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:  17​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
4
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Miami Beach
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
7
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 2nd (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, get curious at California Science Center, make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip 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. Traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in January; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 24°C and lows reach 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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.
Take a break from San Diego with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas, about 46 minutes away. There's still lots to do: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, trek along Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove, and step aboard Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To see photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read San Diego online travel route planner .

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In January, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

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.
Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, and shop like a local with The Strip.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas road trip planning tool .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in January, things will get a bit cooler in Las Vegas: highs are around 17°C and lows about 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Tours Nature

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Apocalypse Vegas ©
Apocalypse Vegas

4
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Have a day of magic on the 13th (Mon) at Walt Disney World Resort. Have a day of magic on the 16th (Thu) at Disney's Animal Kingdom. There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks, and stop by The LEGO Store Downtown Disney.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Orlando tour itinerary builder website .

Fly from Las Vegas to Orlando in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Orlando is 3 hours. In January, Orlando is a bit warmer than Las Vegas - with highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel to Miami Beach.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Happily Ever After Fireworks ©
Happily Ever After Fireworks
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

2
nights
Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): kick back and relax at South Beach, then have fun at Lock & Load Miami, then walk around Lincoln Road, and finally wander the streets of Collins Avenue. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Port of Miami, see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, then admire the natural beauty at Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, and finally take a stroll through Miracle Mile.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Miami Beach online trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Orlando to Miami Beach in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Orlando in January: high temperatures in Miami Beach hover around 29°C and lows are around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Miami, Coral Gables
Highlights from your plan
South Beach ©
South Beach
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

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: walk around Central Park, have some family-friendly fun at The Rink at Rockefeller Center, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, and don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip planner.

Getting from Miami Beach to New York City by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Miami Beach in January; daily highs in New York City reach 5°C and lows reach -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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
San Francisco

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: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, get curious at California Academy of Sciences, and take a stroll through Chinatown.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco travel route website .

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Francisco in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. When traveling from New York City in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 17°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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