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:  25​h
1
Boston
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
New York City
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Richmond
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Charlotte
— 2 nights
Drive:  39​h
6
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h
End: Sydney

2
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
On the 16th (Sat), wander the streets of Beacon Hill, don't miss a visit to Newbury Street, and then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail and then identify plant and animal life at Whitney and Thayer Woods.

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Sydney, Australia to Boston is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Sydney to Boston, you'll gain 15 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in February; daily highs in Boston reach 4°C and lows reach -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Neighborhoods Museums Parks

Side Trip

Whitney and Thayer Woods
Highlights from your plan
Beacon Hill ©
Beacon Hill
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Newbury Street ©
Newbury Street

6
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.
Head to Fifth Avenue and SoHofor some retail therapy. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge and Quogue Wildlife Refuge. Venture out of the city with trips to Franklin Hill Vineyards (in Nazareth), Sam's Point Preserve (in Cragsmoor) and Whitecliff Vineyard & Winery (in Gardiner). Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Times Square, look for all kinds of wild species at Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge, examine the collection at New York Public Library, and hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read New York City trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Boston to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from Boston in February, plan for a bit warmer days in New York City, with highs around 9°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Wildlife Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, Whitecliff Vineyard & Winery, Nyquist-Harcourt Wildlife Sanctuary, Wertheim National Wildlife Refuge, Wolf Conservation Center
Highlights from your plan
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

4
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Town and Antietam National Battlefield. Get some cultural insight at National Gallery of Art and National Air and Space Museum. When in Washington DC, make a side trip to see Fell's Point in Baltimore, approximately 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns and admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Washington DC sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In February in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 10°C during the day and 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Richmond.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trips

Fell's Point, Antietam National Battlefield, Old Town, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
Old Town ©
Old Town
Antietam National Battlefield ©
Antietam National Battlefield
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier

3
nights
Richmond

Richmond ©
The capital city of Virginia, Richmond has diverse architecture, a large collection of monuments, and world-class museums that reveal the city's important role in American history.
Visit Michie Tavern ca. 1784 and Pamplin Historical Park for their historical value. Museum-lovers will get to explore Abby Aldrich Rockefeller Folk Art Museum and The American Civil War Museum - White House and Museum of the Confederacy. Change things up with these side-trips from Richmond: Williamsburg (Colonial Williamsburg & DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum) and Cunningham Creek Winery & Farm Store (in Palmyra). There's more to do: take a stroll through Carytown.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Richmond online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Washington DC to Richmond takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. February in Richmond sees daily highs of 13°C and lows of 0°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Charlotte.

Things to do in Richmond

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Williamsburg, Cunningham Creek Winery & Farm Store, Pamplin Historical Park, Michie Tavern ca. 1784
Highlights from your plan
White House of the Confederacy ©
White House of the Confederacy
Pamplin Historical Park ©
Pamplin Historical Park
Carytown ©
Carytown

2
nights
Charlotte

Charlotte ©
A rapidly growing city in central North Carolina, Charlotte is the state's largest urban center and a major regional hub for finance, industry, technology, and entertainment.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): explore the galleries of Carolina Raptor Center, sample the fine beverages at Muddy River Distillery, then examine the collection at The Schiele Museum of Natural History, and finally shop like a local with SouthPark.

For maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Charlotte vacation builder site .

Fly from Richmond to Charlotte in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. March in Charlotte sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 4°C at night. On the 5th (Tue), you're off toLos Angeles.

Things to do in Charlotte

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

The Schiele Museum of Natural History, Carolina Raptor Center, Muddy River Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Carolina Raptor Center ©
Carolina Raptor Center
Muddy River Distillery ©
Muddy River Distillery

1
night
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.
On the 7th (Thu), admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, identify plant and animal life at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, then stop by The Original Farmers Market, and finally browse the different shops at The Grove.

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Fly from Charlotte to Los Angeles in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Charlotte to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Charlotte in March, with highs in Los Angeles at 27°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Wildlife Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area ©
LA Farmers' Market ©
LA Farmers' Market
Walt Disney Concert Hall ©
Walt Disney Concert Hall

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