20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Melbourne
Fly:  23​h
Dallas
— Few hours
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Hartford
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Brooklyn
— 1 night
train + Fly:  7​h
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
Melbourne

1
day
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum/Texas School Book Depository and then steep yourself in history at Top O'Hill Terrace.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Dallas online road trip planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Dallas is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Dallas is minus 16 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in August, things will get warmer in Dallas: highs are around 41°C and lows about 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Dallas

#Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Top O'Hill Terrace
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Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace

5
days
Hartford

Hartford ©
Hartford is the capital of the U.S. Visit Beavertail Lighthouse and Park and Olde Mistick Village for their historical value. Step out of the city life by going to Misquamicut State Beach and Gillette Castle State Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Hartford: Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum (in Hyde Park), Norman Rockwell Museum (in Stockbridge) and Hammonasset Beach State Park (in Madison). There's lots more to do: revel in the low prices at Wrentham Village Premium Outlets, add some entertainment to your itinerary with WaterFire Providence, and examine the collection at Mystic Seaport.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Hartford trip planner.

You can fly from Dallas to Hartford in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Dallas to Hartford, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dallas in August, expect Hartford to be slightly colder, temps between 33°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to drive to Brooklyn.

Things to do in Hartford

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

Mystic, Hammonasset Beach State Park, Norman Rockwell Museum, Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, Beavertail Lighthouse and Park
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Gillette Castle State Park ©
Gillette Castle State Park
Hammonasset Beach State Park ©
Hammonasset Beach State Park

1
day
Brooklyn

Brooklyn ©
Though it may be less popular or touristy than its big brother Manhattan, Brooklyn boasts of one of the largest and hippest art districts in the United States.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Bronx Zoo, snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge, and then get to know the fascinating history of Brooklyn Heights Promenade.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Brooklyn online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Hartford to Brooklyn in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or do a combination of flight, bus, and subway. Traveling from Hartford in August, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 25°C in Brooklyn. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Brooklyn

#Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
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Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo
Brooklyn Heights Promenade ©
Brooklyn Heights Promenade
Brooklyn Botanic Garden ©
Brooklyn Botanic Garden

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Strip and The Mob Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Valley of Fire State Park in Overton (about 1h 20 min away). Next up on the itinerary: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas online trip planner .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Brooklyn to Las Vegas takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Brooklyn to Las Vegas, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Brooklyn in August, with highs in Las Vegas at 45°C and lows at 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
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The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter and then appreciate the history behind Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego holiday builder site .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Diego takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, expect nights in San Diego to be a bit cooler, around 23°C, while days are colder, around 30°C. On the 22nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

#Beaches, #Outdoors, #Parks
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Gaslamp Quarter ©
Gaslamp Quarter

5
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Beach. For shopping fun, head to Abbot Kinney Boulevard or Bergamot Station. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Montana Avenue (in Santa Monica) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). Pack the 27th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, browse the different shops at The Grove, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. While traveling from San Diego, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Shopping, #Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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