33 days in United States Itinerary

33 days in United States Itinerary

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33 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + bus:  9​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Burlington
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
3
Orlando
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Savannah
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Charleston
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Washington DC
— 7 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney


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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Central Park and Prospect Park Zoo. Get some historical perspective at St. Patrick's Cathedral and Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum. Step out of New York City with an excursion to Greenburgh Nature Center & Manor House in Greenburgh--about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel, contemplate the long history of Hamilton Park, and learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History.

For reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read New York City online day trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to New York City is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -15 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in December, expect New York City to be cooler, temps between 10°C and 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel to Burlington.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Greenburgh Nature Center & Manor House, Prospect Park Zoo, Hamilton Park
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral
Central Park ©
Central Park

4
nights
Burlington

Burlington ©
Burlington is the most populous city in the U.S. Get outdoors at Bolton Valley Resort and Spruce Peak at Stowe. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain and Kent Delord House Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Burlington: Stowe (The Spa at Stowe Mountain Lodge & The Spa at Topnotch) and Ziemke Glass Blowing Studio (in Waterbury). There's more to do: join in the after-dark buzz at Radio Bean Coffeehouse.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Burlington trip planning tool .

Fly from New York City to Burlington in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in December, expect Burlington to be little chillier, temps between 2°C and -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Burlington

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Stowe, Bolton Valley Resort, Kent Delord House Museum, Ziemke Glass Blowing Studio
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Bolton Valley Resort ©
Bolton Valley Resort
ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain ©
Kent Delord House Museum ©
Kent Delord House Museum

6
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Ormond Beach and Happily Ever After Fireworks. Get some historical perspective at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and Cocoa Village. Explore Orlando's surroundings by going to Lighthouse Point Park (in Ponce Inlet), Manatee Sanctuary Park (in Cape Canaveral) and Cocoa Beach (Cocoa Beach & Cocoa Beach Spa). Pack the 29th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. It doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Rock Springs Run State Reserve.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Orlando online trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Burlington to Orlando takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Burlington in December, things will get warmer in Orlando: highs are around 29°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Savannah.

Things to do in Orlando

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Ponce Inlet, Cocoa Beach, Ormond Beach, Manatee Sanctuary Park, Cocoa Village
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Ormond Beach ©
Ormond Beach
Cocoa Beach ©
Cocoa Beach

3
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters and Rose Hill Mansion. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hilton Head Island Bike Trails and Old Fort Jackson. Venture out of the city with trips to Coligny Beach (in Hilton Head) and Tybee Island Beach (in Tybee Island). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Green-Meldrim House and enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach.

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Getting from Orlando to Savannah by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Orlando in December: high temperatures in Savannah hover around 22°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Charleston.

Things to do in Savannah

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Rose Hill Mansion, Tybee Island Beach
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Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails
Owens-Thomas House & Slave Quarters ©

6
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Visiting Edisto Beach State Park and Gateway Walk will get you outdoors. Popular historic sites such as Fort Moultrie and Middleton Place are in your itinerary. Take a break from Charleston with a short trip to Boneyard Beach in Moores Landing, about 48 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: browse the exhibits of Fort Sumter National Monument, look for all kinds of wild species at Audubon Swamp Garden, see Shaka Surf School, and pause for some serene contemplation at French Huguenot Church.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Charleston day trip website .

Getting from Savannah to Charleston by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In January, daytime highs in Charleston are 17°C, while nighttime lows are 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Charleston

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors

Side Trips

Fort Moultrie, Boneyard Beach, Edisto Beach State Park, Charles Pinckney National Historic Site, Shaka Surf School
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Edisto Beach State Park ©
Edisto Beach State Park
Fort Moultrie ©
Fort Moultrie
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument

7
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.
Get outdoors at Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine and Bull Run Mountains Natural Area Preserve. National Gallery of Art and National Air and Space Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Weinberg Center for the Arts (in Frederick), Baltimore (Washington Monument and Mount Vernon Place & Edgar Allan Poe House and Museum) and Woodlawn & Pope-Leighey House (in Alexandria). And it doesn't end there: learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at National Zoological Park, appreciate the history behind Korean War Veterans Memorial, and get engrossed in the history at Newseum.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC trip planner.

Getting from Charleston to Washington DC by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Charleston in January, things will get little chillier in Washington DC: highs are around 7°C and lows about -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Baltimore, Bull Run Mountains Natural Area Preserve, Weinberg Center for the Arts, Woodlawn & Pope-Leighey House
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