17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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New York City
— 3 nights
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Monterey
— 2 nights
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Miami Beach
— 3 nights
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Key West
— 1 night
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Denver
— 1 night

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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Take a break from the city and head to Sea the City Jet Ski Tours and The Raptor Trust Center. Bring the kids along to 9/11 Memorial and Fifth Avenue. Go for a jaunt from New York City to Basking Ridge to see Environmental Education Center at Lord Stirling Park about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and see the interesting displays at New York Public Library.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City tour itinerary planner.

Sydney, Australia to New York City is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 15 hours. In May in New York City, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Wildlife · Parks · Neighborhoods

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Must see
9/11 Memorial
4.7
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Specialty Museum
New York Public Library
4.7

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory will appeal to museum buffs. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Santa Monica Bay and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Venture out of the city with trips to Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica). Next up on the itinerary: browse the different shops at Two Rodeo Drive, make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and stop by Amoeba Music.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles route builder website.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Los Angeles takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in May, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Parks

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Disney Park / Activity
Disneyland Park
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Specialty Museum
The Getty Center
4.8
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Pier / Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier
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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with Gallery by the Sea Carmel, then view the masterpieces at Photography West Gallery, and then get interesting insight from Tours. Keep things going the next day: make a trip to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, cruise along 17-Mile Drive, then immerse yourself in nature at Asilomar State Beach, and finally explore the world behind art at Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe.

To find out how to plan a trip to Monterey, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Los Angeles to Monterey by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in May; daily highs in Monterey reach 21°C and lows reach 12°C. On the 23rd (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors · Nature · Parks · Wildlife

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Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©

The World's Playground

Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Lincoln Road and Ocean Drive. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Collins Avenue and Bayside Marketplace. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Miami Beach: Shark Valley Visitor Center (in Everglades National Park) and Key Largo (Spiegel Grove & Scuba & Snorkeling). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, admire the striking features of Art Deco Historic District, and examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Miami Beach trip itinerary site.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Monterey to Miami Beach takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Monterey to Miami Beach. Traveling from Monterey in May, things will get warmer in Miami Beach: highs are around 36°C and lows about 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Shopping · Neighborhoods · Parks · Wildlife

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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.5

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Key West

Key West ©

Conch Republic

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
On the 28th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Truman Little White House, then examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Alan S. Maltz Gallery.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Key West trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Miami Beach to Key West takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. May in Key West sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Key West

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Denver

Denver ©

Mile-High City

Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): look and learn at Denver Museum of Nature & Science, then admire the natural beauty at Denver Botanic Gardens, then steep yourself in history at Molly Brown House Museum, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with 16th Street Mall.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Denver trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Key West to Denver takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Key West to Denver, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Key West in May, expect nights in Denver to be cooler, around 7°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Denver

Museums · Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods
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