38 days in United States Itinerary

38 days in United States Itinerary

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38 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h
2
Steamboat Springs
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h
4
New York City
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h
5
Key West
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
8
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
9
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
10
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Sydney

4
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: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for San Francisco using our trip planner.

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to San Francisco. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can travel to Steamboat Springs.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

1
night
Steamboat Springs

An internationally known ski resort, Steamboat Springs sits in the shadow of Mount Werner in north central Colorado.
On the 22nd (Sun), get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, then head outdoors with Rocky Mountain Ventures, and then enjoy some diversion at The Crooked Key.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Steamboat Springs trip simple and quick.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from San Francisco to Steamboat Springs takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Steamboat Springs due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Steamboat Springs, with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Boston.

Things to do in Steamboat Springs

Outdoors Tours Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
The Crooked Key ©
The Crooked Key

2
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Sandwich (Sandwich Glass Museum & Heritage Museums & Gardens) and Marginal Way Walkway (in Ogunquit). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, get lost in a book at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, stroll the grounds of Granary Burying Ground, and stroll around Boston Public Garden.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Boston trip builder tool .

Getting from Steamboat Springs to Boston by combination of taxi and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and train. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Steamboat Springs to Boston due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Boston when traveling from Steamboat Springs in September, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Sandwich, Mount Auburn Cemetery, Marginal Way Walkway
Highlights from your plan
Marginal Way Walkway ©
Marginal Way Walkway
Heritage Museums & Gardens ©
Heritage Museums & Gardens
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts

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: walk around Central Park, make a trip to Empire State Building, wander the streets of Times Square, and take some stellar pictures from Top of the Rock.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our New York City day trip website .

Getting from Boston to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 3 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Boston in September since evenings lows in New York City dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Key West.

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

3
nights
Key West

Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Step out of Key West with an excursion to Bahia Honda State Park in Big Pine Key--about 50 minutes away. Spend the 2nd (Wed) exploring nature at Dry Tortugas National Park. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Key West tour itinerary maker site .

Getting from New York City to Key West by combination of bus and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City in September, expect Key West to be a bit warmer, temps between 36°C and 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©

4
nights
Orlando

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.
Take a break from Orlando with a short trip to The Twilight Zone Tower of Terror in Anaheim, about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, admire the masterpieces at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, make an unforgettable trip to Walt Disney World Resort, and test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Orlando.

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Getting from Key West to Orlando by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Key West in October since evenings lows in Orlando dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Fun & Games Museums

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

4
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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, parks, and classes. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, meet the residents at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, make a trip to French Quarter, and get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the New Orleans road trip planning website .

You can fly from Orlando to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orlando to New Orleans. Traveling from Orlando in October, expect nights in New Orleans to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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.
Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, try to win big at Casino at the Venetian, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian.

To see where to stay and tourist information, use the Las Vegas travel route builder site .

Getting from New Orleans to Las Vegas by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: 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 October, expect nights in Las Vegas to be little chillier, around 18°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

4
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
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.
Step out of San Diego to go to Encinitas and see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's much more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and meet the residents at SeaWorld San Diego.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the San Diego online vacation planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in San Diego are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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.
When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disneyland Park in Anaheim, approximately 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 19°C. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Wed) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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