25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  25​h
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Fly + subway + bus:  6​h
Napa
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Monterey
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h
Sydney

6
days
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.
Visit Fire Island National Seashore and Ponquogue Beach for some beach relaxation. Step off the beaten path and head to Woodbury Common Premium Outlets and Chelsea Market. Venture out of the city with trips to Callie's Candy Kitchen (in Mountainhome), Jones Farm (in Cornwall on Hudson) and Bushkill Falls (in Bushkill). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ocean Grove Beach, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, look for gifts at Li-Lac Chocolates, and take in the waterfront at Belmar Beach.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary builder.

Sydney, Australia to New York City is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 15 hours traveling from Sydney to New York City. When traveling from Sydney in October, plan for little chillier days in New York City, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Jenkinson's Boardwalk, Ocean Grove Beach, Belmar Beach, Callie's Candy Kitchen, Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
Bushkill Falls
Ponquogue Beach
Fire Island National Seashore

6
days
Las Vegas

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Escape the urban bustle at Valley of Fire State Park and Photography Tours. Head to Las Vegas North Premium Outlets and Dillard's: Fashion Show Mallfor some retail therapy. Change things up with a short trip to Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Amargosa Valley (about 1h 45 min away). There's still lots to do: take in a show at Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, enjoy some diversion at Battlefield Vegas, stop by Rick's Restorations, and browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Las Vegas takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. Traveling from New York City to Las Vegas, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in October, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Napa.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Nature Parks

Side Trips

Valley of Fire State Park, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Las Vegas North Premium Outlets
Valley of Fire State Park
Photography Tours

3
days
Napa

Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Powell's Sweet Shoppe and Johnson's Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Tomales Bay State Park and Kayaking & Canoeing. Explore Napa's surroundings by going to Seed Bank (in Petaluma), Cornerstone Sonoma (in Sonoma) and Sebastopol (Patrick Amiot & Lynmar Estate). There's still lots to do: stop by Big John's Market.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Napa trip planner.

Do a combination of flight, subway, and bus from Las Vegas to Napa in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, expect Napa to be a bit cooler, temps between 27°C and 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Napa

Outdoors Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Sebastopol, Tomales Bay State Park, Big John's Market, Powell's Sweet Shoppe, Kayaking & Canoeing
Highlights from your plan
Johnson's Beach
Tomales Bay State Park
Powell's Sweet Shoppe

2
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, kick back and relax at Stinson Beach, and then take a peaceful walk through Muir Woods National Monument. On your second day here, enjoy the sand and surf at China Beach and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip generator.

You can drive from Napa to San Francisco in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Napa in October since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Stinson Beach, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Muir Woods National Monument
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Stinson Beach

1
day
Monterey

The City of Monterey in Monterey County is located on the southern edge of Monterey Bay, on Central California's Pacific coast in California. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Scenic Road Walkway, look for gifts at The Cheese Shop, and then kick back and relax at Lovers Point.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Monterey holiday planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Monterey can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Carmel, Lovers Point
Highlights from your plan
Lovers Point
The Cheese Shop

4
days
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Step off the beaten path and head to Camarillo Premium Outlets and Hermosa Beach Pier. Visit Santa Monica Beach and Crystal Cove for some beach relaxation. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Malibu (El Matador State Beach & Zuma Beach), Main Beach (in Laguna Beach) and Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach).

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles tour planner.

You can fly from Monterey to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Monterey in October, with highs in Los Angeles at 32°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Malibu, Laguna Beach, Camarillo Premium Outlets, Hermosa Beach Pier, Manhattan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Crystal Cove
Santa Monica Beach
Hermosa Beach Pier

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