Route & dates
22 days in United States Itinerary
Los Angeles— 2 nights
train + Fly: 3h 30min
Las Vegas— 4 nights
Fly + tram: 7h
Miami— 4 nights
tram + Fly + bus: 5h 30min
New York City— 4 nights
Fly: 3h 30min
Washington DC— 1 night
San Francisco— 5 nights
Fly: 16h 30min
City of Angels
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.Head to Amoeba Music and Hollywood & Highlandfor some retail therapy. Your inner history buff will appreciate El Pueblo de Los Angeles and Santa Monica Pier. Venture out of the city with trips to Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach) and Bergamot Station (in Santa Monica). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica Beach, examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, and browse the different shops at The Grove.
To see more things to do and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner.
Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Sydney in June, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 30°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.
Things to do in Los Angeles
Santa Monica, Hermosa Beach Pier
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Strip and M&M'S World Las Vegas. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Valley of Fire State Park and Wynn Las Vegas. When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Mouse's Tank in Overton, approximately 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Hoover Dam Bypass, add some entertainment to your itinerary with Bellagio Fountains, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.
To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner .
Do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, you will find days in Las Vegas are much hotter (45°C), and nights are a bit warmer (28°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Miami.
Things to do in Las Vegas
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.Your inner history buff will appreciate Lincoln Road and Art Deco Historic District. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Sawgrass Mills and Ocean Drive. Change things up with these side-trips from Miami: Shark Valley (in Everglades National Park) and Fort Lauderdale Beach (in Fort Lauderdale). Next up on the itinerary: buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace and get a taste of the local shopping with Aventura Mall.
Make your Miami itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.
Getting from Las Vegas to Miami by combination of flight and tram takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, you will find days in Miami are a bit cooler (37°C), and nights are about the same (29°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.
Things to do in Miami
Miami Beach, Shark Valley, Fort Lauderdale Beach, Sawgrass Mills, Aventura Mall
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 cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. Step off the beaten path and head to Ponquogue Beach and Chelsea Market. There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, make a trip to Times Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and take a stroll through Fifth Avenue.
To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary planning site .
Getting from Miami to New York City by combination of tram, flight, and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Miami in June: high temperatures in New York City hover around 31°C and lows are around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.
Things to do in New York City
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.Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): see the interesting displays at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery.
To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC vacation planner.
Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. On the 23rd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to San Francisco.
Things to do in Washington DC
Arlington National Cemetery
City by the Bay
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.Visiting Alcatraz Island and Montara State Beach will get you outdoors. Head to Union Square and Ferry Plaza Farmers Marketfor some retail therapy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve (in Moss Beach), Point Reyes Seashore National Park (in Point Reyes Station) and Tomales Bay State Park (in Inverness). Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with City Lights Booksellers & Publishers, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and get curious at Exploratorium.
To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our San Francisco online itinerary planner .
Fly from Washington DC to San Francisco in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Washington DC to San Francisco. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Washington DC in June: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 25°C and lows are around 15°C. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.
Things to do in San Francisco
Point Reyes Seashore National Park, Tomales Bay State Park, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Montara State Beach
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