33 days in United States Itinerary

33 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Sydney
Fly:  20 h 45 min
1
Biloxi
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Orange Beach
— 1 night
+2
Taxi + Fly + Bus:  5 h
3
Birmingham
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  5 h
4
Pigeon Forge
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 45 min
5
New York City
— 9 nights
Bus + Fly:  4 h
6
Cleveland
— 2 nights
+3
Fly + Taxi + Bus + Ferry:  7 h
7
Mackinac Island
— 1 night
Ferry + Bus:  4 h 15 min
8
Traverse City
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
9
Lexington
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
10
Louisville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
11
Nashville
— 4 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 45 min
12
Oklahoma City
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
13
Dodge City
— 1 night
Fly:  29 h
End: Sydney

1
night
Biloxi

Biloxi ©
A busy city on the Gulf Coast, Biloxi is one of the nation's oldest communities, first settled by Europeans in 1699.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sat): contemplate the long history of Beauvoir, try to win big at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi, and then try to win big at Beau Rivage Casino.

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

Sydney, Australia to Biloxi is an approximately 20.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Sydney to Biloxi, you'll gain 16 hours due to the time zone difference. In December, Biloxi is little chillier than Sydney - with highs of 20°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can drive to Orange Beach.

Things to do in Biloxi

Casinos Fun & Games Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Beau Rivage Casino ©
Beau Rivage Casino
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi ©
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi
Beauvoir ©
Beauvoir

1
night
Orange Beach

Orange Beach exists solely as a tourist beach town, with a permanent population of less than 6,000.
On the 1st (Sun), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, then kick back and relax at Gulf State Park, and then stop by Souvenir City of Orange Beach.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Orange Beach journey website.

Traveling by car from Biloxi to Orange Beach takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 22°C in December, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Birmingham.

Things to do in Orange Beach

Outdoors Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Gulf State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Gulf State Park ©
Gulf State Park
Souvenir City of Orange Beach ©
Souvenir City of Orange Beach

1
night
Birmingham

Birmingham ©
Birmingham may be one of America's most controversial cities.
On the 2nd (Mon), browse the eclectic array of goods at Gardendale Flea Mall & Antique Center, see the interesting displays at Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Vulcan Park and Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Birmingham driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Orange Beach to Birmingham takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, flight, and bus. Traveling from Orange Beach in January, expect Birmingham to be slightly colder, temps between 13°C and 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to travel to Pigeon Forge.

Things to do in Birmingham

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Gardendale Flea Mall & Antique Center
Highlights from your plan
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum ©
Barber Vintage Motorsports Museum
Gardendale Flea Mall & Antique Center ©
Gardendale Flea Mall & Antique Center
Vulcan Park and Museum ©
Vulcan Park and Museum

3
nights
Pigeon Forge

Pigeon Forge ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Pigeon Forge bills itself as the "Center of Fun in the Smokies." Just a short drive from the national park protecting the diverse plant and animal life of the Great Smoky Mountains, the town features numerous places to visit, such as bars, restaurants, cafes, theaters, and shops.
Explore hidden gems such as Cades Cove and Ole Smoky Tennessee Moonshine. Step out of the city life by going to Roaring Fork and Zipline. Step out of Pigeon Forge to go to Townsend and see Tuckaleechee Caverns, which is approximately 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Christmas Place, learn about winemaking at Tennessee Homemade Wines, enjoy breathtaking views from Gatlinburg SkyLift Park, and get your game on at The Escape Game Pigeon Forge.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, read Pigeon Forge route planning tool.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Birmingham to Pigeon Forge takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and car. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Birmingham in January; daily highs in Pigeon Forge reach 9°C and lows reach -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Pigeon Forge

Parks Wildlife Wineries

Side Trips

Gatlinburg, Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Tuckaleechee Caverns
Highlights from your plan
Christmas Place ©
Christmas Place
Roaring Fork ©
Roaring Fork
Cades Cove ©
Cades Cove

9
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Woodbury Common Premium Outlets and Food Tours. Escape the urban bustle at Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours and Black Rock Forest Consortium. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Butterfield Library (in Cold Spring), Lucas candies (in Haverstraw) and Philadelphia (Bishop White House, Independence Hall, &more). Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with SoHo, wander the streets of Greenwich Village, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and examine the collection at New York Public Library.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the New York City itinerary builder website.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Pigeon Forge to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In January, New York City is little chillier than Pigeon Forge - with highs of 5°C and lows of -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Cleveland.

Things to do in New York City

Tours Parks Museums

Side Trips

Philadelphia, New York Botanical Garden, Stoutridge Vineyard, Cathedral of the Incarnation, Denning's Point Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Woodbury Common Premium Outlets ©
Woodbury Common Premium Outlets
Holtsville Ecology Site ©
Holtsville Ecology Site
Dumbo ©
Dumbo

2
nights
Cleveland

Cleveland ©
A culturally diverse city situated on the shores of Lake Erie, Cleveland boasts many places to visit, such as world-class museums, popular amusement parks, and sprawling recreational areas.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sun): get to know the resident critters at Cleveland Metroparks Zoo, admire the masterpieces at The Cleveland Museum of Art, and then examine the collection at Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Mon): see the interesting displays at A Christmas Story House and then get a taste of the local shopping with West Side Market.

For photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cleveland itinerary builder app.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Cleveland in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. While traveling from New York City, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Cleveland, ranging from highs of 1°C to lows of -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Mackinac Island.

Things to do in Cleveland

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
West Side Market ©
West Side Market
The Cleveland Museum of Art ©
The Cleveland Museum of Art
A Christmas Story House ©
A Christmas Story House

1
night
Mackinac Island

Mackinac Island ©
Mackinac Island is a city in Mackinac County in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): learn about all things military at Fort Mackinac, then take in the dramatic natural features at Arch Rock, and then immerse yourself in nature at Mackinac Island State Park.

For photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Mackinac Island trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry from Cleveland to Mackinac Island in 7 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and ferry. Traveling from Cleveland in January, things will get little chillier in Mackinac Island: highs are around -4°C and lows about -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Traverse City.

Things to do in Mackinac Island

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock
Mackinac Island State Park ©
Mackinac Island State Park
Fort Mackinac ©
Fort Mackinac

2
nights
Traverse City

Traverse City ©
Traverse City might be well known for its huge cherry industry, but its position along Grand Traverse Bay in Lake Michigan endows it with fine scenery and a wealth of outdoor attractions.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Good Harbor Vineyards and then get to know the fascinating history of Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore. On the next day, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting and then browse the different shops at The Village at Grand Traverse Commons.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Traverse City trip site.

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Mackinac Island to Traverse City in 4.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around -1°C in January, and nighttime lows around -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Lexington.

Things to do in Traverse City

Historic Sites Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Good Harbor Vineyards, Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
Highlights from your plan
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore ©
Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore
The Village at Grand Traverse Commons ©
The Village at Grand Traverse Commons
Good Harbor Vineyards ©
Good Harbor Vineyards

1
night
Lexington

Lexington ©
Known internationally as the "Horse Capital of the World," Lexington boasts a thriving economy resting largely on its thoroughbred racehorse industry.
On the 20th (Fri), do a tasting at Castle Hill Winery and then try your luck at Keeneland.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Lexington trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Traverse City to Lexington in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Traverse City in January: high temperatures in Lexington hover around 5°C and lows are around -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Louisville.

Things to do in Lexington

Casinos Fun & Games Wineries

Side Trip

Castle Hill Winery
Highlights from your plan
Keeneland ©
Keeneland
Castle Hill Winery ©
Castle Hill Winery

3
nights
Louisville

Louisville
Kentucky’s largest city, Louisville, is best known as the home of the Kentucky Derby.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Maker's Mark and Woodford Reserve Distillery. Explore Louisville's surroundings by going to Preservation Distillery (in Bardstown), Jim Beam American Stillhouse (in Clermont) and Frankfort (Capitol View Park & Buffalo Trace Distillery). There's more to do: examine the collection at Louisville Slugger Museum & Factory and try to win big at Churchill Downs.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the Louisville trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by car from Lexington to Louisville takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 7°C in January, and nighttime lows around -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Louisville

Breweries & Distilleries Museums Casinos

Side Trips

Frankfort, Preservation Distillery, Woodford Reserve Distillery, Jim Beam American Stillhouse, Maker's Mark
Highlights from your plan
Maker's Mark
Maker's Mark
Woodford Reserve Distillery ©
Woodford Reserve Distillery
Jim Beam American Stillhouse ©
Jim Beam American Stillhouse

4
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Downtown Nashville and Mammoth Cave. Get in touch with nature at Lost River Cave and Centennial Park. There's still lots to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery, steep yourself in history at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, examine the collection at The Johnny Cash Museum & Cafe, and admire the natural beauty at Gaylord Opryland Resort Gardens.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Nashville travel route planning tool.

Traveling by car from Louisville to Nashville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Louisville to Nashville. In January, daily temperatures in Nashville can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Mammoth Cave, Lotz House Museum, Lost River Cave
Highlights from your plan
Downtown Nashville ©
Downtown Nashville
Mammoth Cave ©
Mammoth Cave
Lost River Cave ©
Lost River Cave

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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 28th (Sat): see the interesting displays at National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, stop by Bricktown, and then appreciate the history behind Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Oklahoma City sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Nashville to Oklahoma City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January in Oklahoma City, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and -3°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Dodge City.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum ©
Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum
Bricktown ©
Bricktown
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum ©
National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum

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night
Dodge City

Dodge City ©
Dodge City is the county seat of Ford County, Kansas, United States, named after nearby Fort Dodge. Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): hike along Dodge City Trail of Fame, examine the collection at Kansas Teachers' Hall of Fame, and then get engrossed in the history at Boot Hill Museum.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Dodge City holiday planning tool.

You can drive from Oklahoma City to Dodge City in 4.5 hours. Another option is to fly. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Oklahoma City in January: high temperatures in Dodge City hover around 9°C and lows are around -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dodge City

Museums Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Boot Hill Museum ©
Boot Hill Museum
Kansas Teachers' Hall of Fame ©
Kansas Teachers' Hall of Fame

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