22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
2
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
New York City
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  7​h
5
Houston
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Sydney

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.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and stop by Barneys New York.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Las Vegas trip simple and quick.

Sydney, Australia to Las Vegas is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Las Vegas is minus 18 hours. In December, Las Vegas is colder than Sydney - with highs of 15°C and lows of 4°C. On the 20th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Casinos

Side Trip

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

4
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, meet the residents at Lincoln Park Zoo, admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, and admire all the interesting features of Wrigley Field.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Chicago trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Chicago takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas to Chicago, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in December; daily highs in Chicago reach 4°C and lows reach -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo

4
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 nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol.

For more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC tour planner .

You can fly from Chicago to Washington DC in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Washington DC is 1 hour. In December, Washington DC is a bit warmer than Chicago - with highs of 13°C and lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©

5
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, historic sites, parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Grand central terminal, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art, and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the New York City online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to 11°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks 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

1
night
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Houston trip itinerary maker tool .

You can fly from New York City to Houston in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Houston due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in January, expect Houston to be much hotter, temps between 20°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Houston

Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
BBVA Compass Stadium ©
BBVA Compass Stadium

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.
Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 38 minutes away. Pack the 5th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, catch a live performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall, and admire the striking features of Bradbury Building.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip planner.

You can fly from Houston to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Houston to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Houston, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 11°C. You'll set off for home on the 6th (Sun).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Nightlife

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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