28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States trip planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Houston
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
6
New York City
— 7 nights
bus + Fly:  26​h
End: Sydney

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Alcatraz Island and Exploratorium. Family-friendly places like Fort Funston National Park and Sonoma Coast State Beach will thrill your kids. Change things up with a short trip to Dolphin & Whale Watching in Moss Landing (about 1h 55 min away). There's much more to do: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and examine the collection at Musee Mecanique.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco road trip planning website .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. In July, San Francisco is somewhat warmer than Sydney - with highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Sonoma Coast State Beach, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

4
nights
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Bring the kids along to Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Newport Beach to see Dolphin & Whale Watching about 56 minutes away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, stop by Amoeba Music, and stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner.

Getting from San Francisco to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 33°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Strip and The Mob Museum. Get in touch with nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Spring Mountains Visitor Center. Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Willow Beach (in Fort Mohave) and Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge (in Amargosa Valley). There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, admire the masterpieces at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect nights in Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, around 32°C, while days are warmer, around 47°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Houston.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Spring Mountains Visitor Center, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Willow Beach, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

2
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Cockrell Butterfly Center and Museum of Fine Arts, Houston are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Appreciate the collections at Space Center Houston and The Houston Museum of Natural Science. Step out of Houston with an excursion to Kemah Boardwalk in Kemah--about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: take an in-depth tour of Museum of Printing History, take in the dramatic scenery at Water Wall, and get to know the resident critters at Houston Zoo.

To find ratings and other tourist information, use the Houston trip planner .

Getting from Las Vegas to Houston by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in July: highs in Houston hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Kemah Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ©
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

3
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Popular historic sites such as Stetson Mansion and Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum are in your itinerary. Kids will appreciate attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Universal Orlando Resort. It doesn't end there: make an unforgettable trip to Happily Ever After Fireworks and explore the world behind art at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Orlando trip itinerary app .

You can fly from Houston to Orlando in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Houston to Orlando is 1 hour. In July in Orlando, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, Stetson Mansion
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

7
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 itinerary includes some good beach time at Cupsogue Beach County Park and Joel L. Lefkowitz Park at West Meadow Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like 9/11 Memorial and Times Square. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (in Oceanville) and Ocean Grove Beach (in Ocean Grove). And it doesn't end there: explore the galleries of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, make a trip to Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our New York City day trip planning tool .

Getting from Orlando to New York City by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Orlando in July: highs in New York City hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Cupsogue Beach County Park, Joel L. Lefkowitz Park at West Meadow Beach, Ocean Grove Beach, Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©

Similar Plans

30 days in Los Angeles BY A USER FROM DENMARK September, teens, outdoors, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, teens, outdoors, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 30 days in New York City, Florida & Los Angeles BY A USER FROM DENMARK September, teens, hidden gems PREFERENCES: September, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 32 days in Los Angeles, Philadelphia & Chicago BY A USER FROM NEW ZEALAND August, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 32 days in Los Angeles BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 30 days in Los Angeles BY A USER FROM OMAN July, popular sights PREFERENCES: July ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 32 days in Los Angeles BY A USER FROM PAKISTAN December, popular sights PREFERENCES: December ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 32 days in Los Angeles BY A USER FROM VIETNAM October, popular sights PREFERENCES: October ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 29 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, teens, hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 31 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES September, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 32 days in Los Angeles BY A USER FROM INDIA January, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: January, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 29 days in New York City & Los Angeles BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, popular sights PREFERENCES: April ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 32 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, teens, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium
View more plans