42 days in United States Itinerary

42 days in United States Itinerary

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1
New Orleans
— 5 nights
2
New York City
— 6 nights
3
Washington DC
— 4 nights
4
Memphis
— 3 nights
5
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
6
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
7
San Francisco
— 7 nights

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.
Family-friendly places like The National WWII Museum and Audubon Aquarium of the Americas will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, stroll around New Orleans City Park, explore the engaging exhibits at Louisiana Children's Museum, and get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for New Orleans using our trip planner.

Adelaide, Australia to New Orleans is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -15.5 hour difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Adelaide in August; daily highs in New Orleans reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in New Orleans

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Audubon Zoo ©
Audubon Zoo
Louisiana Children's Museum ©
Louisiana Children's Museum
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas ©
Audubon Aquarium of the Americas

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.
Kids will enjoy Central Park and Bronx Zoo. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, walk around The High Line, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip maker.

Getting from New Orleans to New York City by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 1 hour. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from New Orleans in August since evenings lows in New York City dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can take a train to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Bronx Zoo
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Bronx Zoo ©
Bronx Zoo

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.
Family-friendly places like National Air and Space Museum and National Zoological Park will thrill your kids. Change things up with a short trip to Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg (about 1h 45 min away). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

To find where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Washington DC visit planner.

Traveling by train from New York City to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Washington DC are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gettysburg National Military Park
Highlights from your plan
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

3
nights
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.
Kids will enjoy Graceland and National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel. And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, catch a live event at AutoZone Park, get to know the fascinating history of Beale Street, and explore the engaging exhibits at The Children's Museum of Memphis.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Memphis day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Memphis takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Memphis is minus 1 hour. In August, daytime highs in Memphis are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Memphis

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Graceland
Graceland
Memphis Zoo ©
Memphis Zoo
The Children's Museum of Memphis ©
The Children's Museum of Memphis

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.
Bring the kids along to Fountains of Bellagio and Hoover Dam. There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, push the limits with an extreme tour, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planner.

Fly from Memphis to Las Vegas in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Memphis to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Memphis in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Tours

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
DISCOVERY Children's Museum ©
DISCOVERY Children's Museum

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.
Kids will enjoy Disneyland Park and Universal Studios Hollywood. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Downtown Disney & Disney California Adventure Park). There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, get curious at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and kick back and relax at Will Rogers State Beach.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles travel app.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in September: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

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
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Bring the kids along to Golden Gate Bridge and Golden Gate Park. Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa, about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace, walk around Crissy Field, and catch a live event at Oracle Park.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Francisco trip planner.

Fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, expect San Francisco to be slightly colder, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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