34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

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34 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Honolulu
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
5
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
7
Hollywood
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  10​h
8
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
9
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Brisbane


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2
nights
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.
On the 21st (Sat), appreciate the history behind King Kamehameha Statue, then enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach, and then pause for some photo ops at Princess Bernice Pauahi Statue. On your second day here, browse the exhibits of USS Arizona Memorial, take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Honolulu trip planner .

Brisbane, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -20 hour difference. In December, daily temperatures in Honolulu can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Honolulu

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

3
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: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of Union Square, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco travel route builder app .

Traveling by flight from Honolulu to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Honolulu to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Honolulu in December; daily highs in San Francisco reach 17°C and lows reach 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Parks Childrens Museums
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Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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.
Explore Las Vegas' surroundings by going to Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). The adventure continues: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip builder website .

Fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Las Vegas, with lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Boulder City
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

4
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 31st (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along Rim Trail, don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village, and take some stellar pictures from Powell Point.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park sightseeing planner .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in December, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 8°C by day to -11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

4
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: don't miss a visit to Central Park, go for a walk through Times Square, take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City online tour itinerary maker .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City by combination of bus and flight takes about 12.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January, New York City is a bit warmer at night with lows of -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks 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
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: Baltimore (Urban Axes Baltimore & Horseshoe Casino). Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, get a sense of history and politics at White House, pause for some serene contemplation at Washington National Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip planner .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In January, daytime highs in Washington DC are 7°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Hollywood.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trip

Baltimore
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Highlights from your plan
Urban Axes Baltimore ©
Urban Axes Baltimore
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

3
nights
Hollywood

Hollywood ©
The city of Hollywood is a classic Florida beach town and popular vacation spot, attracting visitors with its picturesque beaches, lively nightlife, and laid-back vibe.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): get outside with JP Outfitters Inc., enjoy the sand and surf at Hollywood Beach, and then get your game on at Boxroom Escape Games. On the next day, wander the streets of Lincoln Road and then take a leisurely stroll along Hollywood Boardwalk.

To find ratings, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Hollywood trip itinerary maker tool .

Getting from Washington DC to Hollywood by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in January; daily highs in Hollywood reach 28°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Hollywood

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Miami Beach
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Hollywood Beach ©
Hollywood Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
South Beach ©
South Beach

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): trek along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias, make a trip to Washburn Point, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, make a trip to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, and finally make a trip to Olmsted Point.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip maker website .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Hollywood to Yosemite National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Hollywood to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from Hollywood in January, things will get cooler in Yosemite National Park: highs are around 7°C and lows about -12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 36 minutes away). Pack the 19th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in January, with highs in Los Angeles at 24°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Find places to stay Jan 17 — 21:
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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