21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Boston
— 1 day
Train + Ferry:  4​h 15​min
2
Montauk
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Brooklyn
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
4
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
6
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Brisbane

1
day
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.
On the 29th (Fri), take in the spiritual surroundings of Trinity Church, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, and then explore and take pictures at Fenway Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Boston trip maker site .

Brisbane, Australia to Boston is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and ferry. Traveling from Brisbane to Boston, you'll gain 15 hours due to the time zone difference. In November, Boston is colder than Brisbane - with highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can travel to Montauk.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Trinity Church ©
Trinity Church
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park

1
night
Montauk

Montauk ©
Montauk is a census-designated place (CDP) that includes the hamlet with the same name located in the town of East Hampton in Suffolk County, New York, on the eastern end of the South Shore of Long Island. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Montauk Point State Park, visit a coastal fixture at Montauk Point Lighthouse, then tour the water at your own pace with Mtk Cruises, and finally make a trip to Gosman's Restaurant. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Hither Hills State Park, then kick back and relax at Cooper's Beach, and then don't miss a visit to St. Therese of Lisieux Catholic Church.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Montauk trip planner.

Getting from Boston to Montauk by combination of train and ferry takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. November in Montauk sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Brooklyn.

Things to do in Montauk

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Cooper's Beach
Highlights from your plan
Montauk Point State Park ©
Montauk Point State Park
Mtk Cruises ©
Mtk Cruises

2
nights
Brooklyn

Brooklyn ©
Though it may be less popular or touristy than its big brother Manhattan, Brooklyn boasts of one of the largest and hippest art districts in the United States.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): explore and take pictures at Yankee Stadium, look for gifts at Sahadi's Specialty and Fine Foods, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Prospect Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: meet the residents at Bronx Zoo and then admire the natural beauty at Brooklyn Botanic Garden.

For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Brooklyn online holiday maker .

You can drive from Montauk to Brooklyn in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and subway. In December, daily temperatures in Brooklyn can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Brooklyn

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping

Side Trip

Bronx
Highlights from your plan
Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo
Brooklyn Botanic Garden ©
Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Prospect Park ©
Prospect Park

4
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: make a trip to Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, and steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial.

To find reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the New York City driving holiday planner .

New York City is very close to Brooklyn. In December in New York City, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 2°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

3
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip planner .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 12°C in December, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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.
Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, have some family-friendly fun at The Roller Coaster, and take in panoramic vistas at High Roller.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas visit planner .

Fly from Washington DC to Las Vegas in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Washington DC in December, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (16°C), and nights are about the same (4°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, with lows around 8°C. You'll have a few hours on the 17th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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