18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly + tram:  4​h
3
Miami
— 4 nights
+2
tram + Fly + bus:  5​h 45​min
4
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
5
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Sydney

3
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Do your shopping at The Strip and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at New York New York Casino, admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas vacation planning website .

Sydney, Australia to Las Vegas is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Sydney to Las Vegas, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, Las Vegas is much warmer than Sydney - with highs of 45°C and lows of 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Thu) to allow time for travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Fun & Games, #Shopping, #Casinos
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

2
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, look for gifts at Louisiana Music Factory, admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, then stop by Faulkner House Books, and finally get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): get a taste of the local shopping with Royal Street and then brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the New Orleans trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to New Orleans takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to New Orleans. When traveling from Las Vegas in August, plan for slightly colder days in New Orleans, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 32°C. On the 1st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in New Orleans

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District
Royal Street ©
Royal Street

4
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.
Head to Aventura Mall and Bayside Marketplacefor plenty of shopping. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Haulover Beach Park and Fort Lauderdale Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Miami: Shark Valley (in Everglades National Park) and Hollywood Beach (in Hollywood). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at South Beach, stroll through Matheson Hammock Park, wander the streets of Lincoln Road, and admire the landmark architecture of Freedom Tower.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Miami online trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and tram from New Orleans to Miami in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Miami. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in September: highs in Miami hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Miami

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Haulover Beach Park, Fort Lauderdale Beach, Aventura Mall, Hollywood Beach
Highlights from your plan
Haulover Beach Park ©
Haulover Beach Park
South Beach ©
South Beach
Hollywood Beach ©
Hollywood Beach

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Fifth Avenue. On the 6th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our New York City tour builder .

You can do a combination of tram and flight from Miami to New York City in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Miami in September: high temperatures in New York City hover around 30°C and lows are around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

#Parks, #Museums, #Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue
Times Square ©
Times Square

4
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Beach. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Santa Monica Farmers Market and Bergamot Station. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach) and Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Cabrillo Beach, wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, admire the majestic nature at Will Rogers State Beach, and explore the activities along Santa Monica Bay.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles journey maker site .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Los Angeles takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Los Angeles is minus 3 hours. While traveling from New York City, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 22°C. On the 12th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach Pier
Highlights from your plan
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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