39 days in United States Itinerary

39 days in United States Itinerary

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39 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Karratha
Fly:  30​h
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
2
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
3
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Memphis
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
Houston
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
7
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: Karratha

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Attractions like Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden make great kid-friendly stops. Dedicate the 12th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: admire all the interesting features of Alcatraz Island, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planning app .

Karratha, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 30-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 16 hours traveling from Karratha to San Francisco. September in San Francisco sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Tours
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

4
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Bring the kids along to Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm and Lincoln Park Zoo. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, explore and take pictures at Millennium Park, get in on the family fun at Navy Pier, and meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Chicago online day trip planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Chicago by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to Chicago, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. September in Chicago sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Theme Parks Parks

Side Trip

Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm
Highlights from your plan
Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm ©
Bengtson's Pumpkin Farm
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Lincoln Park Zoo ©
Lincoln Park Zoo

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.
Attractions like Central Park and Statue of Liberty National Monument make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, choose your vessel at Tribeca Sailing, go for a walk through Times Square, and enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip planner.

Getting from Chicago to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to New York City. In September, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

3
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Step out of Nashville with an excursion to Bowie Nature Park in Fairview--about 46 minutes away. The adventure continues: have some family-friendly fun at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League, test your team's savvy at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), examine the collection at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

To see photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Nashville travel planning site .

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Nashville in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City to Nashville, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September in Nashville, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Memphis.

Things to do in Nashville

Tours Outdoors Fun & Games

Side Trips

Lotz House Museum, Bowie Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Bowie Nature Park ©
Bowie Nature Park

1
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): make a trip to Graceland, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and then pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Memphis itinerary planning site .

Drive from Nashville to Memphis in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Nashville in September, Memphis is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Fun & Games Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Graceland ©
Graceland
Room Escape Games

1
night
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): get your game on at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Houston (Memorial), then have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Houston, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Glenwood Cemetery, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Christ Church Cathedral.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Houston attractions website .

Fly from Memphis to Houston in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Memphis in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Houston, with lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Houston

Fun & Games Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Houston ©
The Escape Game Houston
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery
Christ Church Cathedral ©
Christ Church Cathedral

5
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.
Kids will enjoy Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and The Roller Coaster. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Las Vegas: Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton) and Hoover Dam (in Boulder City). There's much more to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, have some family-friendly fun at Apocalypse Vegas, push the limits with an extreme tour, and enjoy some diversion at Battlefield Vegas.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas travel planner.

Getting from Houston to Las Vegas by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Houston to Las Vegas. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in September, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Nature

Side Trips

Valley of Fire State Park, Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

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.
Attractions like San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park make great kid-friendly stops. Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at SeaWorld San Diego, admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, see the interesting displays at San Diego Model Railroad Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego online travel planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©

7
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.
Bring the kids along to Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Downtown Disney in Anaheim, about 34 minutes away. Pack the 11th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, explore the engaging exhibits at Travel Town, appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier, and stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In October in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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