31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Melbourne
Fly:  18​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 30​min
Reno
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
Overton
— 1 night
Drive + Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Washington DC
— 6 nights
Fly:  7​h
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
Melbourne

5
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.
Head to Bart's Books and Amoeba Musicfor some retail therapy. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Oxnard Beach Park and Santa Monica Beach. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach) and Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, see the interesting displays at Travel Town Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles vacation planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles. When traveling from Melbourne in December, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Reno.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Manhattan Beach, Oxnard Beach Park, Hermosa Beach Pier, Bart's Books
Highlights from your plan
Oxnard Beach Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Getty Center The Publications

2
days
Reno

A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): identify plant and animal life at Animal Ark, then look for gifts at Jimmy Beans Wool, and then browse the different shops at Meadowood Mall. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Cabela's, enjoy the sand and surf at Sand Harbor, and then buy something for everyone on your list at The Outlets at Sparks.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Reno holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Los Angeles to Reno takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, things will get cooler in Reno: highs are around 9°C and lows about -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Reno

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

The Outlets at Sparks, Sand Harbor, Cabela's
Highlights from your plan
Sand Harbor
Animal Ark
Cabela's

5
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Strip and The Mob Museum. Do your shopping at Las Vegas North Premium Outlets and The Grand Canal Shoppes. Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Amargosa Valley--about 1h 45 min away. There's lots more to do: admire nature's extreme beauty at Mojave Desert, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and take in panoramic vistas at Stratosphere Tower.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Reno to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Reno in December; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 15°C and lows reach 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Overton.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Mojave Desert, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Mojave Desert
The Strip

1
day
Overton

Overton is an Unincorporated Town located in Clark County, Nevada. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): examine the collection at Lost City Museum and then immerse yourself in nature at Valley of Fire State Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Overton trip planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Overton in 1.5 hours. In December in Overton, expect temperatures between 15°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Overton

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Valley of Fire State Park
Lost City Museum

5
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 Gateway National Recreation and 9/11 Memorial for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Fifth Avenue. Venture out of the city with trips to Ponquogue Beach (in Hampton Bays) and Fire Island National Seashore (in Patchogue). Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Chelsea Market.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read New York City trip generator.

Getting from Overton to New York City by combination of car, flight, and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Overton to New York City. Traveling from Overton in December, you will find days in New York City are little chillier (11°C), and nights are about the same (3°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fire Island National Seashore, Gateway National Recreation, Ponquogue Beach
Highlights from your plan
Fire Island National Seashore
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial

5
days
Washington DC

The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Head to My Neighbor and Me and Olivinsfor plenty of shopping. Do some cultural sightseeing at Gettysburg National Military Park and Gettysburg National Cemetery. Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Gettysburg National Military Park Museum and Visitor Center (in Gettysburg), Zipline (in Bentonville) and Nalls Farm Market (in Berryville). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Adkins Arboretum, stop by The Preppy Redneck, and admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art.

To find reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Washington DC itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 13°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gettysburg, St. Michaels, Berryville, Adkins Arboretum, Zipline
Highlights from your plan

5
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and City Lights Booksellers & Publishers. Step off the beaten path and head to Bodega Head and Bean Hollow State Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve (in Moss Beach), Big Basin Redwoods State Park (in Boulder Creek) and Montara State Beach (in Montara). The adventure continues: buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, wander the streets of Union Square, make a trip to Lombard Street, and get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Steps.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco travel planner.

Fly from Washington DC to San Francisco in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Washington DC to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Washington DC in December, things will get a bit warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 17°C and lows about 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Bodega Head, Bean Hollow State Beach, Big Basin Redwoods State Park, Montara State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Bodega Head
Alcatraz Island
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve

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