30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: New York City
1
New York City
— 9 nights
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Drive:  18​h 15​min
3
New Orleans
— 2 nights
4
Chicago
— 2 nights
5
Anaheim
— 1 night
6
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
7
Wailea
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
8
Honolulu
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Sydney

9
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.
For shopping fun, head to Fifth Avenue or Shopping Girlfriend NYC. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Times Square and American Museum of Natural History. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New York City: Bronx Zoo (in Bronx) and Ocean Grove Beach (in Ocean Grove). The adventure continues: go for a walk through Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, browse the exhibits of 9/11 Memorial, and stroll through East River Waterfront Esplanade.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read New York City trip itinerary planning app .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are La Guardia Airport, Newark Liberty International Airport and John F Kennedy International Airport. In October, daytime highs in New York City are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Ocean Grove Beach, Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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 5th (Tue): meet the residents at National Zoological Park, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Loch Raven Reservoir, try to win big at Horseshoe Casino, and then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Sagamore Spirit Distillery.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC trip planner .

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. November in Washington DC sees daily highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Thu) before leaving for New Orleans.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Baltimore, Loch Raven Reservoir
Highlights from your plan
Sagamore Spirit Distillery ©
Sagamore Spirit Distillery
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1, get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, then take a stroll through Royal Street, and finally hunt for treasures at Frenchmen Street. Here are some ideas for day two: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, then meet the residents at Audubon Zoo, and then work some fitness into your day at Woldenberg Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip itinerary maker app .

Fly from Washington DC to New Orleans in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in New Orleans when traveling from Washington DC in November, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 11th (Mon), engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, then appreciate the history behind Cloud Gate, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Tue): meet the residents at Lincoln Park Zoo, wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile, and then stroll through Milton Lee Olive Park.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Chicago route planner .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Chicago takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Orleans in November, you will find days in Chicago are slightly colder (11°C), and nights are cooler (1°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo

1
night
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 15th (Fri), find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Anaheim trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Chicago to Anaheim in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Chicago to Anaheim. Traveling from Chicago in November, expect nights in Anaheim to be somewhat warmer, around 13°C, while days are warmer, around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): shop like a local with Third Street Promenade. On the 16th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, and then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles route builder site .

Los Angeles is just a short distance from Anaheim. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in November, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Wailea.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Shopping Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

4
nights
Wailea

Wailea ©
Wailea is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, Hawaii, United States. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Wailea Beach and Ulua Beach. Get some cultural insight at Hana Coast Gallery and Charles Lindbergh's Grave. Get out of town with these interesting Wailea side-trips: Hana (Red Sand Beach (Kaihalulu Beach) & Laura Mango Art Gallery) and Haleakala National Park (Pipiwai Trail & Pools at Ohe'o). There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Makena Beach, browse the different shops at The Shops at Wailea, tour the pleasant surroundings at Keawakapu Beach, and work some fitness into your day at Wailea Beach Path.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Wailea online trip maker .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Wailea in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in November; daily highs in Wailea reach 34°C and lows reach 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Wailea

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hana, Haleakala National Park, Charles Lindbergh's Grave
Highlights from your plan
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Ulua Beach ©
Ulua Beach
Red Sand Beach (Kaihalulu Beach) ©
Red Sand Beach (Kaihalulu Beach)

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, then admire all the interesting features of Diamond Head State Monument, and then stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls and then buy something for everyone on your list at Ala Moana Center.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Honolulu sightseeing planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Wailea to Honolulu takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve ©
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

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