23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly:  28​h
1
Houston
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
2
Oklahoma City
— 3 nights
Drive:  12​h
3
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h
4
Nashville
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
5
Charleston
— 2 nights
Drive:  12​h 45​min
6
Boston
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h
7
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  28​h
End: Perth

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens, engage your brain at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, and then indulge your thirst for a good beer at Saint Arnold Brewing Company.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Houston holiday planner .

Perth, Australia to Houston is an approximately 28-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 14 hours traveling from Perth to Houston. In August, Houston is warmer than Perth - with highs of 41°C and lows of 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sat) so you can travel to Oklahoma City.

Things to do in Houston

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens ©
Bayou Bend Collection and Gardens
Saint Arnold Brewing Company ©
Saint Arnold Brewing Company

3
nights
Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City ©
Oklahoma City, known to many as the "Big Friendly," represents the political, cultural, and economic engine of the state of Oklahoma.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum and Museum of Osteology. You'll discover tucked-away gems like National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum and Bricktown. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St Pauls Episcopal Cathedral, get curious at Science Museum Oklahoma, examine the collection at American Banjo Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Joseph Old Cathedral.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Oklahoma City online journey planner .

Getting from Houston to Oklahoma City by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Houston in August since evenings lows in Oklahoma City dip to 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to New Orleans.

Things to do in Oklahoma City

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Museum of Osteology ©
Museum of Osteology

3
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 Garden District and Lake Lawn Metairie. Get a sense of the local culture at St. Louis Cathedral and Jackson Square. Take a break from New Orleans with a short trip to Whitney Plantation in Wallace, about 54 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, steep yourself in history at Destrehan Plantation, and get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the New Orleans travel planning app .

You can fly from Oklahoma City to New Orleans in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Oklahoma City in August: highs in New Orleans hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Destrehan Plantation, Whitney Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

3
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Step off the beaten path and head to Andrew Jackson's Hermitage and Downtown Franklin. Popular historic sites such as Lotz House Museum and Stones River National Battlefield are in your itinerary. Change things up with these side-trips from Nashville: Arrington Vineyards (in Arrington) and McGavock Confederate Cemetery (in Franklin). There's lots more to do: get your game on at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery, immerse yourself in nature at Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's of the Seven Sorrow Catholic Church.

For reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Nashville online trip maker .

Fly from New Orleans to Nashville in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New Orleans in August: highs in Nashville hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Nashville

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Franklin, Arrington Vineyards, Stones River National Battlefield
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum
Downtown Franklin ©
Downtown Franklin
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage ©
Andrew Jackson's Hermitage

2
nights
Charleston

Charleston ©
Charleston is the capital and the largest city in the U.S. On the 13th (Tue), take an in-depth tour of West Virginia State Museum, then steep yourself in history at Craik-Patton House, then stroll the grounds of Spring Hill Cemetery, and finally sample the fine beverages at Appalachian Distillery.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Charleston trip itinerary app .

Fly from Nashville to Charleston in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Nashville in August; daily highs in Charleston reach 34°C and lows reach 20°C. You'll set off for Boston on the 14th (Wed).

Things to do in Charleston

Historic Sites Museums Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Appalachian Distillery
Highlights from your plan
Spring Hill Cemetery ©
Spring Hill Cemetery
Craik-Patton House ©
Craik-Patton House
Appalachian Distillery ©
Appalachian Distillery

4
nights
Boston

Boston ©
Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year. New England's largest and most influential city, Boston ranks among the world's major centers of education and culture.
Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse and The Elms are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ogunquit Beach and Pilgrim Monument & Provincetown Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Boston: Tributary Brewing (in Kittery), Race Point Beach (in Provincetown) and Marble House (in Newport). There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Old North Church & Historic Site, explore and take pictures at Fenway Park, get engrossed in the history at New England Holocaust Memorial, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Freedom Trail.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Boston travel planner .

Traveling by flight from Charleston to Boston takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In August, daytime highs in Boston are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Boston

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Newport, Provincetown, Ogunquit Beach, Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse, Tributary Brewing
Highlights from your plan
Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse ©
Cape Neddick Nubble Lighthouse
Old North Church & Historic Site ©
Old North Church & Historic Site
The Elms ©
The Elms

3
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Ocean Grove Beach and 8th Ave Jetty. Change things up with these side-trips from New York City: Bay Head Beach (in Bay Head) and Brick Beach 1 (in Brick). There's more to do: take a stroll through Times Square and browse the eclectic array of goods at Chelsea Market.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the New York City holiday planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Boston to New York City takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Boston in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 25°C in New York City. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Outdoors Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Brick Beach 1, 8th Ave Jetty, Bay Head Beach, Ocean Grove 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

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