15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  23​h
2
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
3
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To see where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco route website .

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to San Francisco is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in November, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are slightly colder, around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

4
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, take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge, make a trip to Times Square, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary maker .

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in November, expect New York City to be little chillier, temps between 16°C and 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow time for travel to San Diego.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

3
nights
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.
Pack the 24th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. There's much more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, and let little ones run wild at Balboa Park.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Diego in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to San Diego due to the time zone difference. In November, San Diego is a bit warmer than New York City - with highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

3
nights
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.
Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disneyland Park in Anaheim--about 30 minutes away. Pack the 26th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles vacation maker .

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In November in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Childrens Museums Museums

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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