35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

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35 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  4​h 45​min
3
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Washington DC
— 4 nights
+2
Train + Bus + Fly:  6​h 30​min
5
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
6
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Anaheim
— 3 nights
Train:  30​min
8
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, stroll through Alcatraz Island, learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary maker .

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Pacific Standard Time is minus 18 hours. In April in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 12°C at night. On the 2nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Beer Tastings & Tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium, then stroll around Millennium Park, and finally make a trip to Cloud Gate. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy breathtaking views from 360 Chicago Observation Deck, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and then take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Chicago online visit planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Chicago takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Chicago is 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read our New York City day trip tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to New York City is 1 hour. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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.
Go for a jaunt from Washington DC to Baltimore to see Horseshoe Casino about 56 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the history behind Washington Monument, pause for some serene contemplation at Washington National Cathedral, and explore the activities along Tidal Basin.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Washington DC road trip planning app .

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. When traveling from New York City in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Horseshoe Casino
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

3
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Take a break from San Antonio with a short trip to National Museum of the Pacific War in Fredericksburg, about 1h 20 min away. There's lots more to do: shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Jose, get into the urban bustle at Tower of the Americas, and steep yourself in history at The Alamo.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our San Antonio trip itinerary maker tool .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Washington DC to San Antonio in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Washington DC to San Antonio. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Washington DC in May: high temperatures in San Antonio hover around 36°C and lows are around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Antonio

Theme Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

National Museum of the Pacific War
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

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.
Explore Las Vegas' surroundings by going to Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas road trip tool .

Fly from San Antonio to Las Vegas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Antonio to Las Vegas is minus 2 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Las Vegas can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Boulder City
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Anaheim: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point) and Old Town Temecula (in Temecula). The adventure continues: make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park, get your game on at The VOID, find something for the whole family at Disney California Adventure Park, and make a trip to Downtown Disney.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Anaheim tour builder app .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Anaheim in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or fly. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in May: highs in Anaheim hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Old Town Temecula
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Room Escape Games

4
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.
Los Angeles is known for museums, theme parks, childrens museums, historic sites, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at The Getty Center, make a trip to Walt Disney Concert Hall, admire the natural beauty at The Japanese Garden, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary builder tool .

Los Angeles is just a short distance from Anaheim. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in May, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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