29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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29 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
3
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h
4
Cleveland
— 1 night
Fly:  6​h
5
Memphis
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
6
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Austin
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
9
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
10
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Melbourne


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3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco online sightseeing planner .

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in August, things will get a bit warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

3
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Step out of Seattle to go to Olympic National Park and see Hood Canal, which is approximately 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Chihuly Garden and Glass, wander the streets of Pike Place Market, take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, and examine the collection at The Museum of Flight.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Seattle trip planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Hood Canal, Mercer Slough Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

4
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: go for a walk through Central Park, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, go to the New York City day trip planning website .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Seattle to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Seattle to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Seattle in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in New York City, with lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cleveland.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1
night
Cleveland

Cleveland ©
A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
On the 14th (Fri), appreciate the history behind James A. Garfield Monument, then admire the masterpieces at The Cleveland Museum of Art, then stroll around Cleveland Metroparks, and finally walk around Rocky River Reservation.

To find more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Cleveland trip maker site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Cleveland takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August in Cleveland, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 22°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Cleveland

Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
Cleveland Metroparks ©
Cleveland Metroparks
Rocky River Reservation ©
Rocky River Reservation

1
night
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Graceland and then take an in-depth tour of National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Memphis trip builder app .

Traveling by flight from Cleveland to Memphis takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cleveland in August: high temperatures in Memphis hover around 38°C and lows are around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to New Orleans.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland

3
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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, get to know the resident critters at Audubon Zoo, see the interesting displays at Cabildo, and stop by Faulkner House Books.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read New Orleans trip planner.

Traveling by car from Memphis to New Orleans takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. Traveling from Memphis in August, expect nights in New Orleans to be somewhat warmer, around 32°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

2
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 19th (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol, and then test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Austin. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Barton Springs Pool, and then admire the natural beauty at Zilker Metropolitan Park.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Austin trip planner .

Getting from New Orleans to Austin by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in August: highs in Austin hover around 43°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Trails Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Austin ©
The Escape Game Austin
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail

2
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): steep yourself in history at The Alamo, get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, and finally enjoy some diversion at San Antonio Western Shooting. Keep things going the next day: take in the history at Mission San Jose, then Head underground at Natural Bridge Caverns, and then walk around Friedrich Wilderness Park.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Antonio driving holiday planning website .

Traveling by car from Austin to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In August, daily temperatures in San Antonio can reach 43°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
San Antonio Western Shooting ©
San Antonio Western Shooting
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

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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.
Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and don't miss a visit to The Strip.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas travel tool .

You can fly from San Antonio to Las Vegas in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from San Antonio to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. August in Las Vegas sees daily highs of 45°C and lows of 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Thu): discover the magic at Disneyland Park and then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Getty Center, experience the excitement of Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, and then get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

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Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, things will get slightly colder in Los Angeles: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

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
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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