30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  20​h
1
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
Houston
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Chicago
— 6 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
5
New York City
— 8 nights
bus + Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Brisbane

5
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). There's lots more to do: listen to music at Bellagio Fountains, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To find photos and tourist information, use the Las Vegas online day trip planner .

Brisbane, Australia to Las Vegas is an approximately 20-hour flight. 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 September, expect Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, temps between 39°C and 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Fun & Games, #Casinos, #Parks

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

2
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Get out of town with these interesting Houston side-trips: Constellation Field (in Sugar Land) and Sylvan Beach Park (in La Porte). There's lots more to do: have some family-friendly fun at Escape Hunt, admire all the interesting features of Minute Maid Park, appreciate the history behind Sesquicentennial Park, and make a trip to Beer Can House.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Houston sightseeing planner.

Fly from Las Vegas to Houston in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. In September, daytime highs in Houston are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Houston

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Sylvan Beach Park, Constellation Field
Highlights from your plan
Escape Hunt ©
Escape Hunt
Sylvan Beach Park ©
Sylvan Beach Park
Minute Maid Park ©
Minute Maid Park

5
nights
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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Audubon Zoo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, and see the interesting displays at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans route planning site .

Traveling by flight from Houston to New Orleans takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. When traveling from Houston in September, plan for slightly colder days in New Orleans, with highs around 33°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New Orleans

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

6
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Go for a jaunt from Chicago to Homer Glen to see Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, and explore and take pictures at Millennium Park.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Chicago takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from New Orleans, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Chicago, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

#Parks, #Museums, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm
Highlights from your plan
Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm ©
Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field

8
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, make a trip to Rockefeller Center, get great views at Top of the Rock, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the New York City road trip planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to New York City due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in New York City are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. You'll set off for home on the 29th (Sun).

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

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