26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  20​h
1
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  9​h
3
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
4
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
5
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Sydney

3
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.
Head to The Strip and Discount Firearms & Ammofor plenty of shopping. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, browse the different shops at Town Square Las Vegas, admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and stop by Barneys New York.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas day trip planner .

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) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -18 hour difference. When traveling from Sydney in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Nature
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip

5
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.
Bring the kids along to Disneyland Park and Universal Studios Hollywood. Shop till you drop at The Grove and Bergamot Station. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Santa Monica (Montana Avenue, Santa Monica Farmers Market, & more) and Disney California Adventure Park (in Anaheim). There's more to do: look for gifts at Amoeba Music and see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles road trip app .

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are slightly colder, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

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

5
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Shopping Girlfriend NYC and Tiffany & Co.. Bring the kids along to Central Park and American Museum of Natural History. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, stop by The Strand Bookstore, wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, and take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the New York City journey maker site .

You can fly from Los Angeles to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to New York City is 3 hours. In April, New York City is slightly colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 19°C and lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

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

4
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Family-friendly places like Museum of Science and Industry and Wrigley Field will thrill your kids. For shopping fun, head to The Magnificent Mile or American Girl Place. There's still lots to do: stroll through Lincoln Park Zoo, see the interesting displays at The Field Museum, have some family-friendly fun at Fox in a Box Chicago, and meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Chicago itinerary planning site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Chicago, with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Ferry Plaza Farmers Marketfor plenty of shopping. Kids will appreciate attractions like Ghirardelli Square and Exploratorium. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Oxbow Public Market (in Napa) and Petaluma Seed Bank (in Petaluma). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, look for gifts at Sur La Table, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and take a stroll through Union Square.

For more things to do, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary tool .

You can fly from Chicago to San Francisco in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Chicago in April; daily highs in San Francisco reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. On the 27th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Petaluma Seed Bank, Oxbow Public Market
Highlights from your plan
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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