48 days in United States Itinerary

48 days in United States Itinerary

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48 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  25​h
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 30​min
2
Fairbanks
— 6 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  6​h
5
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
6
Chicago
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
7
New York City
— 11 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h
8
Boston
— 5 nights
Fly:  30​h
End: Perth

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, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary builder site .

Perth, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Perth to San Francisco, you'll gain 16 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in November, expect San Francisco to be little chillier, temps between 20°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Fairbanks.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

6
nights
Fairbanks

With its strip malls and fast-food restaurants, Fairbanks appears a bit functional on first glance.
Step out of Fairbanks with an excursion to Chena Hot Springs Resort in Chena Hot Springs--about 1h 45 min away. Spend the 28th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Spend the 3rd (Tue) exploring the striking scenery along Steese Hwy. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum, go for a walk through Creamer's Field Migratory Waterfowl Refuge, look for gifts at Santa Claus House, and learn more about the world around you at University of Alaska Museum of the North.

To find maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Fairbanks attractions planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Fairbanks in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Fairbanks due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in November; daily highs in Fairbanks reach -12°C and lows reach -21°C. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Wed) before leaving for Los Angeles.

Things to do in Fairbanks

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Santa Claus House, Chena Hot Springs Resort
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Fountainhead Antique Auto Museum ©

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 6th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier, and stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles travel planner.

You can fly from Fairbanks to Los Angeles in 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Fairbanks to Los Angeles is 1 hour. Traveling from Fairbanks in December, expect Los Angeles to be warmer, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Nightlife

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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.
Explore Las Vegas' surroundings by going to Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). And it doesn't end there: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, get interesting insight from Tours, try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, and see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner .

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In December, Las Vegas is little chillier than Los Angeles - with highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Boulder City
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, observe the fascinating underwater world at Audubon Aquarium of the Americas, admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, and walk around New Orleans City Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the New Orleans trip itinerary builder website .

You can fly from Las Vegas to New Orleans in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas to New Orleans, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Las Vegas in December since evenings lows in New Orleans dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

4
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Chicago is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, examine the collection at The Field Museum, wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Shedd Aquarium.

Plan trip to Chicago with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from New Orleans to Chicago in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from New Orleans in December, you will find days in Chicago are little chillier (3°C), and nights are colder (-3°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field

11
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, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and admire the striking features of Grand Central Terminal.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to New York City. Traveling from Chicago in December, things will get somewhat warmer in New York City: highs are around 10°C and lows about 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Boston.

Things to do in New York City

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

5
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.
When in Boston, make a side trip to see Minute Man National Historical Park in Concord, approximately 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, take an in-depth tour of John F. Kennedy Presidential Museum & Library, stroll around Boston Common, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Boston trip planning app .

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Boston in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In January, plan for daily highs up to 3°C, and evening lows to -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Boston

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Minute Man National Historical Park
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Fine Arts ©
Museum of Fine Arts
Fenway Park ©
Fenway Park
Boston Public Garden ©
Boston Public Garden

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