31 days in North America Itinerary

31 days in North America Itinerary

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31 days in North America Itinerary

Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Honolulu, United States
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
2
Los Angeles, United States
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
San Diego, United States
— 3 nights
+3
bus + Fly + foot + bus:  8​h 15​min
4
Playa del Carmen, Mexico
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
5
Orlando, United States
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
6
New York City, United States
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
7
San Francisco, United States
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
8
Chicago, United States
— 3 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Melbourne, Australia

3
nights
Honolulu, United States

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Attractions like USS Arizona Memorial and Diamond Head State Monument make great kid-friendly stops. Change things up with these side-trips from Honolulu: Kailua Beach Park (in Kailua), Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea) and Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park & Waimea Bay). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Waikiki Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, examine the collection at USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park, and take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Honolulu trip itinerary website .

Melbourne, Australia to Honolulu is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST) is minus 20 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Honolulu, with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

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

4
nights
Los Angeles, United States

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Family-friendly places like Disneyland Park and The Getty Center will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park, Radiator Springs Racers, & more). There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, explore the world behind art at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, and browse the different shops at The Grove.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles online trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Honolulu to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Honolulu to Los Angeles, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Honolulu in March, with highs in Los Angeles at 27°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

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, United States

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.
Family-friendly places like San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego, examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego, and pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the San Diego trip maker tool .

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in March, plan for a bit cooler days in San Diego, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Playa del Carmen.

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

1
night
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Playa del Carmen ©
The tourist hub of the popular Mayan Riviera, upscale Playa del Carmen remains the jewel of Mexico's Caribbean coastline.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): get in on the family fun at Xcaret. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Cenotes Sac Actun and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Playa del Carmen day trip planning app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from San Diego to Playa del Carmen in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from San Diego in March, things will get a bit warmer in Playa del Carmen: highs are around 32°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Playa del Carmen

Theme Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Cenotes Sac Actun
Highlights from your plan
Xcaret ©
Xcaret
Scuba & Snorkeling
Cenotes Sac Actun ©
Cenotes Sac Actun

3
nights
Orlando, United States

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Happily Ever After Fireworks. And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, discover the magic at Magic Kingdom Park, have some family-friendly fun at Nomadic, and test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Orlando.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Orlando route planner .

Getting from Playa del Carmen to Orlando by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Playa del Carmen in April since evenings lows in Orlando dip to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough 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, United States

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.
Family-friendly places like Central Park and American Museum of Natural History will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, and don't miss a visit to Empire State Building.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the New York City day trip planning app .

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, things will get cooler in New York City: highs are around 19°C and lows about 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

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 ©

4
nights
San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Family-friendly places like Exploratorium and Cable Car Museum will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, and step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary maker tool .

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Francisco in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to San Francisco is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New York City in April, things will get a bit warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 22°C and lows about 12°C. On the 13th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

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
Chicago, United States

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): meet the residents at Lincoln Park Zoo, explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, learn more about the world around you at Field Museum, and then walk around Millennium Park.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Chicago trip maker app .

You can fly from San Francisco to Chicago in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. In April, Chicago is a bit cooler than San Francisco - with highs of 17°C and lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo

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