27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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27 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Houston
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Nashville
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
6
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Brisbane

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. You've now added Wine Tours & Tastings to your itinerary. Discover out-of-the-way places like Desert Botanical Garden and Taliesin West. Change things up with these side-trips from Phoenix: Superstition Mountain Museum (in Apache Junction) and Boyce Thompson Arboretum (in Superior). There's still lots to do: take a memorable drive along Apache Trail Scenic Drive and examine the collection at Buddy Stubbs Harley-Davidson.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Phoenix tour itinerary website .

Brisbane, Australia to Phoenix is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 17 hours traveling from Brisbane to Phoenix. Traveling from Brisbane in February, expect Phoenix to be a bit cooler, temps between 27°C and 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Scottsdale, Boyce Thompson Arboretum, Apache Trail Scenic Drive, Superstition Mountain Museum
Highlights from your plan
Boyce Thompson Arboretum ©
Boyce Thompson Arboretum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Wine Tours & Tastings

3
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as The Houston Museum of Natural Science and Museum of Fine Arts, Houston. Go for a jaunt from Houston to Huntsville to see Sam Houston Statue about 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Houston Zoo, stroll the grounds of Glenwood Cemetery, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and pause for some photo ops at James Turrell's Twilight Epiphany Skyscape.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Houston online attractions planner .

You can fly from Phoenix to Houston in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Phoenix to Houston is 1 hour. While traveling from Phoenix, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Houston, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Sam Houston Statue
Highlights from your plan
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ©
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Houston Zoo ©
Houston Zoo

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Royal Street and New Orleans City Park. Step out of New Orleans with an excursion to Whitney Plantation in Wallace--about 52 minutes away. The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, test your team's savvy at Clue Carre - New Orleans' First Live Escape Game, browse the eclectic array of goods at Anatolian Silver, and make a trip to French Quarter.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the New Orleans online vacation builder .

You can fly from Houston to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. While traveling from Houston, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Whitney Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Walking tours

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens and Andrew Jackson's Hermitage. When in Nashville, make a side trip to see Bowen Plantation House in Goodlettsville, approximately 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, examine the collection at Lane Motor Museum, test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), and take in the views from Cumberland River Pedestrian Bridge.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Nashville trip planning website .

Fly from New Orleans to Nashville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect colder evenings in Nashville when traveling from New Orleans in March, with lows around 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums Tours Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe ©
The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower, appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park, and appreciate the history behind Cloud Gate.

For maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Chicago road trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Nashville to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Nashville in March; daily highs in Chicago reach 8°C and lows reach -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
360 Chicago Observation Deck ©
360 Chicago Observation Deck

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Battlefield Vegas and Bellagio Hotel and Casino. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, have some family-friendly fun at Dig This, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas route builder .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Las Vegas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Chicago to Las Vegas, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in March, things will get much warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 27°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Castello di Amorosa and San Francisco Bay. Step out of San Francisco to go to Mill Valley and see Muir Woods National Monument, which is approximately 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, explore the galleries of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, examine the collection at de Young Museum, and get curious at Exploratorium.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Las Vegas in March, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are little chillier, around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Muir Woods National Monument, Castello di Amorosa
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay

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