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:  16​h
1
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
train + Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
3
Nashville
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Southport
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h
5
New York City
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Brisbane

6
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Grove and Amoeba Music. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Crystal Cove (in Laguna Beach), Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park) and Camarillo Premium Outlets (in Camarillo). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Will Rogers State Beach, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and get a taste of the local shopping with Third Street Promenade.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner .

Brisbane, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and tram. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Brisbane to Los Angeles. Traveling from Brisbane in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Camarillo Premium Outlets, Crystal Cove, Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

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. Step out of the city life by going to Armstrong Redwood State Reserve and Muir Woods National Monument. Step out of San Francisco to go to Calistoga and see Castello di Amorosa, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, shop like a local with Ghirardelli Square, stop by City Lights Booksellers, and contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the San Francisco journey maker tool .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and subway; or drive. In September, San Francisco is slightly colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time for travel to Nashville.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Muir Woods National Monument, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Castello di Amorosa
Highlights from your plan
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa

3
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.
Get some historical perspective at Lotz House Museum and Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Arrington Vineyards and Frist Art Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Nashville: Stones River National Battlefield (in Murfreesboro), George Dickel Distillery (in Tullahoma) and Southern Charm (in Bell Buckle). There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Radnor Lake State Park, stop by Hatch Show Print, and take an in-depth tour of Cooter’s Museum and Store Nashville.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Nashville travel planner .

You can do a combination of subway and flight from San Francisco to Nashville in 7 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from San Francisco to Nashville due to the time zone difference. When traveling from San Francisco in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Nashville: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Southport.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Stones River National Battlefield, Lotz House Museum, George Dickel Distillery, Southern Charm, Arrington Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Arrington Vineyards ©
Arrington Vineyards
Radnor Lake State Park ©
Radnor Lake State Park

3
nights
Southport

Southport ©
Southport is a city in Brunswick County, North Carolina, United States, near the mouth of the Cape Fear River. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Duplin Winery and Museum of Coastal Carolina. Head to Haag and Sons Seafood and Harrelson's Seafood Marketfor some retail therapy. Explore Southport's surroundings by going to Beach House Boat Rentals (in Murrells Inlet), Moore's Creek National Battlefield (in Currie) and Silver Coast Winery (in Ocean Isle Beach). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Oak Island Beaches, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Trinity United Methodist Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex, and view the masterpieces at Franklin Square Gallery.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Southport trip planner .

Getting from Nashville to Southport by combination of flight and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to Southport. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Southport when traveling from Nashville in September, with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to New York City.

Things to do in Southport

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Oak Island, Murrells Inlet, Ocean Isle Beach, Brunswick Town and Fort Anderson State Historic Site, Moore's Creek National Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
Wrightsville Beach Municipal Complex ©
Beach House Boat Rentals ©
Beach House Boat Rentals
Moore's Creek National Battlefield ©
Moore's Creek National Battlefield

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 discover tucked-away gems like Sam's Point Preserve and Kettle Creek Environmental Education Center. Popular historic sites such as 9/11 Memorial and William Floyd Estate are in your itinerary. Explore New York City's surroundings by going to Quogue Wildlife Refuge (in Quogue), Wightman's Fruit Farm (in Kerhonkson) and Peconic River Herb Farm (in Calverton). The adventure continues: explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, get a taste of the local shopping with Golden Fish Gallery, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and go for a walk through Central Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read New York City online route planner .

You can drive from Southport to New York City in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Southport in October, you will find days in New York City are little chillier (24°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Cupsogue Beach County Park, Quogue Wildlife Refuge, Peconic River Herb Farm, Sam's Point Preserve, Wightman Fruit Farm
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square