30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  35​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly & Private Transfer:  6​h
2
Santa Monica
— 3 nights
private transfer:  6​h
3
Anaheim
— 5 nights
bus:  4​h
4
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
fly:  2​h 30​min
5
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly & Private Transfer:  12​h 30​min
6
Honolulu
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Brisbane

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Exploratorium and Wine Tours & Tastings. The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, get curious at California Academy of Sciences, don't miss a visit to Book Passage, and kick back and relax at Marshall’s Beach.

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Brisbane, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Brisbane to San Francisco. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Monica.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
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Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

3
nights
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): shop like a local with Third Street Promenade, see the sky in a new way at Camera Obscura, admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, then don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Six Flags Magic Mountain.

For maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Santa Monica tour planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Santa Monica takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 21°C in Santa Monica. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Theme Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Six Flags Magic Mountain
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Six Flags Magic Mountain ©
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

5
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Attractions like Disneyland Park and Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Anaheim's surroundings by going to Pacific Marine Mammal Center (in Laguna Beach), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point) and La Jolla (Cuvier Park - The Wedding Bowl & La Jolla Cove). Have a day of magic on the 15th (Sun) at Disney California Adventure Park. And it doesn't end there: make an unforgettable trip to Downtown Disney, have some family-friendly fun at The VOID, and take in nature's colorful creations at Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Anaheim trip builder website .

You can drive from Santa Monica to Anaheim in an hour. Other options are to do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of tram and train. While traveling from Santa Monica, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Anaheim, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

San Diego, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Pacific Marine Mammal Center, Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

4
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip builder app .

Traveling by flight from Anaheim to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In September in Las Vegas, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 25°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to New York City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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 enjoy Central Park and American Museum of Natural History. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and go for a walk through The High Line.

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You can drive from Las Vegas to New York City in 41 hours. Another option is to take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to New York City is 3 hours. In September, New York City is a bit cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 31°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

5
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.
Attractions like USS Arizona Memorial and Sunset Beach Park make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea), Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua) and Waimea Bay (in Haleiwa). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls, see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, and take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Honolulu trip planning site .

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Honolulu in 14 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from New York City to Honolulu. Traveling from New York City in September, things will get a bit warmer in Honolulu: highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument, Kailua Beach Park
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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