24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
San Antonio
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Miami
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
New York City
— 4 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
6
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Brisbane


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1
night
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): steep yourself in history at The Alamo and then get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Thu): have fun and explore at The DoSeum, then browse the exhibits of Institute of Texan Cultures, then steep yourself in history at Mission San Jose, and finally admire the architecture and history at Mission Concepcion.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the San Antonio trip itinerary planning site .

Brisbane, Australia to San Antonio is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) to Central Standard Time is minus 16 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Brisbane in December: highs in San Antonio hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in San Antonio

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
Mission Concepcion ©
Mission Concepcion

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Audubon Zoo and Audubon Aquarium of the Americas. There's still lots to do: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square, test your problem-solving skills at Clue Carre - New Orleans' First Live Escape Game, and tour the pleasant surroundings at New Orleans City Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our New Orleans trip maker website .

Fly from San Antonio to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. When traveling from San Antonio in December, plan for little chillier days in New Orleans, with highs around 16°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
New Orleans City Park ©
New Orleans City Park
Audubon Zoo ©
Audubon Zoo
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas ©
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

3
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Family-friendly places like Shark Valley and Vizcaya Museum and Gardens will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Miami: Everglades National Park (Anhinga Trail & Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at South Beach, find something for the whole family at Jungle Island, admire the natural beauty at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, and have fun and explore at Miami Children's Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Miami road trip planning website .

You can fly from New Orleans to Miami in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Miami is 1 hour. When traveling from New Orleans in December, plan for warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Miami: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Everglades National Park, Miami Beach, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley ©
Shark Valley
Jungle Island ©
Jungle Island
Miami Children's Museum ©
Miami Children's Museum

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.
Attractions like Central Park and American Museum of Natural History make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, get great views at Top of the Rock, make a trip to 9/11 Memorial, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip planning website .

Getting from Miami to New York City by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Miami in December, expect New York City to be much colder, temps between 10°C and 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

3
nights
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.
On the 1st (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, make a trip to Grand Canyon Village, get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum, and take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park takes 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New York City in December, Grand Canyon National Park is cooler at night with lows of -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Disneyland Park and Griffith Observatory. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disney California Adventure Park about 38 minutes away. Pack the 5th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 24°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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