16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h
2
Las Vegas
— 1 day
Fly + foot:  8​h 45​min
3
New York City
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  9​h
4
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Kailua Beach Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve and then enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach.

To see reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Honolulu travel route planning 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. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in June; daily highs in Honolulu reach 35°C and lows reach 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve ©
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip, and then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas tour planning website .

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to Las Vegas takes 9 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to Las Vegas. Traveling from Honolulu in June, expect nights in Las Vegas to be about the same, around 29°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 46°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

2
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Times Square, go for a walk through Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and see the interesting displays at New York Public Library.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the New York City online driving holiday 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. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, you will find days in New York City are colder (31°C), and nights are slightly colder (21°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

2
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Visiting Yellowstone National Park and Artist Point will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, identify plant and animal life at Lamar Valley, explore the striking landscape at Gibbon Falls, and explore the striking landscape of Lake Butte Overlook.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from New York City to Yellowstone National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New York City to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New York City in June, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Yellowstone National Park: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Lamar Valley ©
Lamar Valley
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Exploratorium and Ferry Building Marketplacefor some retail therapy. Get some cultural insight at Golden Gate Bridge and Union Square. Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take a stroll through SoMa, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Embarcadero.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco day trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in June, expect warmer with lows of 15°C in San Francisco. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

3
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): make a trip to Olmsted Point, hike along Tuolumne Meadows, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Washburn Point, then take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and then walk around Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip planner .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in June: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 7°C. You will leave for home on the 20th (Thu).

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias ©
Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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