19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  21​h
1
Santa Fe
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
San Antonio
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Houston
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Tampa
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h
6
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
7
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Sydney

2
nights
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Step off the beaten path and head to Loretto Chapel and Museum of International Folk Art. You'll explore and learn at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum and Meow Wolf. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, play a few rounds at Marty Sanchez Links de Santa Fe, take in the exciting artwork at Mark White Fine Art, and examine the collection at Harrell House of Natural Oddities.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Santa Fe trip itinerary maker .

Sydney, Australia to Santa Fe is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train, flight, and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Santa Fe is minus 17 hours. When traveling from Sydney in April, plan for slightly colder days in Santa Fe, with highs around 22°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Loretto Chapel ©
Loretto Chapel
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road

1
night
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Tue): steep yourself in history at The Alamo, then tour the pleasant surroundings at San Antonio Missions National Historical Park, then admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of New Braunfels Conservation Society, Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, and then admire the masterpieces at McNay Art Museum.

To find reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the San Antonio online vacation planner .

Getting from Santa Fe to San Antonio by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Santa Fe to San Antonio, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Santa Fe, expect somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in San Antonio, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Houston.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

New Braunfels Conservation Society
Highlights from your plan
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

2
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
On the 11th (Thu), explore and take pictures at Minute Maid Park and then see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston. On the 12th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at George Ranch Historical Park, then engage your brain at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, and then stroll through Smither Park.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Houston route planner .

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Houston takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. April in Houston sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

George Ranch Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
George Ranch Historical Park ©
George Ranch Historical Park

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Royal Street, then see the interesting displays at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, and finally wander the streets of Garden District. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, then stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1, and then steep yourself in history at Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read New Orleans visit planner .

You can fly from Houston to New Orleans in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. When traveling from Houston in April, plan for slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Tampa.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

3
nights
Tampa

Tampa ©
Tampa ranks among the country's most livable cities, attracting newcomers with its growing economy and status as a major port on the Gulf of Mexico.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Ringling and The Dali Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Marie Selby Botanical Gardens and Ca d'Zan Mansion. When in Tampa, make a side trip to see Siesta Beach in Siesta Key, approximately 1h 20 min away. The adventure continues: take in the views from Sunshine Skyway Bridge, admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Collection, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at ZooTampa at Lowry Park.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Tampa tour itinerary builder tool .

Getting from New Orleans to Tampa by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. When traveling from New Orleans in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Tampa: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Tampa

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Sarasota, St. Petersburg, Siesta Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Ringling ©
The Ringling
The Dali Museum ©
The Dali Museum
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens ©
Marie Selby Botanical Gardens

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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park. On the next day, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, examine the collection at New York Public Library, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our New York City day trip planning app .

Getting from Tampa to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In April, New York City is cooler than Tampa - with highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Explore hidden gems such as Castello di Amorosa and V. Sattui Winery. Do some cultural sightseeing at Alcatraz Island and City Lights Booksellers. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, explore and take pictures at Twin Peaks, examine the collection at de Young Museum, and stroll through Golden Gate Park.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco day trip website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Francisco takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City to San Francisco, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in April; daily highs in San Francisco reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Castello di Amorosa, V. Sattui Winery
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
de Young Museum ©
de Young Museum

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