32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

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32 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  12​h 45​min
1
Lihue, Kauai
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 15​min
2
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  13​h 45​min
3
New York City
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h
4
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
5
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
train:  30​min
6
Anaheim
— 4 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  8​h
7
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Sydney


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2
nights
Lihue, Kauai

Lihue or Līhue is an unincorporated census-designated place (CDP) and the county seat of Kauai County, Hawaii. Get out of town with these interesting Lihue side-trips: Hanalei (Hanalei Beach & Hanalei Valley Lookout), Waimea Canyon State Park (in Waimea) and Na Pali Coast State Park (in Wainiha). There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the dramatic natural features at Spouting Horn, immerse yourself in nature at Wailua River State Park, and kick back and relax at Poipu Beach Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Lihue online travel planner .

Sydney, Australia to Lihue is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Lihue is minus 20 hours. Traveling from Sydney in July, you will find days in Lihue are somewhat warmer (34°C), and nights are warmer (27°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Lihue

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Hanalei, Poipu, Na Pali Coast State Park, Waimea Canyon State Park, Wailua River State Park
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua), Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea) and Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park & Waimea Bay). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of USS Arizona Memorial, admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls, don't miss a visit to Battleship Missouri Memorial, and see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park.

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

Getting from Lihue to Honolulu by flight takes about 2.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Honolulu are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua Beach Park, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

6
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, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and take a stroll through Times Square.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our New York City online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Honolulu to New York City takes 14 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 5 hours traveling from Honolulu to New York City. In July, daytime highs in New York City are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks 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

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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, meet the residents at Audubon Zoo, admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, and wander the streets of Garden District.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, use the New Orleans day trip tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to New Orleans takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from New York City in August since evenings lows in New Orleans dip to 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

5
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.
Los Angeles is known for museums, theme parks, childrens museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and see a show at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles day trip app .

You can fly from New Orleans to Los Angeles in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from New Orleans in August, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can take a train to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

4
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Anaheim is known for theme parks, fun & games, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park, catch some excitement at Disney's Aladdin - A Musical Spectacular, get your game on at Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center, and find something for the whole family at Adventure City.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Anaheim trip itinerary planning site .

Anaheim is just a short distance from Los Angeles. In August, daily temperatures in Anaheim can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center ©

4
nights
Hilo, Island of Hawaii

Hilo ©
One of the island of Hawaii's major towns, Hilo contains a mix of Asian and Polynesian cultures and is known for its proximity to a national park encompassing two active volcanoes.
Change things up with these side-trips from Hilo: Swim with Dolphins (in Kailua-Kona), Waipiʻo Valley Lookout (in Honokaa) and Hawaii Volcanoes National Park (Kilauea Iki Trailhead, Devastation Trail, & more). The adventure continues: admire the majestic nature at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, admire the sheer force of Rainbow Falls, admire the natural beauty at Liliuokalani Gardens, and see the interesting displays at Jagger Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hilo tour planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Anaheim to Hilo takes 8 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Anaheim to Hilo is minus 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in August, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hilo

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Waipiʻo Valley Lookout, Swim with Dolphins, Jagger Museum, Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Swim with Dolphins
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area

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