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:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Rapid City
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  7​h
4
New York City
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  6​h
5
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
6
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Sydney

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Attractions like Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, stroll around Golden Gate Park, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, and step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary maker .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. Traveling from Sydney to San Francisco, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in July, things will get a bit warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and then make a trip to The Strip.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planner .

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: highs in Las Vegas hover around 45°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
night
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Tue): get in on the family fun at Rushmore Tramway Adventures and then find something for the whole family at Storybook Island.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Rapid City trip itinerary app .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Rapid City takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Rapid City. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in August; daily highs in Rapid City reach 33°C and lows reach 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Rapid City

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Rushmore Tramway Adventures
Highlights from your plan
Rushmore Tramway Adventures ©
Rushmore Tramway Adventures
Storybook Island ©
Storybook Island

2
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. The adventure continues: admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, and make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City tour itinerary maker app .

Getting from Rapid City to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Rapid City to New York City, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Rapid City in August since evenings lows in New York City dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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 8th (Sat): get to know the resident critters at Audubon Zoo, brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: wander the streets of Garden District, see the interesting displays at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip itinerary website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to New Orleans in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City to New Orleans, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in August, New Orleans is a bit warmer at night with lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New Orleans

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Audubon Zoo ©
Audubon Zoo
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas ©

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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier and then find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and then stop by Amoeba Music.

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You can fly from New Orleans to Los Angeles in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from New Orleans to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from New Orleans in August, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Shopping

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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