41 days in United States Itinerary

41 days in United States Itinerary

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41 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Magnetic Island
Drive + Fly:  23​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h
2
Washington DC
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h
4
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Miami
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
6
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Fredericksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Austin
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  26​h
End: Magnetic Island

5
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Playa Del Rey Beach and Royal Palms State Beach. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, contemplate the waterfront views at Santa Monica Bay, and enjoy the sand and surf at Cabrillo Beach.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online tour planner .

Magnetic Island, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Magnetic Island to Los Angeles is minus 18 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Magnetic Island in November, with highs in Los Angeles at 28°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

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

4
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.
Get outdoors at Old Rag Mountain Hike and Theodore Roosevelt Island Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Washington DC: Bloomery Plantation Distillery (in Charles Town), Copper Fox Distillery (in Sperryville) and Sagamore Spirit Distillery (in Baltimore). There's lots more to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, get a sense of history and politics at White House, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC trip itinerary builder app .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Washington DC in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles to Washington DC, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, things will get slightly colder in Washington DC: highs are around 17°C and lows about 6°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Old Rag Mountain Hike, Copper Fox Distillery, Theodore Roosevelt Island Park, Sagamore Spirit Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Old Rag Mountain Hike ©
Old Rag Mountain Hike
Sagamore Spirit Distillery ©
Sagamore Spirit Distillery
Copper Fox Distillery ©
Copper Fox Distillery

6
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Tribeca Sailing and Narwhal Yacht Charters. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Times Square, don't miss a visit to Grand Central Terminal, explore and take pictures at The High Line, and take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read New York City trip tool .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. December in New York City sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 2°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Times Square ©
Times Square
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Discovery Cove and Disney's Animal Kingdom. Pack the 12th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 14th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Walt Disney World Resort.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Orlando trip itinerary builder tool .

Fly from New York City to Orlando in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in December, with highs in Orlando at 29°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Disney's Animal Kingdom ©
Disney's Animal Kingdom

6
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.
Get outdoors at Shark Valley and Anhinga Trail. Get out of town with these interesting Miami side-trips: Everglades National Park (in Florida City) and Everglades National Park (Pineland Trail, Gumbo Limbo Trail, & more). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at South Beach, wander the streets of Lincoln Road, and don't miss a visit to Calle Ocho.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Miami road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Orlando to Miami takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Miami when traveling from Orlando in December, with lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miami

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Everglades National Park, Miami Beach, Everglades National Park
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Gumbo Limbo Trail ©
Gumbo Limbo Trail

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Crosby Arboretum and Chalmette National Historical Park. Step out of New Orleans with an excursion to Tammany Trace in Covington--about 54 minutes away. Spend the 26th (Thu) exploring nature at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. There's still lots to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, meet the residents at Audubon Zoo, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, and look for gifts at Louisiana Music Factory.

Plan my day in New Orleans using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by combination of tram and flight from Miami to New Orleans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Miami to New Orleans. Traveling from Miami in December, expect nights in New Orleans to be a bit cooler, around 16°C, while days are much colder, around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Tammany Trace, Crosby Arboretum
Highlights from your plan
Crosby Arboretum ©
Crosby Arboretum
Garden District ©
Garden District

2
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns and then take a stroll through Southtown. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the landscape on two wheels at Bike World, contemplate the long history of The Alamo, and then stroll through The San Antonio River Walk.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Antonio trip itinerary website .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to San Antonio takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans in December, expect nights in San Antonio to be slightly colder, around 9°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to drive to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Natural Bridge Caverns ©
Natural Bridge Caverns
Southtown ©
Southtown
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk

1
night
Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg ©
The city of Fredericksburg was settled by German immigrants in the mid-19th century, and has managed to retain its distinctly German charm.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): sample the fine beverages at Garrison Brothers Distillery, take an in-depth tour of National Museum of the Pacific War, and then do a tasting at Grape Creek Vineyards on Main.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Fredericksburg trip itinerary maker website .

You can drive from San Antonio to Fredericksburg in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from San Antonio in December, with highs in Fredericksburg at 18°C and lows at 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can go by car to Austin.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums Wineries Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Garrison Brothers Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main ©
Grape Creek Vineyards on Main
Garrison Brothers Distillery ©
Garrison Brothers Distillery
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
National Museum of the Pacific War

3
nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Visiting Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail and McKinney Roughs Nature Park will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool, admire the masterpieces at Elisabet Ney Museum, explore and take pictures at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium, and take in nature's colorful creations at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Austin trip itinerary builder tool .

You can drive from Fredericksburg to Austin in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Fredericksburg in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Austin, with lows of 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

McKinney Roughs Nature Park
Highlights from your plan
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail ©
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail
Barton Creek Greenbelt ©
Barton Creek Greenbelt
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool

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