38 days in United States Itinerary

38 days in United States Itinerary

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38 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly + bus:  28​h
1
New York City
— 7 nights
+2
Fly + foot + shuttle:  8​h 15​min
2
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 1 night
+4
shuttle + foot + Fly + foot + shuttle:  5​h 30​min
3
South Padre Island
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Corpus Christi
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
San Antonio
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Fredericksburg
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Austin
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Canyon
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
9
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h
10
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Perth


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7
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum and Brooklyn Heights Promenade. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt and St. Patrick's Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Hyde Park (Val-Kill Cottage & Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site), Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park (in Poughkeepsie) and Adams Fairacre Farms (in Wappingers Falls). The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, examine the collection at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, and make a trip to 9/11 Memorial.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip builder .

Perth, Australia to New York City is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Perth to New York City, you'll gain 13 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in June, expect New York City to be somewhat warmer, temps between 31°C and 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Galveston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Hyde Park, Brooklyn, Noguchi Museum, Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, Adams Fairacre Farms
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt ©
Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt

1
night
Galveston, Galveston Island

Galveston ©
An old colonial city and a busy cruise ship port less than an hour's drive from Houston, Galveston sits on Galveston Island and serves as a popular vacation destination for both domestic and international travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strand, then get curious at Ocean Star Offshore Drilling Rig & Museum, then contemplate the long history of Bishop's Palace, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of The Seawall.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Galveston trip itinerary planner .

Do a combination of flight and shuttle from New York City to Galveston in 8.5 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. Traveling from New York City in June, expect Galveston to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Galveston

Historic Sites Childrens Museums Shopping
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Bishop's Palace ©
Bishop's Palace
The Seawall ©
The Seawall

1
night
South Padre Island

South Padre Island ©
A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Sea Turtle, Inc., identify plant and animal life at South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the South Padre Island online visit planner .

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Galveston to South Padre Island takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in South Padre Island can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Sea Turtle, Inc. ©
Sea Turtle, Inc.
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi ©
A gulf coast town with a semi-tropical climate, Corpus Christi serves as a getaway destination with a life of its own.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Port Aransas Beach and then steep yourself in history at USS Lexington Museum on the Bay. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape of Padre Island National Seashore.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Corpus Christi online visit planner .

Traveling by car from South Padre Island to Corpus Christi takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from South Padre Island in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Corpus Christi: temperatures range from 40°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Port Aransas Beach
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USS Lexington Museum on the Bay ©
USS Lexington Museum on the Bay
Port Aransas Beach ©
Port Aransas Beach
Padre Island National Seashore ©
Padre Island National Seashore

4
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Visit Mission San Jose and Mission Concepcion for their historical value. Do your shopping at The San Antonio River Walk and Tower of the Americas. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of The Guenther House Museum, admire the architecture and history at Mission San Juan, and explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read San Antonio vacation maker app .

Traveling by car from Corpus Christi to San Antonio takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In July, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
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The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral ©
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral

2
nights
Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg ©
The city of Fredericksburg was settled by German immigrants in the mid-19th century, and has managed to retain its distinctly German charm.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take an unorthodox tour of Enchanted Rock State Natural Area, then make a trip to Main Street, and then take an in-depth tour of National Museum of the Pacific War. On your second day here, relax in the rural setting at Wildseed Farms, do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards, then relax in the rural setting at Fischer & Wieser's Das Peach Haus, and finally indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Fredericksburg trip planner .

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Fredericksburg takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from San Antonio in July, with highs in Fredericksburg at 39°C and lows at 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Parks Tours Museums
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National Museum of the Pacific War ©
Grape Creek Vineyards ©
Grape Creek Vineyards
Wildseed Farms ©
Wildseed Farms

4
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Get some cultural insight at George Bush Presidential Library and Museum and LBJ Presidential Library. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Texas State Capitol and Mount Bonnell. There's lots more to do: test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Austin, admire the masterpieces at The Blanton Museum of Art, take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, and stop by Central Market.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Austin trip planner.

Drive from Fredericksburg to Austin in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In July, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to Canyon.

Things to do in Austin

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trip

George Bush Presidential Library and Museum
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LBJ Presidential Library ©
LBJ Presidential Library
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol

1
night
Canyon

Canyon ©
Canyon is a city in, and the county seat of, Randall County, Texas, United States. On the 14th (Tue), get engrossed in the history at Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum and then take in breathtaking views at Palo Duro Canyon State Park.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Canyon online visit planner .

Fly from Austin to Canyon in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Austin in July; daily highs in Canyon reach 39°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Canyon

Parks Nature Museums
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Palo Duro Canyon State Park ©
Palo Duro Canyon State Park
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum ©
Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

6
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Strip and Coca-Cola Store Las Vegas. Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection and Counts Kustoms are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Helicopter Tours (in Boulder City) and Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, get your game on at Axe Monkeys, enjoy some diversion at Gun Garage, and make a trip to Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas route planning app .

You can fly from Canyon to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from Canyon in July, things will get a bit warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 47°C and lows about 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Fun & Games Tours

Side Trips

Helicopter Tours, Valley of Fire State Park, Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection ©
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

6
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 Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens and Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Getty Center and Wine Tours & Tastings. Venture out of the city with trips to Heisler Park (in Laguna Beach), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point) and Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Mission San Juan Capistrano, take a leisurely stroll along Oceanside Pier, stop by LA Farmers' Market, and immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach.

To find out how to plan a trip to Los Angeles, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect much colder days and a bit cooler nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Oceanside, Heisler Park, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, Wine Tours & Tastings
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