23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Honolulu
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 15​min
5
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
6
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

1
night
Honolulu

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 2nd (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, stroll through Diamond Head State Monument, and then take an in-depth tour of USS Arizona Memorial. On your second day here, admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls and then stroll through Waikiki Beach.

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Sydney, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Honolulu, you'll gain 20 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in August, things will get warmer in Honolulu: highs are around 36°C and lows about 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

2
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.
Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 30 minutes away. Pack the 5th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles route builder .

You can fly from Honolulu to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and tram; or fly. Traveling from Honolulu to Los Angeles, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Honolulu in August, Los Angeles is a bit cooler at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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.
Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas online day trip planner .

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 45°C and 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
nights
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.
San Diego is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, beaches, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Building and Lily Pond, see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego, and find something for the whole family at SeaWorld San Diego.

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You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in August: highs in San Diego hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego

3
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, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock, and don't miss a visit to Grand Central Terminal.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your New York City trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Diego to New York City in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. While traveling from San Diego, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

4
nights
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, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Park, and shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace.

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Getting from New York City to San Francisco by combination of bus and flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in August, things will get little chillier in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Walking tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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