27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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27 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:  5​h 15​min
3
Austin
— 1 day
Fly:  5​h 15​min
4
Miami
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Key West
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
6
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
7
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. You'll explore and learn at Los Angeles County Museum of Art and Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, admire the majestic nature at Royal Palms State Beach, and stroll through Santa Monica State Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip 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. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. In January, Los Angeles is little chillier than Melbourne - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Strip and The Mob Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Valley of Fire State Park. Change things up with a short trip to Clark County Heritage Museum in Henderson (about 40 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas road trip planning website .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in January; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 17°C and lows reach 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Austin.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks Casinos

Side Trips

Valley of Fire State Park, Clark County Heritage Museum
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
day
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, then get lost in a book at Harry Ransom Center, then explore the world behind art at Elisabet Ney Museum, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Texas State Capitol.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Austin trip planning app .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Austin in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. January in Austin sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 5°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Austin

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Bullock Texas State History Museum ©
Elisabet Ney Museum ©
Elisabet Ney Museum
Harry Ransom Center ©
Harry Ransom Center

2
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Art Deco Historic District and Lincoln Road are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Shark Valley and Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Miami: Everglades National Park (Pineland Trail & Anhinga Trail). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, explore the world behind art at The Wolfsonian - Florida International University, and make a trip to Collins Avenue.

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Do a combination of flight and tram from Austin to Miami in 5.5 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. Traveling from Austin in January, expect nights in Miami to be warmer, around 20°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Everglades National Park
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

4
nights
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Escape the urban bustle at Fort Zachary Taylor and Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Truman Little White House and Saint Mary Star of the Sea. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, cast your line with Fun In The Sun Key West, get a taste of the local shopping with Alan S. Maltz Gallery, and contemplate the long history of Curry Mansion.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Key West visit website .

You can fly from Miami to Key West in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. Your inner history buff will appreciate Ellis Island and St. Thomas Church. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Times Square, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our New York City itinerary website .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Key West to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Key West in January, expect New York City to be colder, temps between 5°C and -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Parks
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 ©

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get in touch with nature at Alcatraz Island and Fort Funston National Park. Museum-lovers will get to explore Exploratorium and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a stroll through The Castro, and shop like a local with Union Square.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Francisco takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to San Francisco is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New York City in January, expect nights in San Francisco to be warmer, around 9°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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