28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Nashville
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
5
New York City
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
6
Philadelphia
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
7
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
8
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Sydney

2
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 Los Angeles with an excursion to Disneyland Park in Anaheim--about 30 minutes away. Pack the 16th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online trip maker .

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in September; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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

5
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Helicopter Tours and Battlefield Vegas. Change things up with these side-trips from Las Vegas: Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton) and Hoover Dam (in Boulder City). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, shop like a local with The Strip, make a trip to Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign, and try to win big at Wynn Las Vegas.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Nature

Side Trips

Boulder City, Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Machine Guns Vegas ©
Machine Guns Vegas
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas
Dig This ©
Dig This

2
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Garden District and Royal Street. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New Orleans: Vacherie (Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site & Oak Alley Plantation) and Houmas House Plantation and Gardens (in Darrow). And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, examine the collection at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, put a fun spin on your tour with Clue Carre - New Orleans' First Live Escape Game, and appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans day trip website .

You can fly from Las Vegas to New Orleans in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to New Orleans. When traveling from Las Vegas in September, plan for slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 33°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Vacherie, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Downtown Nashville and Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, examine the collection at RCA Studio B, steep yourself in history at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Downtown Franklin.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Nashville day trip planning tool .

You can fly from New Orleans to Nashville in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect cooler evenings in Nashville when traveling from New Orleans in September, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Franklin
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill) ©
Beer Tastings & Tours
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville

2
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: explore and take pictures at Central Park, make a trip to Rockefeller Center, go for a walk through The High Line, and explore the galleries of 9/11 Memorial.

Start your trip to New York City by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Getting from Nashville to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Nashville to New York City. When traveling from Nashville in September, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in New York City: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) to allow time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
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
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Independence Hall and Dutch Wonderland. Explore Philadelphia's surroundings by going to Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square), Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania (in Ronks) and Kitchen Kettle Village (in Intercourse). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, get engrossed in the history at Eastern State Penitentiary, appreciate the extensive heritage of Independence National Historical Park, and hunt for treasures at Reading Terminal Market.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia online visit planner .

Take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Kitchen Kettle Village, Dutch Wonderland, Longwood Gardens, Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Independence National Historical Park ©
Longwood Gardens ©
Longwood Gardens

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Korean War Veterans Memorial and National World War II Memorial. There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC travel route planning site .

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Washington DC takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Arlington National Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery
Korean War Veterans Memorial ©
Korean War Veterans Memorial

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Explore hidden gems such as Wine Tours & Tastings and San Francisco Bay. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace, and wander the streets of SoMa.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco tour itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to San Francisco takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. In October, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 11th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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