18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
1
Los Angeles
— 8 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
2
Dallas
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Austin
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h
4
Louisville
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
End: New York City

8
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, & more). Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major airports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport and San Bernardino International Airport. October in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica, St. Andrew Church
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

2
nights
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): walk around Dallas Arboretum & Botanical Gardens, then examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and then pause for some photo ops at John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza. On the next day, examine the collection at The George W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, then steep yourself in history at Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District, and then see the interesting displays at Tandy Leather Museum & Gallery.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Dallas trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Dallas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles to Dallas, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In October, daily temperatures in Dallas can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can catcht the bus to Austin.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Fort Worth
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4
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Austin: San Antonio (Natural Bridge Caverns, Mission San Jose, & more), National Museum of the Pacific War (in Fredericksburg) and Barn Pottery (in New Braunfels). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Texas State Capitol, take in the views from Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, trek along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, and admire the striking features of The Driskill.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Austin route planner.

Take a bus from Dallas to Austin in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, daily temperatures in Austin can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Louisville.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

San Antonio, Barn Pottery, National Museum of the Pacific War
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The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
National Museum of the Pacific War ©

1
night
Louisville

Louisville ©
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): sample the fine beverages at Copper & Kings American Brandy Distillery, examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum, then explore the fascinating underground world of Louisville Mega Cavern, and finally snap pictures at The Big Four Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory, sample the fine beverages at Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co, and then try to win big at Churchill Downs.

For maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Louisville tour builder site .

Fly from Austin to Louisville in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Austin to Louisville, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Austin in October, expect Louisville to be a bit cooler, temps between 25°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Louisville

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern
Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory ©
Kentucky Derby Museum ©
Kentucky Derby Museum

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