35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

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35 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
4
Key West
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h
5
Islamorada
— 4 nights
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
Pigeon Forge
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h
8
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
9
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h
10
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Sydney


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4
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

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 visit kid-friendly attractions like Scuba & Snorkeling and Polynesian Cultural Center. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Battleship Missouri Memorial and Lanikai Beach. Take a break from Honolulu with a short trip to Kailua Beach Park in Kailua, about 32 minutes away. The adventure continues: stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, take an in-depth tour of Iolani Palace, go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, and kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Honolulu trip maker app .

Sydney, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Hawaii Standard Time, which is usually a -20 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in September: highs in Honolulu hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua, Polynesian Cultural Center
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park
Polynesian Cultural Center ©
Polynesian Cultural Center

1
night
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.
On the 25th (Wed), find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles route planner.

You can fly from Honolulu to Los Angeles in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and tram. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Honolulu in September, Los Angeles is slightly colder at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
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Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

3
nights
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.
Kids will enjoy San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld San Diego. It doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove.

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

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in September: highs in San Diego hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Key West.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

3
nights
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dry Tortugas National Park and The Overseas Highway. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Fort Zachary Taylor and Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory. Take a break from Key West with a short trip to Bahia Honda State Park in Big Pine Key, about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: get interesting insight from Tours.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Key West trip itinerary planning website .

You can fly from San Diego to Key West in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Diego to Key West is 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from San Diego in September; daily highs in Key West reach 36°C and lows reach 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Islamorada.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park
Fishing Charters & Tours
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor

4
nights
Islamorada

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Scuba & Snorkeling and John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park. Kids will enjoy The Turtle Hospital and Dolphin Research Center. Venture out of the city with trips to Coffins Patch (in Key Colony Beach) and Sombrero Beach (in Marathon). There's more to do: see what you can catch with a fishing tour and choose your vessel at Bayside Boat Rentals.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Islamorada trip itinerary maker site .

Take a bus from Key West to Islamorada in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in October, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Orlando.

Things to do in Islamorada

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Marathon, Key Largo, Coffins Patch
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

4
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park. Have a day of magic on the 9th (Wed) at Magic Kingdom Park. Pack the 11th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Discovery Cove, discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the Orlando trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Islamorada to Orlando takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Islamorada in October since evenings lows in Orlando dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park ©
Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park
Room Escape Games

3
nights
Pigeon Forge

A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Step off the beaten path and head to Blueridge Parkway and Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster. Family-friendly places like The Island in Pigeon Forge and River Rafting & Tubing will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Pigeon Forge online route maker .

You can do a combination of train, taxi, and flight from Orlando to Pigeon Forge in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, taxi, flight, and car; or drive. Traveling from Orlando in October, things will get little chillier in Pigeon Forge: highs are around 27°C and lows about 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Outdoors Scenic Drive Adventure

Side Trips

Ripley's Aquarium of the Smokies, Blue Ridge Pkwy, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster ©
Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster
Blue Ridge Pkwy ©
Blue Ridge Pkwy

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.
Attractions like Central Park and Bronx Zoo make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the New York City journey maker website .

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Pigeon Forge to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. Traveling from Pigeon Forge in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in New York City, with lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

1
night
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.
For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC itinerary planner .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In October, daytime highs in Washington DC are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. On the 20th (Sun), you'll travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Nightlife Tours

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): stroll through Marshall’s Beach, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at China Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): engage your brain at Exploratorium and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Francisco travel route planning website .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to San Francisco takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. In October in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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