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
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Dallas
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
4
Miami
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
New York City
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h
7
Boston
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 15​min
8
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

4
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.
Head to Amoeba Music and Abbot Kinney Boulevardfor some retail therapy. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Santa Monica (Montana Avenue & Third Street Promenade). There's lots more to do: admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and make a trip to Two Rodeo Drive.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles travel itinerary 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. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -18 hour difference. When traveling from Melbourne in June, plan for much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Two Rodeo Drive, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, then browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, then try your luck at Casino at the Venetian, and finally examine the collection at The Neon Museum.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner .

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for much hotter days in Las Vegas, with highs around 47°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Casino At The Venetian ©
Casino At The Venetian

2
nights
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Sundance Square and then take some stellar pictures from Reunion Tower. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District, see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and then see the interesting displays at Perot Museum of Nature and Science.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Dallas vacation planning site .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Dallas in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Dallas. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect nights in Dallas to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 41°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Sundance Square
Highlights from your plan
Perot Museum of Nature and Science ©
Sundance Square ©
Sundance Square

3
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Lincoln Road and Art Deco Historic District. Do your shopping at Bayside Marketplace and Walt Grace Vintage. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at South Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Britto Central, shop like a local with Ocean Drive, and examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Miami day trip planning tool .

You can fly from Dallas to Miami in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Dallas to Miami. When traveling from Dallas in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Miami, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Miami

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Miami Beach
Highlights from your plan
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Wed): try to win big at Horseshoe Casino and then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Tomb of the Unknowns, and finally shop like a local with Madame Tussauds DC.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Miami to Washington DC takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Miami in July since evenings lows in Washington DC dip to 26°C. On the 12th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Arlington, Horseshoe Casino
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island. Shop till you drop at Fifth Avenue and Shopping Girlfriend NYC. And it doesn't end there: go for a walk through Central Park, explore and take pictures at The High Line, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip tool .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. July in New York City sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

3
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Let the collections at Museum of Fine Arts and John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library capture your imagination. Your inner history buff will appreciate Orchard House and Freedom Trail. The adventure continues: stop by Brookline Booksmith, wander the streets of North End, get engrossed in the history at The Paul Revere House, and don't miss a visit to Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Boston holiday planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Boston in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Boston, with lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Brookline Booksmith, Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House ©
Louisa May Alcott's Orchard House

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Square. Museum-lovers will appreciate Exploratorium and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. The adventure continues: explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island, steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and examine the collection at Musee Mecanique.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our San Francisco itinerary maker app .

Traveling by flight from Boston to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Boston to San Francisco, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boston in July, expect San Francisco to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

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