34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 6 nights
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San Francisco
— 4 nights
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
4
New York City
— 4 nights
5
Miami
— 4 nights
6
Volcano, Island of Hawaii
— 3 nights
7
Lahaina, Maui
— 2 nights
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Haena, Kauai
— 1 night
9
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights

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.
Relax by the water at Santa Monica State Beach and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Do some cultural sightseeing at Montana Avenue and Santa Monica Pier. Venture out of the city with trips to Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard, get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove, and take in the exciting artwork at Hammer Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles sightseeing planner.

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -18 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in August, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping · Museums · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Two Rodeo Drive, Disneyland Park
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 30:
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Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

4
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
For shopping fun, head to Union Square or Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Sonoma Coast State Beach and Baker Beach. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Pride Mountain Vineyards (in St. Helena) and Bodega Dunes (in Bodega). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip planning website.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, things will get little chillier in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Sonoma Coast State Beach, Pride Mountain Vineyards, Bodega Dunes
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 3:
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
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.
For shopping fun, head to The Strip or The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. Visiting Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Willow Beach will get you outdoors. Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

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

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in September; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 39°C and lows reach 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Willow Beach, Hoover Dam
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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.
Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral are in your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Cupsogue Beach County Park and Joel L. Lefkowitz Park at West Meadow Beach. Step out of New York City to go to Great Neck and see Great Neck Steppingstone Park, which is approximately 32 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, explore the striking landscape of Hamilton Grange National Memorial, take in the pleasant sights at Times Square, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City road trip planning app.

You can fly from Las Vegas to New York City in 9 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to New York City. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, things will get little chillier in New York City: highs are around 31°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

Great Neck Steppingstone Park, Cupsogue Beach County Park, Joel L. Lefkowitz Park at West Meadow Beach
Find places to stay Sep 7 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

4
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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.
For shopping fun, head to Lincoln Road or Bayside Marketplace. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Art Deco Historic District and St Patrick Catholic Church. When in Miami, make a side trip to see Scuba & Snorkeling in Key Largo, approximately Key Largo away. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at South Beach, see the interesting displays at Lock & Load Museum, browse the different shops at Dolphin Mall, and contemplate the long history of Barnacle State Historic Site.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Miami day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Miami takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in September, with highs in Miami at 38°C and lows at 29°C. On the 15th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Volcano.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Scuba & Snorkeling
Find places to stay Sep 11 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Lock & Load Museum ©
Lock & Load Museum
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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Volcano, Island of Hawaii

Volcano ©
Those who named Volcano opted for simplicity in choosing a title, taking the nearby fire-spewing Kilauea as a source of inspiration.
Kalapana and Liliuokalani Gardens are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Kilauea Iki Trailhead and Pu'u Loa Petroglyphs. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Volcano: Naalehu (Papakōlea Green Sand Beach & Ka Lae Light) and Hilo (Akaka Falls State Park & Hilo Farmers Market). The adventure continues: shop like a local with Volcano Art Center Gallery, examine the collection at Jagger Museum, and stop by Hilo Coffee Mill.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Volcano online road trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Miami to Volcano takes 17.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to Volcano is minus 5 hours. Traveling from Miami in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Volcano, with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Lahaina.

Things to do in Volcano

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Hawaii Volcanoes National Park, Hilo, Naalehu, Hilo Coffee Mill
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Akaka Falls State Park ©
Akaka Falls State Park
Kilauea Iki Trailhead ©
Kilauea Iki Trailhead
Papakōlea Green Sand Beach ©
Papakōlea Green Sand Beach

2
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ka'anapali Beach, discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then steep yourself in history at Lahaina Jodo Mission. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Wailea Beach, walk around Lahaina Banyan Court, and then visit Lahaina Front Street.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Lahaina trip itinerary planning site.

Traveling by flight from Volcano to Lahaina takes 5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Lahaina are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Haena.

Things to do in Lahaina

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Wailea Beach
Find places to stay Sep 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Ka'anapali Beach ©
Ka'anapali Beach
Wailea Beach ©
Wailea Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling

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Haena, Kauai

Haena ©
Hāena State Park is a state park located on the north shore of the Hawaiian island of Kauai. Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Na Pali Coast State Park, kick back and relax at Tunnels Beach, and then stroll through Hanalei Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Haena travel planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Lahaina to Haena. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Haena

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Na Pali Coast State Park, Hanalei Beach, Tunnels Beach
Find places to stay Sep 20 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Na Pali Coast State Park ©
Na Pali Coast State Park
Hanalei Beach ©
Hanalei Beach
Tunnels Beach ©
Tunnels Beach

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at USS Arizona Memorial and Battleship Missouri Memorial. For shopping fun, head to Ala Moana Center or Shimazu Shave ice. Get out of town with these interesting Honolulu side-trips: Polynesian Cultural Center (in Laie) and Sunset Beach Park (in Haleiwa). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Waikiki Beach, explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and admire all the interesting features of Diamond Head State Monument.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Honolulu trip planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Haena to Honolulu with the Route module. In September in Honolulu, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Polynesian Cultural Center, Sunset Beach Park
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 25:
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Sunset Beach Park ©
Sunset Beach Park

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