21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  21​h
1
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  5​h 45​min
3
Dayton
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Zanesville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Youngstown
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Mentor
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Toledo
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h
8
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Melbourne


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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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at The Strip and Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas. Explore Las Vegas' surroundings by going to Boulder City (Tom Devlin's Monster Museum & Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get interesting insight from Tours, and examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas itinerary planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Las Vegas is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to Las Vegas. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Melbourne in August, with highs in Las Vegas at 45°C and lows at 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Boulder City, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

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.
You'll explore and learn at The National WWII Museum and Rodrigue Studio. Get some historical perspective at French Quarter and Beauregard-Keyes House. Explore New Orleans' surroundings by going to Slidell (Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge & Nature & Wildlife Tours). There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, see the interesting displays at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, and stop by Faulkner House Books.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans online trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to New Orleans takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to New Orleans. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit cooler (32°C), and nights are about the same (32°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Dayton.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Slidell
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

1
night
Dayton

Dayton ©
Home of airplane pioneers the Wright brothers, Dayton prides itself on its inventors, including Charles F.
On the 27th (Tue), look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Helen Nature Preserve, then look for all kinds of wild species at Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve, and then identify plant and animal life at Aullwood Audubon Center & Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Carillon Historical Park, look for all kinds of wild species at Cox Arboretum MetroPark, and then see the interesting displays at National Museum of the U.S. Air Force.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Dayton trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from New Orleans to Dayton in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Dayton due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in August, Dayton is slightly colder at night with lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Zanesville.

Things to do in Dayton

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Yellow Springs, Cox Arboretum MetroPark
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the US Air Force ©
Carillon Historical Park ©
Carillon Historical Park
Clifton Gorge State Nature Preserve ©

2
nights
Zanesville

Zanesville ©
Zanesville is a city in and the county seat of Muskingum County, Ohio, United States. On the 29th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at The Wilds, steep yourself in history at John and Annie Glenn Historic Site, and then examine the collection at National Road Zane Grey Museum. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Great Circle Earthworks, identify plant and animal life at Newark Earthworks, then explore the world behind art at Zanesville Museum of Art, then don't miss a visit to St. Nicholas Catholic Church, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Thomas Aquinas Church.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Zanesville visit planner.

Traveling by car from Dayton to Zanesville takes 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in August, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Youngstown.

Things to do in Zanesville

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Heath, National Road Zane Grey Museum, The Wilds, John and Annie Glenn Historic Site
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The Wilds ©
The Wilds
John and Annie Glenn Historic Site ©
National Road Zane Grey Museum ©
National Road Zane Grey Museum

2
nights
Youngstown

Youngstown ©
Youngstown is a city in and the county seat of Mahoning County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): trek along Mill Creek Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Fellows Riverside Gardens, then explore the world behind art at The Butler Institute of American Art, and then identify plant and animal life at Noah's Lost Ark, Inc..

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Youngstown trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by car from Zanesville to Youngstown takes 2.5 hours. In August, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to drive to Mentor.

Things to do in Youngstown

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Noah's Lost Ark, Inc.
Highlights from your plan
Mill Creek Park ©
Mill Creek Park
The Butler Institute of American Art ©
Fellows Riverside Gardens ©
Fellows Riverside Gardens

2
nights
Mentor

Mentor ©
Mentor is a city in Lake County, Ohio, United States. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Chapin Forest Reservation, identify plant and animal life at North Chagrin Nature Center, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Erie Bluffs. On your second day here, hike along Beartown Lakes Reservation, contemplate the long history of James A. Garfield National Historic Site, and then identify plant and animal life at Mentor Lagoons Nature Preserve.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Mentor online trip maker .

Drive from Youngstown to Mentor in 1.5 hours. Traveling from Youngstown in September, Mentor is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Toledo.

Things to do in Mentor

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

North Chagrin Nature Center, Lake Erie Bluffs, Beartown Lakes Reservation, Chapin Forest Reservation
Highlights from your plan
Lake Erie Bluffs ©
Lake Erie Bluffs
North Chagrin Nature Center ©
North Chagrin Nature Center

1
night
Toledo

Toledo ©
Toledo is a city in and the county seat of Lucas County, Ohio, United States. On the 4th (Wed), examine the collection at National Museum of the Great Lakes, then steep yourself in history at The 577 Foundation, and then identify plant and animal life at Oak Openings Preserve Metropark.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Toledo online trip itinerary builder .

Drive from Mentor to Toledo in 2.5 hours. In September in Toledo, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Toledo

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

The 577 Foundation
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Oak Openings Preserve Metropark ©
Oak Openings Preserve Metropark
National Museum of the Great Lakes ©

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Getty Center and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. Get some historical perspective at Santa Monica Pier and Hollyhock House. And it doesn't end there: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, see the interesting displays at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, identify plant and animal life at Ballona Wetlands, and don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Toledo to Los Angeles takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Toledo to Los Angeles. Traveling from Toledo in September, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. On the 8th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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