33 days in United States Itinerary

33 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
2
San Diego
— 4 nights
3
New York City
— 4 nights
4
Chicago
— 4 nights
5
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
6
San Francisco
— 4 nights
7
Kihei, Maui
— 2 nights
8
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights

3
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 25th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Getty Center, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip builder site.

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles. In December, Los Angeles is slightly colder than Melbourne - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

4
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San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Change things up with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas (about 30 minutes away). Spend the 28th (Sat) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. Next up on the itinerary: admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, admire the natural beauty at Balboa Park, and step aboard Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Diego trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December in San Diego, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, make a trip to Grand Central Terminal, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and wander the streets of Times Square.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the New York City driving holiday site.

You can fly from San Diego to New York City in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Diego to New York City due to the time zone difference. Expect colder weather when traveling from San Diego in December: highs in New York City hover around 10°C, while lows dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument

4
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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Go for a jaunt from Chicago to Homer Glen to see Bengtson's Pumpkin Fest about 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium, have some family-friendly fun at Team vs Time, and don't miss a visit to Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Chicago takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from New York City in January; daily highs in Chicago reach 0°C and lows reach -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Bengtson's Pumpkin Fest
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field

3
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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.
categoryPhrases.sentence.On_the_day_spend_an_exhilarating_day_on_the_slopes_at. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, hike along Mariposa Grove, and get all the information you need at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center.

Make your Yosemite National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to Yosemite National Park in 11 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Chicago to Yosemite National Park, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in January, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are somewhat warmer (7°C), and nights are a bit cooler (-12°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

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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, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, get curious at California Academy of Sciences, walk around Golden Gate Park, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in January, plan for a bit warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 17°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Kihei.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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Kihei, Maui

Kihei ©
Stretching over 9.7 km (6 mi) of pristine south Maui coastline, Kihei is the island's driest and sunniest region, making it a perfect location for water activities and beach leisure.
Explore Kihei's surroundings by going to Ho'okipa Beach Park (in Paia), Haleakala Crater (in Haleakala National Park) and Lahaina (Lahaina Banyan Court & Ka'anapali Beach). There's still lots to do: immerse yourself in nature at Iao Valley, kick back and relax at Wailea Beach, stroll through Kalepolepo Beach Park, and observe the fascinating underwater world at Maui Ocean Center.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Kihei route planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Kihei in 7.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Kihei is minus 2 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in January, you will find days in Kihei are much warmer (32°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (20°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Kihei

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Wailuku, Lahaina, Ho'okipa Beach Park, Haleakala Crater, Wailea Beach
Highlights from your plan
Haleakala Crater ©
Haleakala Crater
Maui Ocean Center ©
Maui Ocean Center
Iao Valley ©
Iao Valley

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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.
When in Honolulu, make a side trip to see Kailua Beach Park in Kailua, approximately Kailua away. There's much more to do: explore the galleries of USS Arizona Memorial, appreciate the history behind King Kamehameha Statue, examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, and contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Honolulu trip planner.

You can fly from Kihei to Honolulu in 3 hours. January in Honolulu sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. On the 23rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

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