26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h
3
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
New York City
— 6 nights
foot + Fly:  41​h
5
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  21​h
End: Melbourne

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 30 minutes away). Pack the 17th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Getty Center, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, and stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles itinerary maker website .

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Pacific Standard Time is minus 18 hours. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in July: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 33°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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

4
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, shop like a local with The Strip, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary planning website .

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Los Angeles in July: highs in Las Vegas hover around 47°C, while lows dip to 32°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Washington DC.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, and ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC vacation planning site .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Washington DC in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Washington DC. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in July; daily highs in Washington DC reach 37°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire all the interesting features of Central Park, make a trip to Grand Central Terminal, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our New York City travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

5
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Las Vegas: Helicopter Tours (in Boulder City) and Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton). Spend the 7th (Wed) riding across the waves with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. See even more of Las Vegas: try to win big at Casino at the Venetian, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, and have fun at Battlefield Vegas.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas tour planner.

Getting from New York City to Las Vegas by car takes about 41 hours. Other options: take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in August; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 45°C and lows reach 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Helicopter Tours, Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas
Casino At The Venetian ©
Casino At The Venetian

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