59 days in United States Itinerary

59 days in United States Itinerary

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59 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Fly + shuttle:  6​h
3
Breckenridge
— 6 nights
+2
shuttle + foot + Fly:  7​h
4
Memphis
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
5
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  4​h 45​min
6
New York City
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
Washington DC
— 6 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
8
Key West
— 7 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
9
Marathon
— 5 nights
Drive:  45​min
10
Islamorada
— 5 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 15​min
11
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Brisbane

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Appreciate the collections at Exploratorium and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Visiting Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Limantour Beach (in Point Reyes National Seashore) and Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Union Square, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planner .

Brisbane, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and subway. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -18 hour difference. In June, daily temperatures in San Francisco can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trips

Limantour Beach, Castello di Amorosa
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa

6
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.
The Strip and Titanic are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Valley of Fire State Park and Hoover Dam Bypass. Change things up with a short trip to Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Amargosa Valley (about 1h 35 min away). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, try to win big at Wynn Las Vegas, and take in panoramic vistas at Stratosphere Tower.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip builder tool .

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in June, with highs in Las Vegas at 46°C and lows at 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Breckenridge.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Valley of Fire State Park, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

6
nights
Breckenridge

Founded in 1859 as part of the Gold Rush in the Rockies, Breckenridge boasts a main street lined with colorful wooden storefronts housing cafes and shops, giving the effect of a thriving western town from the 19th century.
Escape the urban bustle at River Rafting & Tubing and Vail Mountain Resort. Do your shopping at Ready Paint Fire! and Blue River Sports. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Breckenridge: Pike National Forest (in Fairplay) and Colorado River Headwaters Scenic Byway (in Kremmling). The adventure continues: head outdoors with Quandary Peak, look for gifts at Olive Fusion, and examine the collection at Barney Ford Victorian House.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Breckenridge tour itinerary site .

Getting from Las Vegas to Breckenridge by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Breckenridge is 1 hour. In July, Breckenridge is much colder than Las Vegas - with highs of 20°C and lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Memphis.

Things to do in Breckenridge

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

River Rafting & Tubing, Vail Mountain Resort, Colorado River Headwaters Scenic Byway, Pike National Forest
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
Quandary Peak ©
Quandary Peak

3
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Sun Studio and Beale Street. Do your shopping at Memphis Farmers Market and The Peanut Shoppe. There's much more to do: pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, try to win big at Southland Park Gaming and Racing, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Memphis Zoo, and stop by A. Schwab.

To find photos, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Memphis day trip planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Breckenridge to Memphis in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Breckenridge in July, expect Memphis to be much hotter, temps between 38°C and 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Memphis

Shopping Fun & Games Parks

Side Trip

Southland Park Gaming and Racing
Highlights from your plan
Southland Park Gaming and Racing ©
Southland Park Gaming and Racing
The Peanut Shoppe ©
The Peanut Shoppe

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lincoln Park Zoo. On the next day, make a trip to Millennium Park and then wander the streets of The Magnificent Mile.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Chicago driving holiday app .

You can fly from Memphis to Chicago in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Memphis in July, things will get little chillier in Chicago: highs are around 33°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
The Magnificent Mile ©
The Magnificent Mile

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Ponquogue Beach and The Amazing Olive. Get some historical perspective at 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Paul's Chapel, get a taste of the local shopping with Fifth Avenue, and get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the New York City online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In July, daytime highs in New York City are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Amazing Olive, Ponquogue Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

6
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Tidal Basin and National Zoological Park. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Gettysburg National Military Park and Washington National Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Washington DC side-trips: Gettysburg Museum & Visitor Center (in Gettysburg) and R.H. Ballard Shop & Gallery (in Washington). And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read 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 July, daily temperatures in Washington DC can reach 37°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Key West.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gettysburg, Arlington National Cemetery, R.H. Ballard Shop & Gallery
Highlights from your plan

7
nights
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
Escape the urban bustle at Dry Tortugas National Park and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Shop till you drop at Key West Pottery and Uva Wine Shop & Bar. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory, look for gifts at Mikey Mo's, take a memorable drive along The Overseas Highway, and see the vivid underwater world at Vandenberg Wreck.

To find photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Key West online holiday planner .

You can fly from Washington DC to Key West in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Key West when traveling from Washington DC in July, with lows around 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can go by car to Marathon.

Things to do in Key West

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Truman Little White House ©
Truman Little White House
Dry Tortugas National Park ©
Dry Tortugas National Park
Fishing Charters & Tours

5
nights
Marathon

Marathon ©
A tiny city just 16 km (10 mi) long, Marathon is spread across several islands in the middle of the Florida Keys.
Visiting The Turtle Hospital and Sombrero Beach will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Bahia Honda State Park and Dolphin Research Center. And it doesn't end there: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take a memorable tour with Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset Park Beach, and stop by The Tackle Box.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Marathon holiday tool .

Traveling by car from Key West to Marathon takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Marathon can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Islamorada.

Things to do in Marathon

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Sunset Park Beach, Bahia Honda State Park
Highlights from your plan
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
The Turtle Hospital ©
The Turtle Hospital
Dolphin Research Center ©
Dolphin Research Center

5
nights
Islamorada

Islamorada ©
Islamorada, long recognized as one of the world's top spots for sport fishing, encompasses six islands in the Florida Keys.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Scuba & Snorkeling and Michelle Nicole Lowe Art Gallery. Get in touch with nature at John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park and Waterskiing & Jetskiing. The adventure continues: cast your line with a fishing tour, take in the exciting artwork at Old Road Gallery, look for all kinds of wild species at Florida Keys Wild Bird Rehabilitation Center, and stop by Shell World Florida Keys.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Islamorada trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from Marathon to Islamorada takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. August in Islamorada sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 31°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Fri) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Islamorada

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Key Largo
Highlights from your plan
John Pennekamp Coral Reef State Park ©
Fishing Charters & Tours

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Royal Street and Garden District. Museum-lovers will appreciate The National WWII Museum and Blaine Kern's Mardi Gras World. There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Frenchmen Street, appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, and don't miss a visit to Jackson Square.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our New Orleans route builder .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Islamorada to New Orleans in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Islamorada to New Orleans. Traveling from Islamorada in August, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit cooler (32°C), and nights are about the same (32°C). You will have some time to spend on the 20th (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral
Garden District ©
Garden District
Royal Street ©
Royal Street

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