22 days in California, New Zealand & French Polynesia Itinerary

22 days in California, New Zealand & French Polynesia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock route maker

Plan created by another user. Make it yours
1
Los Angeles, United States
— 3 nights
2
Queenstown, New Zealand
— 3 nights
3
Te Anau, New Zealand
— 3 nights
4
Bora Bora, French Polynesia
— 4 nights
5
Moorea, French Polynesia
— 4 nights
6
San Francisco, United States
— 2 nights

S M T W T F S
22
23
24
25
26
27
28
29
30
31
1
2
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
10
11
12
13
14
15
16
17
18

3
nights
Los Angeles, United States

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Santa Monica Pier, Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Paramount Pictures Studio Tour. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim--about 38 minutes away.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip maker app.

Montreal, Canada to Los Angeles is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Montreal to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. In December, Los Angeles is much hotter than Montreal - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Queenstown.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Tours · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

3
nights
Queenstown, New Zealand

Shallow Bay

Sheltered in an inlet of Lake Wakatipu, the resort town of Queenstown enjoys a strong reputation for its adventuring and skiing opportunities.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Skyline Queenstown. Take a break from Queenstown with a short trip to Lake Wanaka in Wanaka, about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: push the limits with an extreme tour, do a tasting at Chard Farm Winery, take a memorable tour with Tours, and trek along Queenstown Hill.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Queenstown trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Queenstown takes 19 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to New Zealand Standard Time (NZST) is 20 hours. On the 3rd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Te Anau.

Things to do in Queenstown

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Adventure

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 3:
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Skyline Queenstown ©
Skyline Queenstown
Lake Wanaka ©
Lake Wanaka

3
nights
Te Anau, New Zealand

Te Anau ©
Set among the picturesque peaks and glacially carved fiords of Fiordland National Park, Te Anau offers those wishing to explore the park a great place to stay and enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of a small town in an enviable location.
On the 5th (Sun), hike the day away at Hollyford Track. There's much more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Milford Sound, explore the fascinating underground world of Te Anau Glowworm Caves, trek along The Chasm Walk, and stroll through Lake Gunn.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Te Anau route planner.

You can take a bus from Queenstown to Te Anau in 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Bora Bora.

Things to do in Te Anau

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 2 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Hollyford Track ©
Hollyford Track
Doubtful Sound ©
Doubtful Sound
Milford Sound ©
Milford Sound

4
nights
Bora Bora, French Polynesia

There's a reason why many consider Bora Bora the most romantic island in the world.
Bora Bora is known for wildlife, shopping, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: enjoy the sand and surf at Matira Beach, get impressive views of Mount Otemanu, and discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Bora Bora trip maker site.

Do a combination of bus and flight from Te Anau to Bora Bora in 20 hours. You'll gain 22 hours traveling from Te Anau to Bora Bora due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Moorea.

Things to do in Bora Bora

Outdoors · Parks · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Matira Beach ©
Matira Beach
Mount Otemanu ©
Mount Otemanu

4
nights
Moorea, French Polynesia

Moorea ©
On the tattered triangle of Mo'orea, green peaks and ridges jut up out of the flat, fertile valleys.
Moorea is known for wildlife, adventure, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take some stellar pictures from Belvedere Lookout, stop by Pearl Romance, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Magic Mountain, and meet the residents at Lagoonarium.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Moorea travel route planner.

Getting from Bora Bora to Moorea by combination of ferry, flight, and taxi takes about 3.5 hours. January in Moorea sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Tue) to allow time for travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Moorea

Parks · Nature · Zoos & Aquariums · Shopping
Find places to stay Jan 10 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Magic Mountain ©
Magic Mountain
Belvedere Lookout ©
Belvedere Lookout
Lagoonarium ©
Lagoonarium

2
nights
San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, and then go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip app.

Getting from Moorea to San Francisco by combination of car, ferry, and flight takes about 13.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and flight. The time zone changes from Tahiti Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Moorea in January, expect San Francisco to be colder, temps between 17°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Find places to stay Jan 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

Similar plans

25 days in United States BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 25 days in California BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 25 days in Asia & South Pacific BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 59 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM MALAYSIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Slow & easy 31 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM BRAZIL August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 20 days in California BY A USER FROM CANADA July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 26 days in New Zealand BY A USER FROM SWEDEN January, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: January, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 23 days in California, Grand Canyon National Park & Navajo Dam BY A USER FROM SINGAPORE December, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: December, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 35 days in California BY A USER FROM INDIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 36 days in California BY A USER FROM ISRAEL June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 27 days in California BY A USER FROM CANADA February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: February, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 24 days in California BY A USER FROM NORWAY June, teens, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: June, teens, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium
See more plans