17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  17​h 45​min
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  26​h
End: Melbourne

2
nights
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.
Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 30 minutes away. Pack the 1st (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, admire the majestic nature at Topanga State Park, and enjoy some music at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To find out how to plan a trip to Los Angeles, use our trip itinerary maker.

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and tram. Traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in September: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

4
nights
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.
Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in a show at Bellagio Fountains, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas attractions planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Shopping, #Casinos

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in October: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

4
nights
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, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, and admire all the interesting features of The High Line.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the New York City trip planner .

Getting from San Francisco to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. October in New York City sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

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

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