23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
Orlando
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
5
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  23​h
End: Sydney

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 28th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles day trip planning site .

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 difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Sydney in December, things will get a bit cooler in Los Angeles: highs are around 24°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Rockefeller Center, get great views at Top of the Rock, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our New York City travel itinerary planner .

You can fly from Los Angeles to New York City in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to New York City due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Los Angeles in December, plan for colder days and slightly colder nights in New York City: temperatures range from 10°C by day to 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Orlando.

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
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

2
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.
Pack the 5th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 7th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's more to do: discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Orlando trip maker site .

You can fly from New York City to Orlando in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in January; daily highs in Orlando reach 25°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

3
nights
Key West

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Key West is known for adventure, museums, nightlife, wildlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, get a taste of the local shopping with Alan S. Maltz Gallery, and look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Key West travel route site .

Getting from Orlando to Key West by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Orlando in January, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 22°C in Key West. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, don't miss a visit to French Quarter, admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, and wander the streets of Garden District.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the New Orleans online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Key West to New Orleans takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Key West in January, with highs in New Orleans at 17°C and lows at 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

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