15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly + bus:  28​h
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
San Antonio
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Fly + subway:  6​h
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Perth


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: make a trip to Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your New York City trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Perth, Australia to New York City is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 13 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Perth in February; daily highs in New York City reach 9°C and lows reach -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel to Washington DC.

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

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art. On the 18th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, explore the activities along Tidal Basin, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, then examine the collection at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Jefferson Memorial.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in February, and nighttime lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

1
night
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 19th (Tue), stroll through Friedrich Wilderness Park, take in nature's colorful creations at San Antonio Botanical Garden, then hike along The San Antonio River Walk, and finally steep yourself in history at The Alamo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Wed): take in the history at Mission San Jose, then take in the history at Mission Espada, and then enjoy some diversion at San Antonio Western Shooting.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the San Antonio travel route planning site .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Washington DC to San Antonio in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Washington DC in February, plan for warmer days in San Antonio, with highs around 24°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Colorado Springs.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
San Antonio Western Shooting ©
San Antonio Western Shooting
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

1
night
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
National Landmark red cliffs and the even more striking Pikes Peak mountain attracts tourism to Colorado Springs.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): learn about all things military at National Museum of World War II Aviation and then identify plant and animal life at Garden of the Gods.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Colorado Springs holiday planning site .

You can fly from San Antonio to Colorado Springs in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Antonio to Colorado Springs due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Antonio in February, things will get much colder in Colorado Springs: highs are around 9°C and lows about -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, stroll through Golden Gate Park, explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip builder app .

Traveling by combination of flight and subway from Colorado Springs to San Francisco takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Colorado Springs to San Francisco. When traveling from Colorado Springs in February, plan for a bit warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 19°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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