45 days in United States Itinerary

45 days in United States Itinerary

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45 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  13​h 15​min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
5
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
Charleston
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
9
Houston
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
10
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
11
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Sydney

3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Haleiwa (Waimea Bay & Sunset Beach Park) and Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua). Next up on the itinerary: explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, admire all the interesting features of Diamond Head State Monument, and admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Honolulu trip builder site .

Sydney, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 20 hours traveling from Sydney to Honolulu. In February, daily temperatures in Honolulu can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Makapu'u Point, Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 22nd (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, Head underground at Bronson Caves, and admire all the interesting features of Staples Center.

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Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Los Angeles takes 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 February, things will get a bit cooler in Los Angeles: highs are around 25°C and lows about 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

5
nights
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
On the 26th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Spend the 27th (Sat) exploring nature at Grand Canyon National Park. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, head outdoors with Shoshone Point, get great views at Pima Point, and enjoy breathtaking views from Little Colorado River Overlook.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park route planning app .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. In February, Grand Canyon National Park is colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 11°C and lows of -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

5
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.
Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, try to win big at New York New York Casino, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas vacation planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 27°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
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.
Have a day of magic on the 7th (Sun) at Magic Kingdom Park. Pack the 8th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Walt Disney World Resort. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

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

You can do a combination of flight, taxi, and train from Las Vegas to Orlando in 9.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Orlando due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Orlando, with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

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

5
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: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, and make a trip to Rockefeller Center.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read New York City attractions planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Orlando to New York City in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Orlando in March: high temperatures in New York City hover around 11°C and lows are around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

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

4
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, get a sense of history and politics at White House, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and meet the residents at National Zoological Park.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC vacation maker website .

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from New York City in March, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Theodore Roosevelt Island Park
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

1
night
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 20th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Nathaniel Russell House, admire the natural beauty at Battery & White Point Gardens, and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Charleston trip builder website .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Charleston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In March, Charleston is a bit warmer than Washington DC - with highs of 22°C and lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Battery & White Point Gardens ©
Battery & White Point Gardens
Nathaniel Russell House ©
Nathaniel Russell House
Walking tours

1
night
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): have some family-friendly fun at Escape Hunt.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Houston trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Charleston to Houston takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In March, Houston is somewhat warmer than Charleston - with highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Houston

Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Escape Hunt ©
Escape Hunt

4
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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, make a trip to Jackson Square, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas.

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

Traveling by flight from Houston to New Orleans takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Houston in March: highs in New Orleans hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
New Orleans City Park ©
New Orleans City Park
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

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: steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, take a stroll through SoMa, stroll through Crissy Field, and see the interesting displays at Exploratorium.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco road trip planner .

Fly from New Orleans to San Francisco in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans to San Francisco, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in March, expect a bit cooler with lows of 11°C in San Francisco. On the 30th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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