: Kailua (Kailua Beach Park & Lanikai Beach) and Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park & Waimea Bay). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Waikiki Beach, examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Honolulu trip planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Honolulu by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in April: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 33°C and lows are around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua, Haleiwa, Nu’uanu Pali
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

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