40 days in United States Itinerary

40 days in United States Itinerary

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40 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
3
Boston
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h
4
New York City
— 13 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
7
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Brisbane

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, make a trip to Golden Gate Park, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco online tour itinerary planner .

Brisbane, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and subway. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight, train, and bus. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Brisbane to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Brisbane in January: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 17°C and lows are around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

3
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Seattle is known for museums, parks, zoos & aquariums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, stroll through Olympic Sculpture Park, and take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle.

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You can fly from San Francisco to Seattle in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in January, things will get slightly colder in Seattle: highs are around 10°C and lows about 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Boston.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

3
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.
Boston is known for historic sites, museums, parks, shopping, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Fine Arts, engage your brain at Museum of Science, let the kids burn off some steam at Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park, and stop by Brookline Booksmith.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Boston day trip website .

Fly from Seattle to Boston in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Seattle to Boston. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Seattle in January; daily highs in Boston reach 3°C and lows reach -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Brookline Booksmith, Mount Auburn Cemetery
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Mount Auburn Cemetery ©
Mount Auburn Cemetery
Museum of Science ©
Museum of Science

13
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, enjoy breathtaking views from Top of the Rock, and explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the New York City travel planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Boston to New York City in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in January, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

3
nights
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.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, ponder the world of politics at Library of Congress, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, and meet the residents at National Zoological Park.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Washington DC travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 7°C, and evening lows to -1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
United States Holocaust Memorial Museum ©

5
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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, see the interesting displays at Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World, get thoroughly spooked out with a ghost and vampire tour, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the New Orleans day trip planning site .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New Orleans takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Washington DC in January, expect nights in New Orleans to be warmer, around 12°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Orlando.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

4
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.
Have a day of magic on the 4th (Tue) at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 5th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal's Islands of Adventure, discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks, pause for some serene contemplation at St James Roman Catholic Cathedral, and meet the residents at SeaWorld Orlando.

To find more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Orlando vacation planner .

You can drive from New Orleans to Orlando in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Orlando. When traveling from New Orleans in February, plan for somewhat warmer days in Orlando, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Historic Sites Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

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