16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  18​h
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
Sydney

2
days
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.
On the 5th (Fri), make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, then immerse yourself in nature at Topanga State Park, and then examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles holiday planner.

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles is minus 18 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in January; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 24°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow time for travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

2
days
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at The San Antonio River Walk, stroll through Friedrich Park, then get engrossed in the history at The Alamo, then take in the history at Mission San Jose, and finally admire the architecture and history at Mission Concepción. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando Cathedral and then hike along San Antonio Missions National Historical Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the San Antonio itinerary planner.

Fly from Los Angeles to San Antonio in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to San Antonio is 2 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in January, with highs in San Antonio at 20°C and lows at 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Tue) to allow time for travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Friedrich Park ©
Friedrich Park
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo
The Alamo

2
days
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
On the 10th (Wed), brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, then examine the collection at New Orleans Museum of Art, and finally stroll through New Orleans City Park.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the New Orleans itinerary planner.

Fly from San Antonio to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Antonio in January, you will find days in New Orleans are slightly colder (17°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (12°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter

3
days
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, don't miss a visit to Grand central terminal, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and browse the exhibits of 9/11 Memorial.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to New York City takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to New York City. When traveling from New Orleans in January, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in New York City: temperatures range from 5°C by day to -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow time for travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

2
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the waterfront at The Embarcadero, engage your brain at Exploratorium, then take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and finally stroll through Golden Gate Park.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco travel itinerary creator.

Getting from New York City to San Francisco by combination of bus and flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to San Francisco. When traveling from New York City in January, plan for a bit warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 17°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 8°C. On the 19th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf

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