18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h
3
Savannah
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
4
San Diego
— 5 nights
Fly:  21​h
End: Melbourne

4
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: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our San Francisco day trip planning app .

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 changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -18 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Melbourne in February, with highs in San Francisco at 19°C and lows at 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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, admire the striking features of Empire State Building, wander the streets of Times Square, and make a trip to Rockefeller Center.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our New York City day trip app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to New York City, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from San Francisco in February, with highs in New York City at 9°C and lows at -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Savannah.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, steep yourself in history at Savannah Historic District, then learn about all things military at Webb Military Museum, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral of St. John the Baptist, and finally admire the striking features of Mickve Israel Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Thu): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Church of the Cross, then take an in-depth tour of Pin Point Heritage Museum, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bonaventure Cemetery.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Savannah road trip website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Savannah in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in February, things will get a bit warmer in Savannah: highs are around 22°C and lows about 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Savannah

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

National Museum of the Mighty Eighth Air Force, The Church of the Cross
Highlights from your plan
Webb Military Museum ©
Webb Military Museum
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist ©
Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from San Diego: Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens (in Encinitas) and Disney California Adventure Park (in Anaheim). And it doesn't end there: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, step aboard Maritime Museum of San Diego, let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, and see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego journey planner.

You can fly from Savannah to San Diego in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Savannah to San Diego is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Savannah in February, expect a bit warmer with lows of 13°C in San Diego. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Disney California Adventure Park, Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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