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:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
Nashville
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
New York City
— 3 nights
foot + Fly:  7​h
6
San Antonio
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 45​min
7
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Sydney

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 25th (Fri), snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and finally pause for some photo ops at The Wave Organ. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, get curious at Exploratorium, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Sydney to San Francisco, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in January, with highs in San Francisco at 17°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

2
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.
On the 27th (Sun), get your game on at Dig This, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Here are some ideas for day two: push the limits with an extreme tour, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then make a trip to Bellagio Fountains.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas holiday planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in January, expect slightly colder with lows of 5°C in Las Vegas. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Dig This ©
Dig This

1
day
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 29th (Tue): have some family-friendly fun at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League and then test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill).

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Nashville in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Nashville, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, expect Nashville to be slightly colder, temps between 10°C and -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Nashville

Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan

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 30th (Wed), admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally ponder the world of politics at White House. Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Zoological Park, explore the activities along Tidal Basin, and then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. In January, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Central Park and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, wander the streets of Times Square, and take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City trip planning site .

Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in New York City, with lows of -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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.
On the 4th (Mon), explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our San Antonio online day trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Antonio in 7 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City to San Antonio, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from New York City in February: highs in San Antonio hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral ©
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): explore the galleries of Maritime Museum of San Diego and then meet the residents at San Diego Zoo. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, examine the collection at San Diego Model Railroad Museum, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego road trip website .

Traveling by flight from San Antonio to San Diego takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. In February in San Diego, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

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.
Family-friendly places like Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park will thrill your kids. Pack the 9th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier.

To find out how to plan a trip to Los Angeles, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In February, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 10th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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