30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights
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Washington DC
— 6 nights
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Waco
— 2 nights
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Honolulu
— 7 nights

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Getty Center and San Buenaventura State Beach. Family-friendly places like Disneyland Park and Universal Studios Hollywood will thrill your kids. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve (in Carpinteria) and Disney California Adventure Park (in Anaheim). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier, wander the streets of El Pueblo de Los Angeles, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and Head underground at Bronson Caves.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in September: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Bring the kids along to Central Park and New York Public Library. Relax by the water at Meschutt Beach and Cupsogue Beach County Park. Step out of New York City to go to Mastic Beach and see William Floyd Estate, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and see the interesting displays at Tenement Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the New York City day trip site.

Getting from Los Angeles to New York City by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Los Angeles to New York City, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 31°C to lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and Gettysburg National Military Park. Get some historical perspective at Arlington National Cemetery and National Mall. Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Harpers Ferry National Historical Park (in Harpers Ferry), Skyline Drive (in Shenandoah National Park) and Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center (in Gettysburg). The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the history behind Jefferson Memorial, and contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Washington DC travel route website.

You can take a train from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In September, daytime highs in Washington DC are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Waco.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park

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Waco

Waco ©
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Fossil Rim Wildlife Center and Carleen Bright Arboretum. Step out of the city life by going to Fort Parker State Park and Paluxy River. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Waco: Old Fort Parker (in Groesbeck), Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site (in Mexia) and JDH Iron Designs Valley Mills Location (in Valley Mills). There's still lots to do: take in the views from Waco Suspension Bridge, enjoy some diversion at H5 Tactical, stop by Magnolia Market Silos, and do a tasting at Valley Mills Vineyards.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Waco trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Waco takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Washington DC in October, expect nights in Waco to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Waco

Parks · Wildlife · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Fossil Rim Wildlife Center ©
Fossil Rim Wildlife Center
Fort Parker State Park ©
Fort Parker State Park
Carleen Bright Arboretum ©
Carleen Bright Arboretum

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Honolulu

Honolulu ©

Big Pineapple

In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Step off the beaten path and head to Battleship Missouri Memorial and Swim with Dolphins. Take a break from the city and head to Waikiki Beach and Kailua Beach Park. Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Ko Olina Lagoons (in Kapolei), Haleiwa (Shark Diving & Pua`ena Point Beach Park) and Lanikai Beach (in Kailua). There's still lots to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, tour the pleasant surroundings at China Walls, and see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Honolulu online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Waco to Honolulu takes 13 hours. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Hawaii-Aleutian Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -4 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Honolulu when traveling from Waco in October, with lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Lanikai Beach ©
Lanikai Beach
Swim with Dolphins
Shark Diving

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