22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Sydney
Fly:  21 h 45 min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
2
Minneapolis
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h
3
Omaha
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 30 min
4
Detroit
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
5
Cleveland
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  4 h
6
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 30 min
7
Louisville
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
8
Nashville
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
9
Birmingham
— 1 night
Bus:  3 h 45 min
10
Jackson
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  4 h 45 min
11
Hot Springs
— 1 night
Fly:  5 h 45 min
12
Oklahoma City
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
13
Wichita
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  3 h 15 min
14
Denver
— 1 night
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  4 h 15 min
15
Moab
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  22 h 15 min
End: Sydney

2
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Yellowstone National Park is known for nature, wildlife, and trails. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the mystery of Palette Spring, take in the natural beauty of Sapphire Pool, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Old Gardiner Road, and explore the striking landscape at Golden Gate Canyon.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park online trip itinerary maker.

Sydney, Australia to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 22.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and taxi. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Yellowstone National Park is minus 17 hours. Traveling from Sydney in January, expect Yellowstone National Park to be colder, temps between -5°C and -20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Solitary Geyser ©
Solitary Geyser
Palette Spring ©
Palette Spring
Lookout Point ©
Lookout Point

1
night
Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
On the 11th (Wed), explore the world behind art at Minneapolis Institute of Art, then walk around Central Park Ice Skating Trail, then get your game on at Game Show Battle Rooms, and finally test your team's savvy at The Escape Game.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Minneapolis trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Minneapolis takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in January, Minneapolis is somewhat warmer at night with lows of -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Omaha.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Fun & Games Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Central Park Ice Skating Trail, Game Show Battle Rooms
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game ©
The Escape Game
Game Show Battle Rooms ©
Game Show Battle Rooms
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art

1
night
Omaha

Omaha ©
A major transportation hub, Omaha was once considered little more than a stopping point on a pioneer's journey west.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): get your game on at Spielbound and then listen to music at Henry Doorly Zoo.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Omaha trip planner.

You can fly from Minneapolis to Omaha in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Minneapolis in January: high temperatures in Omaha hover around 1°C and lows are around -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Detroit.

Things to do in Omaha

Fun & Games Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Spielbound ©
Spielbound
Henry Doorly Zoo ©
Henry Doorly Zoo

1
night
Detroit

Detroit ©
Founded in 1701 by a French explorer and adventurer, Detroit exerted a profound impact on the world for most of the 20th century.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Holocaust Memorial Center, then examine the collection at The Henry Ford, and then explore the world behind art at Detroit Institute of Arts.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Detroit vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Omaha to Detroit in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Omaha to Detroit. In January, daytime highs in Detroit are 0°C, while nighttime lows are -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Cleveland.

Things to do in Detroit

Museums

Side Trips

The Henry Ford, Holocaust Memorial Center
Highlights from your plan
Detroit Institute of Arts ©
Detroit Institute of Arts
Holocaust Memorial Center ©
Holocaust Memorial Center
The Henry Ford ©
The Henry Ford

1
night
Cleveland

Cleveland ©
A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
On the 14th (Sat), identify plant and animal life at Lake Erie Nature & Science Center, walk around Rocky River Reservation, and then admire the masterpieces at The Cleveland Museum of Art.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Cleveland online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Detroit to Cleveland in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or fly. In January, daily temperatures in Cleveland can reach 1°C, while at night they dip to -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Cleveland

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Lake Erie Nature & Science Center
Highlights from your plan
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
Rocky River Reservation ©
Rocky River Reservation
Lake Erie Nature & Science Center ©
Lake Erie Nature & Science Center

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and don't miss a visit to Empire State Building.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary app.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Cleveland to New York City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Cleveland in January, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in New York City: temperatures range from 5°C by day to -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Louisville.

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
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

1
night
Louisville

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): gain some tasty knowledge on a distillery tour, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kentucky Artisan Distillery, then sample the fine beverages at Angel's Envy Distillery, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Louisville online trip builder.

Getting from New York City to Louisville by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. January in Louisville sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of -4°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Nashville.

Things to do in Louisville

Tours Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Kentucky Artisan Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Distillery Tours
Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co ©
Kentucky Peerless Distilling Co
Angel's Envy Distillery ©
Angel's Envy Distillery

1
night
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
On the 20th (Fri), browse the exhibits of Lotz House Museum, then examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, then get your game on at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), and finally have some family-friendly fun at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Nashville trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Louisville to Nashville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Louisville to Nashville. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in January, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to drive to Birmingham.

Things to do in Nashville

Fun & Games Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill) ©
The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill)
BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League ©
BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum

1
night
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, examine the collection at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Kenneth R. Penhale City of Helena Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Birmingham trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Nashville to Birmingham in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In January, plan for daily highs up to 13°C, and evening lows to 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to catch the bus to Jackson.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums

Side Trip

Kenneth R. Penhale City of Helena Museum
Highlights from your plan
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Kenneth R. Penhale City of Helena Museum ©
Kenneth R. Penhale City of Helena Museum
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute ©
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

1
night
Jackson

Jackson ©
Jackson, officially the City of Jackson, is the capital city and largest urban center of the U.S. On the 22nd (Sun), trek along Natchez Trace Multi-Use Trail, then trek along Ridgeland Bike Trail, and then examine the collection at Mississippi Civil Rights Museum.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Jackson online trip maker.

You can take a bus from Birmingham to Jackson in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and taxi. January in Jackson sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Hot Springs.

Things to do in Jackson

Trails Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Ridgeland
Highlights from your plan
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum ©
Mississippi Civil Rights Museum
Natchez Trace Multi-Use Trail ©
Natchez Trace Multi-Use Trail

1
night
Hot Springs

Hot Springs ©
Set deep in the Ouachita Mountains, the city of Hot Springs almost completely surrounds the national park of the same name.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): get outside with Cedar Glades, then pause for some serene contemplation at Anthony Chapel, and then explore the activities along Lake Ouachita.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hot Springs day trip planning app.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Jackson to Hot Springs in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Jackson in January since evenings lows in Hot Springs dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Hot Springs

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Anthony Chapel ©
Anthony Chapel
Cedar Glades ©
Cedar Glades

1
night
Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): let little ones run wild at Unpluggits Playstudio, then learn more about the world around you at SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology, and then appreciate the history behind Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Oklahoma City trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Hot Springs to Oklahoma City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, train, and flight. Traveling from Hot Springs in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Oklahoma City, with lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Wichita.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Unpluggits Playstudio
Highlights from your plan
Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum ©
Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum
SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology ©
SKELETONS: Museum of Osteology

1
night
Wichita

Wichita ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): indulge your thirst for a good beer at Central Standard Brewing, join the crowd at Xtreme Racing & Entertainment, and then have some family-friendly fun at Puzzle Plex.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Wichita route planner.

You can drive from Oklahoma City to Wichita in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Oklahoma City in January, with highs in Wichita at 9°C and lows at -6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Wichita

Fun & Games Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Puzzle Plex
Highlights from your plan
Puzzle Plex ©
Puzzle Plex
Central Standard Brewing ©
Central Standard Brewing
Xtreme Racing & Entertainment ©
Xtreme Racing & Entertainment

1
night
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): experience the excitement of Back In A Flash Chiropractic & Massage, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Leopold Bros. Distillery, then see the interesting displays at Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour.

To see where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Denver trip maker.

Do a combination of flight and train from Wichita to Denver in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. In January, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to -7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Moab.

Things to do in Denver

Breweries & Distilleries Spas Museums
Highlights from your plan
Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour ©
Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour
Back In A Flash Chiropractic & Massage ©
Back In A Flash Chiropractic & Massage
Leopold Bros. Distillery ©
Leopold Bros. Distillery

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Moab

Moab ©
The gateway to Utah's popular canyon country, Moab sits engulfed in the middle of desert wilderness.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take in the dramatic natural features at Double Arch and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Arches National Park.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Moab planning website.

Getting from Denver to Moab by combination of train and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and car; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Denver in January: high temperatures in Moab hover around 2°C and lows are around -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Moab

Trails Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Double Arch
Highlights from your plan
Arches National Park ©
Arches National Park
Double Arch ©
Double Arch

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