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
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
4
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
6
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
8
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

2
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Disneyland Park). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, have fun at California Science Center, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To see maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip maker .

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles. Traveling from Melbourne in January, things will get little chillier in Los Angeles: highs are around 24°C and lows about 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) 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
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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 much more to do: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo, see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego, stroll around Balboa Park, and appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Diego trip planner .

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. January in San Diego sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

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

3
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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, casinos, fun & games, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, shop like a local with The Strip, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and snap pictures at Hoover Dam Bypass.

To see ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip site .

Fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from San Diego in January; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 17°C and lows reach 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Apocalypse Vegas ©
Apocalypse Vegas

2
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 11th (Sat) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 13th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Orlando road trip app .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Orlando takes 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. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, expect Orlando to be somewhat warmer, temps between 25°C and 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

3
nights
Key West

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Key West is known for adventure, wildlife, museums, nightlife, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, admire the majestic nature at Fort Zachary Taylor, admire all the interesting features of Audubon House & Tropical Gardens, and cruise along The Overseas Highway.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Key West road trip planner.

You can fly from Orlando to Key West in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in January, Key West is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Stand-Up Paddleboarding
Parasailing & Paragliding

3
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, take a stroll through Times Square, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock.

Take the guesswork out of planning a New York City vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Key West to New York City in 6 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Key West in January: high temperatures in New York City hover around 5°C and lows are around -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums 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
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.
Step out of Washington DC with an excursion to Sagamore Spirit Distillery in Baltimore--about 1 hour away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, explore the activities along Tidal Basin, and take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC online holiday planner .

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In January, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 7°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Sagamore Spirit Distillery
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of San Francisco to go to Mill Valley and see Muir Woods National Monument, which is approximately 48 minutes away. There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and stop by Exploratorium.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner .

Fly from Washington DC to San Francisco in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Washington DC in January, expect San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, temps between 17°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Nature

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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