16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Melbourne
Fly:  27​h
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  9​h
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  4​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h 45​min
Melbourne

5
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Fifth Avenue and Chelsea Market. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore New York City's surroundings by going to Bronx Zoo (in Bronx), Gateway National Recreation (in Sandy Hook) and Teatown Lake Reservation (in Ossining). There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, identify plant and animal life at Teaneck Creek Conservancy, contemplate the waterfront views at Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, and meet the residents at Central Park Zoo.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the New York City planner .

Melbourne, Australia to New York City is an approximately 27-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to New York City is minus 15 hours. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in November; daily highs in New York City reach 16°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Teaneck Creek Conservancy, Teatown Lake Reservation, Bronx Zoo, Gateway National Recreation
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

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 13th (Tue), admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory. On the next day, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, then hunt for treasures at Santa Monica Farmers Market, then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and finally identify plant and animal life at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip maker app .

You can fly from New York City to Los Angeles in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Los Angeles. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in November: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 28°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Parks, #Museums, #Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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Santa Monica Beach ©
Santa Monica Beach
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Take a break from the city and head to Alcatraz Island and Safari West. Shop till you drop at Union Square and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve in Moss Beach, about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace, and take in nature's colorful creations at San Francisco Botanical Garden.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco online holiday planner .

Do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Safari West
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Union Square ©
Union Square

2
days
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, listen to music at Bellagio Fountains, then try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip. On the next day, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In November, daily temperatures in Las Vegas can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Shopping
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Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
day
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): examine the collection at The Getty Center, take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard, then stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and finally stop by Hollywood & Highland.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles day trip website .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In November, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than Las Vegas - with highs of 28°C and lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Shopping, #Museums, #Beaches
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Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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