45 days in United States Itinerary

45 days in United States Itinerary

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45 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Toowoomba
Fly + Drive:  25​h
1
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
5
South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  9​h
7
New York City
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
8
Virginia Beach
— 7 nights
Fly:  6​h
9
Nashville
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
10
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
11
Houston
— 3 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Toowoomba

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Anaheim holiday maker site .

Toowoomba, Australia to Anaheim is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -18 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Toowoomba in November, with highs in Anaheim at 29°C and lows at 13°C. On the 1st (Sat), you'll travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Outdoors Parks Tours

2
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.
To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego journey maker .

Drive from Anaheim to San Diego in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in San Diego are 23°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. On the 3rd (Mon), you'll travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Tours Parks

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.
To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary app .

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In December in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 6th (Thu), you're off toLas Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Tours Parks

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Willow Beach and Escape Adventures and Las Vegas Cyclery. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Las Vegas North Premium Outlets and Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge. Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Dublin Gulch in Shoshone--about 1h 40 min away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, take a stroll through Las Vegas Downtown, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and get engrossed in the history at Titanic.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas journey maker tool .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, things will get slightly colder in Las Vegas: highs are around 16°C and lows about 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge, Willow Beach, Dublin Gulch
Highlights from your plan
Willow Beach ©
Willow Beach
Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge ©
Dublin Gulch ©
Dublin Gulch

2
nights
South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): look for gifts at Grass Roots Natural Foods, play a few rounds at Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course, and then immerse yourself in nature at Van Sickle Bi-State Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Marcus Ashley Fine Art Gallery, take in the awesome beauty at Kiva Beach, and then steep yourself in history at Hellman-Ehrman Mansion.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the South Lake Tahoe tour planner .

Drive from Las Vegas to South Lake Tahoe in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in December: highs in South Lake Tahoe hover around 8°C, while lows dip to -8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trips

Edgewood Tahoe Golf Course, Hellman-Ehrman Mansion
Highlights from your plan
Van Sickle Bi-State Park ©
Van Sickle Bi-State Park
Kiva Beach ©
Kiva Beach
Marcus Ashley Fine Art Gallery ©
Marcus Ashley Fine Art Gallery

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and Oxbow Public Market. Get in touch with nature at Half Moon Bay State Beach and Mori Point. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Pride Mountain Vineyards (in St. Helena), VJB Cellars (in Kenwood) and Rutherford (Frog's Leap Winery & Mumm Napa). The adventure continues: look for gifts at Ramini Mozzarella, enjoy the sea views from Point Reyes Lighthouse, contemplate the long history of City Lights Booksellers, and explore the world behind art at The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read San Francisco online trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from South Lake Tahoe to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and subway; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in December, expect nights in San Francisco to be warmer, around 8°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wineries Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Napa, Rutherford, Ramini Mozzarella, VJB Cellars, Francis Ford Coppola Winery
Highlights from your plan
Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards
Half Moon Bay State Beach ©
Half Moon Bay State Beach
Dry Creek Vineyard ©
Dry Creek Vineyard

7
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.
For shopping fun, head to Woodbury Common Premium Outlets or St. James General Store. Get some cultural insight at Fifth Avenue and DM Weil Gallery. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New York City: Ponquogue Beach (in Hampton Bays), Quogue Wildlife Refuge (in Quogue) and Hyde Park (Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum, & more). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge, browse the eclectic array of goods at Chelsea Market, take in the exciting artwork at Alex Ferrone Gallery, and shop like a local with SoHo.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City trip builder tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to New York City, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in December, things will get little chillier in New York City: highs are around 10°C and lows about 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Virginia Beach.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trips

Hyde Park, Cutchogue, Fire Island National Seashore, William Floyd Estate, The Original Ben Franklin 5 & 10 Store
Highlights from your plan

7
nights
Virginia Beach

Virginia Beach ©
Holding a record for the longest pleasure beach in the world, Virginia Beach showcases 35 miles of coastline and maintains a longstanding reputation as a family-friendly vacation destination.
Step out of the city life by going to Sandbridge Beach and First Landing State Park. Popular historic sites such as 1886 Roanoke River Lighthouse and Cape Henry Lighthouse are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Virginia Beach: American Revolution Museum at Yorktown (in Yorktown), Williamsburg (Bruton Parish Episcopal Church, A Touch of Earth, & more) and Kill Devil Hills (The Bird Store - The Outer Banks Wildlife Gallery & Stop-N-Shop Beach Shop). There's still lots to do: view the masterpieces at Arts of the Albemarle, look for gifts at The Cotton Gin, brush up on your military savvy at Military Aviation Museum, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Virginia Beach trip builder site .

Do a combination of flight and taxi from New York City to Virginia Beach in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from New York City in December, you will find days in Virginia Beach are a bit warmer (15°C), and nights are about the same (4°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Virginia Beach

Museums Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trips

Williamsburg, Kill Devil Hills, Corolla, The Mariners' Museum & Park, 1886 Roanoke River Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown ©
St. Luke's Historic Church & Museum ©
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park and Stones River National Battlefield. Let the collections at The Copper Fox Gallery and Lane Motor Museum capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting Nashville side-trips: McGavock Confederate Cemetery (in Franklin) and Arrington Vineyards (in Arrington). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Radnor Lake State Park, stop by Hatch Show Print, get engrossed in the history at Tennessee State Museum, and see the interesting displays at Cooter’s Museum and Store Nashville.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Nashville trip itinerary app .

Getting from Virginia Beach to Nashville by combination of taxi and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. January in Nashville sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of -1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Nashville

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Franklin, Arrington Vineyards, Stones River National Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
Radnor Lake State Park ©
Radnor Lake State Park
McGavock Confederate Cemetery ©
McGavock Confederate Cemetery
Lane Motor Museum ©
Lane Motor Museum

3
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.
Whitney Plantation and Jamie Hayes Gallery will appeal to museum buffs. Your inner history buff will appreciate Nottoway Plantation and Lake Lawn Metairie. There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve, wander the streets of Magazine Street, sample the fine beverages at Old New Orleans Rum Distillery, and pause for some serene contemplation at Immaculate Conception Church.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the New Orleans itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Nashville to New Orleans takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Nashville in January, expect nights in New Orleans to be much hotter, around 12°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Houston.

Things to do in New Orleans

Nature Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Whitney Plantation, Nottoway Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Jamie Hayes Gallery ©
Jamie Hayes Gallery
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Immaculate Conception Church ©
Immaculate Conception Church

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nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Surfside Beach and Brazos Bend State Park. Discover out-of-the-way places like Washington-on-the-Brazos and Houston Premium Outlets. Explore Houston's surroundings by going to Old Town Spring (in Spring) and Tanger Outlets Galveston / Houston (in Texas City).

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Houston travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Houston takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Houston, with lows of 9°C. On the 10th (Thu), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Houston

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Washington-on-the-Brazos, Surfside Beach, Old Town Spring, Houston Premium Outlets, Brazos Bend State Park
Highlights from your plan
Washington-on-the-Brazos ©
Washington-on-the-Brazos
Brazos Bend State Park ©
Brazos Bend State Park
Houston Premium Outlets ©
Houston Premium Outlets

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