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 + Drive:  22​h
1
Austin
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Miami
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Orlando
— 2 nights
Fly:  21​h 45​min
5
Boston
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  3​h 15​min
6
New York City
— 4 nights
Train:  1​h 30​min
7
Philadelphia
— 1 night
Train:  1​h 45​min
8
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
9
Saint Louis
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
10
Denver
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
11
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
12
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
13
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Sydney

4
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Mission San Jose and The Driskill. Get in touch with nature at The San Antonio River Walk and Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail. Explore Austin's surroundings by going to San Antonio (The Alamo, Natural Bridge Caverns, & more). It doesn't end there: ponder the world of politics at Texas State Capitol and take in the views from Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats.

For reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Austin trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to Austin is an approximately 22-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, tram, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Sydney to Austin, you'll gain 16 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Sydney, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Austin, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

San Antonio
Highlights from your plan
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Mon): appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, hunt for treasures at Frenchmen Street, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Royal Street, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Garden District. On your second day here, meet the residents at Audubon Zoo, then look for gifts at Faulkner House Books, then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter.

To see other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our New Orleans driving holiday planner .

Traveling by flight from Austin to New Orleans takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Austin in October, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Royal Street ©
Royal Street
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

3
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Head to Aventura Mall and Bayside Marketplacefor plenty of shopping. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at South Beach and Fort Lauderdale Beach. Step out of Miami to go to Sunrise and see Sawgrass Mills, which is approximately 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Lincoln Road, enjoy some diversion at Lock & Load Miami, appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District, and buy something for everyone on your list at Village of Merrick Park.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Miami attractions planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and tram from New Orleans to Miami takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Miami is 1 hour. When traveling from New Orleans in October, plan for warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Miami: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Aventura Mall, Fort Lauderdale Beach, Sawgrass Mills, Village of Merrick Park
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Aventura Mall ©
Aventura Mall
South Beach ©
South Beach

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): get in on the family fun at Walt Disney World Resort. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Sun): take in a show at Happily Ever After Fireworks, browse the different shops at Disney Springs, and then buy something for everyone on your list at The Mall at Millenia.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Orlando tour itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Miami to Orlando in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Miami in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Orlando, with lows of 24°C. On the 15th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Boston.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Stetson Mansion
Highlights from your plan
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
The Mall at Millenia ©
The Mall at Millenia
Disney Springs ©
Disney Springs

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail, look for gifts at Brookline Booksmith, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Faneuil Hall Marketplace. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Nantasket Beach, take a stroll through Newbury Street, and then immerse yourself in nature at Walden Pond State Reservation.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Boston holiday site .

Drive from Orlando to Boston in 22 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Orlando in October, you will find days in Boston are colder (20°C), and nights are slightly colder (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Walden Pond State Reservation, Brookline Booksmith, Nantasket Beach
Highlights from your plan
Nantasket Beach ©
Nantasket Beach
Walden Pond State Reservation ©
Walden Pond State Reservation
Brookline Booksmith ©
Brookline Booksmith

4
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.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Fire Island National Seashore and Ponquogue Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Narwhal Yacht Charters and The Pond. There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, shop like a local with Shopping Girlfriend NYC, make a trip to Fifth Avenue, and go for a walk through Central Park.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City day trip tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Boston to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to catcht the bus to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Ponquogue Beach, Fire Island National Seashore
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

1
night
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
On the 22nd (Mon), browse the eclectic array of goods at Reading Terminal Market, steep yourself in history at Independence Hall, appreciate the extensive heritage of Independence National Historical Park, then pause for some photo ops at Liberty Bell Center, then take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary, and finally enjoy the scholastic atmosphere at University of Pennsylvania.

To see photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia trip planner.

Take a bus from New York City to Philadelphia in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Reading Terminal Market ©
Reading Terminal Market
Independence National Historical Park ©

1
night
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.
On the 23rd (Tue), admire the striking features of Washington National Cathedral, then steep yourself in history at Arlington National Cemetery, then explore the activities along Tidal Basin, and finally examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Washington DC trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by train from Philadelphia to Washington DC takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Washington DC are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Nature

Side Trip

Arlington
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery

4
nights
Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Visiting Elephant Rocks State Park and Saint Louis Zoo will get you outdoors. Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis and Missouri Botanical Garden will appeal to history buffs. When in Saint Louis, make a side trip to see Old Village Mercantile in Caledonia, approximately 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: take in panoramic vistas at The Gateway Arch, get a taste of the local shopping with St. Louis Union Station, stop by West County Center, and appreciate the extensive heritage of St. Charles Historic District.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Saint Louis trip site .

You can fly from Washington DC to Saint Louis in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Saint Louis when traveling from Washington DC in October, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Denver.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Elephant Rocks State Park, St. Charles Historic District, Old Village Mercantile
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
Elephant Rocks State Park ©
Elephant Rocks State Park
Old Village Mercantile ©
Old Village Mercantile

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nights
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
On the 28th (Sun), shop like a local with Pearl Street Mall, then take a stroll through 16th Street Mall, and then contemplate the long history of Union Station. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Denver Zoo, then pause for some serene contemplation at St. John's Cathedral, then contemplate the long history of History Colorado, Grant Humphreys Mansion, and finally explore and take pictures at Coors Field.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Denver trip itinerary app .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Saint Louis to Denver takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Saint Louis in October; daily highs in Denver reach 22°C and lows reach 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Denver

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Pearl Street Mall
Highlights from your plan
Denver Union Station ©
Denver Union Station
Pearl Street Mall ©
Pearl Street Mall
St. John's Cathedral ©
St. John's Cathedral

2
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): browse the different shops at City Creek Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Tabernacle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square. On the 31st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Park City Main Street Historic District, then take a memorable drive along Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway, and then explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Salt Lake City trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Denver to Salt Lake City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Denver in October, plan for a bit warmer nights in Salt Lake City, with lows around 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Park City
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon
The Tabernacle ©
The Tabernacle

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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 in touch with nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Do your shopping at The Strip and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. There's still lots to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, stop by Barneys New York, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas road trip planner.

Fly from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Salt Lake City in November; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 23°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach. Visit Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame for their historical value. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Santa Monica (Third Street Promenade, Bergamot Station, & more) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). Pack the 8th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: stop by Amoeba Music, explore the fascinating underground world of Bronson Caves, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in November, with highs in Los Angeles at 28°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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