27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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27 days in United States Itinerary

Melbourne
Fly:  27​h
New York City
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
Mill Run
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
Lancaster
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Harpers Ferry
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Hot Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
Roanoke
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Galax
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Charleston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
Charlotte
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Charleston
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Savannah
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Jacksonville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 45​min
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  27​h
Melbourne

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Frick Collection.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the New York City trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to New York City is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to New York City is minus 15 hours. In November, New York City is slightly colder than Melbourne - with highs of 16°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Teaneck Creek Conservancy
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Teaneck Creek Conservancy
Frick Collection
Hamilton Grange National Memorial

2
days
Niagara Falls

The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Niagara Falls as well as Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House Complex. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Niagara Falls and then examine the collection at Niagara Power Project Visitors Center. Here are some ideas for day two: immerse yourself in nature at Devil's Hole State Park, then steep yourself in history at Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House Complex, and then get in on the family fun at Fantasy Island.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Niagara Falls trip generator.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from New York City to Niagara Falls takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from New York City in November: high temperatures in Niagara Falls hover around 10°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Mill Run.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Niagara Power Project Visitors Center, Frank Lloyd Wright's Martin House Complex, Fantasy Island
Highlights from your plan
Niagara Falls
Fantasy Island

1
day
Mill Run

Springfield Township is a township in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Laurel Hill State Park as well as Fallingwater. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Laurel Hill State Park, then steep yourself in history at Fallingwater, and then do a tasting at Christian W. Klay Winery.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Mill Run trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Niagara Falls to Mill Run takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a train. In December, plan for daily highs up to 4°C, and evening lows to -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Lancaster.

Things to do in Mill Run

Sightseeing Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Christian W. Klay Winery, Laurel Hill State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fallingwater
Laurel Hill State Park
Christian W. Klay Winery

1
day
Lancaster

The heart of Pennsylvania's famous "Dutch Country," Lancaster is one of the nation's oldest inland cities, founded in 1730.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Wolf Sanctuary of PA, Hawk Mountain Sanctuary and The Amish Farm and House. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): relax in the rural setting at The Amish Farm and House, then identify plant and animal life at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary, and then identify plant and animal life at Wolf Sanctuary of PA.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Lancaster trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mill Run to Lancaster takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. When traveling from Mill Run in December, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Lancaster: temperatures range from 9°C by day to 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Harpers Ferry.

Things to do in Lancaster

Wildlife Parks Sightseeing

Side Trips

Wolf Sanctuary of PA, Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Hawk Mountain Sanctuary
The Amish Farm and House
Wolf Sanctuary of PA

1
day
Harpers Ferry

With a population of less than 300, Harpers Ferry is as quaint as they come.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): trek along Appalachian National Scenic Trail, explore the different monuments and memorials at Antietam National Cemetery, then experience rural life at South Mountain Creamery, and finally learn about winemaking at North Gate Vineyard.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Harpers Ferry vacation trip planner.

You can drive from Lancaster to Harpers Ferry in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Lancaster in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Harpers Ferry, with lows of -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Harpers Ferry

Outdoors Sightseeing Trails

Side Trips

South Mountain Creamery, Antietam National Cemetery, North Gate Vineyard
Highlights from your plan
Appalachian National Scenic Trail
Antietam National Cemetery
South Mountain Creamery

1
day
Hot Springs

Hot Springs is a census-designated place (CDP) in Bath County, Virginia, United States. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): explore the activities along Lake Moomaw, then admire the sheer force of Falling Springs Waterfall, and then tee off at The Homestead.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Hot Springs itinerary planner.

You can drive from Harpers Ferry to Hot Springs in 3.5 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Harpers Ferry in December: highs in Hot Springs hover around 3°C, while lows dip to -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Roanoke.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Nature Sightseeing

Side Trip

Covington
Highlights from your plan
Lake Moomaw
Falling Springs Waterfall
The Homestead

1
day
Roanoke

Roanoke is an independent city in the southern U.S. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Riverwalk Trail as well as Point of Honor. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Point of Honor, hike along Riverwalk Trail, and then identify plant and animal life at Carvins Cove Natural Reserve.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Roanoke trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Hot Springs to Roanoke in 2 hours. In December, Roanoke is a bit warmer than Hot Springs - with highs of 14°C and lows of 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Galax.

Things to do in Roanoke

Parks Wildlife Trails

Side Trip

Lynchburg
Highlights from your plan
Point of Honor

1
day
Galax

Galax is an independent city in the southwestern part of the Commonwealth of Virginia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes New River Trail State Park. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): examine the collection at Blue Ridge Music Center, learn about winemaking at West Wind Farm Vineyard & Winery, and then trek along New River Trail State Park.

For reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Galax tour planner.

You can drive from Roanoke to Galax in 2 hours. In December, Galax is a bit cooler than Roanoke - with highs of 8°C and lows of -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Galax

Trails Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Max Meadows
Highlights from your plan
New River Trail State Park
Blue Ridge Music Center

1
day
Charleston

Charleston is the capital and largest city of the State of West Virginia. You've now added Nature & Wildlife Tours to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Capitol Market.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Charleston itinerary maker.

You can drive from Galax to Charleston in 3 hours. In December, daytime highs in Charleston are 9°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in Charleston

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Capitol Market

1
day
Charlotte

A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): steep yourself in history at President James K. Polk State Historic Site, admire the masterpieces at Mint Museum RANDOLPH, engage your brain at Carolina Raptor Center, then explore the engaging exhibits at Discovery Place Kids-Huntersville, and finally meet the residents at SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Charlotte vacation builder.

Traveling by flight from Charleston to Charlotte takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Charleston in December: high temperatures in Charlotte hover around 17°C and lows are around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Charlotte

Museums Childrens Museums Parks

Side Trips

Huntersville, SEA LIFE Charlotte-Concord Aquarium, President James K. Polk State Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
Carolina Raptor Center

1
day
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
On the 10th (Sun), find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, pause for some photo ops at Fort Moultrie, then take an in-depth tour of Old Exchange and Provost Dungeon, then see the interesting displays at Edmondston-Alston House, and finally stroll the grounds of Magnolia Cemetery. On the 11th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a memorable tour with Tours.

For more things to do and more tourist information, use the Charleston tour planner.

You can fly from Charlotte to Charleston in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Charlotte in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Charleston, with lows around 9°C. You'll have a few hours on the 11th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Savannah.

Things to do in Charleston

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Fort Moultrie
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Zipline
Fort Moultrie

1
day
Savannah

Savannah is the oldest city in the U.S.
You've now added Dolphin & Whale Watching to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Savannah vacation trip planner.

Drive from Charleston to Savannah in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. December in Savannah sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Jacksonville.

Things to do in Savannah

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
day
Jacksonville

The sprawling city of Jacksonville is not only Florida's most populous city, but also the largest city by land area in the continental United States.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Kingsley Plantation, then look for all kinds of wild species at Castaway Island Preserve, then take an in-depth tour of Timucuan Ecological & Historical Preserve, and finally look for gifts at Sweet Pete's.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Jacksonville travel planner.

Getting from Savannah to Jacksonville by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Savannah in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Jacksonville, with lows around 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Orlando.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Parks Wildlife Museums
Highlights from your plan
Kingsley Plantation
Sweet Pete's

4
days
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've added Universal Orlando Resort, Wild Willys Airboat Tours, Walt Disney World Resort, and other attractions to your itinerary. Step out of Orlando to go to Titusville and see Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, which is approximately 1h 10 min away.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Orlando trip builder.

Getting from Jacksonville to Orlando by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. December in Orlando sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Wild Willy's Airboat Tours, NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
Highlights from your plan
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Wild Willy's Airboat Tours

6
days
New York City

Get in touch with nature at Fire Island National Seashore and Gateway National Recreation. Popular historic sites such as William Floyd Estate and Kadampa Meditation Center New York and World Peace Temple are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New York City: Quiet Valley Living Historical Farm (in Stroudsburg), Ocean Grove Beach (in Ocean Grove) and Zane Grey Museum (in Lackawaxen). Explore New York City further: look for all kinds of wild species at Bayard Cutting Arboretum, immerse yourself in nature at Jones Beach State Park, take in the exciting artwork at Hudson Beach Glass Inc, and explore the world behind art at Storm King Art Center.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our New York City custom trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Orlando to New York City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Orlando in December, expect New York City to be much colder, temps between 11°C and 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Hudson Beach Glass Inc, Bayard Cutting Arboretum, Zane Grey Museum, Shore Line Trolley Museum, Quogue Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Fire Island National Seashore
William Floyd Estate
Gateway National Recreation

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