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:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Philadelphia
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h
5
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
6
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Sydney

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get in touch with nature at Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Do some cultural sightseeing at Golden Gate Bridge and SoMa. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Inglenook (in Rutherford), B Cellars Vineyards and Winery (in Oakville) and Taylor Family Vineyards (in Napa). There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, get curious at Exploratorium, wander the streets of Mission District, and get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip builder website .

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. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sydney in November, with highs in San Francisco at 20°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Inglenook, Taylor Family Vineyards, B Cellars Vineyards and Winery
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

2
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.
National Air and Space Museum and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Washington National Cathedral and The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Go for a jaunt from Washington DC to Triangle to see National Museum of the Marine Corps about 56 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, see the interesting displays at Newseum, and take an in-depth tour of National Portrait Gallery.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Washington DC journey maker site .

You can fly from San Francisco to Washington DC in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from San Francisco in November, with highs in Washington DC at 17°C and lows at 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

National Museum of the Marine Corps, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Marine Corps ©
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

4
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Get some historical perspective at Valley Forge National Historical Park and Independence Hall. Museum-lovers will get to explore Barnes Foundation and Eastern State Penitentiary. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Philadelphia: Brandywine River Museum of Art (in Chadds Ford), Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square) and Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library (in Winterthur). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, contemplate the long history of Franklin Court, take a stroll through Society Hill, and see the interesting displays at 18th Century Garden of the Independence National Historic Park.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia trip builder .

Getting from Washington DC to Philadelphia by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 16°C, while at night they dip to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can take a train to New York City.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brandywine River Museum of Art, Valley Forge National Historical Park, Hagley Museum and Library, Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, Longwood Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation
Valley Forge National Historical Park ©
Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library ©

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.
Appreciate the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA). Do some cultural sightseeing at Times Square and Fifth Avenue. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to 9/11 Memorial, admire the masterpieces at Frick Collection, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and contemplate the long history of Ellis Island.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the New York City holiday builder tool .

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to New York City takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 16°C in November, and nighttime lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

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.
The National WWII Museum and Cabildo will appeal to museum buffs. Visit Garden District and Chalmette National Historical Park for their historical value. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, make a trip to Jackson Square, try your luck at Fair Grounds Race Course, and admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the New Orleans trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to New Orleans in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New York City in November, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 19°C in New Orleans. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Escape My Room New Orleans ©
Escape My Room New Orleans
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

4
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Strip and The Mob Museum. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at New York New York Casino, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, and see a show at Casino at the MGM Grand.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online journey planner .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Las Vegas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Las Vegas is minus 2 hours. When traveling from New Orleans in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 23°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

6
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.
You'll explore and learn at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. El Pueblo de Los Angeles and Santa Monica Pier will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 36 minutes away. The adventure continues: enjoy some diversion at California Science Center, admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, enjoy the sand and surf at Will Rogers State Beach, and admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles vacation website .

Fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. In November, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than Las Vegas - with highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C. On the 4th (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©

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