35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

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35 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Honolulu
— Few hours
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
4
Anaheim
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
5
Carlsbad
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
7
Honolulu
— 16 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

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Honolulu

Honolulu
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
For maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Honolulu road trip planning site .

Sydney, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 20 hours traveling from Sydney to Honolulu. Traveling from Sydney in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Honolulu: highs are around 36°C and lows about 27°C. You'll set off for San Francisco on the 23rd (Wed).

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Tours Parks

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ripley s Believe It or Not! San Francisco as well as Fisherman's Wharf. Start off your visit on the 24th (Thu): make a trip to Lombard Street, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, and then get curious at Exploratorium. Keep things going the next day: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then see the interesting displays at Ripley s Believe It or Not! San Francisco.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco road trip planner.

Getting from Honolulu to San Francisco by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Honolulu in October, expect San Francisco to be little chillier, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum

3
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.
Dodger Stadium has been added to your itinerary. Kids will appreciate attractions like Universal Studios Hollywood and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Beverly Hills and see Edelweiss Chocolate Factory, which is approximately 30 minutes away. It doesn't end there: have some family-friendly fun at Virtual Room Los Angeles.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles itinerary planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In October, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Edelweiss Chocolate Factory
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Dodger Stadium
Dodger Stadium

3
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kids will enjoy Disneyland Park and Downtown Disney. Change things up with a short trip to San Diego Zoo Safari Park in Escondido (about 1h 55 min away). Have a day of magic on the 30th (Wed) at Disney California Adventure Park.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read our Anaheim holiday maker .

Anaheim is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. In October, daily temperatures in Anaheim can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Carlsbad.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums Parks

Side Trip

San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
San Diego Zoo Safari Park ©
San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

1
night
Carlsbad

Carlsbad
Stretching along 11 km (7 mi) of Pacific coastline, the city of Carlsbad attracts visitors with its Mediterranean climate and natural beauty.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes LEGOLAND California. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): get in on the family fun at LEGOLAND California.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Carlsbad holiday website .

Drive from Anaheim to Carlsbad in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Carlsbad when traveling from Anaheim in November, with lows around 9°C. You will leave for Las Vegas on the 2nd (Sat).

Things to do in Carlsbad

Theme Parks

6
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Waterskiing & Jetskiing and The Range 702. Family-friendly places like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and M&M'S World Las Vegas will thrill your kids. Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Helicopter Tours in Henderson, about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, buy something for everyone on your list at The Forum Shops at Caesars, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas online route planner .

Traveling by car from Carlsbad to Las Vegas takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Carlsbad in November, plan for little chillier days in Las Vegas, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Helicopter Tours
Highlights from your plan
The Range 702 ©
The Range 702
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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nights
Honolulu

Family-friendly places like Kailua Beach Park and Iolani Palace will thrill your kids. Explore hidden gems such as Koko Crater Railway Trail and Makapuu Lighthouse Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Honolulu side-trips: Lanikai Beach (in Kailua), Kapolei (Ko Olina Lagoons & Dolphin & Whale Watching) and Haleiwa (Scuba & Snorkeling, Waimea Valley, & more). See some other sides of Honolulu: steep yourself in history at USS Arizona Memorial, step aboard Battleship Missouri Memorial, see the interesting displays at Bishop Museum, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read our Honolulu trip builder site .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Honolulu in 9 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Honolulu is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Las Vegas in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Honolulu: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua, Ko Olina Lagoons, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument, Nu’uanu Pali
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling
Koko Crater Railway Trail ©
Koko Crater Railway Trail

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