27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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27 days in United States Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  16​h 45​min
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Monterey
— 2 nights
shuttle + Fly:  8​h 45​min
Charlotte
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  2​h 45​min
Pigeon Forge
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Nashville
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Charleston
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Jacksonville
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Orlando
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Tallahassee
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Mobile
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
Port Arthur
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Austin
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
Anaheim
— 3 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  18​h 15​min
Sydney

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Family-friendly places like Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, get curious at California Academy of Sciences, and stroll through Golden Gate Park.

For ratings and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip site .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. 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 November, expect San Francisco to be slightly colder, temps between 20°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Childrens Museums, #Museums
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 25th (Sun), pause for some serene contemplation at San Carlos Cathedral, immerse yourself in nature at Point Lobos State Reserve, and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Monterey Bay Aquarium.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Monterey attractions planning website .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Monterey can reach 21°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in Monterey

#Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Trails

Side Trip

Point Lobos State Reserve
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Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
San Carlos Cathedral ©
San Carlos Cathedral

1
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Charlotte

Charlotte
A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): get outside with The Green.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Charlotte trip planner .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Monterey to Charlotte takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. Traveling from Monterey in November, plan for little chillier nights in Charlotte, with lows around 4°C. On the 27th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Charlotte

#Outdoors

2
days
Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
On the 28th (Wed), take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, tour the pleasant surroundings at Chimney Tops, and then sample the fine beverages at Sugarlands Distilling Company. On your second day here, look for all kinds of wild species at Roaring Fork, then identify plant and animal life at Quiet Walkways, and then find something for the whole family at Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster.

To find ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Pigeon Forge online trip builder .

Getting from Charlotte to Pigeon Forge by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 18°C in November, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Nature

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Sugarlands Distilling Company
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Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Quiet Walkways ©
Quiet Walkways
Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster ©
Smoky Mountain Alpine Coaster

1
day
Nashville

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Fri): catch a live performance at Grand Ole Opry and then indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Nashville trip planning tool .

You can drive from Pigeon Forge to Nashville in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. November in Nashville sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Nashville

#Tours, #Nightlife
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

1
day
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sat): make a trip to H. L. Hunley and then take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Charleston trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Charleston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to Charleston is 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Nashville in December, with highs in Charleston at 20°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Jacksonville.

Things to do in Charleston

#Tours

Side Trip

H. L. Hunley
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Walking tours
H. L. Hunley ©
H. L. Hunley

1
day
Jacksonville

Jacksonville ©
The sprawling city of Jacksonville is not only Florida's most populous city, but also the largest city by land area in the continental United States.
On the 2nd (Sun), identify plant and animal life at Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary.

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Traveling by car from Charleston to Jacksonville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train; or fly. Traveling from Charleston in December, expect nights in Jacksonville to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Jacksonville

#Wildlife, #Parks
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Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary ©

3
days
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Universal's Islands of Adventure make great kid-friendly stops. Have a day of magic on the 5th (Wed) at Magic Kingdom Park. There's more to do: try out the rides at Happily Ever After Fireworks and make an unforgettable trip to Disney's Hollywood Studios.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Orlando trip itinerary maker app .

Drive from Jacksonville to Orlando in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Jacksonville in December since evenings lows in Orlando dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Tallahassee.

Things to do in Orlando

#Theme Parks, #Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

1
day
Tallahassee

Tallahassee ©
Tallahassee is the capital of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Florida State University and then delve into the lush surroundings at Lake Talquin State Forest.

Planning Tallahassee trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can fly from Orlando to Tallahassee in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, Tallahassee is little chillier than Orlando - with highs of 22°C and lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Mobile.

Things to do in Tallahassee

#Parks, #Nature
Highlights from your plan
Florida State University ©
Florida State University

1
day
Mobile

Mobile ©
Mobile is the county seat of Mobile County, Alabama, United States. On the 8th (Sat), pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception and then explore and take pictures at Battleship USS ALABAMA.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Mobile trip planner.

You can fly from Tallahassee to Mobile in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Tallahassee in December since evenings lows in Mobile dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to New Orleans.

Things to do in Mobile

#Historic Sites
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Battleship USS ALABAMA ©
Battleship USS ALABAMA

2
days
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, stop by Boutique du Vampyre, and then stroll through New Orleans City Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip planner .

Getting from Mobile to New Orleans by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Mobile in December: highs in New Orleans hover around 16°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Port Arthur.

Things to do in New Orleans

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

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Port Arthur

Port Arthur ©
Port Arthur is a city in Jefferson County within the Beaumont−Port Arthur Metropolitan Statistical Area of the U.S. For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Port Arthur trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from New Orleans to Port Arthur. When traveling from New Orleans in December, plan for a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Port Arthur: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Austin.

Things to do in Port Arthur

#Museums
Highlights from your plan
Museum of the Gulf Coast ©
Museum of the Gulf Coast

2
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Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): make a trip to Mount Bonnell and then take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, then get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, and then take in nature's colorful creations at Zilker Metropolitan Park.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Austin trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by car from Port Arthur to Austin takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. In December in Austin, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Austin

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Nature
Highlights from your plan
Zilker Metropolitan Park ©
Zilker Metropolitan Park
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum

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days
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kids will enjoy Disneyland Park and Santa Monica Pier. Step out of Anaheim with an excursion to Magicopolis in Santa Monica--about 1h 05 min away. Have a day of magic on the 15th (Sat) at Disney California Adventure Park. There's more to do: make an unforgettable trip to Downtown Disney.

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Getting from Austin to Anaheim by combination of flight and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Austin to Anaheim. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 9°C. You'll set off for home on the 17th (Mon).

Things to do in Anaheim

#Theme Parks, #Shopping, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

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