34 days in United States Itinerary

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Honolulu, Oahu
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Kahului
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San Francisco
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Yosemite National Park
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Las Vegas
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Grand Canyon National Park
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Kayenta
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Page
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Kingman
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Palm Springs
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Los Angeles
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San Diego
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Honolulu, Oahu — 4 nights

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 out of Honolulu to go to Kailua and see Kailua Beach Park, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Honolulu route builder website.

Sydney, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You'll gain 20 hours traveling from Sydney to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. In December, daily temperatures in Honolulu can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to fly to Kahului.
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Kahului — 3 nights

Kahului is a census-designated place (CDP) in Maui County, on the island of Maui, in the U.S. state of Hawaii. Change things up with a short trip to Kapalua Plantation Course in Kapalua (about 46 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: trek along with Epic Experience Maui, kick back and relax at HA Baldwin Beach Park, don't miss a visit to Maui Dharma Center, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Maui Swap Meet.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Kahului tour planning site.

Fly from Honolulu to Kahului in 2.5 hours. In December, daytime highs in Kahului are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to San Francisco.
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San Francisco — 4 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Kahului to San Francisco by flight takes about 7 hours. Traveling from Kahului to San Francisco, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, San Francisco is colder than Kahului - with highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.
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Yosemite National Park — 2 nights

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 14th (Wed), take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, then get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Half Dome and then explore the striking landscape of Swinging Bridge Picnic Area Yosemite National Park CA.

For maps and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 9°C, while nights are colder with lows around -11°C. On the 16th (Fri), you'll travel to Las Vegas.
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Las Vegas — 2 nights

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Fri): take in panoramic vistas at Stratosphere Tower and then take in panoramic vistas at High Roller.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas online journey planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 4°C. You will leave for Grand Canyon National Park on the 18th (Sun).
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Grand Canyon National Park — 2 nights

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 5 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 8°C to lows of -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Kayenta.
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Kayenta — 2 nights

Kayenta is a U.S. census-designated place which is part of the Navajo Nation and is in Navajo County, Arizona. On the 20th (Tue), admire nature's extreme beauty at Keet Seel Navajo National Monument and then explore the ancient world of Navajo National Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Wed): examine the collection at Navajo Cultural Center, don't miss a visit to Navaho Code Talkers Exhibit, and then explore the striking landscape at Church Rock.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Kayenta trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Kayenta takes 4 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December since evenings lows in Kayenta dip to -1°C. You'll set off for Page on the 22nd (Thu).
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Page — 1 night

Center of Canyon Country

Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Page tour itinerary app.

Getting from Kayenta to Page by car takes about 2 hours. December in Page sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of -1°C at night. On the 23rd (Fri), you're off to Kingman.
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Kingman — 1 night

Kingman is a city in and the county seat of Mohave County, Arizona, United States. On the 23rd (Fri), browse for treasures at The Farmhouse.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Kingman tour builder website.

Traveling by car from Page to Kingman takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Page in December, expect nights in Kingman to be about the same, around -1°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Palm Springs.
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Palm Springs — 1 night

Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Desert Holocaust Memorial, get interesting insight from Tours, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Palm Springs itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Kingman to Palm Springs takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In December, Palm Springs is somewhat warmer than Kingman - with highs of 24°C and lows of 10°C. On the 25th (Sun), you'll travel to Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles — 5 nights

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, &more). Pack the 28th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, take in nature's colorful creations at Will Rogers Memorial Park, appreciate the history behind Guitar Center, and admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip builder website.

Drive from Palm Springs to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. You will leave for San Diego on the 30th (Fri).
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San Diego — 4 nights

America's Finest City

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.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, stroll around Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, and let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the San Diego online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in San Diego can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can fly to Honolulu.
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Honolulu, Oahu — 1 day

Big Pineapple

Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Battleship Missouri Memorial, then examine the collection at Iolani Palace, then appreciate the history behind King Kamehameha Statue, and finally stop by Shirokiya Japan Village Walk.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Honolulu itinerary planner.

You can fly from San Diego to Honolulu in 7 hours. Traveling from San Diego to Honolulu, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Diego in January, expect Honolulu to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to catch the flight back home.
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United States travel guide

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More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.
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Maui travel guide

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The Valley Isle
The second largest of the eight major Hawaiian Islands, Maui features a rugged landscape ranging from high mountain peaks to deep valleys. Half of Maui lies within 8 km (5 mi) of the coastline, and most tourists come for the sandy beaches, many of them backed by fashionable resorts offering every modern convenience. Diversity of tourist attractions is Maui's major allure, with each of the island's shores offering a different set of vacation ideas. You can swim with dolphins, snorkel with sea turtles, or hike over the otherworldly landscapes of the world's biggest dormant volcano. A foodie paradise, the island also features dozens of small farms and gourmet restaurants.
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