27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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27 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  21​h
1
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h
3
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  9​h
4
Sedona
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 15​min
5
Minneapolis
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  21​h
End: Adelaide

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.
Santa Monica Pier and Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Getty Center and Battleship USS Iowa Museum. Next up on the itinerary: look for gifts at LA Farmers' Market, explore the world behind art at Norton Simon Museum, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary maker tool .

Adelaide, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Adelaide to Los Angeles, you'll gain 17 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Adelaide in October: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 32°C and lows are around 19°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Mon) before leaving for New York City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Norton Simon Museum, Santa Monica Pier, Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Battleship USS Iowa Museum ©
Battleship USS Iowa Museum
Petersen Automotive Museum ©
Petersen Automotive Museum

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.
You'll explore and learn at 9/11 Memorial and Frick Collection. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Woodbury Common Premium Outlets and SoHo. Step out of New York City to go to Philadelphia and see Independence National Historical Park, which is approximately 1h 50 min away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Met Cloisters, examine the collection at Tenement Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Chelsea Market.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City planning app .

You can fly from Los Angeles to New York City in 9 hours. Other options are to 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. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in October, with highs in New York City at 24°C and lows at 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Independence National Historical Park, Brooklyn Heights Promenade, Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Independence National Historical Park ©
The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Garden District and St. Louis Cathedral. Visiting Kayaking & Canoeing and Global Wildlife Center will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from New Orleans to Wallace to see Whitney Plantation about 52 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, take a stroll around Irish Cultural Museum of New Orleans, and look for gifts at Faulkner House Books.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans trip itinerary maker tool .

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to New Orleans in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New York City in November, New Orleans is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 19°C. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sedona.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Global Wildlife Center, Whitney Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Kayaking & Canoeing

3
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Visit Douglas Mansion and Clarkdale National Historic District & Townsite for their historical value. Head to Jerome Artists Cooperative Gallery and Village Gallery of Local Artistsfor plenty of shopping. Get out of town with these interesting Sedona side-trips: Riordan Mansion State Historic Park (in Flagstaff) and Arizona Copper Art Museum (in Clarkdale). Next up on the itinerary: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park, explore the striking landscape at Snoopy Rock, get engrossed in the history at Sedona Heritage Museum, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Little Horse Trail.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Sedona trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from New Orleans to Sedona in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Sedona due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Sedona, with lows of 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Minneapolis.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Jerome, Clarkdale, Riordan Mansion State Historic Park
Highlights from your plan
Arizona Copper Art Museum ©
Arizona Copper Art Museum
Riordan Mansion State Historic Park ©
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park ©
Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park

1
night
Minneapolis

Minneapolis
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Plan trip to Minneapolis with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Sedona to Minneapolis in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Sedona in November, you will find days in Minneapolis are cooler (7°C), and nights are slightly colder (-2°C). You'll set off for San Francisco on the 10th (Sun).

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Nightlife Outdoors

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step off the beaten path and head to California State Railroad Museum and Marin Headlands. Alcatraz Island and Filbert Street Stairs will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Crocker Art Museum (in Sacramento), Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Moss Landing). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, admire the masterpieces at Legion of Honor, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Presidio of San Francisco, and shop like a local with Exploratorium.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Francisco road trip planning app .

You can fly from Minneapolis to San Francisco in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Minneapolis in November, with highs in San Francisco at 20°C and lows at 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sacramento, Marin Headlands, Muir Woods National Monument, Mumm Napa, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve

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