30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
Orlando
— 10 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Sydney

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, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, engage your brain at Exploratorium, don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Park, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online travel route 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. Traveling from Sydney in December, expect San Francisco to be much colder, temps between 17°C and 8°C. You'll have a few hours on the 30th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

5
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, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, get great views at Top of the Rock, and learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our New York City trip builder app .

Getting from San Francisco to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 9 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to New York City due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from San Francisco in December: high temperatures in New York City hover around 10°C and lows are around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

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 ©

10
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Orlando: Busch Gardens (in Tampa) and Stetson Mansion (in DeLand). Have a day of magic on the 4th (Sat) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 6th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. And it doesn't end there: discover the magic at Magic Kingdom Park, find something for the whole family at SeaWorld Orlando, get your game on at The Escape Game Orlando, and laugh and play at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

For more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Orlando tour itinerary builder .

You can fly from New York City to Orlando in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in January, things will get much warmer in Orlando: highs are around 25°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Stetson Mansion, Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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.
Explore Las Vegas' surroundings by going to Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton) and Hoover Dam (in Boulder City). Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas online road trip planner .

You can fly from Orlando to Las Vegas in 9.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Orlando to Las Vegas. Traveling from Orlando in January, expect Las Vegas to be a bit cooler, temps between 17°C and 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Valley of Fire State Park, Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, & more). Pack the 21st (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles visit planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 24°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

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

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