37 days in United States Itinerary

37 days in United States Itinerary

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37 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
San Simeon
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Arcadia
— 11 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
6
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
7
Orlando
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h
8
Honolulu, Oahu
— 7 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Sydney

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Funston National Park, and then go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to San Francisco is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Sydney in December, things will get colder in San Francisco: highs are around 17°C and lows about 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to San Simeon.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wildlife Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Fort Funston National Park ©
Fort Funston National Park
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

1
night
San Simeon

San Simeon ©
When you arrive in tiny San Simeon, which lies halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, you can see why William Randolph Hearst chose this coastal locale for his famous hilltop castle.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): step into the grandiose world of Hearst Castle and then trek along Fiscalini Ranch Preserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Friends of the Elephant Seal, then stroll through Moonstone Beach, then admire the natural beauty at Cambria Nursery and Florist, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Artifacts Gallery.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our San Simeon trip builder website .

Getting from San Francisco to San Simeon by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from San Francisco in December since evenings lows in San Simeon dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Arcadia.

Things to do in San Simeon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Cambria
Highlights from your plan
Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach
Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal
Fiscalini Ranch Preserve ©
Fiscalini Ranch Preserve

11
nights
Arcadia

Arcadia ©
Arcadia is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States located about 13mi northeast of downtown Los Angeles in the San Gabriel Valley and at the base of the San Gabriel Mountains. Get some historical perspective at The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens and Los Angeles County Arboretum & Botanic Garden. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bridge To Nowhere and Skyrose Chapel. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Arcadia: Raging Waters Los Angeles (in San Dimas), Lancaster (The BLVD & Museum of Art & History (MOAH)) and The Cat House (in Rosamond). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Devil's Punchbowl Natural Area and Nature Center, walk around Monrovia Canyon Park, see the interesting displays at Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum, and take a peaceful walk through Angeles National Forest.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Arcadia trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from San Simeon to Arcadia takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from San Simeon in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 10°C in Arcadia. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Arcadia

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Whittier, Lancaster, Mount Baldy, San Marino, Devil's Punchbowl Natural Area and Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
The Huntington Desert Garden ©
The Huntington Desert Garden
Angeles National Forest ©
Angeles National Forest

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Arcadia to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. In December in San Diego, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Spanish Village Art Center ©
Spanish Village Art Center

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, wander the streets of The Strip, and then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas tour planning tool .

Getting from San Diego to Las Vegas by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in January, expect Las Vegas to be a bit cooler, temps between 17°C and 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

5
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Popular historic sites such as Garden District and Chalmette National Historical Park are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve and Nature & Wildlife Tours. There's lots more to do: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1, and get a taste of the local shopping with Jamie Hayes Gallery.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip maker website .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to New Orleans takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to New Orleans is 2 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans, with lows around 12°C. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Orlando.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

5
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.
Take a break from Orlando with a short trip to Stetson Mansion in DeLand, about 50 minutes away. Have a day of magic on the 11th (Sat) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 10th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's more to do: get in on the family fun at Discovery Cove and browse the different shops at Disney Springs.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Orlando attractions planning website .

You can fly from New Orleans to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from New Orleans in January, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Orlando: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Stetson Mansion
Highlights from your plan
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove

7
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. Let the collections at USS Arizona Memorial and Iolani Palace capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Honolulu: Polynesian Cultural Center (in Laie), Kailua (Kailua Beach Park & Lanikai Beach) and Swim with Dolphins (in Waianae). And it doesn't end there: contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, pause for some photo ops at Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument, identify plant and animal life at Pele's Chair, and explore the different monuments and memorials at National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Honolulu trip maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Honolulu takes 15 hours. Traveling from Orlando to Honolulu, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Orlando in January: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 32°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Kailua, Haleiwa, Swim with Dolphins, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument, Pele's Chair
Highlights from your plan
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park