27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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27 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
4
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
New York City
— 6 nights
Bus + Fly:  26​h
End: Sydney

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Shop till you drop at Union Square and Ferry Building Marketplace. Visit Fort Funston National Park and Marshall’s Beach for some beach relaxation. Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, and stop by City Lights Booksellers.

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Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. When traveling from Sydney in June, plan for a bit warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Oak Canyon Nature Center. Popular historic sites such as Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Monica (Montana Avenue & Third Street Promenade). There's still lots to do: identify plant and animal life at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles road trip site .

Getting from San Francisco to Los Angeles by combination of flight and train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in June; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 30°C and lows reach 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Oak Canyon Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then shop like a local with The Strip, and then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip planner .

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 June: highs in Las Vegas hover around 46°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Garden District and French Quarter. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Royal Street and Frenchmen Street. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New Orleans: Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Slidell) and Biloxi Beach (in Biloxi). Spend the 20th (Thu) exploring nature at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, stroll the grounds of St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Audubon Zoo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral.

Before you visit New Orleans, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Las Vegas to New Orleans by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to New Orleans is 2 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in June, you will find days in New Orleans are much colder (33°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (33°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

Nature & Wildlife Tours, Biloxi Beach
Highlights from your plan
Audubon Zoo ©
Audubon Zoo
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Art Institute of Chicago and Millennium Park. Step out of the city life by going to Cowles Bog and Lincoln Park Zoo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chicago: Whihala Beach Co Park (in Whiting) and Willowbrook Wildlife Center (in Glen Ellyn). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile.

To see reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Chicago road trip website .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Chicago takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Orleans in June, expect much colder with lows of 20°C in Chicago. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Cowles Bog, Whihala Beach, Willowbrook Wildlife Center
Highlights from your plan
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, then hunt for treasures at Eastern Market, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and finally explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Washington DC itinerary builder .

You can fly from Chicago to Washington DC in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Chicago in June since evenings lows in Washington DC dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
Eastern Market ©
Eastern Market

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Narwhal Yacht Charters and Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir. For shopping fun, head to Fifth Avenue or The Strand Bookstore. Venture out of the city with trips to Hook Mountain State Park (in Valley Cottage) and Bronx Zoo (in Bronx). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, take a stroll through Times Square, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our New York City trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in June, you will find days in New York City are little chillier (31°C), and nights are about the same (21°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Tours

Side Trips

Hook Mountain State Park, Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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