28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Fly + foot:  8​h 45​min
3
New York City
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
4
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

7
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 enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Santa Monica State Beach and Nicholas Canyon Beach. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park) and Malibu (Zuma Beach & Carbon Beach). Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, get curious at California Science Center, admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Monica Bay.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles online tour planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in August: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Malibu, Anaheim, Santa Monica State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

6
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Strip and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. Get outdoors at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Valley of Fire State Park. Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Fort Mohave to see Willow Beach about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, don't miss a visit to Paris Las Vegas, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and browse the different shops at The Forum Shops at Caesars.

To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas holiday builder site .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos Parks

Side Trips

Valley of Fire State Park, Willow Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

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.
For shopping fun, head to Fifth Avenue or FAO Schwarz. You'll get in some beach time at Point Lookout Beach and Cupsogue Beach County Park. Go for a jaunt from New York City to Bronx to see Bronx Zoo about 36 minutes away. There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and make a trip to Times Square.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our New York City trip planner .

Getting from Las Vegas to New York City by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to New York City due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in September; daily highs in New York City reach 31°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Bronx Zoo, Cupsogue Beach County Park, Point Lookout Beach
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get outdoors at Alcatraz Island and Fort Funston National Park. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Exploratorium and Baker Beach. Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Sonoma Coast State Beach in Sonoma, about 1h 35 min away. And it doesn't end there: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, stroll through Marshall’s Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at China Beach.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco journey site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Francisco takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from New York City in September since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Sonoma Coast State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

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