45 days in United States Itinerary

45 days in United States Itinerary

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45 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Houston
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Orlando
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Miami
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
New York City
— 7 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
7
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
8
Honolulu, Oahu
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
9
Lahaina, Maui
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 15​min
10
Hilo, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
End: Los Angeles


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6
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.
Los Angeles is known for museums, theme parks, childrens museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip builder .

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, casinos, fun & games, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, try your luck at Casino at the Venetian, explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas route planning tool .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Fun & Games Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

6
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Blue Bell Creameries (in Brenham), Battleship Texas State Historic Site (in La Porte) and Kemah Boardwalk (in Kemah). There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of Glenwood Cemetery, examine the collection at Space Center Houston, get engrossed in the history at George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, and get to know the resident critters at Houston Zoo.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Houston online holiday planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Houston in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Houston, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. September in Houston sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum, Blue Bell Creameries, Battleship Texas State Historic Site, Kemah Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston

7
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.
Orlando is known for theme parks, nightlife, fun & games, shopping, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, laugh and play at Happily Ever After Fireworks, discover the magic at Magic Kingdom Park, and admire the natural beauty at Harry P. Leu Gardens.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Orlando online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Houston to Orlando takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In October, daytime highs in Orlando are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

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

2
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.
On the 11th (Fri), examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, examine the collection at Lock & Load Museum, and then browse the different shops at Dolphin Mall. Here are some ideas for day two: race across the water with a speed boat tour, then enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami, and then don't miss a visit to Wynwood Walls.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Miami trip maker app .

You can fly from Orlando to Miami in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In October, daily temperatures in Miami can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Miami

Museums Shopping Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Miami ©
Lock & Load Miami
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Lock & Load Museum ©
Lock & Load Museum

7
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: admire all the interesting features of Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, make a trip to Times Square, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Miami to New York City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Miami in October: high temperatures in New York City hover around 24°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

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

3
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): have fun and explore at Travel Town, stroll around Runyon Canyon Park, then make a trip to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Universal CityWalk Hollywood. On the 22nd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Hollywood Bowl Museum, don't miss a visit to Hollywood Boulevard, then look for gifts at LA Farmers' Market, and finally admire the striking features of Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles online day trip planner .

You can fly from New York City to Los Angeles in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. When traveling from New York City in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Hollywood Bowl Museum ©
Hollywood Bowl Museum
Travel Town ©
Travel Town
Autry Museum of the American West ©
Autry Museum of the American West

2
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.
On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Battleship Missouri Memorial and then enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Honolulu tour builder app .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Los Angeles to Honolulu, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Honolulu when traveling from Los Angeles in October, with lows around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

2
nights
Lahaina, Maui

Once the booming capital of the Hawaiian Kingdom, the tropical paradise of Lahaina still remains one of Maui's top vacation attractions, providing both culture and recreation.
On the 26th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Lahaina Banyan Court, pause for some serene contemplation at Maria Lanakila Catholic Church, and then kick back and relax at Ka'anapali Beach. On your second day here, meet the residents at Maui Ocean Center, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Lahaina trip maker website .

Getting from Honolulu to Lahaina by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and ferry; or do a combination of flight and bus. In October, daily temperatures in Lahaina can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Hilo.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Maui Ocean Center
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Maui Ocean Center ©
Maui Ocean Center
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach

3
nights
Hilo, Island of Hawaii

Hilo ©
One of the island of Hawaii's major towns, Hilo contains a mix of Asian and Polynesian cultures and is known for its proximity to a national park encompassing two active volcanoes.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, then take in the dramatic scenery at Akaka Falls State Park, then stroll the grounds of Alae Cemetery, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Kilauea Iki Trailhead. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mauna Kea, get to know the fascinating history of Basically Books, then admire the natural beauty at Liliuokalani Gardens, and finally admire the sheer force of Rainbow Falls.

To see ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Hilo trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Lahaina to Hilo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in October, and nighttime lows around 24°C. On the 30th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hilo

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Mauna Kea
Highlights from your plan
Mauna Kea ©
Mauna Kea
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Liliuokalani Gardens ©
Liliuokalani Gardens

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