49 days in United States Itinerary

49 days in United States Itinerary

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49 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + bus:  26​h
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Orlando
— 10 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Miami
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
4
Hollywood
— 2 nights
+3
bus + foot + Fly + taxi:  4​h 30​min
5
Fort Walton Beach
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h
6
Atlanta
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h
7
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
8
Rapid City
— 8 nights
Fly:  4​h
9
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
10
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
11
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
12
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Sydney

2
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.
Attractions like Central Park and The Metropolitan Museum of Art make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, and look for gifts at Yaf Sparkle Fine Jewelry.

Take the guesswork out of planning a New York City vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Sydney, Australia to New York City is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Traveling from Sydney to New York City, you'll gain 15 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in September; daily highs in New York City reach 31°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

10
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Magic Kingdom Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Orlando: NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex (in Titusville) and Busch Gardens (in Tampa). Pack the 20th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. Pack the 25th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Discovery Cove. 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, admire nature's wide array of creatures at SeaWorld Orlando, and laugh and play at Disney's Animal Kingdom.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Orlando online road trip planner .

You can fly from New York City to Orlando in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in September, expect Orlando to be a bit warmer, temps between 37°C and 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to Miami.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): make a trip to Bayside Marketplace, take a stroll through Lincoln Road, kick back and relax at South Beach, then admire the striking features of Art Deco Historic District, and finally look for gifts at The Official Art Deco Gift Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens, then take a stroll through Ocean Drive, and then go for a stroll along the water at Miami Beach Marina.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Miami online visit planner .

You can drive from Orlando to Miami in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October in Miami, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hollywood.

Things to do in Miami

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Miami Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
South Beach ©
South Beach
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

2
nights
Hollywood

Hollywood ©
The city of Hollywood is a classic Florida beach town and popular vacation spot, attracting visitors with its picturesque beaches, lively nightlife, and laid-back vibe.
On the 3rd (Thu), stop by To the Moon, kick back and relax at Fort Lauderdale Beach, and then buy something for everyone on your list at E Las Olas Blvd. Keep things going the next day: browse the different shops at Sawgrass Mills, shop like a local with Aventura Mall, and then kick back and relax at Hollywood Beach.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Hollywood trip itinerary maker .

Hollywood is just a short distance from Miami. October in Hollywood sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Fort Walton Beach.

Things to do in Hollywood

Shopping Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fort Lauderdale, Aventura Mall, Sawgrass Mills
Highlights from your plan
Sawgrass Mills ©
Sawgrass Mills
Fort Lauderdale Beach ©
Fort Lauderdale Beach
Hollywood Beach ©
Hollywood Beach

6
nights
Fort Walton Beach

Fort Walton Beach ©
Fort Walton Beach is a city in southern Okaloosa County, Florida, United States. Bring the kids along to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Swim with Dolphins. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Fort Walton Beach: Panama City Beach (Gulf World Marine Park, Panama City Beach, & more), Santa Rosa Beach (in Santa Rosa Beach) and Pensacola (Pensacola Naval Air Station & National Naval Aviation Museum). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Crystal Sands Beach, admire the majestic nature at Henderson Beach State Park, take a leisurely stroll along Village of Baytowne Wharf, and make a trip to Destin Harbor Boardwalk.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Fort Walton Beach trip planner .

Do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Hollywood to Fort Walton Beach in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Hollywood to Fort Walton Beach, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Hollywood in October: high temperatures in Fort Walton Beach hover around 31°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Atlanta.

Things to do in Fort Walton Beach

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Destin, Panama City Beach, Pensacola, Pensacola Beach, Navarre Beach
Highlights from your plan
Panama City Beach ©
Panama City Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Navarre Beach ©
Navarre Beach

2
nights
Atlanta

Atlanta ©
Georgia’s largest city and capital, Atlanta is a thriving metropolis anchored by its southern roots.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): take in nature's colorful creations at Atlanta Botanical Garden and then immerse yourself in nature at Stone Mountain Park. On your second day here, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Georgia Aquarium.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Atlanta trip builder website .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Fort Walton Beach to Atlanta in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. October in Atlanta sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Atlanta

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Nature

Side Trip

Stone Mountain Park
Highlights from your plan
Stone Mountain Park ©
Stone Mountain Park
Georgia Aquarium ©
Georgia Aquarium
Food Tours

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): wander the streets of Garden District, brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Tue): wander the streets of Royal Street, appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral.

To see maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the New Orleans sightseeing planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Atlanta to New Orleans takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Atlanta to New Orleans. While traveling from Atlanta, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum

8
nights
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
Family-friendly places like Bear Country USA and Rushmore Tramway Adventures will thrill your kids. Venture out of the city with trips to Mammoth Site of Hot Springs (in Hot Springs), Crazy Horse Memorial (in Crazy Horse) and Insideout (in Hill City). There's much more to do: cruise along Loop Road, explore the striking landscape at Needles Eye Tunnel, find something for the whole family at Storybook Island, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Reptile Gardens.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Rapid City tour planner.

You can fly from New Orleans to Rapid City in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New Orleans in October, plan for much colder nights in Rapid City, with lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Rapid City

Parks Nature Theme Parks

Side Trips

Custer, Badlands National Park, Keystone, Deadwood, Crazy Horse Memorial
Highlights from your plan
Reptile Gardens ©
Reptile Gardens
Storybook Island ©
Storybook Island
Rushmore Tramway Adventures ©
Rushmore Tramway Adventures

1
night
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, explore the stunning scenery at Big Cottonwood Canyon, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Salt Lake Temple.

For ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Salt Lake City travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Rapid City to Salt Lake City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Rapid City in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Salt Lake City: highs are around 23°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon
Room Escape Games

3
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park. There's lots more to do: meet the residents at SeaWorld San Diego, take in the exciting artwork at Spanish Village Art Center, see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego, and pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our San Diego day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Salt Lake City to San Diego takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Salt Lake City in October, things will get a bit warmer in San Diego: highs are around 30°C and lows about 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Mon): discover the magic at Disneyland Park. On the 29th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make an unforgettable trip to Disney California Adventure Park.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will enjoy Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences. Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and don't miss a visit to Lombard Street.

To see maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco tour planner.

Fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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