24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne
Fly:  24 h 30 min
1
New York City
— 6 nights
Train:  3 h 30 min
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
5
Austin
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
7
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Melbourne

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and 9/11 Memorial. Step off the beaten path and head to Ground Zero Museum Workshop and Brooklyn Heights Promenade. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New York City: Round Valley Recreation Area (in Lebanon), Plainsboro Preserve (in Cranbury) and Demarest Nature Center (in Demarest). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, take a stroll through Fifth Avenue, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and walk around World Trade Center's Liberty Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the New York City trip builder app.

Melbourne, Australia to New York City is an approximately 27- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 15 hours traveling from Melbourne to New York City due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in April; daily highs in New York City reach 19°C and lows reach 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Brooklyn, Round Valley Recreation Area, Plainsboro Preserve, Demarest Nature Center, World of Wings
Highlights from your plan
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA)
Ground Zero Museum Workshop ©
Ground Zero Museum Workshop
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

3
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.
On the 1st (Fri), see the interesting displays at National Postal Museum, explore the historical opulence of Smithsonian Institution Building, then see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum, then admire the masterpieces at National Portrait Gallery, and finally admire the masterpieces at Smithsonian American Art Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: get a taste of the local shopping with National Gallery of Art - Sculpture Garden, explore the world behind art at Smithsonian Institution Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery, then explore the world behind art at Renwick Gallery, and finally appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC road trip app.

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. When traveling from New York City in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Portrait Gallery ©
National Portrait Gallery
Smithsonian Institution Building ©
Smithsonian Institution 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.
On the next day, make an unforgettable trip to World of Disney, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe, and then get some fabulous bargains at Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Orlando road trip planning site.

You can fly from Washington DC to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Washington DC in May, with highs in Orlando at 36°C and lows at 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Shopping Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Stetson Mansion, Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, Blue Spring State Park
Highlights from your plan
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art ©
Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Blue Spring State Park ©
Blue Spring State Park

4
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.
Get some historical perspective at Garden District and Evergreen Plantation. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Jamie Hayes Gallery and Irish Cultural Museum of New Orleans. Change things up with a short trip to Whitney Plantation in Wallace (about 52 minutes away). There's still lots to do: partake in some friendly competition at Escape My Room New Orleans, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception Church, admire the masterpieces at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Orlando to New Orleans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Orlando to New Orleans, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Orlando in May, plan for a bit cooler days in New Orleans, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Austin.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Whitney Plantation, Evergreen Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Escape My Room New Orleans ©
Escape My Room New Orleans
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Garden District ©
Garden District

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Get some cultural insight at LBJ Presidential Library and Harry Ransom Center. Head to The Blanton Museum of Art and Austin Visitor Centerfor plenty of shopping. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Texas State Capitol, explore the world behind art at Elisabet Ney Museum, stroll the grounds of Texas State Cemetery, and snap pictures at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats.

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Getting from New Orleans to Austin by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from New Orleans in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Austin, with highs around 34°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Austin

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
LBJ Presidential Library ©
LBJ Presidential Library
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Bullock Texas State History Museum
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol

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 12th (Tue): examine the collection at The Neon Museum. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of The Strip and then see the interesting displays at Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah.

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Fly from Austin to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Austin to Las Vegas. In May in Las Vegas, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah
Shelby American Inc ©
Shelby American Inc
The Strip ©
The Strip

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 15th (Fri), get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, get a taste of the local shopping with The Grove, then look for gifts at LA Farmers' Market, then examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, and finally explore the world behind art at The Broad.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary tool.

Fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in May; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Broad ©
The Broad
Petersen Automotive Museum ©
Petersen Automotive Museum
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

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