24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  20​h
1
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Flagstaff
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Santa Fe
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Roswell
— 2 nights
Drive:  11​h
5
Austin
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Houston
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Baton Rouge
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h
9
Nashville
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Memphis
— 1 day
Drive:  7​h 45​min
11
Oklahoma City
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
12
Dallas
— 1 night
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Sydney

1
night
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.
On the 25th (Sat), buy something for everyone on your list at Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood, then browse the different shops at Forum Shops at Caesars Palace, then get engrossed in the history at Titanic, and finally look for gifts at Las Vegas North Premium Outlets. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, browse the different shops at Fashion Show Mall, examine the collection at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, then browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and finally wander the streets of The LINQ Promenade.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip maker app .

Sydney, Australia to Las Vegas is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -18 hour difference. In May, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer than Sydney - with highs of 36°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Las Vegas North Premium Outlets ©
Las Vegas North Premium Outlets
The LINQ Promenade ©
The LINQ Promenade
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

4
nights
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Museum of Northern Arizona and Exposures International Gallery of Fine Art. Visiting Oak Creek Vista Point and Photography Tours will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Flagstaff: Sedona (Snoopy Rock & Helicopter Tours) and Grand Canyon National Park (Grandview Point & East Rim Drive).

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Flagstaff road trip planning website .

Drive from Las Vegas to Flagstaff in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Flagstaff, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in May, with highs in Flagstaff at 21°C and lows at 1°C. On the 30th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Sedona, Grand Canyon National Park
Highlights from your plan
Oak Creek Vista Point ©
Oak Creek Vista Point
Grandview Point ©
Grandview Point
Museum of Northern Arizona ©
Museum of Northern Arizona

3
nights
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Fri): view the masterpieces at Monroe Gallery, then examine the collection at Wheelwright Museum of the American Indian, then take in the spiritual surroundings of San Miguel Chapel, and finally take a stroll through Barrio de Analco. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the exciting artwork at Nedra Matteucci Galleries, examine the collection at Museum of Indian Arts & Culture, then view the masterpieces at Keshi, and finally admire the natural beauty at Absolute Nirvana Spa & Gardens.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Santa Fe travel route website .

Traveling by car from Flagstaff to Santa Fe takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Flagstaff in May, expect Santa Fe to be a bit warmer, temps between 26°C and 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Roswell.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
San Miguel Chapel ©
San Miguel Chapel
Museum of Indian Arts & Culture ©
Museum of Indian Arts & Culture

2
nights
Roswell

Roswell ©
Famed as the site of a purported UFO crash in 1947, the Roswell of today offers much more than alien research opportunities.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): look for gifts at Alien Zone Area 51, then admire all the interesting features of Singing Road, and then head outdoors with Mescalero Sands North Dune OHV Area. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Bitter Lake National Wildlife Refuge, then do a tasting at Pecos Flavors Winery, then get engrossed in the history at Historical Center for Southeast New Mexico, and finally learn about all things military at General Douglas L. McBride Military Museum.

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Drive from Santa Fe to Roswell in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Santa Fe in June; daily highs in Roswell reach 42°C and lows reach 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Austin.

Things to do in Roswell

Outdoors Museums Parks

Side Trip

Singing Road
Highlights from your plan

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nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 4th (Tue), learn about winemaking at Flat Creek Estate Winery and then get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. Keep things going the next day: learn about winemaking at Spicewood Vineyards, shop like a local with Marta Stafford Fine Art, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and finally meet the residents at Exotic Resort Zoo.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Austin trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Roswell to Austin takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Roswell to Austin. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Roswell in June since evenings lows in Austin dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Houston.

Things to do in Austin

Outdoors Wineries Tours

Side Trips

Marble Falls, Exotic Resort Zoo, Spicewood Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Exotic Resort Zoo ©
Exotic Resort Zoo
Spicewood Vineyards ©
Spicewood Vineyards
Marta Stafford Fine Art ©
Marta Stafford Fine Art

1
night
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.
On the 6th (Thu), wander the streets of Historic Downtown Hico, stroll the grounds of Glenwood Cemetery, and then steep yourself in history at Cistern, Buffalo Bayou Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Houston trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Austin to Houston takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. June in Houston sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Baton Rouge.

Things to do in Houston

Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Historic Downtown Hico
Highlights from your plan
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery
Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern ©
Buffalo Bayou Park Cistern

2
nights
Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge ©
Baton Rouge is the capital of the U.S. On the 7th (Fri), contemplate the long history of Oakley Plantation at Audubon State Historic Site, then steep yourself in history at Audubon State Historic Site, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Grace Church of West Feliciana Parish. Keep things going the next day: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, then steep yourself in history at The Cajun Village, then examine the collection at National Hansen's Disease Museum, and finally explore and take pictures at Alex Box Stadium/Skip Bertman Field.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Baton Rouge sightseeing website .

Getting from Houston to Baton Rouge by combination of bus and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in Baton Rouge can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. You'll have a few hours on the 9th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to New Orleans.

Things to do in Baton Rouge

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Saint Francisville, National Hansen's Disease Museum, The Cajun Village
Highlights from your plan
The Cajun Village ©
The Cajun Village
Audubon State Historic Site ©
Audubon State Historic Site

2
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.
On the 9th (Sun), stroll the grounds of Lake Lawn Metairie, then sample the fine beverages at Old New Orleans Rum Distillery, and then take in the exciting artwork at Jamie Hayes Gallery. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Destrehan Plantation, steep yourself in history at Evergreen Plantation, then see the interesting displays at Whitney Plantation, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Joseph Church and Gardens.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the New Orleans online attractions planner .

You can drive from Baton Rouge to New Orleans in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Baton Rouge in June, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit cooler (33°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (33°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Evergreen Plantation, St. Joseph Church and Gardens, Destrehan Plantation, Whitney Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Jamie Hayes Gallery ©
Jamie Hayes Gallery
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Lake Lawn Metairie ©
Lake Lawn Metairie

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nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): take in the history at Stones River National Battlefield, contemplate the long history of Cannonsburgh Village, then do a tasting at Arrington Vineyards, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at McGavock Confederate Cemetery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Tennessee State Museum, then see the interesting displays at The George Jones, and then stop by Hatch Show Print.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Nashville online holiday planner .

Fly from New Orleans to Nashville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from New Orleans in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Nashville, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Murfreesboro, McGavock Confederate Cemetery, Arrington Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Tennessee State Museum ©
Tennessee State Museum
Arrington Vineyards ©
Arrington Vineyards
Stones River National Battlefield ©
Stones River National Battlefield

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day
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 13th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum, try to win big at Southland Park Gaming and Racing, then deepen your understanding at Stax Museum of American Soul Music, and finally admire the striking features of St. Peter Catholic Church.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Memphis road trip planner .

Drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In June in Memphis, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites

Side Trip

Southland Park Gaming and Racing
Highlights from your plan
Stax Museum of American Soul Music ©
Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum ©
Slave Haven / Burkle Estate Museum
St. Peter Catholic Church ©
St. Peter Catholic Church

1
night
Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of St Pauls Episcopal Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Overholser Mansion, then take a stroll through Plaza District, and finally see the interesting displays at American Banjo Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Oklahoma City planner .

Getting from Memphis to Oklahoma City by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In June, daytime highs in Oklahoma City are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Dallas.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Plaza District ©
Plaza District
American Banjo Museum ©
American Banjo Museum
Overholser Mansion ©
Overholser Mansion

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Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): get to know the fascinating history of Historic Downtown Carrollton, then see the interesting displays at Museum of Biblical Art, then explore the world behind art at Meadows Museum, and finally stop by Wild Bill's Western Store.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Dallas trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Oklahoma City to Dallas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Oklahoma City in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Dallas, with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Historic Downtown Carrollton
Highlights from your plan
Meadows Museum ©
Meadows Museum
Museum of Biblical Art ©
Museum of Biblical Art
Historic Downtown Carrollton ©
Historic Downtown Carrollton

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