32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

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32 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Minneapolis
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Winona
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
DeKalb
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Chicago
— 6 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
5
New York City
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
Washington DC
— 6 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney

5
nights
Minneapolis

Minneapolis ©
Located on both banks of the Mississippi River, Minneapolis salutes the state's love of the outdoors with numerous lakes, wetlands, creeks, and waterfalls--many connected to one another by a national scenic byway great for sightseeing.
Change things up with these side-trips from Minneapolis: Extreme Sandbox (in Hastings), Munsinger Gardens (in Saint Cloud) and Blue Hill Trail (in Zimmerman). The adventure continues: get your game on at The Escape Game, contemplate the waterfront views at Lake of the Isles, stroll through Square Lake Park, and take in nature's colorful creations at Minnesota Landscape Arboretum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Minneapolis trip itinerary planning website .

Sydney, Australia to Minneapolis is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Sydney to Minneapolis, you'll gain 16 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, Minneapolis is somewhat warmer than Sydney - with highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Winona.

Things to do in Minneapolis

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Lebanon Hills Regional Park, CHS Field, Kordiak County Park, Luceline Orchard, Blue Hill Trail
Highlights from your plan
Munsinger Gardens ©
Munsinger Gardens
CHS Field ©
CHS Field
Minneapolis Institute of Art ©
Minneapolis Institute of Art

4
nights
Winona

Winona ©
Winona is a city in and the county seat of Winona County, in the state of Minnesota. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Winona: National Eagle Center (in Wabasha), Soldiers Field Veterans Memorial (in Rochester) and Whitewater State Park (in Altura). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Minnesota Marine Art Museum, explore the landscape on two wheels at Root River State Trail, identify plant and animal life at Houston Nature Center, and walk around Lake Park.

Plan trip to Winona with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Minneapolis to Winona in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to DeKalb.

Things to do in Winona

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Houston, Soldiers Field Veterans Memorial, Whitewater State Park, National Eagle Center, The Fremont Store
Highlights from your plan
Minnesota Marine Art Museum ©
Minnesota Marine Art Museum
National Eagle Center ©
National Eagle Center
Soldiers Field Veterans Memorial ©

1
night
DeKalb

DeKalb ©
DeKalb is a city in DeKalb County, Illinois, United States. On the 10th (Fri), relax in the rural setting at Honey Hill and then sample the fine beverages at Whiskey Acres Distilling Co..

Before you visit DeKalb, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Winona to DeKalb in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in July, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Chicago.

Things to do in DeKalb

Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Honey Hill
Highlights from your plan
Whiskey Acres Distilling Co. ©
Whiskey Acres Distilling Co.
Honey Hill ©
Honey Hill

6
nights
Chicago

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, take in panoramic vistas at 360 Chicago Observation Deck, take in the waterfront at Navy Pier, and get curious at Museum of Science and Industry.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Chicago route builder .

Traveling by car from DeKalb to Chicago takes 1.5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Chicago when traveling from DeKalb in July, with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Oak Park
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

7
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 museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and make a trip to Grand Central Terminal.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to New York City due to the time zone difference. In July, daytime highs in New York City are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

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

6
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Cemetery, Gettysburg National Military Park, & more). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at White House, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In July in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gettysburg
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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