43 days in United States Itinerary

43 days in United States Itinerary

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43 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly + shuttle:  10​h
2
Tucson
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
San Antonio
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
5
Key West
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
6
St. Augustine
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Savannah
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Charleston
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
9
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
10
Memphis
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
11
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
12
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Sydney

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 discover tucked-away gems like Polynesian Cultural Center and Battleship Missouri Memorial. Go for a jaunt from Honolulu to Kailua to see Kailua Beach Park about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll the grounds of USS Arizona Memorial, go for a walk through Diamond Head State Monument, and enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Honolulu itinerary website .

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 temperatures when traveling from Sydney in May; daily highs in Honolulu reach 34°C and lows reach 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Tucson.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Polynesian Cultural Center, Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Koko Crater Railway Trail ©
Koko Crater Railway Trail
Battleship Missouri Memorial ©
Battleship Missouri Memorial

1
night
Tucson

Tucson ©
One of the fastest-growing metropolitan areas in the country, Tucson is a city on a cultural crossroads, with European, Native American, Mexican, and Asian residents blending and sometimes conflicting with one another.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): learn more about the world around you at Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Fri): examine the collection at Pima Air & Space Museum and then explore the stunning scenery at Sabino Canyon.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Tucson trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Honolulu to Tucson in 10 hours. Another option is to fly. Traveling from Honolulu to Tucson, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Honolulu in May since evenings lows in Tucson dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Tucson

Museums Shopping Nature
Highlights from your plan
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum ©
Arizona-Sonora Desert Museum
Sabino Canyon ©
Sabino Canyon
Pima Air and Space Museum ©
Pima Air and Space Museum

1
night
San Antonio

San Antonio
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our San Antonio trip planner .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Tucson to San Antonio takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Tucson to San Antonio. Expect a bit warmer evenings in San Antonio when traveling from Tucson in May, with lows around 22°C. On the 26th (Sun), you're off toNew Orleans.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Outdoors Nightlife

2
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.
On the 27th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Garden District. On the 28th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through New Orleans City Park, take a stroll through Royal Street, and then hunt for treasures at Frenchmen Street.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans online vacation planner .

You can fly from San Antonio to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from San Antonio in May: highs in New Orleans hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in New Orleans

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
New Orleans City Park ©
New Orleans City Park

4
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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and Dry Tortugas National Park. Explore Key West's surroundings by going to Marathon (The Turtle Hospital, Seven Mile Bridge, & more) and Bahia Honda State Park (in Big Pine Key). There's much more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, cruise along The Overseas Highway, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and make a trip to Southernmost Point.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Key West online travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Key West takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans to Key West, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in May, expect Key West to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Marathon, Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours

2
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Step off the beaten path and head to Castillo de San Marcos and Flagler College. Take a break from St. Augustine with a short trip to Beach at Daytona Beach in Daytona Beach, about 1h 20 min away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sea views from St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, make a trip to St. George Street, identify plant and animal life at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, and brush up on your knowledge of spirits at St. Augustine Distillery.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the St. Augustine trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Key West to St. Augustine takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Key West in June, St. Augustine is a bit cooler at night with lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can go by car to Savannah.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Beach at Daytona Beach
Highlights from your plan

3
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Savannah Historic District and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Take a break from Savannah with a short trip to Coligny Beach in Hilton Head, about 56 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, appreciate the extensive heritage of Fort Pulaski National Monument, stroll through Forsyth Park, and get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Savannah trip simple and quick.

You can drive from St. Augustine to Savannah in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June in Savannah, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Fort Pulaski National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Bonaventure Cemetery ©
Bonaventure Cemetery
Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach

4
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Explore hidden gems such as Walking tours and Magnolia Plantation & Gardens. The adventure continues: go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour, admire the natural beauty at Middleton Place, explore and take pictures at Riley Waterfront Park, and learn about all things military at Patriots Point.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Charleston trip itinerary builder app .

Drive from Savannah to Charleston in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Charleston can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Angel Oak Tree, Patriots Point
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Patriots Point ©
Patriots Point
Joe Riley Waterfront Park ©
Joe Riley Waterfront Park

6
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, don't miss a visit to Rockefeller Center, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and admire all the interesting features of The High Line.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our New York City attractions planner.

Getting from Charleston to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Charleston in June, expect New York City to be slightly colder, temps between 31°C and 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1
night
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
On the 19th (Wed), appreciate the history behind National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel and then contemplate the long history of Sun Studio.

For more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Memphis trip tool .

Fly from New York City to Memphis in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Memphis due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Memphis: highs are around 37°C and lows about 25°C. On the 19th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hoover Dam and Valley of Fire State Park. There's lots more to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, make a trip to The Strip, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and get interesting insight from Tours.

For other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Memphis to Las Vegas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Memphis to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Memphis in June, with highs in Las Vegas at 46°C and lows at 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, engage your brain at Exploratorium, take a stroll through SoMa, and explore and take pictures at AT&T Park.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Francisco online trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, expect San Francisco to be cooler, temps between 25°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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