39 days in United States Itinerary

39 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 4 nights
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New York City
— 9 nights
3
Orlando
— 13 nights
4
New Orleans
— 4 nights
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
6
Los Angeles
— 3 nights

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and Castello di Amorosa will appeal to history buffs. For shopping fun, head to Ferry Building Marketplace or Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to deLorimier Winery (in Geyserville), Guerneville 5 & 10 (in Guerneville) and Ramini Mozzarella (in Tomales). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at California State Railroad Museum, engage your brain at Exploratorium, contemplate the long history of City Lights Booksellers, and take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Francisco driving holiday planner.

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -18 hour difference. Traveling from Melbourne in December, expect San Francisco to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. On the 20th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

deLorimier Winery, Castello di Amorosa, Guerneville 5 & 10, California State Railroad Museum, Ramini Mozzarella
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California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

9
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.
Bring the kids along to The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. Head to Fifth Avenue and SoHofor some retail therapy. Venture out of the city with trips to Fire Island National Seashore (in Patchogue), Laurel Lake Vineyard (in Laurel) and Cutchogue (Bedell Cellars & Alex Ferrone Gallery). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Paul's Chapel, take a stroll through Greenwich Village, and make a trip to Ellis Island.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our New York City trip itinerary tool.

Getting from San Francisco to New York City by flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 3 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from San Francisco in December: high temperatures in New York City hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Cutchogue, Paumanok Vineyards, Laurel Lake Vineyard, Blue Ridge Estate Winery, House Of Candles
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

13
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and Stetson Mansion. Shop till you drop at World of Disney and International Drive. Explore Orlando's surroundings by going to Crystal River (Stand-Up Paddleboarding & Scuba & Snorkeling), Floral City (Florida Artists Gallery & Floral City Heritage Museum and Country Store) and Old Courthouse Heritage Museum (in Inverness). Have a day of magic on the 31st (Mon) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 6th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Orlando, and add some entertainment to your itinerary with Happily Ever After Fireworks.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Orlando trip planner.

You can fly from New York City to Orlando in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from New York City in December: high temperatures in Orlando hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

DeLand, Crystal River, Floral City, Titusville, Beach at Daytona Beach
Highlights from your plan
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum ©
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art ©

4
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.
Head to Royal Street and Faulkner House Booksfor plenty of shopping. Get some historical perspective at Garden District and Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site. Get out of town with these interesting New Orleans side-trips: Whitney Plantation (in Wallace) and Nature & Wildlife Tours (in Slidell). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1, and admire the masterpieces at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the New Orleans sightseeing planner.

Fly from Orlando to New Orleans in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orlando to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Orlando in January, plan for slightly colder days in New Orleans, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, Whitney Plantation, Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site ©
Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Garden District ©
Garden District

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Mob Museum and Titanic. Appreciate the collections at Pinball Hall of Fame and Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas. Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Overton to see Valley of Fire State Park about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of The Strip, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, admire the masterpieces at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, and get curious at Bodies The Exhibition.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas online route planner.

Getting from New Orleans to Las Vegas by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans to Las Vegas, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in January, plan for little chillier nights in Las Vegas, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Nature Parks

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

3
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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Montana Avenue and Ventura Harbor Village. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Getty Center and Santa Monica Pier. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park), Bart's Books (in Ojai) and The Collection at Riverpark (in Oxnard). Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To find where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary builder tool.

You can fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Las Vegas in January: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica, Ventura Harbor Village, Bart's Books, The Collection at Riverpark
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

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