34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

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34 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly + foot:  8​h 45​min
4
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Miami
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 15​min
6
Volcano, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h
7
Lahaina, Maui
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Haena, Kauai
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  3​h 45​min
9
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Sydney


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6
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.
Popular historic sites such as Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame are in your itinerary. Relax by the water at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, don't miss a visit to Montana Avenue, and browse the different shops at The Grove.

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Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in August; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Two Rodeo Drive, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visit Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien for their historical value. Shop till you drop at Exploratorium and Ferry Building Marketplace. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Pride Mountain Vineyards (in St. Helena), Sonoma Coast State Beach (in Sonoma) and Bodega Dunes (in Bodega). There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, enjoy the sand and surf at Ocean Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Marshall’s Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Fort Funston National Park.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco day trip tool .

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in August; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pride Mountain Vineyards, Bodega Dunes, Sonoma Coast State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
Visiting Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Willow Beach will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at The Strip and The Mob Museum. Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

To see maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in September; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 39°C and lows reach 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Willow Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Times Square and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. You'll get in some beach time at Cupsogue Beach County Park and Joel L. Lefkowitz Park at West Meadow Beach. Take a break from New York City with a short trip to Great Neck Steppingstone Park in Great Neck, about 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at 9/11 Memorial, take a memorable tour with Tours, go for a walk through Central Park, and explore the striking landscape of Hamilton Grange National Memorial.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip maker app .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas to New York City, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in September: high temperatures in New York City hover around 31°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Great Neck Steppingstone Park, Cupsogue Beach County Park, Joel L. Lefkowitz Park at West Meadow Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

4
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
For shopping fun, head to Lincoln Road or Dolphin Mall. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Art Deco Historic District and Barnacle State Historic Site. Go for a jaunt from Miami to Key Largo to see Scuba & Snorkeling about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at South Beach, make a trip to Bayside Marketplace, see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St Patrick Catholic Church.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Miami planner .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Miami takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in September, with highs in Miami at 38°C and lows at 29°C. On the 15th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Volcano.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Museum ©
Lock & Load Museum
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

3
nights
Volcano, Island of Hawaii

Volcano ©
Those who named Volcano opted for simplicity in choosing a title, taking the nearby fire-spewing Kilauea as a source of inspiration.
Get some historical perspective at Pu'u Loa Petroglyphs and Ka Lae Light. Do your shopping at Volcano Art Center Gallery and Hilo Coffee Mill. Get out of town with these interesting Volcano side-trips: Papakōlea Green Sand Beach (in Naalehu), Kalapana (in Hawaii Volcanoes National Park) and Hilo (Akaka Falls State Park, Liliuokalani Gardens, & more). It doesn't end there: hike along Kilauea Iki Trailhead and examine the collection at Jagger Museum.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Volcano trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by flight from Miami to Volcano takes 17.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Hawaii Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Miami in September, expect a bit cooler with lows of 25°C in Volcano. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Volcano

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hilo, Naalehu, Hilo Coffee Mill
Highlights from your plan
Papakōlea Green Sand Beach ©
Papakōlea Green Sand Beach
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Pu'u Loa Petroglyphs ©
Pu'u Loa Petroglyphs

2
nights
Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©
Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): kick back and relax at Ka'anapali Beach, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then appreciate the history behind Lahaina Jodo Mission. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Wailea Beach, don't miss a visit to Lahaina Banyan Court, and then take a stroll through Lahaina Front Street.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Lahaina trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Volcano to Lahaina takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In September in Lahaina, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Haena.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Wailea Beach
Highlights from your plan
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Haena, Kauai

Haena ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Na Pali Coast State Park, then kick back and relax at Tunnels Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hanalei Beach.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Haena day trip site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lahaina to Haena. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Haena

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Hanalei Beach, Tunnels Beach, Na Pali Coast State Park
Highlights from your plan
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach
Tunnels Beach ©
Tunnels Beach

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Waikiki Beach and Sunset Beach Park. Visit USS Arizona Memorial and Battleship Missouri Memorial for their historical value. Change things up with a short trip to Polynesian Cultural Center in Laie (about 1h 05 min away). There's still lots to do: trek along Diamond Head State Monument, explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, stop by Shimazu Shave ice, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ala Moana Center.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Honolulu vacation maker website .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Haena to Honolulu. In September in Honolulu, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. On the 25th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Polynesian Cultural Center, Sunset Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Sunset Beach Park ©
Sunset Beach Park

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