24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 30​min
3
Milwaukee
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 30​min
4
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
5
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h 45​min
6
Houston
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  10​h
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
8
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles day trip planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -18 hour difference. In March in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in April, with highs in San Francisco at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Milwaukee.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
nights
Milwaukee

Milwaukee ©
Milwaukee boasts well-preserved historical districts with a rich European past and a strong beer-brewing tradition.
On the 9th (Thu), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Milwaukee County Zoo, contemplate the long history of Pabst Mansion, then sample the tasty concoctions at Lakefront Brewery, and finally admire the masterpieces at Milwaukee Art Museum. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of St. Josaphat, then learn more about the world around you at Milwaukee Public Museum, then see the interesting displays at Harley-Davidson Museum, and finally hunt for treasures at Milwaukee Public Market.

To find out how to plan a trip to Milwaukee, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Milwaukee in 7.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Milwaukee due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from San Francisco in April, with highs in Milwaukee at 13°C and lows at 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Chicago.

Things to do in Milwaukee

Museums Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Milwaukee Art Museum ©
Milwaukee Art Museum
Basilica of St. Josaphat ©
Basilica of St. Josaphat
Milwaukee Public Museum ©
Milwaukee Public Museum

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): learn more about the world around you at Field Museum, walk around Millennium Park, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally make a trip to Cloud Gate. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Sun): get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium, then admire the striking features of Reliance Building, and finally make a trip to Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Chicago road trip tool .

Take a train from Milwaukee to Chicago in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Milwaukee, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Chicago, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

3
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, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, browse the different shops at Designs by Kamni, and take a stroll through Times Square.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip itinerary maker tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to New York City. Expect a daytime high around 19°C in April, and nighttime lows around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums 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
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Houston: The Seawall (in Galveston) and Kemah Boardwalk (in Kemah). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Space Center Houston, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, admire the sheer force of Water Wall, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Houston tour itinerary site .

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Houston in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in April; daily highs in Houston reach 30°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Kemah Boardwalk, The Seawall
Highlights from your plan
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Houston Zoo ©
Houston Zoo

1
night
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim and then hike along Bright Angel Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Mather Point and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Houston to Grand Canyon National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Houston to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Houston in April, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 19°C, while nights are colder with lows around -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planning site .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April: highs in Las Vegas hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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