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:  19​h 45​min
1
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
2
Orlando
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
5
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
6
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Lahaina, Maui
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h
End: Brisbane

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas. Appreciate the collections at The Mob Museum and Nostalgia Street Rods. Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, shop like a local with The Strip, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, and explore the world behind art at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip itinerary site .

Brisbane, Australia to Las Vegas is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Brisbane to Las Vegas. Traveling from Brisbane in December, things will get cooler in Las Vegas: highs are around 16°C and lows about 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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.
Kids will enjoy Discovery Cove and Happily Ever After Fireworks. You'll explore and learn at NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex and American Space Museum & Space Walk of Fame. Have a day of magic on the 27th (Fri) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 26th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Orlando day trip planning site .

Fly from Las Vegas to Orlando in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Orlando is 3 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Las Vegas in December: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 29°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Beaches Parks

Side Trips

NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, American Space Museum & Space Walk of Fame
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then examine the collection at The National Archives Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Newseum, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and then get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip planner .

You can fly from Orlando to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Orlando in December, with highs in Washington DC at 12°C and lows at 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Metropolitan Museum of Art and New York Public Library. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Central Park and Ellis Island. And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, take in the pleasant sights at The High Line, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, and examine the collection at Museum of Chinese in America.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary app .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in January, New York City is slightly colder at night with lows of -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
Central Park ©
Central Park

3
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kids will enjoy The Museum of Flight and Pike Place Market. Museum-lovers will appreciate Chihuly Garden and Glass and Glasshouse Studio. There's much more to do: take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Seattle Aquarium, and kick back and relax at Alki Beach.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Seattle trip site .

Getting from New York City to Seattle by combination of bus and flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Seattle, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In January, Seattle is a bit warmer than New York City - with highs of 10°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Bellevue Botanical Garden
Highlights from your plan
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass

4
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate USS Arizona Memorial and USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park. Kids will enjoy Waikiki Beach and Lanikai Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Honolulu: Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua), Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea) and Sunset Beach Park (in Haleiwa). There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, look for gifts at Shimazu Shave ice, explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and get great views at Puu Ualakaa State Park.

To find ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Honolulu trip itinerary planning app .

Getting from Seattle to Honolulu by flight takes about 8 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Seattle to Honolulu. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in January: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 32°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

4
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.
Let the collections at Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum and Baldwin Home Museum capture your imagination. You'll get in some beach time at Wailea Beach and Ka'anapali Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Hale Ho'ike'ike at the Bailey House in Wailuku (about 34 minutes away). The adventure continues: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Maui Ocean Center, see the interesting displays at Whalers Village Museum, view the masterpieces at Maui On Metal, and make a trip to Lahaina Banyan Court.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Lahaina trip planning tool .

Getting from Honolulu to Lahaina by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in January, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Wailuku, Wailea Beach, Alexander & Baldwin Sugar Museum
Highlights from your plan
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Maui Ocean Center ©
Maui Ocean Center

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