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:  16​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
2
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Orlando
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Key West
— 4 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
5
Marathon
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Key Largo
— 4 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h
7
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  22​h 30​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.
Attractions like Exploratorium and Point Isabel make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley--about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, enjoy the sand and surf at China Beach, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco road trip app .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to San Francisco is minus 18 hours. In October in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 4th (Thu), you're off toNew York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

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.
Kids will enjoy Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Empire State Building, admire the masterpieces at Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock Observation Deck, and contemplate the waterfront views at Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City online vacation planner .

Getting from San Francisco to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to New York City, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect nights in New York City to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are little chillier, around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough 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 ©

5
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 hidden gems such as Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park and Room Escape Games. Bring the kids along to Walt Disney World Resort and Happily Ever After Fireworks. Pack the 12th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Have a day of magic on the 13th (Sat) at Magic Kingdom Park. It doesn't end there: get some fabulous bargains at Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets.

For where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Orlando online trip maker .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Orlando in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In October, Orlando is a bit warmer than New York City - with highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Shopping Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park ©
Disney's Typhoon Lagoon Water Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Room Escape Games

4
nights
Key West

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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Fort Zachary Taylor and Florida Keys Eco-Discovery Center. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dry Tortugas National Park and Dolphin & Whale Watching. The adventure continues: take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, stop by De La Gallery, and glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Key West day trip planner.

You can fly from Orlando to Key West in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Orlando in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 29°C in Key West. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park
Fishing Charters & Tours
Fort Zachary Taylor ©
Fort Zachary Taylor

4
nights
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Step off the beaten path and head to Bahia Honda State Park and Fishing Charters & Tours. Kids will enjoy The Turtle Hospital and Scuba & Snorkeling. The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Dolphin Research Center, take in the views from Seven Mile Bridge, tour the water at your own pace with All Aboard Boat Rentals, and enjoy the sand and surf at Sombrero Beach.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Marathon day trip site .

Traveling by car from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Key Largo.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital

4
nights
Key Largo

The northernmost island of the Florida Keys, Key Largo provides stunning scenery, a number of watersports opportunities, and plenty of areas to relax on vacation.
Attractions like Scuba & Snorkeling and Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center make great kid-friendly stops. Explore hidden gems such as John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park and Island Dolphin Care. There's still lots to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, see the vivid underwater world at Spiegel Grove, stop by Scooby's Popcorn, and get your game on at Dolphin Golfin.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Key Largo day trip planning app .

You can drive from Marathon to Key Largo in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a shuttle. October in Key Largo sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Key Largo

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

Fishing Charters & Tours
Highlights from your plan
Fishing Charters & Tours
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park ©

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Garden District and St. Louis Cathedral. Venture out of the city with trips to Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Slidell) and Oak Alley Plantation (in Vacherie). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Royal Street, appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, tour the pleasant surroundings at New Orleans City Park, and see the interesting displays at Mardi Gras World.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip planner.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Key Largo to New Orleans takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Key Largo to New Orleans. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Key Largo in October; daily highs in New Orleans reach 22°C and lows reach 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trips

Nature & Wildlife Tours, Oak Alley Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
Nature & Wildlife Tours
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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