Route & dates
22 days in United States Itinerary
Fly + subway: 18h 15min
San Francisco— 3 nights
Drive: 6h 30min
Los Angeles— 4 nights
Drive: 2h 15min
San Diego— 3 nights
Drive: 5h 30min
Las Vegas— 3 nights
Nashville— 3 nights
Fly: 5h 15min
New York City— 3 nights
bus + Fly: 22h 45min
City by the Bay
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.
For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planning tool .
Brisbane, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and subway. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -18 hour difference. Traveling from Brisbane in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in San Francisco, with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.
Things to do in San Francisco
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.Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Disney California Adventure Park as well as Universal Studios Hollywood. Head to Montana Avenue and Hollywood & Highlandfor plenty of shopping. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Griffith Observatory and Santa Monica Pier. It doesn't end there: make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame.
To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online visit planner .
You can do a combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in October, with highs in Los Angeles at 32°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to San Diego.
Things to do in Los Angeles
Santa Monica, Disney California Adventure Park
America's Finest City
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. Do some cultural sightseeing at USS Midway Museum and Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial. Escape the urban bustle at La Jolla Cove and San Diego Zoo.
To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Diego road trip website .
You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in October, and nighttime lows around 20°C. On the 2nd (Sat), you're off toLas Vegas.
Things to do in San Diego
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Red Rock Scooter Tours. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, then explore the world behind art at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, and finally don't miss a visit to The Strip. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and then see Red Rock Scooter Tours.
To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip builder website .
Traveling by flight from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in November, expect Las Vegas to be slightly colder, temps between 23°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.
Things to do in Las Vegas
Music City U.S.A.
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Beer Tastings & Tours, Food Tours and Coyote Ugly. On the 6th (Wed), examine the collection at RCA Studio B, then take a stroll through Downtown Nashville, and then join in the after-dark buzz at Coyote Ugly. Keep things going the next day: let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour and then sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.
To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Nashville trip planner .
Getting from Las Vegas to Nashville by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in November; daily highs in Nashville reach 19°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.
Things to do in Nashville
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.Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral and then don't miss a visit to Times Square. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial and then take a stroll through Fifth Avenue.
To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the New York City online trip itinerary builder .
Fly from Nashville to New York City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Nashville to New York City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Nashville in November, plan for a bit cooler days in New York City, with highs around 16°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. On the 11th (Mon), you're off tohome.
Things to do in New York City
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