23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
4
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  26​h
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Canine Creek Dog Wash & Pet Boutique and Oxnard Beach Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park), Tehachapi Mountain Park (in Tehachapi) and Bart's Books (in Ojai). There's still lots to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, stop by Amoeba Music, kick back and relax at Santa Monica State Beach, and look for all kinds of wild species at Running Horse Ranch.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles online sightseeing planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and tram. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. In December, Los Angeles is little chillier than Melbourne - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trips

Tehachapi, Anaheim, Oxnard Beach Park, Bart's Books, Santa Monica State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

5
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Hoover Dam and Valley of Fire State Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Las Vegas: Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Helicopter Tours). There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Hoover Dam Bypass, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, make a trip to Stratosphere Tower, and see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas online trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, things will get slightly colder in Las Vegas: highs are around 16°C and lows about 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Boulder City, Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

4
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Garden District and Frenchmen Street. Get out of town with these interesting New Orleans side-trips: Wedell-Williams Memorial Aviation & Cypress Sawmill Museum (in Patterson), Vacherie (Oak Alley Plantation & Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site) and Ardoyne Plantation (in Schriever). There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Royal Street, tour the pleasant surroundings at New Orleans City Park, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Assumption.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read New Orleans online holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to New Orleans takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas to New Orleans, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, plan for somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans, with lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vacherie, Nicholls State University, Ardoyne Plantation, Saint Rose de Lima Catholic Church, Wedell-Williams Aviation and Cypress Sawmill Museum
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bryant Park and Rockefeller Center. The adventure continues: go for a walk through Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and get the lay of the land with Walking tours.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the New York City day trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from New Orleans to New York City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to New York City due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Orleans in January, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in New York City: temperatures range from 5°C by day to -5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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