22 days in Continental USA Itinerary

22 days in Continental USA Itinerary

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22 days in Continental USA Itinerary

Adelaide
Fly:  21​h
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  3​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  21​h 15​min
Adelaide

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Fisherman's Wharf and SoMa are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Shop till you drop at Union Square and Ferry Building Marketplace. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, wander the streets of The Castro, and don't miss a visit to Nob Hill.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our San Francisco visit planner .

Adelaide, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 17 hours traveling from Adelaide to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Adelaide in April, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit cooler (22°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). On the 22nd (Sun), you're off toNew York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Union Square ©
Union Square

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 Strand Bookstore. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square. There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial, and explore the world behind art at Frick Collection.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City tour planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in April, plan for slightly colder days in New York City, with highs around 19°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Parks
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History
The Museum of Modern Art
The Museum of Modern Art

3
days
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.
You'll explore and learn at National Gallery of Art and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Air and Space Museum and Newseum. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, examine the collection at National Archives Museum, and explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC online attractions planner .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from New York City in April, expect nights in Washington DC to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Strip and The Mob Museum. Head to The Grand Canal Shoppes and Barneys New Yorkfor some retail therapy. And it doesn't end there: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, try your luck at New York New York Casino, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and stop by M&M'S World Las Vegas.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner .

You can fly from Washington DC to Las Vegas in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Washington DC to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Washington DC in May, with highs in Las Vegas at 36°C and lows at 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Fun & Games Casinos
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

3
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.
Let the collections at Getty Center The Publications and Los Angeles County Museum of Art capture your imagination. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Montana Avenue and Abbot Kinney Boulevard. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Bergamot Station in Santa Monica, about 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Amoeba Music, hunt for treasures at Melrose Trading Post, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and get to know the fascinating history of El Pueblo de Los Angeles.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planning site .

Do a combination of flight and train from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in May; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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Bergamot Station ©
Bergamot Station
Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications

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