47 days in United States Itinerary

47 days in United States Itinerary

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47 days in United States Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  16​h 45​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Orlando
— 6 nights
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  7​h 15​min
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h
San Diego
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
Sydney

5
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences. Change things up with a short trip to Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa (about 1h 10 min away). And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and stroll through Crissy Field.

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Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in November, expect San Francisco to be slightly colder, temps between 20°C and 12°C. On the 24th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Childrens Museums, #Museums

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

3
days
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Attractions like Museum of Science and Industry and Navy Pier make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lincoln Park Zoo, stroll through Milton Lee Olive Park, and ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Chicago route site .

You can fly from San Francisco to Chicago in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Chicago. In November, Chicago is little chillier than San Francisco - with highs of 11°C and lows of 1°C. On the 28th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

#Parks, #Museums, #Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

6
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.
Bring the kids along to Central Park and American Museum of Natural History. Go for a jaunt from New York City to Bronx to see Bronx Zoo about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, admire the landmark architecture of Chrysler Building, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and take an in-depth tour of Ellis Island.

For ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City vacation maker app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to New York City is 1 hour. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Chicago in November: high temperatures in New York City hover around 16°C and lows are around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bronx Zoo, Brooklyn Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo

5
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. There's lots more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Zoological Park, get a sense of history and politics at White House, see the interesting displays at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and get your bearings at Library of Congress.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Washington DC road trip planner .

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Takoma Park Farmers Market
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

6
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 SeaWorld Orlando make great kid-friendly stops. Pack the 11th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 12th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's still lots to do: get in on the family fun at Magic Kingdom Park, make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks, and stop by The LEGO Store Downtown Disney.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Orlando trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Orlando takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In December, Orlando is much warmer than Washington DC - with highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Orlando

#Theme Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Parks
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

5
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and The Roller Coaster. Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 42 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, try your luck at Casino at the Venetian, and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Orlando to Las Vegas takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Orlando in December, expect Las Vegas to be much colder, temps between 16°C and 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Fun & Games, #Parks, #Casinos

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

5
days
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
Attractions like San Diego Zoo and Cabrillo National Monument make great kid-friendly stops. Pack the 23rd (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. There's still lots to do: let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, stop by Racine & Laramie Tobacco Shop, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, and enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove.

For photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Diego trip maker website .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, expect San Diego to be somewhat warmer, temps between 23°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Niederfrank's
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

4
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.
Bring the kids along to Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. Pack the 29th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow time for travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
days
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Family-friendly places like USS Arizona Memorial and Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve will thrill your kids. Step out of Honolulu to go to Kailua and see Kailua Beach Park, which is approximately 32 minutes away. There's much more to do: stroll through Waikiki Beach, take a memorable drive along Makapu'u Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls, and get engrossed in the history at Iolani Palace.

For maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Honolulu trip planner .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Honolulu in 8 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Los Angeles to Honolulu, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in December: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 32°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Makapu'u Point, Kailua Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Kailua Beach Park ©
Kailua Beach Park

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