50 days in United States Itinerary

50 days in United States Itinerary

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50 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Exmouth
Fly:  39​h
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Orlando
— 15 nights
Fly + taxi:  6​h
3
Fort Walton Beach
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Drive:  9​h
5
San Antonio
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
6
Rapid City
— 9 nights
Drive:  11​h 30​min
7
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
8
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
9
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  26​h
End: Exmouth

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.
Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Cedar Beach, kick back and relax at Joel L. Lefkowitz Park at West Meadow Beach, and then contemplate the long history of 9/11 Memorial.

To find where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary builder site .

Exmouth, Australia to New York City is an approximately 40-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 13 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Exmouth in September: highs in New York City hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Cedar Beach, Joel L. Lefkowitz Park at West Meadow Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

15
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 Universal's Islands of Adventure and Discovery Cove. Get some cultural insight at Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and Stetson Mansion. Venture out of the city with trips to Ormond Beach (in Ormond Beach), Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens (in Port Orange) and Beach at Daytona Beach (in Daytona Beach). Pack the 14th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. Have a day of magic on the 22nd (Sun) at Disney's Animal Kingdom. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Magic Kingdom Park, pause for some serene contemplation at St James Roman Catholic Cathedral, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cocoa Beach, and meet the residents at SeaWorld Orlando.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Orlando journey planner .

Fly from New York City to Orlando in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In September, Orlando is a bit warmer than New York City - with highs of 37°C and lows of 27°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sat) before leaving for Fort Walton Beach.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Cocoa Beach, Beach at Daytona Beach, Cape Canavarel National Cemetery, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, Dunlawton Sugar Mill Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
Ormond Beach ©
Ormond Beach

3
nights
Fort Walton Beach

Fort Walton Beach ©
Fort Walton Beach is a city in southern Okaloosa County, Florida, United States. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at National Naval Aviation Museum and Gulf Islands National Seashore. We've included these beaches for you: Santa Rosa Beach and Gulf State Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Fort Walton Beach: Pensacola (Blue Morning Gallery, The Graffiti Bridge, & more), Panama City Beach Winery (in Panama City Beach) and Grayton Beach State Park (in Grayton Beach). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Crystal Sands Beach.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Fort Walton Beach tour planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Orlando to Fort Walton Beach takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to Fort Walton Beach is minus 1 hour. In September, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Tue) early enough to go by car to New Orleans.

Things to do in Fort Walton Beach

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Pensacola, Santa Rosa Beach, Crystal Sands Beach, Grayton Beach State Park, Gulf State Park
Highlights from your plan
Crystal Sands Beach ©
Crystal Sands Beach
Grayton Beach State Park ©
Grayton Beach State Park
Fort Barrancas ©
Fort Barrancas

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Garden District and The National WWII Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to St. Louis Cathedral and The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies. Get out of town with these interesting New Orleans side-trips: Lynn Meadows Discovery Center (in Gulfport) and Beauvoir (in Biloxi). There's lots more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Royal Street, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lake Lawn Metairie, don't miss a visit to Jackson Square, and admire the masterpieces at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Fort Walton Beach to New Orleans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Fort Walton Beach in October: highs in New Orleans hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 5th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to San Antonio.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Gulfport, Beauvoir
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
Royal Street ©
Royal Street
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

4
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.
Family-friendly places like Mission San Jose and SeaWorld San Antonio will thrill your kids. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Alamo and Pioneer Museum Complex. Explore San Antonio's surroundings by going to The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Garden (in Kerrville), Becker Vineyards (Winery) (in Stonewall) and Admiral Nimitz State Historic Site (in Fredericksburg). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some serene contemplation at St Joseph Catholic Church, browse the exhibits of The Guenther House Museum, identify plant and animal life at Animal World and Snake Farm Zoo, and explore the engaging exhibits at The DoSeum.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for San Antonio using our trip planner.

Fly from New Orleans to San Antonio in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from New Orleans in October: highs in San Antonio hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Rapid City.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Historic Sites Theme Parks

Side Trips

New Braunfels, Fredericksburg, The Coming King Sculpture Prayer Garden, Becker Vineyards (Winery)
Highlights from your plan
SeaWorld San Antonio ©
SeaWorld San Antonio
Mission San Jose ©
Mission San Jose
The Alamo ©
The Alamo

9
nights
Rapid City

Rapid City ©
South Dakota's second-largest city, Rapid City has for many years served as a gateway to the West.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bear Country USA and Downtown Rapid City. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mammoth Site of Hot Springs and Adams House. Get out of town with these interesting Rapid City side-trips: Delta-09 Missile Silo (in Wall), Lead (Black Hills Mining Museum & Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center) and Deadwood (Broken Boot Gold Mine, Days of '76 Museum, & more). Next up on the itinerary: get out in the countryside at Prairie Homestead, find something for the whole family at Storybook Island, contemplate the long history of Vore Buffalo Jump, and cruise along Loop Road.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Rapid City tour builder site .

Traveling by flight from San Antonio to Rapid City takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from San Antonio in October, things will get much colder in Rapid City: highs are around 19°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Rapid City

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Deadwood, Hill City, Badlands National Park, Lead, Hot Springs
Highlights from your plan
Mount Moriah Cemetery ©
Mount Moriah Cemetery
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs ©
Mammoth Site of Hot Springs
Reptile Gardens ©
Reptile Gardens

2
nights
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 18th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Timpanogos Cave National Monument, see the interesting displays at Church History Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Assembly Hall. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Golden Spike National Historic Site.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City visit planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Rapid City to Salt Lake City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Rapid City in October; daily highs in Salt Lake City reach 23°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Park City Main Street Historic District, Golden Spike National Historic Site, Timpanogos Cave National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Salt Lake Temple ©
Salt Lake Temple
Assembly Hall ©
Assembly Hall

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): discover the magic at Disney California Adventure Park.

For photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planner.

You can fly from Salt Lake City to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Salt Lake City in October, with highs in Los Angeles at 32°C and lows at 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to 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

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll get in some beach time at Bodega Dunes and Bodega Head. Alcatraz Island and Castello di Amorosa will appeal to history buffs. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Steps, and explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium.

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Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in October: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Museums

Side Trips

Castello di Amorosa, Bodega Head, Bodega Dunes
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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