31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  8​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  6​h
3
Key West
— 4 nights
Bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Marathon, Florida Keys
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Naples
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
6
St. Augustine
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
7
Panama City Beach
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h
8
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
9
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
For shopping fun, head to Exploratorium or Ferry Building Marketplace. Golden Gate Bridge and Union Square are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Dolphin & Whale Watching in Moss Landing, approximately 1h 55 min away. The adventure continues: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, get into the urban bustle at Civic Center, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Steps.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner.

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -18 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in May; daily highs in San Francisco reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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.
Do your shopping at Woodbury Common Premium Outlets and Chelsea Market. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the masterpieces at Frick Collection, appreciate the extensive heritage of Brooklyn Heights Promenade, and get a taste of the local shopping with SoHo.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read New York City trip builder site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to New York City. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in May, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Woodbury Common Premium Outlets, Brooklyn Heights Promenade
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Woodbury Common Premium Outlets ©
Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Dry Tortugas National Park. Fort Zachary Taylor and 7 Artists & Friends are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, brush up on your military savvy at U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Ingham Maritime Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and contemplate the long history of Truman Little White House.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Key West travel planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Key West takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from New York City in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Key West: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 29°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can catcht the bus to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Marathon, Florida Keys

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Sombrero Beach, then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then immerse yourself in nature at Bahia Honda State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: identify plant and animal life at Dolphin Research Center and then cast your line with a fishing tour.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Marathon trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by bus from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Naples.

Things to do in Marathon

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Bahia Honda State Park, Fishing Charters & Tours
Highlights from your plan
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Fishing Charters & Tours
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center

1
night
Naples

Naples is a city in Collier County, Florida, United States. On the 16th (Sat), take a stroll through Fifth Avenue South, take in the waterfront at Naples Pier, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Naples holiday builder tool .

Getting from Marathon to Naples by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Marathon in May, plan for little chillier nights in Naples, with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to St. Augustine.

Things to do in Naples

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
St. Augustine

St. Augustine ©
SAINT AUGUSTINE | PONTE VEDRA on Florida's Historic Coast The Nation's oldest city (est. Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc. and Cathedral Basilica of St. Augustine. You'll discover tucked-away gems like St. Augustine Beach and St. Augustine Pirate & Treasure Museum. Go for a jaunt from St. Augustine to Daytona Beach to see Beach at Daytona Beach about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at St. Augustine Alligator Farm Zoological Park, stop by High Tide Gallery Art & Gifts, sample the fine beverages at St. Augustine Distillery, and make a trip to St. George Street.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, refer to the St. Augustine tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Naples to St. Augustine takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Naples in May, expect nights in St. Augustine to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are little chillier, around 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in St. Augustine

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Beach at Daytona Beach
Highlights from your plan
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach

2
nights
Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach ©
Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
On the 20th (Wed), see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then learn about winemaking at Panama City Beach Winery, and then kick back and relax at Panama City Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Thu): immerse yourself in nature at St. Andrews State Park, fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Pier Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Panama City Beach trip maker tool .

Getting from St. Augustine to Panama City Beach by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Traveling from St. Augustine in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Panama City Beach, with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach
Swim with Dolphins
St. Andrews State Park ©
St. Andrews State Park

5
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.
Do your shopping at The Strip and Coca-Cola Store Las Vegas. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah and The Mob Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Las Vegas: Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton) and Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection (in Laughlin). Next up on the itinerary: browse the different shops at Downtown Container Park, have fun at Gun Garage, get your game on at Dig This, and examine the collection at Shelby American Inc.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas travel planner .

You can fly from Panama City Beach to Las Vegas in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi 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. May in Las Vegas sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Valley of Fire State Park, Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah
Shelby American Inc ©
Shelby American Inc

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Getty Center and Battleship USS Iowa BB-61. Step off the beaten path and head to LA Farmers' Market and The Grove. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and explore the activities along Santa Monica Bay.

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in May: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. On the 30th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Shopping Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica Bay
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Battleship USS Iowa Museum ©
Battleship USS Iowa Museum
Santa Monica Bay ©
Santa Monica Bay

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