31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
2
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Miami
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Universal City
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h
7
West Hollywood
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
8
Los Angeles
— 4 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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and Grace Cathedral. Get a sense of the local culture at Golden Gate Bridge and Crocker Art Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Oxbow Public Market (in Napa) and California State Railroad Museum (in Sacramento). Next up on the itinerary: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Presidio of San Francisco, see the interesting displays at Walt Disney Family Museum, take a leisurely stroll along The Embarcadero, and explore the world behind art at Legion of Honor.

To find traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planning tool .

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. Traveling from Sydney to San Francisco, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in January, things will get cooler in San Francisco: highs are around 17°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Sacramento, Oxbow Public Market
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Arlington National Cemetery and Gettysburg National Cemetery. Do some cultural sightseeing at National Gallery of Art and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: National Museum of the Marine Corps (in Triangle), Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center (in Chantilly) and St George's Episcopal Church (in Fredericksburg). Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of National Museum of African American History and Culture, explore the world behind art at The Walters Art Museum, take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Washington DC day trip tool .

You can fly from San Francisco to Washington DC in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to Washington DC, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In January, Washington DC is little chillier than San Francisco - with highs of 7°C and lows of -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Arlington, Gettysburg, National Museum of the Marine Corps, Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center, The Walters Art Museum
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center ©
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like 9/11 Memorial and Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site. Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Frick Collection. Go for a jaunt from New York City to Hyde Park to see Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum about 1h 50 min away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Met Cloisters, wander the streets of SoHo, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and admire the landmark architecture of The Oculus.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip builder site .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in January, plan for a bit cooler nights in New York City, with lows around -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hyde Park
Highlights from your plan

6
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Wynwood Walls and Lock & Load Museum. Head to Sawgrass Mills and Mizner Parkfor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Hollywood Beach (in Hollywood), Florida Keys Visitor Center (in Key Largo) and Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center (in Tavernier). Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, hike along 99 Mile Wilderness Waterway, and wander the streets of Wynwood.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Miami trip maker tool .

Getting from New York City to Miami by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in January, expect Miami to be much hotter, temps between 29°C and 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Delray Beach, Everglades National Park, Key Largo, Sawgrass Mills, Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park
Highlights from your plan
Hollywood Beach ©
Hollywood Beach
Bill Baggs Cape Florida State Park ©
Wynwood Walls ©
Wynwood Walls

4
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Get a sense of the local culture at Garden District and Royal Street. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Escape My Room New Orleans. Get out of town with these interesting New Orleans side-trips: Oak Alley Plantation (in Vacherie), Houmas House Plantation and Gardens (in Darrow) and Whitney Plantation (in Wallace). And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, sample the fine beverages at Old New Orleans Rum Distillery, and contemplate the long history of Gallier House.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read New Orleans holiday maker site .

You can fly from Miami to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Miami to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. While traveling from Miami, expect colder days and a bit cooler nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 15°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Universal City.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Vacherie, Whitney Plantation, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Royal Street ©
Royal Street
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation

3
nights
Universal City

Universal City ©
Universal City is a city in Bexar County, Texas, United States. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Pharmacy and Medical Museum of Texas and Old Jail Museum. Popular historic sites such as Helena and Texas Heroes Square are in your itinerary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Universal City: Zedler Mill (in Luling), Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum (in Cuero) and Gonzales Memorial Museum (in Gonzales). The adventure continues: play a few rounds at Olympia Hills Golf Course, examine the collection at Toilet Seat Museum, and hunt for treasures at Bussey's Flea Market.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Universal City itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from New Orleans to Universal City. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in February: highs in Universal City hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to West Hollywood.

Things to do in Universal City

Museums Golf Outdoors

Side Trips

Gonzales, Cuero, Zedler Mill, Toilet Seat Museum, Helena
Highlights from your plan
Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum ©
Chisholm Trail Heritage Museum
Zedler Mill ©
Zedler Mill

1
night
West Hollywood

West Hollywood ©
West Hollywood, occasionally referred to locally as WeHo, is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. On the 10th (Mon), wander the streets of Fairfax District, take a stroll through Rodeo Drive, and then take a stroll through Golden Triangle.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our West Hollywood trip itinerary website .

Explore your travel options from Universal City to West Hollywood with the Route module. Traveling from Universal City to West Hollywood, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In February, daily temperatures in West Hollywood can reach 22°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in West Hollywood

Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Beverly Hills
Highlights from your plan
Rodeo Drive ©
Rodeo Drive
Fairfax District ©
Fairfax District

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Getty Center and Mission San Juan Capistrano. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, learn about all things military at Battleship USS Iowa Museum, examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum, and admire the masterpieces at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Los Angeles trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Los Angeles is just a stone's throw from West Hollywood. In February, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. On the 14th (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Mission San Juan Capistrano, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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