21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  21​h 30​min
1
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  8​h 45​min
3
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  9​h
4
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: Adelaide

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Children's Pool. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at La Jolla Cove and Mission Beach Park. Step out of San Diego to go to Encinitas and see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, which is approximately 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Black's Beach, stroll through Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, see the interesting displays at San Diego Air & Space Museum, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Diego trip itinerary app .

Adelaide, Australia to San Diego is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 17 hours traveling from Adelaide to San Diego. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Adelaide in December: high temperatures in San Diego hover around 23°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Mission Beach Park ©
Mission Beach Park

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.
For shopping fun, head to The Strip or Barneys New York. Get in touch with nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Valley of Fire State Park. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas travel planning tool .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from San Diego in December: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 16°C and lows are around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Nature, #Shopping

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

5
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.
Visit 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral for their historical value. There's much more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the striking features of Trinity Church, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Chapel.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas to New York City, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, things will get a bit cooler in New York City: highs are around 5°C and lows about -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Parks
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Central Park ©
Central Park
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

5
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Venice Beach and Boardwalk and El Pueblo de Los Angeles. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Hollywood & Highland. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach), Bergamot Station (in Santa Monica) and Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach). There's much more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Will Rogers State Beach, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Melrose Trading Post.

To find maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner .

Getting from New York City to Los Angeles by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Los Angeles, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in January, expect Los Angeles to be warmer, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Parks, #Nature, #Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach Pier
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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