28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  16 h
1
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  8 h 45 min
4
New York City
— 5 nights
Bus + Fly:  8 h 45 min
5
Portland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h
6
Cannon Beach
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Tram + Fly:  22 h 45 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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 6th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, immerse yourself in nature at Topanga State Park, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles road 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. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Brisbane in August: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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.
On the 11th (Sun), try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino. On the next day, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas day trip site .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in August: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 45°C and lows are around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Nature
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, explore and take pictures at AT&T Park, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Francisco day trip app .

Getting from Las Vegas to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, you will find days in San Francisco are much colder (26°C), and nights are slightly colder (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

5
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Central Park, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, examine the collection at 9/11 Memorial, and go for a walk through The High Line.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our New York City journey planner .

Getting from San Francisco to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to New York City due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in August, with highs in New York City at 34°C and lows at 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

3
nights
Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Get out of town with these interesting Portland side-trips: Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville) and Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil). There's much more to do: head outdoors with Portland Timbers, appreciate the extensive heritage of Eastbank Esplanade, stop by Powell's City of Books, and identify plant and animal life at Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Portland day trip tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Portland in 9 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Portland is minus 3 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Portland when traveling from New York City in August, with lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Cannon Beach.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Multnomah Falls, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum
Highlights from your plan
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum

2
nights
Cannon Beach

Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach is a city in Clatsop County, Oregon, United States. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): enjoy the sea views from Tillamook Rock Light, then admire the majestic nature at Ecola State Park, and then admire the majestic nature at Oswald West State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Bronze Coast Gallery, look for gifts at Beach Books, then take in the dramatic natural features at Haystack Rock, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Cannon Beach.

For where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Cannon Beach online driving holiday planner .

Drive from Portland to Cannon Beach in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Portland in August, things will get slightly colder in Cannon Beach: highs are around 25°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cannon Beach

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Beach Books
Highlights from your plan
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park
Oswald West State Park ©
Oswald West State Park

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