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 15​min
1
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  4​h 45​min
4
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Miami
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

5
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.
Shop till you drop at Amoeba Music and The Grove. Escape the urban bustle at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Santa Monica (Bergamot Station, Santa Monica Farmers Market, & more) and Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach). Pack the 5th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: browse the eclectic array of goods at Melrose Trading Post, look for gifts at The Last Bookstore, kick back and relax at Santa Monica Beach, and see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications.

To see photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles. Traveling from Melbourne in May, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 28°C and 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Parks Theme Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Hermosa Beach Pier
Highlights from your plan
Amoeba Music ©
Amoeba Music
Topanga State Park ©
Topanga State Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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.
Head to The Strip and Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywoodfor some retail therapy. Take a break from the city and head to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Valley of Fire State Park. Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's still lots to do: buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, add some entertainment to your itinerary with Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by combination of train and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In May, Las Vegas is a bit warmer than Los Angeles - with highs of 36°C and lows of 21°C. On the 13th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, Chicago, explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and then wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lincoln Park Zoo, and then admire all the interesting features of Wrigley Field.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Chicago online itinerary creator.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Chicago in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of shuttle and train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. In May, Chicago is slightly colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 26°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow time for travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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.
Shop till you drop at Fifth Avenue and Strand Bookstore. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Central Park, get a taste of the local shopping with Shopping Girlfriend NYC, make a trip to Grand central terminal, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the New York City trip builder.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Chicago to New York City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in New York City

Shopping Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue
Tiffany & Co. ©
Tiffany & Co.

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.
Get outdoors at Shark Valley and South Beach. For shopping fun, head to Aventura Mall or Shops at Merrick Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Everglades National Park (Gumbo Limbo Trail & Anhinga Trail). There's more to do: take a stroll through Lincoln Road and buy something for everyone on your list at Dolphin Mall.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Miami trip itinerary planner.

Do a combination of bus, flight, and tram from New York City to Miami in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, Miami is a bit warmer than New York City - with highs of 36°C and lows of 27°C. On the 24th (Thu), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Everglades National Park, Miami Beach, Aventura Mall, Village of Merrick Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin Mall ©
Dolphin Mall
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail

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