29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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29 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h 45​min
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Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h 30​min
4
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Miami
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  16​h
7
Lahaina, Maui
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
8
Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
9
Poipu, Kauai
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Sydney

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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.
On the 29th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica Bay. Here are some ideas for day two: brush up on your military savvy at Battleship USS Iowa Museum, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and then examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online trip maker .

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles is minus 18 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Outdoors Beaches
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Battleship USS Iowa Museum ©
Battleship USS Iowa Museum
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Bay ©
Santa Monica Bay

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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.
Shelby American Inc and The LINQ Promenade are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The Mob Museum and Titanic will appeal to museum buffs. Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Valley of Fire State Park in Overton--about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, see Off-Road Tours, and explore the galleries of Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip builder website .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect nights in Las Vegas to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
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Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Tusayan Museum and Kolb Studio. Escape the urban bustle at Bright Angel Trail and Desert View Watchtower. The adventure continues: trek along Rim Trail, get great views at Lookout Studio, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, and stroll through South Kaibab Trail.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around 6°C, while days are slightly colder, around 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Let the collections at Escape My Room New Orleans and New Orleans Pharmacy Museum capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St. Louis Cathedral and Royal Street. Take a break from New Orleans with a short trip to Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site in Vacherie, about 1h 05 min away. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1, and admire the masterpieces at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the New Orleans journey builder site .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, New Orleans is much warmer at night with lows of 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trip

Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, then make a trip to Wynwood Walls, and then see the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, wander the streets of Wynwood, then get engrossed in the history at Black Police Precinct and Courthouse Museum, and finally take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Miami trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from New Orleans to Miami in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. When traveling from New Orleans in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Miami, with highs around 37°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Miami

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park
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Wynwood Walls ©
Wynwood Walls
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park ©
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

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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.
On the 13th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Chapel, then examine the collection at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, then take in the spiritual surroundings of The Met Cloisters, and finally stroll around World Trade Center's Liberty Park. Keep things going the next day: race across the water with a speed boat tour, explore the world behind art at Frick Collection, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, then examine the collection at New York Public Library, and finally see the interesting displays at Gulliver's Gate.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner .

You can fly from Miami to New York City in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Miami in June: high temperatures in New York City hover around 31°C and lows are around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
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Ground Zero Museum Workshop ©
Ground Zero Museum Workshop
The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

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nights
Lahaina, Maui

Lahaina ©
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Napili Beach and Kapalua Beach. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Lahaina Front Street and Zipline. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Lahaina: Wailea (Makena Beach & Wailea Beach) and Ho'okipa Beach Park (in Paia). There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Lahaina Banyan Court.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Lahaina road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Lahaina takes 16 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or fly. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Lahaina is minus 5 hours. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Lahaina when traveling from New York City in June, with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Kailua-Kona.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Wailea, Ho'okipa Beach Park, Kapalua Beach
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Lahaina Front Street ©
Lahaina Front Street
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Ho'okipa Beach Park ©
Ho'okipa Beach Park

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Kailua-Kona, Island of Hawaii

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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area and Swim with Dolphins. Escape the urban bustle at Punalu‘U Beach and Mauna Kea. Explore Kailua-Kona's surroundings by going to Akaka Falls State Park (in Hilo), Papakōlea Green Sand Beach (in Naalehu) and Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park (in Honaunau). Next up on the itinerary: cast your line with a fishing tour and kick back and relax at Manini'owali Beach (Kua Bay).

For maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Kailua-Kona trip builder website .

You can fly from Lahaina to Kailua-Kona in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and flight. In June, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Poipu.

Things to do in Kailua-Kona

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area, Pu'uhonua O Honaunau National Historical Park, Punalu‘U Beach, Papakōlea Green Sand Beach, Akaka Falls State Park
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Hapuna Beach State Recreation Area ©
Punalu‘U Beach ©
Punalu‘U Beach

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Poipu, Kauai

Poipū is a census-designated place in Kauai County on the southern side of the island of Kauai in the U.S. Relax by the water at Poipu Beach Park and Hanalei Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Waimea Canyon State Park and Zipline. Explore Poipu's surroundings by going to Kayaking & Canoeing (in Kapaa), Na Pali Coast State Park (in Wainiha) and Wailua Falls (in Lihue). There's more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and take in the dramatic natural features at Spouting Horn.

To see other places to visit, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Poipu trip itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Kailua-Kona to Poipu in 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Poipu

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Wailua Falls, Kayaking & Canoeing, Na Pali Coast State Park, Scuba & Snorkeling, Waimea Canyon State Park
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Waimea Canyon State Park ©
Waimea Canyon State Park

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