31 days in Continental USA Itinerary

31 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne
Fly:  17 h 45 min
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
San Diego
— 5 nights
Fly:  7 h 45 min
3
Orlando
— 6 nights
Fly:  6 h
4
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  8 h 45 min
5
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
6
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
End: Melbourne

4
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.
Bring the kids along to Disneyland Park and Redwood Creek Challenge Trail. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT!, Disney California Adventure Park, &more). And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles attractions planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in December; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 24°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Find places to stay Dec 1 — 5:
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

5
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.
Bring the kids along to San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park. There's lots more to do: get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SeaWorld San Diego, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, have some family-friendly fun at AxeVentures, and appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to San Diego fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December, daytime highs in San Diego are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

6
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Magic Kingdom Park. Pack the 16th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Discovery Cove. There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, discover the magic at Avatar Flight of Passage, get your game on at The Escape Game Orlando, and catch some excitement at The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Orlando trip itinerary planning website.

Fly from San Diego to Orlando in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego to Orlando, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in December: high temperatures in Orlando hover around 29°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Beaches Parks
Find places to stay Dec 10 — 16:
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Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

6
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.
Attractions like Central Park and 9/11 Memorial make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument.

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

Traveling by flight from Orlando to New York City takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Orlando in December; daily highs in New York City reach 10°C and lows reach 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

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

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. Next up on the itinerary: get curious at Exploratorium, stop by Marina District, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from New York City to San Francisco in 9 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and subway. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in December, with highs in San Francisco at 17°C and lows at 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Childrens Museums
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

4
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 appreciate attractions like USS Arizona Memorial and Diamond Head State Monument. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Honolulu: Haleiwa (Waimea Bay & Sunset Beach Park), Malaekahana State Recreation Area (in Laie) and Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument (in Pupukea). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Waikiki Beach, admire the sheer force of Manoa Falls, explore the activities along Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, and walk around Kapiolani Regional Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Honolulu online trip builder.

Fly from San Francisco to Honolulu in 8 hours. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from San Francisco in December: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 32°C and lows are around 24°C. On the 30th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Malaekahana State Recreation Area, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument
Find places to stay Dec 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

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