27 days in North America Itinerary

27 days in North America Itinerary

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27 days in North America Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
5
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
6
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
8
Portland
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
9
Honolulu, Oahu
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Sydney

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Bring the kids along to Exploratorium and Crissy Field. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco travel planning tool .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. In March, San Francisco is a bit cooler than Sydney - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

3
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in March, plan for somewhat warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 27°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park. There's much more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, explore the galleries of Maritime Museum of San Diego, and see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Diego day trip app .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in March: highs in San Diego hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

2
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.
On the 29th (Sun), try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, and then shop like a local with The Strip.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary app .

Fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Las Vegas can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Universal Orlando Resort make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, explore the world behind art at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and have some family-friendly fun at Nomadic.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Orlando online attractions planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Orlando takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in Orlando, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Central Park and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, admire the striking features of Empire State Building, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, and don't miss a visit to Rockefeller Center.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip maker site .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to New York City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Orlando in April, expect New York City to be much colder, temps between 19°C and 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Lincoln Park Zoo, and then get in on the family fun at Fox in a Box Chicago. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium, then stroll around Milton Lee Olive Park, and finally don't miss a visit to Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Chicago travel planner.

Getting from New York City to Chicago by combination of bus and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Chicago is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New York City in April, Chicago is little chillier at night with lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo

1
night
Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Oregon Zoo, then have fun and explore at Portland Children's Museum, and finally look for gifts at Powell's City of Books.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Portland trip builder .

You can fly from Chicago to Portland in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Portland are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Oregon Zoo ©
Oregon Zoo
Portland Children's Museum ©
Portland Children's Museum
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

3
nights
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.
Kids will enjoy USS Arizona Memorial and Waikiki Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea) and Sunset Beach Park (in Haleiwa). There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Diamond Head State Monument, contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and contemplate the long history of Battleship Missouri Memorial.

To see maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Honolulu route builder .

You can fly from Portland to Honolulu in 7.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Portland to Honolulu is minus 2 hours. When traveling from Portland in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Honolulu, with highs around 33°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument, Sunset Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

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