15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Drive:  23​h
1
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h
End: Sydney

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1 and then partake in some friendly competition at Clue Carre - New Orleans' First Live Escape Game. Here are some ideas for day two: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, then look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, and finally admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral.

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Sydney, Australia to New Orleans is an approximately 23-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Sydney to New Orleans, you'll gain 16 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in December, expect nights in New Orleans to be a bit cooler, around 16°C, while days are colder, around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

2
nights
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.
Pack the 10th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Have a day of magic on the 11th (Wed) at Walt Disney World Resort. There's more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Orlando sightseeing planning tool .

You can fly from New Orleans to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Orlando is 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in December: highs in Orlando hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

3
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, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, make a trip to Rockefeller Center, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip builder website .

Getting from Orlando to New York City by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In December, New York City is colder than Orlando - with highs of 10°C and lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

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

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, examine the collection at The Field Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Chicago trip builder website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Chicago due to the time zone difference. In December, Chicago is a bit cooler than New York City - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo

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