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:  18 h
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
2
Nashville
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h
3
Knoxville
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
5
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
6
Memphis
— 1 night
Fly:  6 h
7
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  20 h
End: Sydney

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Getty Center and Avila Adobe. Get some cultural insight at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum and El Pueblo de Los Angeles. Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 30 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Will Rogers State Beach, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, stroll through Santa Monica Bay, and immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip builder tool .

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -18 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in June, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 30°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

1
day
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): take an in-depth tour of Lotz House Museum, then take a stroll through Downtown Franklin, then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and finally see a show at Grand Ole Opry.

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

Getting from Los Angeles to Nashville by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in July: highs in Nashville hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to drive to Knoxville.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Nightlife

Side Trip

Franklin
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Downtown Franklin ©
Downtown Franklin
Grand Ole Opry ©
Grand Ole Opry

4
nights
Knoxville

Knoxville ©
A gateway to Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Knoxville embraces music culture.
Attractions like Roaring Fork and Grotto Falls Trail make great kid-friendly stops. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Noah Bud Ogle Cabin and Fowler's Clay Works. Explore Knoxville's surroundings by going to Gatlinburg (7D Dark Ride Adventure & Sugarlands Distilling Company), Great Smoky Mountains National Park (Chimneys Picnic Area, Chimney Tops Trail, & more) and River Rafting & Tubing (in Hartford). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Ijams Nature Center.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Knoxville driving holiday planner .

Drive from Nashville to Knoxville in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Knoxville due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in July, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Knoxville

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Gatlinburg, River Rafting & Tubing
Highlights from your plan
Ijams Nature Center ©
Ijams Nature Center
River Rafting & Tubing
Mount LeConte ©
Mount LeConte

3
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Magic Kingdom Park. There's still lots to do: take in a show at Happily Ever After Fireworks, stop by World of Chocolate Museum and Cafe, and get in on the family fun at SeaWorld Orlando.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Orlando tour planner .

Do a combination of flight, taxi, and train from Knoxville to Orlando in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Knoxville in July, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Orlando, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Shopping Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
SeaWorld ©
SeaWorld

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.
You'll explore and learn at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. Ellis Island and Fifth Avenue are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from New York City with a short trip to Bronx Zoo in Bronx, about 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Central Park, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, examine the collection at New York Public Library, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Chapel.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary builder website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Orlando to New York City in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. When traveling from Orlando in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in New York City: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 26°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

1
night
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Memphis Zoo, steep yourself in history at Sun Studio, then pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Memphis online holiday planner .

Getting from New York City to Memphis by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Memphis is minus 1 hour. In July, daily temperatures in Memphis can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
Memphis Zoo ©
Memphis Zoo

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Strip and The Mob Museum. There's much more to do: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, try to win big at New York New York Casino, immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and have fun at Paris Las Vegas.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas planner .

Getting from Memphis to Las Vegas by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. In July, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer than Memphis - with highs of 47°C and lows of 32°C. You'll set off for home on the 19th (Fri).

Things to do in Las Vegas

Casinos Fun & Games Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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