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:  18​h 15​min
1
Santa Monica
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
5
Houston
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  6​h 45​min
6
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
7
Orlando
— 6 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Sydney

3
nights
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Harvelle's Blues Club. Shop till you drop at Bergamot Station and Santa Monica Farmers Market. Museum-lovers will appreciate Annenberg Community Beach House and Camera Obscura. Change things up with these side-trips from Santa Monica: Running Horse Ranch (in Lake Hughes) and Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum (in Simi Valley). There's lots more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Santa Monica Mountains, get a taste of the local shopping with Third Street Promenade, don't miss a visit to Montana Avenue, and browse the different shops at Two Rodeo Drive.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Santa Monica trip itinerary builder .

Sydney, Australia to Santa Monica is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Sydney to Santa Monica, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. In June, Santa Monica is somewhat warmer than Sydney - with highs of 26°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks Shopping Wildlife

Side Trips

Running Horse Ranch, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, Two Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Mountains ©
Santa Monica Mountains

5
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.
Head to Hammer Museum and Amoeba Musicfor some retail therapy. Get outdoors at Dolphin & Whale Watching and Oak Canyon Nature Center. Change things up with a short trip to The Disney Gallery in Anaheim (about 40 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, listen to music at Melrose Trading Post, and stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles visit planner.

Los Angeles is very close to Santa Monica. When traveling from Santa Monica in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Anaheim, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Oak Canyon Nature Center ©
Oak Canyon Nature Center

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Exploratorium and Ferry Building Marketplacefor some retail therapy. You'll get in some beach time at Fort Funston National Park and Baker Beach. When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Dolphin & Whale Watching in Moss Landing, approximately 1h 55 min away. There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island, cast your line with a fishing tour, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Tenderloin Museum.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, things will get a bit cooler in San Francisco: highs are around 25°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

5
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.
Shop till you drop at The Strip and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. Escape the urban bustle at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Escape Adventures and Las Vegas Cyclery. Explore Las Vegas' surroundings by going to The Virgin River Canyon Recreation Area (in Littlefield), Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge (in Amargosa Valley) and Grapevine Mesa Joshua Trees (in Meadview). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, and examine the collection at The Neon Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas sightseeing website .

Fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In June, Las Vegas is warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 46°C and lows of 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can travel to Austin.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

The Virgin River Canyon Recreation Area, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge, Grapevine Mesa Joshua Trees
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

3
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Get in touch with nature at Cockrell Butterfly Center and Water Wall. Space Center Houston and Houston Museum of African American Culture will appeal to museum buffs. Go for a jaunt from Houston to Galveston to see The Strand about 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, get curious at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, look for gifts at Cacao & Cardamon Chocolatiers, and tee off at Hermann Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Houston online tour planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Houston in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Houston is 2 hours. When traveling from Las Vegas in June, plan for a bit cooler days in Houston, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

The Strand
Highlights from your plan
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston ©
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Cockrell Butterfly Center ©
Cockrell Butterfly Center

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge and East River Waterfront Esplanade. For shopping fun, head to Fifth Avenue or The Strand Bookstore. Step out of New York City with an excursion to Hook Mountain State Park in Valley Cottage--about 52 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Hallett Nature Sanctuary, and go for a walk through Central Park.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City sightseeing planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Houston to New York City takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Houston to New York City is 1 hour. Traveling from Houston in June, expect New York City to be slightly colder, temps between 31°C and 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Hook Mountain State Park, Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
East River Waterfront Esplanade ©
East River Waterfront Esplanade

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.
Get in touch with nature at Discovery Cove and Disney's Animal Kingdom. You'll explore and learn at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art and Timothy's Gallery. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Audubon Center for Birds of Prey, get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, have some family-friendly fun at Nomadic, and revel in the low prices at Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Orlando tour itinerary maker tool .

You can fly from New York City to Orlando in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in June, with highs in Orlando at 38°C and lows at 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Winter Park, Audubon Center for Birds of Prey
Highlights from your plan
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Audubon Center for Birds of Prey ©
Audubon Center for Birds of Prey

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