29 days in United States Itinerary

29 days in United States Itinerary

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29 days in United States Itinerary

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

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Explore hidden gems such as Wine Tours & Tastings and Golden Gate Park. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Crocker Art Museum (in Sacramento), Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds (in Watsonville) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Moss Landing). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Walt Disney Family Museum, ponder the world of politics at San Francisco Federal Building, explore the world behind art at San Francisco Art Institute, and take in panoramic vistas at Coit Tower.

To find reviews and more tourist information, use the San Francisco itinerary planner.

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to San Francisco. In December, San Francisco is much colder than Sydney - with highs of 17°C and lows of 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Crocker Art Museum, Wine Tours & Tastings, Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds, Santa Cruz Wharf
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Crocker Art Museum ©
Crocker Art Museum
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Battlefield Vegas and Valley of Fire State Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Las Vegas: Seven Magic Mountains (in Jean) and Desperado Roller Coaster (in Primm). The adventure continues: have fun at Gun Garage, look for gifts at Las Vegas Fight Shop, have some family-friendly fun at Insanity The Ride at the Stratosphere, and try your luck at Casino at the Venetian.

Discover how to plan a Las Vegas trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from San Francisco in December, with lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Casinos

Side Trips

Seven Magic Mountains, Valley of Fire State Park, Desperado Roller Coaster
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Gun Garage ©
Gun Garage

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Explore hidden gems such as Starved Rock State Park and Team vs Time. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Chicago: Allen Park (in Ottawa), Butler Winery (in Chesterton) and LaPorte (Garwood Orchards & Blueberries of Indiana). There's much more to do: learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, don't miss a visit to Chicago Skyline, admire the local landmark of Crown Fountain, and have some family-friendly fun at Ragnarok Axe Throwing.

To find where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Chicago trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Chicago takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Chicago due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in December; daily highs in Chicago reach 3°C and lows reach -3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

LaPorte, Butler Winery, Starved Rock State Park, Northwestern Medicine Field, Washington Hall
Highlights from your plan
Ragnarok Axe Throwing ©
Ragnarok Axe Throwing
Starved Rock State Park ©
Starved Rock State Park
Beer Tastings & Tours

4
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Beacon Hill and Food Tours. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boston: Wentworth-Coolidge Mansion (in Portsmouth), Ogunquit Memorial Library (in Ogunquit) and Sweet Baby Vineyard (in Hampstead). There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Old Sturbridge Village, see the interesting displays at Spellbound Museum, do a tasting at Verde Vineyards, and pause for some photo ops at New England Holocaust Memorial.

For where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Boston trip planner.

You can fly from Chicago to Boston in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. December in Boston sees daily highs of 7°C and lows of 0°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trips

Provincetown, Old Sturbridge Village, Ogunquit Memorial Library, Entrepreneur Walk of Fame, Spellbound Museum
Highlights from your plan
Old Sturbridge Village ©
Old Sturbridge Village
Beacon Hill ©
Beacon Hill
Waterfront ©
Waterfront

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Met Cloisters and Grey Towers Castle. Explore New York City's surroundings by going to Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center (in Little Falls), Bryn Athyn Cathedral (in Bryn Athyn) and Garden of Reflection 9/11 Memorial (in Yardley). The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to 9/11 Memorial, appreciate the extensive heritage of Brooklyn Heights Promenade, go for a walk through The High Line, and admire all the interesting features of Langhorne Heritage Farm.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read New York City trip itinerary website .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Boston to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in January, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in New York City

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Brooklyn, Fort Lee Historic Park, Langhorne Heritage Farm, Garden of Reflection 9/11 Memorial, Grey Towers Castle
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters
Brooklyn Heights Promenade ©
Brooklyn Heights Promenade

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Clue Carre - New Orleans' First Live Escape Game and Walking tours. There's much more to do: admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, see the interesting displays at New Orleans African-American Museum, identify plant and animal life at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, and have some family-friendly fun at NOLA Motorsports Park.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read our New Orleans online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from New York City to New Orleans by combination of bus and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from New York City to New Orleans. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in January: highs in New Orleans hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

NOLA Motorsports Park, Chalmette Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
Walking tours

5
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum and Room Escape Games. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: San Clemente Downtown District (in San Clemente), San Juan Capistrano (Mission Basilica San Juan Capistrano & San Juan Capistrano Regional Library) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point). There's lots more to do: indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, take a leisurely stroll along Huntington Beach Pier, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and see the interesting displays at The Getty Villa.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online route planner .

Fly from New Orleans to Los Angeles in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. While traveling from New Orleans, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Fun & Games Tours Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Temecula, Huntington Beach, San Juan Capistrano, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Room Escape Games
Wine Tours & Tastings

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