22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
3
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

2
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 30 minutes away. Pack the 21st (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, immerse yourself in nature at Topanga State Park, Head underground at Bronson Caves, and admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles. Traveling from Melbourne in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 32°C and lows about 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 23rd (Wed), get interesting insight from Tours and then see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum. Keep things going the next day: enjoy some friendly competition at Lucky Strike Phoenix and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Phoenix holiday website .

Fly from Los Angeles to Phoenix in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Phoenix due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Los Angeles in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Phoenix, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Lucky Strike Phoenix ©
Lucky Strike Phoenix

3
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: explore and take pictures at Central Park, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, take a stroll through Times Square, and don't miss a visit to Grand Central Terminal.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our New York City day trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Phoenix to New York City takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Phoenix to New York City. While traveling from Phoenix, expect cooler days and a bit cooler nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can 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 fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, ponder the world of politics at The Pentagon, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Washington DC online holiday planner .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. October in Washington DC sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Washington DC

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

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.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 50 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in a show at Bellagio Fountains, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and enjoy some diversion at Strip Gun Club.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas day trip planner .

You can fly from Washington DC to Las Vegas in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Washington DC to Las Vegas. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Washington DC in October: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 32°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

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

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 7th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and wander the streets of Union Square.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary planner .

Fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. November in San Francisco sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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