33 days in United States Itinerary

33 days in United States Itinerary

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33 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
2
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Drive:  8​h 45​min
4
Cincinnati
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Chicago
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
6
Saint Louis
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
7
Oklahoma City
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h 15​min
8
Denver
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
9
Albuquerque
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h
10
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
11
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

2
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.
On the 25th (Wed), get a taste of the local shopping with Third Street Promenade, immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach, and then get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Thu): get advice or help at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, then get curious at California Science Center, and finally stop by Hollywood & Highland.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder website .

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. In November, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
Highlights from your plan
California Science Center ©
California Science Center
Hollywood Forever Cemetery ©
Hollywood Forever Cemetery

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.
Shop till you drop at Royal Street and Faulkner House Books. The National WWII Museum and Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World will appeal to museum buffs. Get out of town with these interesting New Orleans side-trips: Crosby Arboretum (in Picayune) and Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Slidell). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1, and pause for some serene contemplation at Old St. Patrick's Church.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to New Orleans takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Los Angeles in November, plan for slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Crosby Arboretum, Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District
French Quarter ©
French Quarter

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 National Cathedral and Gettysburg National Military Park will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Air and Space Museum and National Portrait Gallery. Step out of Washington DC with an excursion to Horseshoe Casino in Baltimore--about 56 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, pause for some serene contemplation at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, take in the exciting artwork at Waverly Street Gallery, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC holiday planning tool .

You can fly from New Orleans to Washington DC in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Washington DC is 1 hour. When traveling from New Orleans in December, plan for little chillier days in Washington DC, with highs around 12°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 3°C. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Cincinnati.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Casinos

Side Trips

Waverly Street Gallery, Horseshoe Casino, Gettysburg National Military Park
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

2
nights
Cincinnati

Cincinnati ©
Situated on the north bank of the Ohio River, Cincinnati distinguished itself as the only U.S.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): explore the different monuments and memorials at Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, and then try to win big at JACK Cincinnati Casino.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Cincinnati trip planner .

You can fly from Washington DC to Cincinnati in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in December, expect Cincinnati to be slightly colder, temps between 8°C and -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Cincinnati

Historic Sites Casinos Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum ©
Spring Grove Cemetery & Arboretum
Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption ©
JACK Cincinnati Casino ©
JACK Cincinnati Casino

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
You'll explore and learn at The Art Institute of Chicago and Museum of Science and Industry. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Field Museum and Ernest Hemingway Birthplace. There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with The Magnificent Mile, take in the spiritual surroundings of Fourth Presbyterian Church, try your luck at Horseshoe Hammond, and admire the landmark architecture of Marquette Building.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Chicago trip itinerary planning tool .

Fly from Cincinnati to Chicago in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. Traveling from Cincinnati to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cincinnati in December, you will find days in Chicago are slightly colder (3°C), and nights are about the same (-3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Horseshoe Hammond, Ernest Hemingway Birthplace
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Field Museum ©
Field Museum
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace ©
Ernest Hemingway Birthplace

1
night
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Thu): see the interesting displays at City Museum, then steep yourself in history at Missouri Botanical Garden, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.

For reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Saint Louis trip itinerary builder app .

You can fly from Chicago to Saint Louis in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Chicago in December, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Saint Louis: temperatures range from 8°C by day to -1°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
City Museum ©
City Museum
Missouri Botanical Garden ©
Missouri Botanical Garden

1
night
Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): see the interesting displays at 99s Museum of Women Pilots and then wander the streets of Bricktown.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Oklahoma City trip website .

You can fly from Saint Louis to Oklahoma City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Traveling from Saint Louis in December, you will find days in Oklahoma City are a bit warmer (12°C), and nights are about the same (0°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bricktown ©
Bricktown
99s Museum of Women Pilots ©
99s Museum of Women Pilots

2
nights
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Denver Botanic Gardens, steep yourself in history at Molly Brown House Museum, then explore the world behind art at Denver Art Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of 16th Street Mall. Here are some ideas for day two: see the sky in a new way at Denver Museum of Nature & Science and then contemplate the long history of Denver Union Station.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Denver trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Oklahoma City to Denver takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Oklahoma City in December, with highs in Denver at 7°C and lows at -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Albuquerque.

Things to do in Denver

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
16th Street Mall ©
16th Street Mall
Denver Botanic Gardens ©
Denver Botanic Gardens
Denver Art Museum ©
Denver Art Museum

2
nights
Albuquerque

Albuquerque ©
Albuquerque remains one of the state's secret jewels, as its tourist attractions are often overshadowed by the more popular holiday destination of Santa Fe.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): view the masterpieces at Nedra Matteucci Galleries. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Indian Pueblo Cultural Center and then get to know the fascinating history of Albuquerque Old Town.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Albuquerque route planner.

Traveling by flight from Denver to Albuquerque takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Denver in December, expect Albuquerque to be somewhat warmer, temps between 11°C and -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Albuquerque

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Santa Fe
Highlights from your plan
Nedra Matteucci Galleries ©
Nedra Matteucci Galleries
Albuquerque Old Town ©
Albuquerque Old Town

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Mob Museum and Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Strip and Pinball Hall of Fame. Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Littlefield to see The Virgin River Canyon Recreation Area about 1h 45 min away. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

For photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas itinerary builder app .

Getting from Albuquerque to Las Vegas by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. Traveling from Albuquerque to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In December, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer than Albuquerque - with highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, The Virgin River Canyon Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

6
nights
Los Angeles

Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Getty Center and Hammer Museum. Santa Monica Pier and Our Lady Queen of Angels will appeal to history buffs. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Dolphin & Whale Watching in Newport Beach, approximately 56 minutes away. Explore Los Angeles further: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, wander the streets of Angelino Heights Historic Area, get a taste of the local shopping with Montana Avenue, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Las Vegas in December: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 24°C and lows are around 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Beverly Hills, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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