37 days in United States Itinerary

37 days in United States Itinerary

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37 days in United States Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  20​h 30​min
Seattle
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  16​h 45​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  3​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
Sydney

3
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Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Museum of Flight and Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. And it doesn't end there: take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, pause for some photo ops at Space Needle, stroll through Volunteer Park Conservatory, and admire the landmark architecture of Sky View Observatory.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Seattle custom trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Seattle is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in November; daily highs in Seattle reach 13°C and lows reach 6°C. You will leave for New York City on the 19th (Mon).

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Tours
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight
The Museum of Flight
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Food Tours and Chelsea Market. Explore New York City's surroundings by going to William Floyd Estate (in Mastic Beach) and Bushkill Falls (in Bushkill). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and admire all the interesting features of Madison Square Garden.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our New York City itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Seattle to New York City in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in November, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Tours

Side Trips

Bushkill Falls, William Floyd Estate
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

2
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.
On the 25th (Sun), explore the galleries of US Naval Academy Foundation, get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns, and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Smithsonian Institution, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, and finally get a sense of history and politics at The White House.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC itinerary planner.

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In November, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

US Naval Academy Foundation, Tomb of the Unknowns
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Washington Monument ©
Washington Monument

4
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Stetson Mansion and Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum. Step out of Orlando with an excursion to Beach at Daytona Beach in Daytona Beach--about 1h 25 min away. Pack the 27th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 30th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at SeaWorld Orlando and discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Orlando vacation builder.

You can fly from Washington DC to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Washington DC in November, with highs in Orlando at 29°C and lows at 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Stetson Mansion, Beach at Daytona Beach, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
Beach at Daytona Beach ©
Beach at Daytona Beach

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Jackson Square and Ghost & Vampire Tours. Step out of New Orleans to go to Vacherie and see Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, which is approximately 56 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Garden District, get a taste of the local shopping with Royal Street, stroll through Audubon Park, and admire the masterpieces at Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read New Orleans itinerary planner.

Fly from Orlando to New Orleans in 5.5 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. When traveling from Orlando in December, plan for colder days and about the same nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square
Ghost & Vampire Tours

2
days
San Antonio

San Antonio
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
On the 5th (Wed), get engrossed in the history at Guenther House, contemplate the long history of Mission San Jose, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Natural Bridge Caverns. On the next day, hike along The San Antonio River Walk, then examine the collection at Briscoe Western Art Museum, then pause for some serene contemplation at St Joseph's Downtown Church, and finally appreciate the history behind The Alamo.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Antonio vacation planner.

You can fly from New Orleans to San Antonio in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from New Orleans, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in San Antonio, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Natural Bridge Caverns
Natural Bridge Caverns
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
St Joseph's Downtown Church ©
St Joseph's Downtown Church

2
days
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim and then take some stellar pictures from Mather Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Bright Angel Trail.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Grand Canyon National Park takes 17 hours. Traveling from San Antonio to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Antonio in December, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, temps between 7°C and -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Navajo Point ©
Navajo Point

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Valley of Fire State Park and The Mob Museum. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and enjoy breathtaking views from Stratosphere Tower.

To see maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas vacation trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (15°C), and nights are much hotter (4°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Valley of Fire State Park
Valley of Fire State Park
Stratosphere Tower ©
Stratosphere Tower

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Disneyland Park and Griffith Observatory. Pack the 15th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in December, with highs in Los Angeles at 23°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Explore hidden gems such as Castello di Amorosa and Wine Tours & Tastings. Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Mill Valley to see Muir Woods National Monument about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, and examine the collection at Cable Car Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco tour planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Castello di Amorosa, Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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