38 days in United States Itinerary

38 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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New Orleans
— 2 nights
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Panama City Beach
— 2 nights
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Orlando
— 4 nights
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Islamorada
— 1 night
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Marathon
— 2 nights
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Key West
— 3 nights
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New York City
— 4 nights
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Washington DC
— 5 nights
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San Francisco
— 5 nights

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Los Angeles

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Annenberg Community Beach House and Santa Monica Pier. Head to Two Rodeo Drive and Abbot Kinney Boulevardfor some retail therapy. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, shop like a local with The Grove, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles road trip planning site.

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. In July, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than Sydney - with highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping · Museums · Historic Sites · Theme Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Neighborhood
Abbot Kinney Boulevard
4.3
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Neighborhood
Montana Avenue
4.2
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Specialty Museum
The Getty Center
4.8

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Strip and The Mob Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Willow Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). There's lots more to do: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas journey planner.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect nights in Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, around 32°C, while days are warmer, around 47°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
The Strip
4.1
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Specialty Museum
The Mob Museum
4.5

2
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New Orleans

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.
Head to Royal Street and Faulkner House Booksfor plenty of shopping. Do some cultural sightseeing at Garden District and St. Louis Cathedral. Take a break from New Orleans with a short trip to Nature & Wildlife Tours in Slidell, about 48 minutes away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, stroll the grounds of St. Louis Cemetery No. 1, explore the striking landscape of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, and take in the history at Chalmette National Historical Park.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the New Orleans travel route planner.

Fly from Las Vegas to New Orleans in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, expect nights in New Orleans to be about the same, around 32°C, while days are little chillier, around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Panama City Beach.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites · Nature · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Neighborhood
Royal Street
4.7
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Historic Walking Area
Garden District
4.7
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Military Museum
The National WWII Museum
4.8

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Panama City Beach

Panama City Beach ©

World's Most Beautiful Beaches

Boasting 43 km (27 mi) of white sandy beaches and plenty of sunshine, Panama City Beach is an ideal choice for a relaxing holiday.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, learn about winemaking at Panama City Beach Winery, and then cool off at Panama City Beach. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, admire the majestic nature at St. Andrews State Park, and then get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

For maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Panama City Beach trip itinerary planner.

Drive from New Orleans to Panama City Beach in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Panama City Beach is 1 hour. Traveling from New Orleans in August, expect nights in Panama City Beach to be little chillier, around 27°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Panama City Beach

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Beaches
Highlights from your trip
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.6

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Orlando

Orlando ©

Theme Park Capital of the World

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.
For shopping fun, head to The Mall at Millenia or Disney Springs. And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Discovery Cove, ponder the world of politics at City Hall, discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort, and test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Orlando.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Orlando trip itinerary builder tool.

Getting from Panama City Beach to Orlando by combination of car and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive. In August in Orlando, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks · Shopping · Beaches · Outdoors
Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Discovery Cove
4.7
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Shopping Mall
The Mall at Millenia
4.5

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Islamorada

The Village of Islands

Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
On the 11th (Wed), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take a memorable tour with Tours, then identify plant and animal life at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and finally indulge your thirst for a good beer at Islamorada Brewery & Distillery.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Islamorada online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Orlando to Islamorada takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. August in Islamorada sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Marathon.

Things to do in Islamorada

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Swim with Dolphins
Swim with Dolphins
4.5

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Marathon

Marathon ©

Heart of the Florida Keys

A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
On the 12th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Sombrero Beach, then identify plant and animal life at The Turtle Hospital, and then stroll through Bahia Honda State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Pablo Catholic Church, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and finally shop like a local with Shady Palm Art Gallery & Photography.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Marathon online trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Islamorada to Marathon by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Marathon are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 31°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Key West.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.1

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Key West

Key West ©

Conch Republic

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.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Fort Zachary Taylor. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum and Truman Little White House. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and shop like a local with Alan S. Maltz Gallery.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Key West trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Marathon to Key West in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in August, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Key West

Highlights from your trip
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.7

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New York City

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Cupsogue Beach County Park and Ponquogue Beach. Get some cultural insight at Times Square and 9/11 Memorial. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Great Neck Steppingstone Park (in Great Neck) and Ocean Grove Beach (in Ocean Grove). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, walk around Central Park, get a taste of the local shopping with Fifth Avenue, and take in the views from Brooklyn Bridge.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Key West to New York City in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Key West in August, expect New York City to be slightly colder, temps between 34°C and 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Central Park
4.8
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Neighborhood
Times Square
3.9

5
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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.
Get some cultural insight at National Air and Space Museum and United States Holocaust Memorial Museum. Get outdoors at Antietam National Battlefield and Tidal Basin. Change things up with these side-trips from Washington DC: Baltimore (Horseshoe Casino & Sagamore Spirit Distillery) and Old Rag Mountain Hike (in Shenandoah National Park). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, appreciate the history behind Jefferson Memorial, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Washington DC driving holiday planning website.

Getting from New York City to Washington DC by train takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Washington DC are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
National Air and Space Museum
4.6

5
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. Escape the urban bustle at Sonoma Coast State Beach and China Beach. Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Stephen & Walker Winery in Healdsburg, about 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, get curious at Exploratorium, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Funston National Park, and kick back and relax at Marshall’s Beach.

To find photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco driving holiday website.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to San Francisco takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and subway. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Washington DC to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. In August, San Francisco is a bit cooler than Washington DC - with highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your trip
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Must see
Alcatraz Island
4.7
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Pier / Boardwalk
Fisherman's Wharf
3.4

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