32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

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32 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Gladstone
Fly:  25​h
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h
2
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Key West
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Miami
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
8
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
10
Santa Barbara
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  26​h
End: Gladstone

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.
Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 38 minutes away. Pack the 8th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles online itinerary creator.

Gladstone, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Gladstone to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Gladstone in December, you will find days in Los Angeles are little chillier (23°C), and nights are cooler (11°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

6
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.
New York City is known for sightseeing, museums, nightlife, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art, and admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the New York City itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in December: high temperatures in New York City hover around 11°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

4
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.
Washington DC is known for sightseeing, museums, historic sites, zoos & aquariums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, admire the striking features of Washington National Cathedral, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, and take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Washington DC are 13°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Key West.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

1
night
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.
To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Key West travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Key West takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Washington DC in December: high temperatures in Key West hover around 30°C and lows are around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Key West

Shopping Museums Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Alan S. Maltz Gallery ©
Alan S. Maltz Gallery

1
night
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.
On the 20th (Wed), get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Historic District, kick back and relax at South Beach, and then enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami: Machine Gun Experience & Range.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Miami trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and tram from Key West to Miami in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Highlights from your plan
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden ©
Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
South Beach ©
South Beach

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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat): make a trip to Jackson Square, then stroll through New Orleans City Park, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read New Orleans itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of tram and flight from Miami to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Miami to New Orleans, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Miami in December, plan for colder days and slightly colder nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 16°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

3
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.
Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, try to win big at New York New York Casino, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Las Vegas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from New Orleans in December since evenings lows in Las Vegas dip to 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): meet the residents at Monterey Bay Aquarium.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Monterey itinerary planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Monterey by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and train. December in Monterey sees daily highs of 19°C and lows of 6°C at night. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for sightseeing, nature, museums, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace, have fun and explore at The Exploratorium, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Crissy Field.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Monterey to San Francisco takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 17°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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nights
Santa Barbara

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
On the 2nd (Tue), awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Old Mission Santa Barbara, meet the residents at Santa Barbara Zoo, and then don't miss a visit to Moreton Bay Fig Tree.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Santa Barbara takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in January, you will find days in Santa Barbara are a bit warmer (21°C), and nights are about the same (5°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Zoo ©
Santa Barbara Zoo

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