22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
New York City
— 5 nights
2
Miami
— 3 nights
3
New Orleans
— 3 nights
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights

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.
Popular historic sites such as St. Patrick's Cathedral and The Met Cloisters are in your itinerary. Let the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ground Zero Museum Workshop capture your imagination. Go for a jaunt from New York City to Great Neck to see Great Neck Steppingstone Park about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at New York Public Library, wander the streets of Times Square, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

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Sydney, Australia to New York City is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to New York City is minus 15 hours. In December, New York City is much colder than Sydney - with highs of 10°C and lows of 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Dumbo, Great Neck Steppingstone Park
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters
Ground Zero Museum Workshop ©
Ground Zero Museum Workshop

3
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park and Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens. Museum-lovers will appreciate Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and Deering Estate. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Miami: Fort Lauderdale (Fort Lauderdale Beach Park & Las Olas Beach). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Wynwood, buy something for everyone on your list at Bayside Marketplace, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Miami travel route planner.

You can fly from New York City to Miami in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in December; daily highs in Miami reach 32°C and lows reach 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miami

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Fort Lauderdale, Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens, Britto Central, Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park
Highlights from your plan
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park ©
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park
Las Olas Beach ©
Las Olas Beach
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens ©
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): admire the masterpieces at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, see the interesting displays at Whitney Plantation, then experience rural life at St. Joseph Plantation, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District. On your second day here, learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum and then look for all kinds of wild species at Global Wildlife Center.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip planner.

Getting from Miami to New Orleans by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Miami to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Miami in December, expect nights in New Orleans to be slightly colder, around 16°C, while days are much colder, around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Whitney Plantation, St. Joseph Plantation, Global Wildlife Center
Highlights from your plan
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Garden District ©
Garden District
Escape My Room New Orleans ©
Escape My Room New Orleans

2
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.
On the next day, don't miss a visit to The Strip, then take a stroll through The LINQ Promenade, and then examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from New Orleans to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from New Orleans to Las Vegas. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from New Orleans in January since evenings lows in Las Vegas dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Shopping · Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Old Gardiner Road and Midway Geyser Basin. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone and Uncle Tom's Trail. And it doesn't end there: witness a stunning natural landmark at West Thumb Geyser Basin, take in the dramatic natural features at Artists’ Paintpots, take a memorable drive along Virginia Cascade Drive, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Gibbon Falls.

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Getting from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park by flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Yellowstone National Park. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in January; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach -5°C and lows reach -20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road
Gibbon Falls ©
Gibbon Falls

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Take a break from the city and head to Marin Headlands and Alcatraz Island. Explore hidden gems such as Walt Disney Family Museum and VJB Cellars. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and walk around Presidio of San Francisco.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, and train. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in January, things will get much warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 17°C and lows about 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marin Headlands, VJB Cellars
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge