23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Cairns
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Seattle
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
3
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Memphis
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
7
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Cairns

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Bodega Head and Drakes Beach. Castello di Amorosa and Cable Car Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Stinson Beach (in Stinson Beach) and Safari West (in Santa Rosa). Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your San Francisco trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Cairns, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Cairns to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Cairns in June: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 25°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Safari West, Bodega Head, Castello di Amorosa, Drakes Beach, Stinson Beach
Highlights from your plan
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Safari West ©
Safari West

2
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Washington Park Arboretum, then kick back and relax at Alki Beach, and then take a stroll through Pioneer Square.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle trip maker website .

You can do a combination of subway and flight from San Francisco to Seattle in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 18°C. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to New York City.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pioneer Square ©
Pioneer Square

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bayard Cutting Arboretum and Jacobsburg State Park. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wolf Conservation Center and Franklin Hill Vineyards. The adventure continues: stroll through Central Park, take a stroll through Times Square, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

For where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City travel route tool .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Seattle to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to New York City is 3 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in July: high temperatures in New York City hover around 35°C and lows are around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Nazareth, Bayard Cutting Arboretum, Wolf Conservation Center
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Times Square ©
Times Square

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and National Air and Space Museum. Get some cultural insight at National Gallery of Art and Harpers Ferry National Historical Park. When in Washington DC, make a side trip to see Breezy Point Beach and Campground in Chesapeake Beach, approximately 1h 05 min away. There's more to do: contemplate the long history of Old Town.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip planner .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Old Town, Harpers Ferry National Historical Park, Breezy Point Beach
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Harpers Ferry National Historical Park ©

4
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.
Kids will enjoy Cocoa Beach and Walt Disney World Resort. Get some cultural insight at The Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art and NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Go for a jaunt from Orlando to Titusville to see Pritchard House about 1 hour away. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 16th (Mon) at Discovery Cove. Next up on the itinerary: laugh and play at SeaWorld Orlando and examine the collection at Madame Tussauds.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Orlando online road trip planner .

Fly from Washington DC to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. July in Orlando sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, Cocoa Beach, Pritchard House, NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Cocoa Beach ©
Cocoa Beach

3
nights
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
On the 17th (Tue), try to win big at Gold Strike Casino, take an in-depth tour of Pink Palace Family of Museums, and then steep yourself in history at Sun Studio.. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Lichterman Nature Center, pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum, and then admire the landmark architecture of Orpheum Theatre.

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Traveling by combination of train, taxi, and flight from Orlando to Memphis takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. July in Memphis sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 27°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Memphis

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Gold Strike Casino
Highlights from your plan
Pink Palace Museum ©
Pink Palace Museum
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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 19th (Thu), admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall and then look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area.

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You can fly from Memphis to Los Angeles in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Memphis to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Memphis in July: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 32°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

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