17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  19​h 15​min
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
Orlando
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Jacksonville
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Las Vegas
— Few hours
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Sydney

3
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes SeaWorld San Diego, LEGOLAND California and San Diego Zoo. Family-friendly places like Balboa Park and Seaport Village will thrill your kids. Marston House Museum and Old Point Loma Lighthouse will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Mormon Battalion Historic Site.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the San Diego route planner.

Sydney, Australia to San Diego is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Sydney to San Diego, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, San Diego is a bit cooler than Sydney - with highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

LEGOLAND California
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SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

3
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.
You've added Knott's Berry Farm, Citadel Outlets, Disneyland Park, and other attractions to your itinerary. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, then discover the magic at Disneyland Park, then find something for the whole family at Knott's Berry Farm, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You'll set off for Orlando on the 10th (Mon).

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Shopping, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Knott's Berry Farm, Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

2
nights
Orlando

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, Orlando International Premium Outlets, Magic Kingdom Park, and other attractions you added. On the 11th (Tue), see the sky in a new way at NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex, look for all kinds of wild species at Disney's Animal Kingdom, find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, get in on the family fun at Magic Kingdom Park, then discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and finally get some fabulous bargains at Orlando International Premium Outlets. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): find something for the whole family at Walt Disney World Resort.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Orlando road trip planning app .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Orlando takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Orlando due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, expect Orlando to be a bit warmer, temps between 29°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Jacksonville.

Things to do in Orlando

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trip

NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

2
nights
Jacksonville

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.
On the 13th (Thu), take a stroll through Jacksonville Landing.

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You can drive from Orlando to Jacksonville in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Orlando in December: high temperatures in Jacksonville hover around 26°C and lows are around 11°C. On the 14th (Fri), you'll travel to New York City.

Things to do in Jacksonville

#Neighborhoods

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes NBA Store, Broadway and Empire State Building. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): don't miss a visit to 9/11 Memorial, then stop by NBA Store, then take a stroll through Fifth Avenue, and finally make a trip to Empire State Building. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to Broadway, then admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and then don't miss a visit to Central Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City day trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Jacksonville to New York City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Jacksonville in December, plan for much colder days and a bit cooler nights in New York City: temperatures range from 10°C by day to 2°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

#Parks, #Museums, #Shopping
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2
nights
Washington DC

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum and then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC online trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. On the 18th (Tue), you'll travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

few
hours
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.
To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner .

Fly from Washington DC to Las Vegas in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Washington DC to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Washington DC in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 4°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 18th (Tue).

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Nightlife, #Outdoors, #Tours

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