36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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36 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Honolulu
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly + foot:  8​h 45​min
6
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
9
Miami
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

2
nights
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like USS Arizona Memorial and Kailua Beach Park. Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Lanikai Beach (in Kailua) and Haleiwa (Waimea Bay & Sunset Beach Park). There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls, contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and don't miss a visit to Battleship Missouri Memorial.

To see maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Honolulu route maker site .

Melbourne, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST) is minus 20 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in June, things will get much hotter in Honolulu: highs are around 35°C and lows about 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will enjoy Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden. The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, stroll around Crissy Field, wander the streets of SoMa, and sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary builder app .

You can fly from Honolulu to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Honolulu in July; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

4
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Griffith Observatory. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disney California Adventure Park about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, admire all the interesting features of Dodger Stadium, make a trip to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and explore the engaging exhibits at Travel Town.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary maker website .

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in July, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 33°C and lows about 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

4
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. There's much more to do: let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, and admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

4
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and DISCOVERY Children's Museum. Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in July: highs in Las Vegas hover around 47°C, while lows dip to 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Museums

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
DISCOVERY Children's Museum ©
DISCOVERY Children's 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.
Bring the kids along to Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Take a break from New York City with a short trip to Bronx Zoo in Bronx, about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and make a trip to Rockefeller Center.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the New York City itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to New York City due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: high temperatures in New York City hover around 35°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo

3
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to National Air and Space Museum and Tidal Basin. There's much more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park, examine the collection at The National Archives Museum, get a sense of history and politics at United States Capitol, and browse the collection at Library of Congress.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC trip planner .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. July in Washington DC sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park

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 Magic Kingdom Park. Pack the 26th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 28th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Orlando online trip builder .

Getting from Washington DC to Orlando by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. July in Orlando sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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.
Kids will enjoy McCarthy's Wildlife Sanctuary and South Beach. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, take a stroll through Lincoln Road, have fun at Lock & Load Miami, and get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Miami route planner .

Getting from Orlando to Miami by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In July in Miami, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 30°C at night. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Miami Beach, McCarthy's Wildlife Sanctuary, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Highlights from your plan
McCarthy's Wildlife Sanctuary ©
McCarthy's Wildlife Sanctuary
Miami Children's Museum ©
Miami Children's Museum
Jungle Island ©
Jungle Island

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