36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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36 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
San Jose
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
3
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
4
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Boston
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h
6
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
7
Miami
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
8
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
9
Houston
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
10
Dallas
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
11
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
12
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Sydney

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, browse the exhibits of USS Pampanito, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and get curious at Exploratorium.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco itinerary app .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. In January, San Francisco is colder than Sydney - with highs of 17°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to drive to San Jose.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

1
night
San Jose

San Jose ©
The metropolitan center of Silicon Valley, San Jose considers itself a global city.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Tech Museum of Innovation, delve into the mystery of Winchester Mystery House, then get engrossed in the history at Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum, and finally admire the striking features of San Jose Betsuin Buddhist Church.

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You can drive from San Francisco to San Jose in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway and bus. In January, daily temperatures in San Jose can reach 19°C, while at night they dip to 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Jose

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Winchester Mystery House ©
Winchester Mystery House
Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum ©
Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum
The Tech Museum of Innovation ©
The Tech Museum of Innovation

3
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Chihuly Garden and Glass and Pike Place Market. Visiting Mount Walker and Mt Si will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, look for gifts at Elliott Bay Book Company, and appreciate the history behind Fremont Troll.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Seattle sightseeing app .

Getting from San Jose to Seattle by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from San Jose in January, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Seattle: temperatures range from 10°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Mount Walker, Mt Si
Highlights from your plan
Mount Walker ©
Mount Walker
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Art Institute of Chicago and The Field Museum. There's lots more to do: engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium, pause for some photo ops at Cloud Gate, and wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Chicago vacation planner.

Fly from Seattle to Chicago in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and subway; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Seattle to Chicago. Traveling from Seattle in February, expect nights in Chicago to be much colder, around -7°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
The Field Museum ©
The Field Museum
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

3
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Get a sense of the local culture at Museum of Fine Arts and Mount Auburn Cemetery. Visiting Walden Pond State Reservation and Dolphin & Whale Watching will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: get your bearings at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, appreciate the history behind New England Holocaust Memorial, get to know the fascinating history of Freedom Trail, and explore and take pictures at Fenway Park.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Boston online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Boston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Boston is 1 hour. In February, daily temperatures in Boston can reach 4°C, while at night they dip to -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Walden Pond State Reservation, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Mount Auburn Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Walden Pond State Reservation ©
Walden Pond State Reservation
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
Visiting Bronx Zoo and Central Park Zoo will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Hamilton Grange National Memorial. Next up on the itinerary: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, explore the landscape on two wheels at East River Waterfront Esplanade, contemplate the waterfront views at Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir, and wander the streets of Times Square.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Boston to New York City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Boston in February, plan for a bit warmer days in New York City, with highs around 9°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

2
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and Lincoln Road are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Shark Valley and Speed Boats Tours. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Art Deco Historic District, wander the streets of Collins Avenue, don't miss a visit to Ocean Drive, and enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Miami tour site .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Miami takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In February, Miami is much warmer than New York City - with highs of 30°C and lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miami

Neighborhoods Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Shark Valley
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Shark Valley ©
Shark Valley
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

3
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.
Visiting Chalmette National Historical Park and Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve will get you outdoors. The National WWII Museum and Jackson Square are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Audubon Zoo, and stop by Faulkner House Books.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans tour itinerary website .

Fly from Miami to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Miami in February, plan for cooler days and a bit cooler nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Houston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Audubon Zoo ©
Audubon Zoo
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): stroll the grounds of Glenwood Cemetery, meet the residents at Houston Zoo, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Houston trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Houston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. When traveling from New Orleans in February, plan for a bit warmer days in Houston, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Dallas.

Things to do in Houston

Outdoors Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Houston Zoo ©
Houston Zoo
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery
Room Escape Games

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nights
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): make a trip to Top O'Hill Terrace, meet the residents at Fort Worth Zoo, and then see the interesting displays at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Fort Worth Stockyards National Historic District and then get outside with Texas Greenbelt Trinity River Trail.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Dallas vacation planner .

Fly from Houston to Dallas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Houston in February, expect Dallas to be little chillier, temps between 19°C and 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Dallas

Historic Sites Outdoors Museums

Side Trips

Fort Worth, Top O'Hill Terrace, Texas Greenbelt Trinity River Trail
Highlights from your plan
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace

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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.
Get some cultural insight at The Strip and Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas. Take a break from the city and head to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Horseback Riding Tours. There's much more to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, try to win big at Casino at the Venetian, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

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Getting from Dallas to Las Vegas by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dallas to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. February in Las Vegas sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Outdoors Tours Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Getty Center and Autry Museum of the American West. Get outdoors at Topanga State Park and El Pueblo de Los Angeles. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 36 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, and stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles day trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Las Vegas in February: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 25°C and lows are around 12°C. On the 28th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
El Pueblo de Los Angeles ©
El Pueblo de Los Angeles

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