33 days in United States Itinerary

33 days in United States Itinerary

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33 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly + Bus:  22​h 30​min
1
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Orlando, Florida
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h
4
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Brisbane

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate The Met Cloisters and 9/11 Memorial. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ground Zero Museum Workshop. There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, examine the collection at Tenement Museum, take a stroll through Greenwich Village, and admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

To see photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our New York City route planner.

Brisbane, Australia to New York City is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 15 hours traveling from Brisbane to New York City due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Brisbane in December: high temperatures in New York City hover around 10°C and lows are around 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dumbo
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters
Ground Zero Museum Workshop ©
Ground Zero Museum Workshop

5
nights
Orlando, Florida

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.
You've now added World of Disney to your itinerary. Your inner history buff will appreciate Stetson Mansion and Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe. Explore hidden gems such as The Escape Game Orlando and Blue Spring State Park. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, have some family-friendly fun at Nomadic, make a trip to Tree of Life, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Orlando trip planning site .

You can fly from New York City to Orlando in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in December; daily highs in Orlando reach 29°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Historic Sites Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, Stetson Mansion, Blue Spring State Park
Highlights from your plan
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
Blue Spring State Park ©
Blue Spring State Park

5
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Garden District. Get some cultural insight at Whitney Plantation and The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA. Change things up with a short trip to Nature & Wildlife Tours in Slidell (about 48 minutes away). There's lots more to do: test your problem-solving skills at Escape My Room New Orleans, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception Church, stop by Faubourg Marigny, and stroll the grounds of Lake Lawn Metairie.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read New Orleans online attractions planner .

You can fly from Orlando to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orlando to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Orlando in December, plan for colder days in New Orleans, with highs around 16°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Nature & Wildlife Tours, Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, Whitney Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Escape My Room New Orleans ©
Escape My Room New Orleans
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah and Machine Guns Vegas. Get outdoors at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Lake Mead National Recreation Area. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Las Vegas: Historic Route 66 Museum (in Kingman), Chloride, Arizona (in Chloride) and Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection (in Laughlin). Next up on the itinerary: have some family-friendly fun at Dig This, shop like a local with The Strip, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Charleston, and take in panoramic vistas at Stratosphere Tower.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from New Orleans to Las Vegas in 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. Traveling from New Orleans in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Las Vegas, with lows of 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Wolf Creek Golf Club, Chloride, Arizona, Historic Route 66 Museum, Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection
Highlights from your plan
Dig This ©
Dig This
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Golden Gate Bridge has been added to your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Marin Headlands and Castello di Amorosa. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and Presidio of San Francisco. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Lands End, contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay, and admire the masterpieces at Legion of Honor.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip maker tool .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Las Vegas in January since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marin Headlands, Castello di Amorosa
Highlights from your plan
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Presidio of San Francisco ©
Presidio of San Francisco

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.
You've now added Universal Studios Hollywood to your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Getty Center and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens and Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park. Change things up with a short trip to South Carlsbad State Beach in Carlsbad (about 1h 50 min away). Next up on the itinerary: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, get curious at California Science Center, examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Hollywood, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in January, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, South Carlsbad State Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
South Carlsbad State Beach ©
South Carlsbad State Beach
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory