25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Mackay
Fly:  24​h
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Portland
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
fly:  35​h
Miami
— 3 nights
tram + Fly:  5​h 30​min
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly + tram:  5​h 30​min
Miami
— 2 nights
Fly:  34​h
Mackay

4
days
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.
Get outdoors at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area. Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Griffith Observatory are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Montana Avenue in Santa Monica, about 36 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Santa Monica Beach, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, and look for gifts at Hollywood & Highland.

To see photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary website .

Mackay, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Mackay to Los Angeles is minus 18 hours. In October in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Shopping, #Parks, #Beaches

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Santa Monica
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Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Let the collections at SS Jeremiah O'Brien and Exploratorium capture your imagination. You'll get in some beach time at China Beach and Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve. There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, take a stroll through Union Square, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Twin Peaks.

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You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Portland.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Beaches

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Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

2
days
Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Sat): look for all kinds of wild species at Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge, take in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, steep yourself in history at Pittock Mansion, then stroll through Oregon Zoo, and finally look for gifts at Powell's City of Books. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sun): indulge your taste buds at Sokol Blosser Winery, see the interesting displays at Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, and then do a tasting at Carlton Winemakers Studio.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Portland travel website .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Portland takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in October, things will get a bit cooler in Portland: highs are around 22°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Portland

#Parks, #Wineries, #Nature

Side Trips

Sokol Blosser Winery, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Carlton Winemakers Studio
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Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge ©
Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge
Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum ©
Sokol Blosser Winery ©
Sokol Blosser Winery

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day
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.
On the 2nd (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area and then shop like a local with The Strip.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas holiday planning website .

Getting from Portland to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Portland in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. On the 3rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Neighborhoods, #Historic Sites, #Shopping

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
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The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©

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hours
Grand Canyon National Park

Grand Canyon National Park
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip builder website .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in November, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 14°C by day to -7°C at night. You will leave for Miami on the 4th (Wed).

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours
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3
days
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Lincoln Road and Art Deco Historic District. Visiting Shark Valley and South Beach will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Miami to Fort Lauderdale to see Fort Lauderdale Beach about 44 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum & Gardens and browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Miami road trip planning tool .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Miami by car takes about 35 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Miami is 2 hours. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, with highs in Miami at 32°C and lows at 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Miami

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Fort Lauderdale Beach, Shark Valley
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South Beach ©
South Beach
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

4
days
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.
Let the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History capture your imagination. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Gateway National Recreation and Jones Beach State Park. When in New York City, make a side trip to see Bronx Zoo in Bronx, approximately 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, make a trip to Times Square, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hamilton Grange National Memorial.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the New York City travel route website .

You can do a combination of tram, flight, and bus from Miami to New York City in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Miami in November; daily highs in New York City reach 16°C and lows reach 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Miami.

Things to do in New York City

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Museums

Side Trips

Jones Beach State Park, Gateway National Recreation, Bronx Zoo
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Gateway National Recreation ©
Gateway National Recreation
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©

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days
Miami

Miami ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): browse the different shops at Sawgrass Mills and then wander the streets of Ocean Drive. On the 13th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the fascinating history of Art Deco Tours, then shop like a local with Espanola Way, and then kick back and relax at Fort Lauderdale Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Miami itinerary builder site .

Getting from New York City to Miami by combination of bus, flight, and tram takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, flight, and bus; or drive. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from New York City in November: high temperatures in Miami hover around 32°C and lows are around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Miami

#Shopping, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Fort Lauderdale Beach, Sawgrass Mills
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Sawgrass Mills ©
Sawgrass Mills
Fort Lauderdale Beach ©
Fort Lauderdale Beach
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens

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