20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  16​h
1
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
train:  30​min
2
Anaheim
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h
3
Honolulu
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Kailua-Kona
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Brisbane

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.
Attractions like Universal Studios Hollywood and Venice Beach and Boardwalk make great kid-friendly stops. There's lots more to do: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, get curious at California Science Center, and learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Los Angeles using our trip planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Brisbane to Los Angeles, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Brisbane in January, plan for a bit cooler days in Los Angeles, with highs around 24°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 11°C. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

4
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kids will enjoy Disneyland Park and Downtown Disney. Take a break from Anaheim with a short trip to Dolphin & Whale Watching in Dana Point, about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: make an unforgettable trip to Disney California Adventure Park, get your game on at Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center, get in on the family fun at Knott's Berry Farm, and catch some excitement at Star Wars Launch Bay.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Anaheim holiday site .

Anaheim is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. In January in Anaheim, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 10°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 16th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to Honolulu.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Fun & Games Wildlife

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Knott's Berry Farm
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

4
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.
Bring the kids along to Waikiki Beach and Kailua Beach Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Diamond Head State Monument, explore the galleries of USS Arizona Memorial, steep yourself in history at Battleship Missouri Memorial, and see the interesting displays at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Honolulu day trip site .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Anaheim to Honolulu in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Anaheim to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Anaheim in January, things will get a bit warmer in Honolulu: highs are around 32°C and lows about 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Kailua Beach Park
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Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

4
nights
Kailua-Kona

Kailua-Kona ©
Thanks to its favorable location near a mountain range blocking the northeasterly trade winds, Kailua-Kona gets little rainfall, allowing adventure seekers and nature lovers a chance to enjoy over 300 days of sunshine each year.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Akaka Falls State Park and Papakōlea Green Sand Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area (in Puako), Kula Kai Caverns (in Ocean View) and Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park (in Honaunau). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, take in the awesome beauty at Mauna Kea, and go for a walk through Kipuka Pu’u Huluhulu.

To find out how to plan a trip to Kailua-Kona, use our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Honolulu to Kailua-Kona in 4 hours. In January in Kailua-Kona, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Kula Kai Caverns, Papakōlea Green Sand Beach, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Akaka Falls State Park
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Kula Kai Caverns ©
Kula Kai Caverns
Swim with Dolphins
Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park

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