57 days in United States Itinerary

57 days in United States Itinerary

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57 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  18​h
1
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly + foot:  7​h 15​min
2
Miami
— 6 nights
+2
tram + Fly + bus:  5​h 45​min
3
New York City
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
5
Grand Marais
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
6
Chicago
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Memphis
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h
8
Winnsboro
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
9
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 3 nights
+2
shuttle + Fly + shuttle:  5​h
10
South Padre Island
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
11
Corpus Christi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
12
Fredericksburg
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
13
San Antonio
— 4 nights
Fly:  22​h 15​min
End: Sydney

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Abbot Kinney Boulevard and The Getty Center. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Carpinteria State Beach and Outlets at Tejon. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Bart's Books (in Ojai), Oxnard Beach Park (in Oxnard) and Bergamot Station (in Santa Monica). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, look for gifts at Studio City Farmers Market, immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Will Rogers State Beach.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles day trip website .

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. In January, Los Angeles is a bit cooler than Sydney - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Bart's Books, Carpinteria State Beach, Canine Creek Dog Wash & Pet Boutique, Oxnard Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Carpinteria State Beach ©
Carpinteria State Beach
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

6
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Sawgrass Mills and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Visit Fort Lauderdale Beach and Hollywood Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore Miami's surroundings by going to Speed Boats Tours (in Everglades City), Clyde Butcher's Big Cypress Gallery (in Ochopee) and E Las Olas Blvd (in Fort Lauderdale). There's lots more to do: browse the different shops at Dolphin Mall, appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District, admire the verdant scenery at Shark Valley, and get a taste of the local shopping with Aventura Mall.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Miami trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and tram from Los Angeles to Miami in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and tram; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in January, things will get a bit warmer in Miami: highs are around 29°C and lows about 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Miami

#Outdoors, #Shopping, #Parks

Side Trips

Fort Lauderdale, Everglades City, Hollywood Beach, Aventura Mall, Art Deco Historic District
Highlights from your plan
Fort Lauderdale Beach ©
Fort Lauderdale Beach
Speed Boats Tours
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Do your shopping at Fifth Avenue and Chelsea Market. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Alex Ferrone Gallery (in Cutchogue) and Ponquogue Beach (in Hampton Bays). There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock Observation Deck, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

For traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the New York City travel route planning tool .

Traveling by combination of tram and flight from Miami to New York City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from Miami in January, expect New York City to be colder, temps between 5°C and -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trips

Alex Ferrone Gallery, Ponquogue Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ponquogue Beach ©
Ponquogue Beach

5
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like R.H. Ballard Shop & Gallery and My Neighbor and Me. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Strasburg Emporium Antiques and Marker-Miller Orchards. Explore Washington DC's surroundings by going to Wine Loves Chocolate (in Washington), Nalls Farm Market (in Berryville) and River District Arts (in Sperryville). And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Arlington National Cemetery, pause for some photo ops at Korean War Veterans Memorial, and look for all kinds of wild species at Elkwallow Picnic Area.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Washington DC trip site .

Fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In February, daytime highs in Washington DC are 10°C, while nighttime lows are 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Marais.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums, #Shopping, #Wildlife

Side Trips

Berryville, Washington, Strasburg Emporium Antiques, Elkwallow Picnic Area, Marker-Miller Orchards
Highlights from your plan
R.H. Ballard Shop & Gallery ©
R.H. Ballard Shop & Gallery
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery

3
nights
Grand Marais

Grand Marais ©
Grand Marais is a city in Cook County, Minnesota, United States. Keep things going the next day: stop by Gunflint Mercantile, then look for gifts at Joynes Department Store & Ben Franklin, and then glide through natural beauty at Pincushion Mountain Trail System.

For photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Grand Marais trip itinerary builder tool .

Explore your travel options from Washington DC to Grand Marais with the Route module. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Grand Marais is minus 1 hour. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Washington DC in February, with highs in Grand Marais at -4°C and lows at -15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Grand Marais

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trip

Oberg Mountain Loop
Highlights from your plan
Pincushion Mountain Trail System ©
Pincushion Mountain Trail System
Dockside Fish Market ©
Dockside Fish Market
Gunflint Mercantile ©
Gunflint Mercantile

5
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
For shopping fun, head to The Magnificent Mile or Stateline Blueberries. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Art Institute of Chicago and Millennium Park. Explore Chicago's surroundings by going to St. Julian Winery-Union Pier (in Union Pier), Grand Mere State Park (in Stevensville) and The Middle East Conflicts Wall Memorial (in Marseilles). There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Starved Rock State Park, identify plant and animal life at Fernwood Botanical Garden and Nature Preserve, and buy something for everyone on your list at University Park Mall.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Chicago day trip app .

Explore your travel options from Grand Marais to Chicago with the Route module. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Marais in February; daily highs in Chicago reach 2°C and lows reach -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Chicago

#Parks, #Shopping, #Trails

Side Trips

Stateline Blueberries, Grand Mere State Park, St. Julian Winery-Union Pier, The Middle East Conflicts Wall Memorial, University Park Mall
Highlights from your plan
Starved Rock State Park ©
Starved Rock State Park
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel and The Peanut Shoppe. Get some cultural insight at Stax Museum of American Soul Music and Withers Collection Museum & Gallery. There's still lots to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Memphis Farmers Market, appreciate the extensive heritage of Beale Street, make a trip to The Peabody Ducks, and look for gifts at Bass Pro Shops at the Pyramid.

To see more things to do and more tourist information, read Memphis trip itinerary website .

You can fly from Chicago to Memphis in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. In February, Memphis is a bit warmer than Chicago - with highs of 14°C and lows of 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Winnsboro.

Things to do in Memphis

#Shopping, #Museums, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Village Creek State Park
Highlights from your plan
Memphis Farmers Market ©
Memphis Farmers Market
The Peabody Ducks ©
The Peabody Ducks

2
nights
Winnsboro

Winnsboro ©
Winnsboro is a city in Franklin and Wood Counties in the U.S. On the 20th (Wed), explore the activities along Lake Bob Sandlin State Park, then stop by Clara Ida Frances, Inc, and then look for gifts at Beauweevils.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Winnsboro online travel route builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Memphis to Winnsboro. In February, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel to Galveston.

Things to do in Winnsboro

#Nature, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trip

Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Highlights from your plan
Lake Bob Sandlin State Park ©
Lake Bob Sandlin State Park
Clara Ida Frances, Inc ©
Clara Ida Frances, Inc

3
nights
Galveston, Galveston Island

Galveston ©
An old colonial city and a busy cruise ship port less than an hour's drive from Houston, Galveston sits on Galveston Island and serves as a popular vacation destination for both domestic and international travelers.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Strand and Space Center Houston. Get some cultural insight at Bishop's Palace and The Seawall. The adventure continues: look for gifts at The Witchery, take in nature's colorful creations at Moody Gardens, and tee off at Galveston Country Club.

To see photos, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Galveston online travel route planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Winnsboro to Galveston. Traveling from Winnsboro in February, plan for a bit warmer nights in Galveston, with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow time for travel to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Galveston

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Shopping

Side Trip

Space Center Houston
Highlights from your plan
Bishop's Palace ©
Bishop's Palace
Space Center Houston ©
Space Center Houston
The Witchery ©
The Witchery

3
nights
South Padre Island

South Padre Island ©
A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Sea Turtle, Inc. and Paragraphs on Padre Boulevard. Get outdoors at South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center and Laguna Madre Nature Trail. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center, get in on the family fun at Gravity Park, and browse the eclectic array of goods at South Padre Island Farmer's Market.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the South Padre Island day trip app .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Galveston to South Padre Island in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Corpus Christi.

Things to do in South Padre Island

#Parks, #Wildlife, #Theme Parks

Side Trip

South Padre Island Dolphin Research & Sea Life Nature Center
Highlights from your plan
Sea Turtle, Inc. ©
Sea Turtle, Inc.
Paragraphs on Padre Boulevard ©
Paragraphs on Padre Boulevard

2
nights
Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi ©
A gulf coast town with a semi-tropical climate, Corpus Christi serves as a getaway destination with a life of its own.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): shop like a local with The Art Center of Corpus Christi, head off the coast to Padre Island National Seashore, and then stop by La Palmera, Corpus Christi. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Port Aransas Beach.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Corpus Christi online tour builder .

You can drive from South Padre Island to Corpus Christi in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from South Padre Island in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Corpus Christi, with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Corpus Christi

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trip

Port Aransas Beach
Highlights from your plan
Padre Island National Seashore ©
Padre Island National Seashore
Port Aransas Beach ©
Port Aransas Beach
The Art Center of Corpus Christi ©
The Art Center of Corpus Christi

6
nights
Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg ©
The city of Fredericksburg was settled by German immigrants in the mid-19th century, and has managed to retain its distinctly German charm.
Fort McKavett State Historic Site and Agave Gallery Fine Art are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore hidden gems such as Eckert James River Bat Cave Preserve and Enchanted Rock State Natural Area. Change things up with these side-trips from Fredericksburg: Camp Verde General Store (in Camp Verde), Bandera General Store (in Bandera) and Love Creek Orchards (in Medina). There's much more to do: learn about all things military at National Museum of the Pacific War, look for gifts at Rustlin' Rob's Texas Gourmet Foods, and shop like a local with Kerr Arts & Cultural Center Inc..

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Fredericksburg trip planner .

Getting from Corpus Christi to Fredericksburg by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Corpus Christi in March, with highs in Fredericksburg at 25°C and lows at 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to go by car to San Antonio.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

#Shopping, #Parks, #Museums

Side Trips

Kerrville, Bandera General Store, Lewis Wines, Camp Verde General Store, Luckenbach Texas General Store
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
Fort McKavett State Historic Site ©
Fort McKavett State Historic Site
Eckert James River Bat Cave Preserve ©

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Texas State Capitol and San Antonio River. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mission San Jose and New Braunfels Conservation Society. Change things up with these side-trips from San Antonio: San Marcos Premium Outlets (in San Marcos), Wimberley (Shop the Tree House & Taste Buds) and New Braunfels Farmers Market (in New Braunfels). Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk, browse the eclectic array of goods at Pearl Farmers Market, stop by Cabela's, and pause for some serene contemplation at San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the San Antonio travel planning tool .

Traveling by car from Fredericksburg to San Antonio takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Fredericksburg in March, plan for a bit warmer nights in San Antonio, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Antonio

#Shopping, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

New Braunfels, Wimberley, San Marcos Premium Outlets, Texas State Capitol, Cabela's
Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol

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