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 + train:  17​h 45​min
1
Anaheim
— 2 nights
+3
bus + foot + Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
2
Niagara Falls
— 1 day
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
New York City
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Lancaster
— Few hours
Drive:  6​h 30​min
6
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
7
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
8
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
9
Honolulu
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Brisbane

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): have some family-friendly fun at Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Anaheim trip itinerary planning tool .

Brisbane, Australia to Anaheim is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Brisbane to Anaheim due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Brisbane in December, you will find days in Anaheim are slightly colder (25°C), and nights are cooler (9°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center ©

1
day
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Niagara Falls, trek along Niagara Gorge Trail, and then Head underground at Cave of the Winds.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls road trip website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Anaheim to Niagara Falls takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Anaheim to Niagara Falls. In December, Niagara Falls is much colder than Anaheim - with highs of 3°C and lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Niagara Gorge Trail ©
Niagara Gorge Trail

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Jefferson Memorial. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Zoological Park, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, then appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, and finally appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Washington DC trip itinerary site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Washington DC in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Niagara Falls in December; daily highs in Washington DC reach 12°C and lows reach 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough 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
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial, and see the interesting displays at New York Public Library.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the New York City holiday planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. December in New York City sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Lancaster.

Things to do in New York City

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

few
hours
Lancaster

Lancaster
The heart of Pennsylvania's famous "Dutch Country," Lancaster is one of the nation's oldest inland cities, founded in 1730.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): steep yourself in history at The Amish Farm and House, get engrossed in the history at Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania, stop by Kitchen Kettle Village, then see the interesting displays at Landis Valley Museum, and finally don't miss a visit to Annex 24 Gallery.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Lancaster trip planning site .

Traveling by car from New York City to Lancaster takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect little chillier evenings in Lancaster when traveling from New York City in December, with lows around -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Washington DC.

Things to do in Lancaster

Parks Outdoors Nightlife

2
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Boston is known for historic sites, museums, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, get engrossed in the history at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, admire all the interesting features of Fenway Park, and get curious at Museum of Science.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Boston road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Lancaster to Boston takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Boston Children's Museum ©
Boston Children's Museum

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, and finally make a trip to Stratosphere Tower. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, shop like a local with The Strip, and then make a trip to Bellagio Fountains.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip maker app .

You can fly from Boston to Las Vegas in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Boston to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Boston in December: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 16°C and lows are around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
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 3rd (Fri): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and finally see the interesting displays at SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, and then don't miss a visit to Lombard Street.

Plan trip to San Francisco with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Las Vegas in January since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

3
nights
Honolulu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Get out of town with these interesting Honolulu side-trips: Haleiwa (Waimea Bay & Sunset Beach Park). And it doesn't end there: browse the exhibits of USS Arizona Memorial, contemplate the waterfront views at Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve, pause for some photo ops at Queen Liliuokalani Statue, and kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Honolulu online route planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Honolulu by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in January: high temperatures in Honolulu hover around 32°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Haleiwa
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial

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