17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  24​h
1
Miami
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Atlanta
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
4
San Antonio
— 3 nights
bus:  3​h
5
Houston
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Sydney

3
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Miami is known for shopping, museums, zoos & aquariums, fun & games, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: kick back and relax at South Beach, admire the natural beauty at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, and steep yourself in history at Barnacle State Historic Site.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Miami road trip planning app .

Sydney, Australia to Miami is an approximately 24-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -15 hour difference. In July, Miami is much hotter than Sydney - with highs of 38°C and lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Coral Gables
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
South Beach ©
South Beach
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

4
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.
Have a day of magic on the 29th (Mon) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 30th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks, admire nature's wide array of creatures at SeaWorld Orlando, and indulge your thirst for a good beer at Orlando Brewing.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read Orlando travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Miami to Orlando takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In July, daily temperatures in Orlando can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Orlando

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

1
night
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Georgia Aquarium, then take in nature's colorful creations at Atlanta Botanical Garden, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Jackson Street Bridge. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Centennial Olympic Park and then examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola.

For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Atlanta online itinerary planner .

You can fly from Orlando to Atlanta in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Atlanta, with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
World of Coca-Cola ©
World of Coca-Cola
Atlanta Botanical Garden ©
Atlanta Botanical Garden

3
nights
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.
Pack the 4th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Antonio. There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, steep yourself in history at The Alamo, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, and Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our San Antonio day trip planner.

You can fly from Atlanta to San Antonio in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Atlanta in August: highs in San Antonio hover around 43°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Houston.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
SeaWorld San Antonio ©
SeaWorld San Antonio
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

2
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
On the 7th (Wed), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Annunciation Catholic Church, then get curious at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, and then explore and take pictures at Minute Maid Park. On the 8th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, make a trip to Water Wall, and then find something for the whole family at Kemah Boardwalk.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Houston trip builder site .

You can take a bus from San Antonio to Houston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In August, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Theme Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Kemah Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Minute Maid Park ©
Minute Maid Park
Room Escape Games

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