18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Taree
Fly:  24​h
1
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Austin
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Washington DC
— 1 night
5
New York City
— 2 nights
+2
bus + Fly + taxi:  5​h 15​min
6
Gatlinburg
— 1 night
+3
taxi + Fly + taxi + train:  4​h 30​min
7
Orlando
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h 30​min
8
Nashville
— 2 nights
Fly:  31​h
End: Taree

1
night
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.
On the 8th (Sun), make a trip to Santa Monica Pier.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles road trip planning site .

Taree, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Pacific Standard Time is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Taree in September, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and then make a trip to The Embarcadero. On the next day, kick back and relax at Marshall’s Beach, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

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Traveling by combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and subway; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, expect San Francisco to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Marshall’s Beach ©
Marshall’s Beach

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Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 12th (Thu), get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol, then contemplate the waterfront views at Barton Springs Pool, and then admire the natural beauty at Zilker Metropolitan Park.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Austin online tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Austin takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in September; daily highs in Austin reach 39°C and lows reach 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Zilker Metropolitan Park ©
Zilker Metropolitan Park

1
night
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
On the 13th (Fri), explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then explore the activities along Tidal Basin, and then meet the residents at National Zoological Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC travel site .

You can fly from Austin to Washington DC in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Austin to Washington DC is 1 hour. In September, Washington DC is little chillier than Austin - with highs of 32°C and lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park

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.
On the 15th (Sun), appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial and then admire all the interesting features of Central Park. On your second day here, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, then admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and then snap pictures at Brooklyn Bridge.

To find where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read New York City tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Gatlinburg.

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
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

1
night
Gatlinburg

Nestled in the lush, wooded forests of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg is Tennessee’s premier mountain resort destination.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): identify plant and animal life at Roaring Fork and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Chimneys Picnic Area, take in the awesome beauty at Mount LeConte, and then take a memorable tour with Tours.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Gatlinburg online trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and taxi from New York City to Gatlinburg takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in September, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Gatlinburg

Parks Adventure Tours

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Chimneys Picnic Area ©
Chimneys Picnic Area

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Thu): get in on the family fun at Walt Disney World Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Fri): make an unforgettable trip to Magic Kingdom Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Orlando travel route builder app .

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and train from Gatlinburg to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, taxi, and train; or drive. Traveling from Gatlinburg in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Orlando: highs are around 37°C and lows about 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

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nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then examine the collection at RCA Studio B, then see the interesting displays at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and finally take a stroll through Downtown Nashville. Keep things going the next day: immerse yourself in nature at Radnor Lake State Park, take an in-depth tour of Lotz House Museum, and then see a show at Grand Ole Opry.

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You can drive from Orlando to Nashville in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orlando to Nashville due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Orlando in September, expect little chillier with lows of 19°C in Nashville. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Nashville

Neighborhoods Parks Museums

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville
Radnor Lake State Park ©
Radnor Lake State Park
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum

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