31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 5 nights
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New Orleans
— 4 nights
3
Flagstaff
— 3 nights
4
Los Angeles
— Few hours
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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San Jose
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
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Honolulu
— 3 nights

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Chelsea Market and Quogue Wildlife Refuge. Get in touch with nature at Columbia Trail and Worthington State Forest. Venture out of the city with trips to Upper Delaware River (in Narrowsburg), Shohola Lake (in Shohola) and Catskill Distilling Company (in Bethel). The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, look for all kinds of wild species at Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge, look for gifts at Amazing Olive, and stroll through Edgar Felix Memorial Bikeway.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary planner.

Melbourne, Australia to New York City is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 15 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in April, things will get little chillier in New York City: highs are around 19°C and lows about 8°C. On the 5th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Worthington State Forest, Columbia Trail, Amazing Olive, Edgar Felix Memorial Bikeway, Quogue Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square
Chelsea Market ©
Chelsea Market

4
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like St. Louis Cathedral and Garden District. Whitney Plantation and The National WWII Museum will appeal to museum buffs. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Royal Street, view the masterpieces at Jamie Hayes Gallery, put a fun spin on your tour with Escape My Room New Orleans, and stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read New Orleans trip itinerary maker website.

You can fly from New York City to New Orleans in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New York City in May, New Orleans is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Flagstaff.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

Whitney Plantation, Destrehan Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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nights
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
You'll explore and learn at Arizona Copper Art Museum and Museum of Northern Arizona. Get outdoors at East Rim Drive and Bear Mountain Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Flagstaff side-trips: Page Springs Cellars (in Cornville), Pillsbury Wine Company North (in Cottonwood) and Tuzigoot National Monument (in Clarkdale). Next up on the itinerary: take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point, take in the spiritual surroundings of Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park, get engrossed in the history at Williams Depot, and immerse yourself in nature at Fort Verde State Historic Park.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Flagstaff online journey planner.

Getting from New Orleans to Flagstaff by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from New Orleans in May, expect nights in Flagstaff to be cooler, around 1°C, while days are slightly colder, around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sedona, Grand Canyon National Park, Clarkdale, Page Springs Cellars, Fort Verde State Historic Park
Highlights from your plan
Arizona Copper Art Museum ©
Arizona Copper Art Museum
East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive
Grandview Point ©
Grandview Point

few
hours
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.
To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary maker website.

Fly from Flagstaff to Los Angeles in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Flagstaff, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 17°C. You'll set off for San Francisco on the 14th (Tue).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks · Outdoors · Tours

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some historical perspective at Alcatraz Island and Grace Cathedral. Step off the beaten path and head to California State Railroad Museum and Musee Mecanique. Step out of San Francisco to go to Sacramento and see Old Sacramento Waterfront, which is approximately 1h 55 min away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, and see the interesting displays at Exploratorium.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, San Francisco is slightly colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to San Jose.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Childrens Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Sacramento
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard and Pebble Beach Golf Links. Get outdoors at Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail and Scenic Road Walkway. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Jose: Stanford Shopping Center (in Palo Alto), Carmel (Ocean Avenue, San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission, &more) and Pacific Grove (Pacific Grove Certified Farmers' Market & Lovers Point). There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at Trinity Episcopal Cathedral, shop like a local with Santana Row, and admire the majestic nature at Big Basin Redwoods State Park.

To see more things to do and tourist information, refer to the San Jose trip itinerary planner.

Getting from San Francisco to San Jose by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or take a subway. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Jose

Outdoors · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Carmel, Pacific Grove, Stanford Shopping Center, Big Basin Redwoods State Park, Pebble Beach Golf Links
Highlights from your plan
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Pebble Beach Golf Links ©
Pebble Beach Golf Links
Scenic Road Walkway ©
Scenic Road Walkway

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Visit Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame for their historical value. Let the collections at The Getty Center and Virga Gallery capture your imagination. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Camarillo Premium Outlets (in Camarillo), Oceanside (Oceanside Pier & Dolphin & Whale Watching) and Temecula (Wilson Creek Winery, Old Town Temecula, &more). See some other sides of Los Angeles: examine the collection at Mission San Juan Capistrano, take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard, admire the majestic nature at Carpinteria State Beach, and shop like a local with Third Street Promenade.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from San Jose to Los Angeles takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from San Jose in May since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors · Parks · Shopping

Side Trips

Temecula, Santa Monica, Laguna Beach, Oceanside, Big Bear Lake
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano
Old Town Temecula ©
Old Town Temecula

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): walk around Kapiolani Regional Park and then appreciate the history behind USS Arizona Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Nu’uanu Pali, don't miss a visit to Byodo-In Temple, stroll through Kailua Beach Park, then stroll through Lanikai Beach, and finally stroll through Koko Crater Railway Trail.

To find out how to plan a trip to Honolulu, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Honolulu in 8 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Honolulu. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in May; daily highs in Honolulu reach 34°C and lows reach 25°C. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Oahu, Kailua, Byodo-In Temple, Waimea Valley
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail ©
Makapuu Lighthouse Trail
Koko Crater Railway Trail ©
Koko Crater Railway Trail

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