37 days in United States Itinerary

37 days in United States Itinerary

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37 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  11​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  8​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 14 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
3
Philadelphia
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
4
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  7​h
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
7
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Sydney

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 25th (Mon), wander the streets of Chinatown, buy something for everyone on your list at Ghirardelli Square, and then see the interesting displays at Walt Disney Family Museum. On the 26th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: hunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market and then admire all the interesting features of Golden Gate Park.

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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. Traveling from Sydney to San Francisco, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Sydney in November; daily highs in San Francisco reach 20°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park
Chinatown ©
Chinatown
Walt Disney Family Museum ©
Walt Disney Family Museum

14
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.
You've now added Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade to your itinerary. 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island will appeal to history buffs. Do your shopping at Fifth Avenue and Tiles For America. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and see the interesting displays at New York Public Library.

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to New York City due to the time zone difference. In November, New York City is slightly colder than San Francisco - with highs of 16°C and lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

2
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): admire the masterpieces at Rodin Museum, take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, get a sense of history and politics at Independence Hall, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market, and finally ponder the world of politics at City Hall. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, then admire the masterpieces at Philadelphia Museum of Art, then explore the world behind art at Barnes Foundation, and finally make a trip to Rittenhouse Square.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Philadelphia trip itinerary maker .

Take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Philadelphia Museum of Art ©
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Barnes Foundation ©
Barnes Foundation

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Washington National Cathedral and Tomb of the Unknowns. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Air and Space Museum and National Gallery of Art. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Washington DC: Gettysburg (Gettysburg National Military Park & Little Round Top), The Christmas Haus (in New Oxford) and Horseshoe Casino (in Baltimore). There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, steep yourself in history at Arlington National Cemetery, take in the exciting artwork at Madame Tussauds DC, and gain insight at Georgetown University.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Washington DC trip builder tool .

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Washington DC takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December in Washington DC, expect temperatures between 12°C during the day and 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

Arlington, Gettysburg, Horseshoe Casino, The Christmas Haus
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

3
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 The Mob Museum. Next up on the itinerary: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try to win big at Casino at the Venetian, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Las Vegas takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. While traveling from Washington DC, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 16°C to lows of 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

1
night
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park ©
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House, then look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace, and finally take some stellar pictures from Mather Point.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are a bit cooler (8°C), and nights are cooler (-11°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nightlife Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Hopi House ©
Hopi House
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
Canyon Village Marketplace ©
Canyon Village Marketplace

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Disneyland Park, Universal Studios Hollywood and TCL Chinese Theatres. Get a sense of the local culture at Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Craft & Folk Art Museum. Get some historical perspective at Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. There's more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at Two Rodeo Drive.

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You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, expect Los Angeles to be much hotter, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier, Two Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Craft & Folk Art Museum ©
Craft & Folk Art Museum

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and City Lights Booksellersfor plenty of shopping. Museum-lovers will get to explore Exploratorium and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. See some other sides of San Francisco: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, explore the world behind art at Legion of Honor, take a stroll through Nob Hill, and examine the collection at Musee Mecanique.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Los Angeles in December, plan for little chillier days in San Francisco, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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