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:  16​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Denver
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Sydney

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Spend the 30th (Mon) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco online driving holiday planner .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -18 hour difference. In September, daytime highs in San Francisco are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Tours
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, and admire all the interesting features of The High Line.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from San Francisco to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to New York City, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in New York City

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

3
nights
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Denver: Boulder (Flatirons & Pearl Street Mall) and Carousel of Happiness (in Nederland). The adventure continues: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Evans, cruise along Mount Evans Scenic Byway, take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens, and admire all the interesting features of Coors Field.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Denver trip site .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from New York City to Denver takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Denver is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in October, Denver is slightly colder at night with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Denver

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Boulder, Carousel of Happiness
Highlights from your plan
Carousel of Happiness ©
Carousel of Happiness
Mount Evans ©
Mount Evans
Flatirons ©
Flatirons

6
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.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: enjoy some music at Bellagio Fountains, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Denver to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Denver to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In October, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer than Denver - with highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos Parks

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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