20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  16​h
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly + foot:  8​h 45​min
4
New York City
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Brisbane

3
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.
Universal Studios Hollywood has been added to your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Disney California Adventure Park (in Anaheim), Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica) and Wilson Creek Winery (in Temecula). There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Staples Center, appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, don't miss a visit to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, and admire the striking features of California Plaza.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary maker website .

Brisbane, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Brisbane to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Brisbane in December, with highs in Los Angeles at 24°C and lows at 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Fun & Games Shopping

Side Trips

Third Street Promenade, Disney California Adventure Park, Wilson Creek Winery
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Room Escape Games

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 San Francisco Bay. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Elmshaven (in St. Helena) and Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley). There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, engage your brain at Exploratorium, make a trip to Lombard Street, and take in panoramic vistas at Coit Tower.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip website .

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (17°C), and nights are about the same (8°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Castello di Amorosa, Elmshaven, Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

4
nights
Las Vegas

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Explore hidden gems such as The Mob Museum and Food Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Hoover Dam (in Boulder City) and Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection (in Laughlin). There's much more to do: make a trip to Bellagio Fountains, have some family-friendly fun at Dig This, have fun at The Range 702, and browse the different shops at The Forum Shops at Caesars.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas visit planning tool .

Getting from San Francisco to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in December, plan for slightly colder nights in Las Vegas, with lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
The Range 702 ©
The Range 702
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah

6
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park and The D&H Canal Historical Society and Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Dover Plains (Stone Church & Soukup Farms), Rondout Lighthouse (in Kingston) and Wired Gallery (in High Falls). There's much more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, learn about winemaking at Coffee Pot Cellars Tasting Room, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, and don't miss a visit to Art Centro.

To find reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read New York City itinerary planner.

Fly from Las Vegas to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. In January, New York City is slightly colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 5°C and lows of -5°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Poughkeepsie, Millbrook, Cutchogue, Dover Plains, High Falls
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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