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:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + shuttle:  5​h 45​min
2
Santa Fe
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Savannah
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Charleston
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
7
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  13​h 45​min
8
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
9
Lahaina, Maui
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Sydney

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like California State Railroad Museum and Walt Disney Family Museum. Popular historic sites such as Presidio of San Francisco and Fort Point are in your itinerary. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Sacramento (Crocker Art Museum & California State Capitol Museum) and Santa Cruz (Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk & Natural Bridges State Beach). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Twin Peaks, stroll the grounds of Presidio Pet Cemetery, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral, and get curious at California Academy of Sciences.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip maker .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to San Francisco. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sydney in April, with highs in San Francisco at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Sacramento, Santa Cruz
Highlights from your plan
California State Railroad Museum ©
Crocker Art Museum ©
Crocker Art Museum
Presidio of San Francisco ©
Presidio of San Francisco

1
night
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
On the 6th (Mon), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at San Miguel Chapel, examine the collection at Palace of the Governors, then take an in-depth tour of Los Alamos History Museum, then get curious at Bradbury Science Museum, and finally learn about winemaking at Estrella Del Norte Vineyard & Tasting Room. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): examine the collection at The Harrell House Bug Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Santa Fe National Cemetery, admire the masterpieces at New Mexico Museum of Art, then get a taste of the local shopping with Nedra Matteucci Galleries, then examine the collection at Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, and finally view the masterpieces at Keshi.

To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Santa Fe online tour itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from San Francisco to Santa Fe in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to Santa Fe, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Santa Fe when traveling from San Francisco in April, with lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Los Alamos
Highlights from your plan
Palace of the Governors ©
Palace of the Governors
San Miguel Chapel ©
San Miguel Chapel
Los Alamos History Museum ©
Los Alamos History Museum

2
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Get some cultural insight at Whitney Plantation and The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA. Visit Immaculate Conception Church and St. Augustine Church for their historical value. When in New Orleans, make a side trip to see St. Joseph Plantation in Vacherie, approximately 1h 05 min away. And it doesn't end there: put a fun spin on your tour with Escape My Room New Orleans, examine the collection at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, explore the engaging exhibits at Louisiana Children's Museum, and sample the fine beverages at Old New Orleans Rum Distillery.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read New Orleans itinerary planning app .

You can fly from Santa Fe to New Orleans in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is 1 hour. Expect much hotter evenings in New Orleans when traveling from Santa Fe in April, with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Whitney Plantation, St. Joseph Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Escape My Room New Orleans ©
Escape My Room New Orleans

2
nights
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
You'll explore and learn at Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center and Mel Fisher Maritime Heritage Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Saint Mary Star of the Sea and St. Paul's Episcopal Church. And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get engrossed in the history at Key West Lighthouse and Keeper's Quarters Museum, see the vivid underwater world at Vandenberg Wreck, and go for a walk through Key West Garden Club.

For ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Key West trip builder tool .

Getting from New Orleans to Key West by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Key West due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in April: highs in Key West hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Key West

Historic Sites Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Saint Mary Star of the Sea ©
Saint Mary Star of the Sea
Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center ©
Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center

1
night
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at First African Baptist Church, contemplate the long history of Green-Meldrim House, learn about all things military at Webb Military Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters, then contemplate the long history of Juliette Gordon Low's Birthplace, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Colonial Park Cemetery. On the 15th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, see the interesting displays at Georgia State Railroad Museum, admire all the interesting features of Wormsloe Historic Site, then take an in-depth tour of Old Fort Jackson, then examine the collection at American Prohibition Museum, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Ellis Square.

To see maps and tourist information, refer to the Savannah trip itinerary planning site .

You can fly from Key West to Savannah in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Key West in April, things will get slightly colder in Savannah: highs are around 29°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force
Highlights from your plan
Mickve Israel Temple ©
Mickve Israel Temple
Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters ©

4
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Let the collections at The Charleston Museum and Kahal Kadosh Beth Elohim capture your imagination. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fort Moultrie and Cathedral of Saint John the Baptist. There's lots more to do: make a trip to McLeod Plantation Historic Site, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Unitarian Church in Charleston, contemplate the long history of Joseph Manigault House, and see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Charleston day trip tool .

You can drive from Savannah to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Charleston can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Fort Moultrie, Charles Pinckney National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Charleston Museum ©
The Charleston Museum
Fort Moultrie ©
Fort Moultrie

4
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 appreciate Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and Gulliver's Gate. Get some historical perspective at Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt and The Met Cloisters. Take a break from New York City with a short trip to Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site in Hyde Park, about 1h 50 min away. And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Brooklyn Heights Promenade, get advice or help at The Morgan Library & Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and admire all the interesting features of Washington Square Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read New York City online trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Charleston to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Charleston in April, expect New York City to be little chillier, temps between 19°C and 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Hyde Park, Brooklyn
Highlights from your plan
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt ©
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Makapuu Lighthouse Trail and Shangri La. Let the collections at Bishop Museum and US Army Museum of Hawaii capture your imagination. Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Byodo-In Temple (in Kaneohe), Pupukea (Sharks Cove & Banzai Pipeline) and Bellows Field Beach Park (in Waimanalo). And it doesn't end there: explore the different monuments and memorials at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific, admire the natural beauty at Lyon Arboretum, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and enjoy the sand and surf at Lanikai Beach.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Honolulu vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from New York City to Honolulu by combination of bus and flight takes about 14 hours. Other options: fly. Traveling from New York City to Honolulu, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in April, expect Honolulu to be much hotter, temps between 33°C and 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Museums

Side Trips

Pupukea, Byodo-In Temple, Nu’uanu Pali, Lanikai Beach, Bellows Field Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail ©
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail
Bishop Museum ©
Bishop Museum
Byodo-In Temple ©
Byodo-In Temple

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church, take an in-depth tour of Baldwin Home Museum, take in the exciting artwork at Maui On Metal, examine the collection at Whalers Village Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kapalua Beach, and finally hike along Kapalua Coastal Trail. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Baby Beach, see the interesting displays at Whale Center of the Pacific, steep yourself in history at Old Lahaina Courthouse, then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Theresa Roman Catholic Church, and finally kick back and relax at Keawakapu Beach.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Lahaina online road trip planner .

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 31°C in April, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kapalua Beach, Saint Theresa Roman Catholic Church, Keawakapu Beach
Highlights from your plan
Baby Beach ©
Baby Beach
Kapalua Beach ©
Kapalua Beach
Maria Lanakila Catholic Church ©
Maria Lanakila Catholic Church

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