31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
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Las Vegas
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New York City
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Philadelphia
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Washington DC
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San Francisco
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Los Angeles — 5 nights

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: Mulholland Drive (in Beverly Hills), Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park, Redwood Creek Challenge Trail, &more) and Santa Monica (Bergamot Station, Santa Monica Farmers Market, &more). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, admire the masterpieces at Norton Simon Museum, wander the streets of Montana Avenue, and buy something for everyone on your list at Two Rodeo Drive.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles travel route planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles. In November in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to fly to Las Vegas.
Theme Parks · Museums · Shopping · Parks
Side Trips

Las Vegas — 6 nights

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 Boulder City (Hoover Dam & Boulder City/Hoover Dam Museum). There's still lots to do: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

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Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in November, with highs in Las Vegas at 23°C and lows at 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) to allow time to fly to New York City.
Parks · Museums · Shopping · Casinos
Side Trips

New York City — 5 nights

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 sightseeing, museums, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, and make a trip to 9/11 Memorial.

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Fly from Las Vegas to New York City in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas to New York City, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in November, plan for a bit cooler days in New York City, with highs around 16°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. You will leave for Philadelphia on the 26th (Sat).
Museums · Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Philadelphia — 4 nights

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S. democracy, as it was once the meeting place for the country's Founding Fathers.
Change things up with these side-trips from Philadelphia: Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library (in Winterthur), Hagley Museum And Library (in Wilmington) and Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square). The adventure continues: walk around Wissahickon Valley Park, see the interesting displays at Mutter Museum, admire the masterpieces at Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts, and enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Pennsylvania.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia road trip tool.

Traveling by train from New York City to Philadelphia takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 16°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.
Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums
Side Trips

Washington DC — 4 nights

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.
Washington DC is known for sightseeing, museums, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress, pause for some photo ops at Bi-Partisan Tour Company, and see the interesting displays at The National Archives Museum.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC trip planner.

You can take a train from Philadelphia to Washington DC in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 12°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to catch the flight to San Francisco.
Museums · Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Tours

San Francisco — 4 nights

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, and parks. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, explore the world behind art at Asian Art Museum, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to San Francisco takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway and train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Washington DC in December: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 17°C and lows are around 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to fly back home.
Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.