21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Dallas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
3
New York City
— 4 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Fort Wayne
— 1 day
Fly:  12​h 45​min
5
Honolulu
— 5 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Sydney


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3
nights
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Escape the urban bustle at LBJ National Grasslands and Arbor Hills Nature Preserve. Get out of town with these interesting Dallas side-trips: ShangriLlama (in Parker), In-Sync Exotics (in Wylie) and Colleyville Nature Center (in Colleyville). Next up on the itinerary: grab your bike and head to Local Hub Bicycle Co. and make a trip to Top O'Hill Terrace.

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

Sydney, Australia to Dallas is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Sydney to Dallas, you'll gain 16 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Sydney in December; daily highs in Dallas reach 17°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Dallas

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

LBJ National Grasslands, Colleyville Nature Center, Top O'Hill Terrace, Arbor Hills Nature Preserve, ShangriLlama
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Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace
Arbor Hills Nature Preserve ©
Arbor Hills Nature Preserve
In-Sync Exotics ©
In-Sync Exotics

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve and Kayaking & Canoeing. The National WWII Museum and Cabildo will appeal to museum buffs. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Garden District, stop by Faulkner House Books, contemplate the long history of Lalaurie Mansion, and make a trip to Jackson Square.

To see photos and more tourist information, read our New Orleans tour planning app .

You can fly from Dallas to New Orleans in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Dallas in December since evenings lows in New Orleans dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

St. Joseph Church and Gardens
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Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. Get a sense of the local culture at Times Square and American Museum of Natural History. There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, get engrossed in the history at Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site, admire the masterpieces at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, and steep yourself in history at Ellis Island.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the New York City trip planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from New Orleans to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans to New York City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in December, expect nights in New York City to be cooler, around 2°C, while days are slightly colder, around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Fort Wayne.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

1
day
Fort Wayne

Fort Wayne ©
Fort Wayne is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Eagle Marsh Nature Preserve, see the interesting displays at Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum, and then test your team's savvy at Room to Escape.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Fort Wayne day trip site .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from New York City to Fort Wayne takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from New York City in January; daily highs in Fort Wayne reach 0°C and lows reach -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in Fort Wayne

Parks Wildlife Fun & Games

Side Trip

Auburn Cord Duesenberg Automobile Museum
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Eagle Marsh Nature Preserve ©
Eagle Marsh Nature Preserve
Room to Escape ©
Room to Escape

5
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 a sense of the local culture at USS Arizona Memorial and Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument. Step out of the city life by going to Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve and Kailua Beach Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Swim with Dolphins (in Waianae) and Haleiwa (Sunset Beach Park & Waimea Bay). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, take in the dramatic scenery at Manoa Falls, hike along Makiki Trail, and take in the pleasant sights at Diamond Head State Monument.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Honolulu trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Fort Wayne to Honolulu by flight takes about 13 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Hawaii Standard Time (HST), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from Fort Wayne in January, things will get much hotter in Honolulu: highs are around 32°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Oahu, Pu’u O Mahuka Heiau State Monument, Kailua Beach Park, Swim with Dolphins
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Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve ©
Hanauma Bay Nature Preserve
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach

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