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:  18​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Raleigh
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
5
Dallas
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h
6
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will enjoy Exploratorium and Crissy Field. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, pause for some photo ops at Mohandas K. Gandhi (Gandhi Statue), and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary builder .

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to San Francisco is minus 18 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Melbourne in May, with highs in San Francisco at 24°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

2
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.
Attractions like National Air and Space Museum and Tidal Basin make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Zoological Park, appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get a sense of history and politics at White House, and get your bearings at Library of Congress.

To find maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC online sightseeing planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Washington DC by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Washington DC is 3 hours. When traveling from San Francisco in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Washington DC, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park

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.
Attractions like Central Park and Statue of Liberty National Monument make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, wander the streets of Times Square, go for a walk through The High Line, and learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the New York City travel route planner .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in May, you will find days in New York City are slightly colder (24°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Raleigh.

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
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

1
night
Raleigh

Raleigh ©
For those not from the South, Raleigh might be one of the region's better-kept travel secrets.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): hike along Neuse River Trail, then get curious at Marbles Kids Museum, then learn more about the world around you at North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Fletcher Park.

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

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Raleigh takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in June: highs in Raleigh hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Raleigh

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Marbles Kids Museum ©
Marbles Kids Museum
Neuse River Trail ©
Neuse River Trail

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): make a trip to Top O'Hill Terrace, then test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Dallas, then see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and finally don't miss a visit to Grassy Knoll.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Dallas driving holiday app .

Fly from Raleigh to Dallas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Raleigh to Dallas due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Raleigh in June since evenings lows in Dallas dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

The Escape Game Dallas, Top O'Hill Terrace
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace

4
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.
Attractions like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and The Roller Coaster make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and try to win big at Casino At The Venetian.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary website .

Traveling by flight from Dallas to Las Vegas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Dallas in June, expect nights in Las Vegas to be about the same, around 29°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 46°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
DISCOVERY Children's Museum ©
DISCOVERY Children's Museum

4
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.
Attractions like Disneyland Park and Universal Studios Hollywood make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disney California Adventure Park, which is approximately 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, engage your brain at California Science Center, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect colder days and little chillier nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 19°C. On the 12th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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