28 days in United States Itinerary

28 days in United States Itinerary

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28 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Auckland
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 15​min
3
New York City
— 8 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Louisville
— 5 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Auckland

5
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 find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, & more). Pack the 1st (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Getty Center, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, explore and take pictures at Dodger Stadium, and immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online itinerary planner .

Auckland, New Zealand to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Auckland to Los Angeles, you'll gain 20 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Auckland in June, expect nights in Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, around 19°C, while days are warmer, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

3
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument and then meet the residents at San Diego Zoo. Keep things going the next day: observe the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego online trip planner .

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for slightly colder days in San Diego, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. On the 7th (Sun), you're off toNew York City.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

8
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.
When in New York City, make a side trip to see Bronx Zoo in Bronx, approximately 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial, and walk around The High Line.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the New York City route planner .

Getting from San Diego to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Diego to New York City is 3 hours. When traveling from San Diego in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in New York City: temperatures range from 35°C by day to 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bronx Zoo, Brooklyn Botanic Garden
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, then see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, and finally appreciate the history behind Lincoln Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, then admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, and finally appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC day trip planner.

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Louisville.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

5
nights
Louisville

Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mammoth Cave National Park (in Mammoth Cave National Park), Woodford Reserve Distillery (in Versailles) and Holiday World & Splashin' Safari (in Santa Claus). There's lots more to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take in the views from The Big Four Bridge, Head underground at Louisville Mega Cavern, and examine the collection at Kentucky Derby Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Louisville trip itinerary planning app .

Fly from Washington DC to Louisville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Louisville

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Woodford Reserve Distillery, Mammoth Cave National Park, Kentucky Horse Park, Holiday World & Splashin' Safari, Zipline
Highlights from your plan
Zipline
Mammoth Cave National Park ©
Mammoth Cave National Park
Louisville Mega Cavern ©
Louisville Mega Cavern

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