36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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Boston
— 5 nights
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New York City
— 5 nights
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New Orleans
— 5 nights
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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
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San Diego
— 5 nights
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly to Seattle Tacoma International Airport, Drive to Everett
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Everett
— 1 night
Drive to Seattle Tacoma International Airport, Fly to Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport

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Boston

Beantown

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Museum of Fine Arts and Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum. Popular historic sites such as Old North Church & Historic Site and Old State House are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Boston: Salem (Gedney House, The House of the Seven Gables, &more). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at USS Constitution Museum, steep yourself in history at Granary Burying Ground, examine the collection at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, and visit Beacon Hill.

To find more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Boston online journey planner.

Sydney, Australia to Boston is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll gain 15 hours traveling from Sydney to Boston due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in October; daily highs in Boston reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

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New York City

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
For shopping fun, head to SoHo or Chelsea Market. You'll explore and learn at New York Public Library and Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, explore the world behind art at Frick Collection, appreciate the extensive heritage of Brooklyn Heights Promenade, and visit Greenwich Village.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner.

Getting from Boston to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Boston in October, things will get a bit warmer in New York City: highs are around 24°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours

Side Trip

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New Orleans

The Big Easy

Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at St. Louis Cathedral and Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site. Museum-lovers will get to explore Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World and New Orleans Pharmacy Museum. Get out of town with these interesting New Orleans side-trips: St. Joseph Plantation (in Vacherie) and Whitney Plantation (in Wallace). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Royal Street, walk around New Orleans City Park, make a trip to Bourbon Street, and explore the world behind art at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the New Orleans road trip planning website.

You can fly from New York City to New Orleans in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City to New Orleans, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 22°C in New Orleans. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums · Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Los Angeles

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Explore hidden gems such as The Getty Center and Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum. Do your shopping at LA Farmers' Market and The Grove. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Mission San Juan Capistrano (in San Juan Capistrano) and Malibu Wine Safaris (in Malibu). The adventure continues: learn about all things military at Battleship USS Iowa Museum, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, have fun and explore at Museum of Illusions, and see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Hollywood.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles travel route builder site.

Getting from New Orleans to Los Angeles by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans to Los Angeles, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Orleans in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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San Diego

America's Finest City

Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Old Point Loma Lighthouse and Fort Rosecrans Cemetery will appeal to history buffs. Discover out-of-the-way places like Wine Tours & Tastings and Old Town San Diego State Historic Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Diego: Carlsbad Village (in Carlsbad) and Temecula (Mount Palomar Winery & Old Town Temecula). There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Little Italy, don't miss a visit to Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial, see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego, and stroll through Pacific Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the San Diego tour site.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In October, daytime highs in San Diego are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Mon) to allow time for travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in San Diego

Historic Sites · Parks · Neighborhoods · Wineries

Side Trips

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and National Mall. Museum-lovers will get to explore National Gallery of Art and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Go for a jaunt from Washington DC to Mount Vernon to see George Washington's Mount Vernon about 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, take a stroll through Old Town, get engrossed in the history at National Portrait Gallery, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC road trip site.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Washington DC takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. In November, Washington DC is slightly colder than San Diego - with highs of 17°C and lows of 6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Everett.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trips

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Everett

Everett is the county seat of and the largest city in Snohomish County, Washington, United States. Start off your visit on the 7th (Mon): learn the secrets of production at Boeing Future of Flight, then stroll around Grand Avenue Park, and then see the interesting displays at Schack Art Center.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Everett tour itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Washington DC to Everett. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Washington DC in November: highs in Everett hover around 11°C, while lows dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Everett

Tours · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Beaches · Historic Sites
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.