32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

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32 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
+3
bus + Fly + bus + train:  12​h
7
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
8
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
9
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Melbourne

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial. Keep things going the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific and then stroll through Waikiki Beach.

To find photos and other tourist information, refer to the Honolulu trip planning app .

Melbourne, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll gain 20 hours traveling from Melbourne to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 24°C in Honolulu. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Honolulu to San Francisco by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Hawaii Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Honolulu in December, with highs in San Francisco at 17°C and lows at 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

4
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
On the 30th (Mon), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Hoffmann, get advice or help at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip planning tool .

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from San Francisco in December: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 9°C, while lows dip to -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area ©
Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

3
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.
Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disneyland Park in Anaheim--about 30 minutes away. Pack the 4th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles route maker .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in January: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 24°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

3
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.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains, immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary maker app .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In January, Las Vegas is little chillier than Los Angeles - with highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 10th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, trek along Rim Trail, and don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning site .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in January, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 7°C by day to -11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and get advice or help at Library of Congress.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip maker website .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and train from Grand Canyon National Park to Washington DC takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Washington DC, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January, Washington DC is somewhat warmer at night with lows of -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, make a trip to Grand Central Terminal, wander the streets of Times Square, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our New York City online visit planner .

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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2
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.
Pack the 19th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 21st (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. It doesn't end there: discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Orlando online vacation builder .

You can fly from New York City to Orlando in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in January, with highs in Orlando at 25°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

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