30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  28 h
1
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Orlando, Florida
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
6
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h 15 min
7
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
8
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
9
Honolulu, Oahu
— 1 night
Fly:  18 h 30 min
End: Perth

5
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Fifth Avenue. Kids will enjoy Central Park and New York Public Library. There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, steep yourself in history at Ellis Island, look for gifts at FAO Schwarz, and make a trip to Times Square.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our New York City sightseeing site .

Perth, Australia to New York City is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 13 hours. Traveling from Perth in December, things will get cooler in New York City: highs are around 10°C and lows about 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Gallery of Art and National Air and Space Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Antietam National Battlefield in Sharpsburg (about 1h 30 min away). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, stroll around National Mall, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip itinerary builder .

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In January in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 7°C during the day and -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Arlington, Antietam National Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

3
nights
Orlando, Florida

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.
Bring the kids along to Magic Kingdom Park and Disney’s Hollywood Studios. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, stop by M&M'S World Orlando, and laugh and play at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

Plan my day in Orlando using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from Washington DC to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in January, expect Orlando to be much hotter, temps between 25°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trip

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

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, then wander the streets of Royal Street, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter. On your second day here, appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, view the masterpieces at Jamie Hayes Gallery, then get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip builder app .

You can fly from Orlando to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Orlando, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Royal Street ©
Royal Street
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

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 10th (Sun), examine the collection at The Mob Museum, shop like a local with The Strip, and then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Mon): explore the world behind art at The Neon Museum, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and then see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas.

To see where to stay and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary builder site .

Fly from New Orleans to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Las Vegas is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New Orleans in January, Las Vegas is slightly colder at night with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Hammer Museum and Bergamot Station. Kids will enjoy Disneyland Park and The Getty Center. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disney California Adventure Park, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: browse the different shops at The Grove, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip maker app .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in January; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 24°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

3
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.
You'll explore and learn at Yosemite Museum Gallery and Parsons Memorial. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Badger Pass Ski Area, appreciate the extensive heritage of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark, explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park holiday planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in January, expect Yosemite National Park to be colder, temps between 7°C and -12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Badger Pass Ski Area ©
Badger Pass Ski Area

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Popular historic sites such as Alcatraz Island and City Lights Booksellers are in your itinerary. Bring the kids along to Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, explore the world behind art at Asian Art Museum, and see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip maker website .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

1
night
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.
On the 21st (Thu), steep yourself in history at Iolani Palace, explore the different monuments and memorials at USS Arizona Memorial, and then browse the different shops at Ala Moana Center. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, then take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument, then pause for some photo ops at King Kamehameha Statue, and finally get some fabulous bargains at Waikele Premium Outlets.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Honolulu itinerary planning site .

You can fly from San Francisco to Honolulu in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in January, things will get warmer in Honolulu: highs are around 32°C and lows about 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Waikele Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
Ala Moana Center ©
Ala Moana Center
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

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