60 days in United States Itinerary

60 days in United States Itinerary

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60 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Bus:  25​h
1
New York City
— 17 nights
Bus + Fly:  6​h 30​min
2
Houston
— 11 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 13 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Los Angeles
— 17 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Sydney

17
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Gateway National Recreation and Fire Island National Seashore. You'll explore and learn at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Ellis Island. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Teatown Lake Reservation (in Ossining), Eagle Rock Reservation (in West Orange) and Jones Beach State Park (in Wantagh). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, admire the masterpieces at Frick Collection, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and wander the streets of Times Square.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the New York City attractions site .

Sydney, Australia to New York City is an approximately 25-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 15 hours traveling from Sydney to New York City. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sands Point Preserve, Jones Beach State Park, Belmar Beach, Fire Island National Seashore, Ocean Grove Beach
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

11
nights
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site and George Ranch Historical Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Monument Hill State Park and Haak Vineyards & Winery Inc. Get out of town with these interesting Houston side-trips: Houston Premium Outlets (in Cypress), Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge (in Anahuac) and Royal Purple Raceway (in Baytown). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at St Francis Wolf Sanctuary, take in the dramatic scenery at Water Wall, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hermann Park, and admire the natural beauty at Mercer Botanic Gardens.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Houston travel tool .

Getting from New York City to Houston by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Houston is minus 1 hour. Traveling from New York City in June, expect Houston to be somewhat warmer, temps between 40°C and 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Houston

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Kemah, Kreische Brewery & Monument Hill State Historic Site, Sylvan Beach Park, Royal Purple Raceway, Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
St Francis Wolf Sanctuary ©
St Francis Wolf Sanctuary
Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge ©
Anahuac National Wildlife Refuge
Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site ©
Fanthorp Inn State Historic Site

13
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Strip and The Neon Museum. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Mob Museum and Pinball Hall of Fame. Change things up with these side-trips from Las Vegas: Hoover Dam (in Boulder City), Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton) and Clark County Heritage Museum (in Henderson). Spend the 4th (Wed) riding across the waves with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. There's much more to do: make a trip to Bellagio Fountains, try to win big at The Venetian, get a taste of local nightlife at Double Down Saloon, and explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas journey app .

You can fly from Houston to Las Vegas in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Houston in June, expect nights in Las Vegas to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 45°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Clark County Heritage Museum, Valley of Fire State Park, Hoover Dam, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

17
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.
Appreciate the collections at La Brea Tar Pits & Museum and Griffith Observatory. Escape the urban bustle at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach), Huntington Beach (Bolsa Chica State Beach & Huntington Dog Beach) and Corona Del Mar State Beach (in Corona del Mar). And it doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Will Rogers State Beach, appreciate the extensive heritage of El Pueblo de Los Angeles, enjoy the sand and surf at Laguna Beach, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Cabrillo Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and train from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. When traveling from Las Vegas in July, plan for cooler days in Los Angeles, with highs around 32°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 20°C. On the 27th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Newport Beach, Malibu, Huntington Beach, The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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