39 days in United States Itinerary

39 days in United States Itinerary

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39 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Canberra
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Miami
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
5
Atlanta
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
6
Nashville
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Memphis
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
8
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
9
New York City
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  3​h
10
Boston
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  5​h 15​min
11
Niagara Falls
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
12
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
13
Saint Louis
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
14
Vermillion
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  8​h 45​min
15
El Paso
— 1 day
Fly:  4​h 30​min
16
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Canberra

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Golden Gate Bridge and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, wander the streets of SoMa, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Steps, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco journey planning site .

Canberra, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Canberra to San Francisco. Traveling from Canberra in December, expect nights in San Francisco to be a bit cooler, around 8°C, while days are much colder, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

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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 a sense of the local culture at The Strip and The Neon Museum. Escape the urban bustle at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. There's much more to do: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, explore the world behind art at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, and enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller.

Before you visit Las Vegas, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in December, expect slightly colder with lows of 4°C in Las Vegas. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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.
Get some cultural insight at The National WWII Museum and French Quarter. Get in touch with nature at Chalmette National Historical Park and Horse-Drawn Carriage Tours. The adventure continues: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1, make a trip to Jackson Square, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans online trip itinerary maker .

You can fly from Las Vegas to New Orleans in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas to New Orleans, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, plan for somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans, with lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chalmette National Historical Park ©
Chalmette National Historical Park
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum

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Miami

Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then examine the collection at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St Patrick Catholic Church.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Miami trip planner .

Getting from New Orleans to Miami by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: 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 December, plan for much hotter days in Miami, with highs around 32°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Miami

Tours Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Speed Boats Tours
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

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Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): trek along East Palisades Trail, then steep yourself in history at Centennial Olympic Park, then admire the majestic nature at Chastain Park, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ebenezer Baptist Church of Atlanta. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, then examine the collection at World of Coca-Cola, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Cathedral of St. Philip.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Atlanta trip itinerary planning website .

Fly from Miami to Atlanta in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Miami in December, with highs in Atlanta at 17°C and lows at 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Atlanta

Historic Sites Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Centennial Olympic Park ©
Centennial Olympic Park
The Cathedral of St. Philip ©
The Cathedral of St. Philip

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Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): steep yourself in history at Andrew Jackson's Hermitage, walk around Centennial Park, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Nashville visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Atlanta to Nashville takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In January, Nashville is little chillier than Atlanta - with highs of 10°C and lows of -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park ©
Centennial Park ©
Centennial Park

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night
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): steep yourself in history at The Peabody Ducks, pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street.

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

You can drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In January, daily temperatures in Memphis can reach 11°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio

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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 historical perspective at Washington National Cathedral and Georgetown University. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Air and Space Museum and National Gallery of Art. And it doesn't end there: take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, appreciate the history behind National World War II Memorial, contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, and ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Washington DC travel route planner.

Fly from Memphis to Washington DC in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Memphis to Washington DC, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Memphis in January, plan for a bit cooler days in Washington DC, with highs around 7°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square. Visit 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral for their historical value. There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Central Park, grab your bike and head to Hudson River Greenway, hike along East River Waterfront Esplanade, and steep yourself in history at New York City Hall.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our New York City road trip site .

Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. Traveling from Washington DC in January, New York City is little chillier at night with lows of -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Charles River Esplanade and Boston African American National Historic Site. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Museum of Fine Arts and Freedom Trail. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, admire the natural beauty at Boston Public Garden, and make a trip to Faneuil Hall Marketplace.

To see where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Boston holiday planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Boston in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. In January in Boston, expect temperatures between 3°C during the day and -5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Niagara Falls.

Things to do in Boston

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Charles River Esplanade ©
Charles River Esplanade
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Freedom Trail ©
Freedom Trail

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Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
Popular historic sites such as Oakwood Cemetery Heritage Foundation and St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Niagara Falls Underground Railroad Heritage Center and Niagara Aerospace Museum. The adventure continues: Head underground at Cave of the Winds, see the interesting displays at Niagara Science Museum, make a trip to Old Falls Street, and admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls.

To see traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Niagara Falls tour site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Boston to Niagara Falls in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In January, Niagara Falls is little chillier than Boston - with highs of 0°C and lows of -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Cave of the Winds ©
Cave of the Winds
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Bridal Veil Falls ©
Bridal Veil Falls

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Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Visit Millennium Park and Fourth Presbyterian Church for their historical value. The Art Institute of Chicago and Museum of Science and Industry are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Field Museum, identify plant and animal life at Montrose Point Bird Sanctuary, observe the fascinating underwater world at Shedd Aquarium, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Lakefront Trail.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Chicago travel route planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Niagara Falls to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from Niagara Falls to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 0°C in January, and nighttime lows around -9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Saint Louis.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Field Museum ©
Field Museum
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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Saint Louis

Saint Louis ©
Test the local claim that Saint Louis is second only to Washington, D.C.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then admire the natural beauty at Missouri Botanical Garden, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Saint Louis trip planner .

You can fly from Chicago to Saint Louis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. While traveling from Chicago, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Saint Louis, ranging from highs of 5°C to lows of -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Vermillion.

Things to do in Saint Louis

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis ©
Cathedral Basilica of Saint Louis
Missouri Botanical Garden ©
Missouri Botanical Garden
Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Cardinals Hall of Fame and Museum

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Vermillion

Vermillion ©
Vermillion is a city in and the county seat of Clay County, in the southeastern corner of the state of South Dakota, and the eleventh largest city in the state. Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): steep yourself in history at Spirit Mound, then see the interesting displays at Shrine to Music Museum, and then see the interesting displays at National Music Museum.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Saint Louis to Vermillion. Traveling from Saint Louis in January, things will get a bit cooler in Vermillion: highs are around -1°C and lows about -13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to El Paso.

Things to do in Vermillion

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
National Music Museum ©
National Music Museum

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El Paso

El Paso ©
El Paso is a city in and the seat of El Paso County, Texas, United States. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Franklin Mountains State Park, then take in the dramatic natural features at Hueco Tanks State Park & Historic Site, and then contemplate the long history of San Jacinto Plaza.

You can plan El Paso trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.

Explore your travel options from Vermillion to El Paso with the Route module. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Vermillion in January, expect El Paso to be much hotter, temps between 17°C and 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in El Paso

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Franklin Mountains State Park ©
Franklin Mountains State Park
San Jacinto Plaza ©
San Jacinto Plaza

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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 El Pueblo de Los Angeles and Bronson Caves. Visit La Brea Tar Pits and Museum and Venice Canals Walkway for their historical value. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, get engrossed in the history at Autry Museum of the American West, contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip planning app .

You can fly from El Paso to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from El Paso to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from El Paso in January, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 24°C and lows about 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 26th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica Bay
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Hollywood Forever Cemetery ©
Hollywood Forever Cemetery
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

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