25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  20​h 30​min
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly + subway:  4​h
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  3​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
Anaheim
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  25​h
Nashville
— 4 nights
taxi + shuttle + Fly:  6​h 45​min
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  25​h
Sydney

2
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Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): wander the streets of Pioneer Square, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Pike Place Market, then kick back and relax at Alki Beach, and finally take in the waterfront at Hiram M. Chittenden Locks. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight, then appreciate the history behind Space Needle, and then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Seattle travel planner.

Sydney, Australia to Seattle is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Seattle due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in January, with highs in Seattle at 9°C and lows at 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

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Pioneer Square ©
Pioneer Square
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some cultural insight at Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Squarefor plenty of shopping. There's lots more to do: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, wander the streets of SoMa (South of Market Street), kick back and relax at Baker Beach, and steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers & Publishers.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Seattle to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Seattle in January, things will get somewhat warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 17°C and lows about 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Santa Monica Beach, then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, then browse the different shops at The Grove, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory. On the 9th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, hunt for treasures at Santa Monica Farmers Market, then shop like a local with Third Street Promenade, then enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and finally pause for some photo ops at Guitar Center.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles itinerary planner.

Do a combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in January, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Shopping, #Parks, #Museums

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Santa Monica
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The Grove ©
The Grove
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

3
days
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Family-friendly places like Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park will thrill your kids. Explore Anaheim's surroundings by going to Mission Inn Museum (in Riverside), Mission San Juan Capistrano (in San Juan Capistrano) and Irvine Spectrum Center (in Irvine).

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Anaheim vacation builder.

Anaheim is just a short distance from Los Angeles. In January, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

#Theme Parks, #Shopping, #Museums

Side Trips

Mission Inn Museum, Mission San Juan Capistrano, Irvine Spectrum Center
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Irvine Spectrum Center ©
Irvine Spectrum Center

2
days
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
You've now added San Diego Zoo to your itinerary. On the 13th (Sun), see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, then take a stroll through Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Building and Lily Pond, and finally shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Diego vacation builder.

Drive from Anaheim to San Diego in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Anaheim in January, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are little chillier, around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

#Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Outdoors
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

3
days
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.
Fremont Street Experience has been added to your itinerary. Let the collections at The Mob Museum and Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art capture your imagination. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Bodies The Exhibition. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to The Strip, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Titanic.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas sightseeing planner.

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from San Diego in January; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 17°C and lows reach 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

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Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, then admire the landmark architecture of Lookout Studio, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

For maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park sightseeing planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, around -11°C, while days are little chillier, around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can drive to Nashville.

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#Parks, #Nature, #Museums
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Lookout Studio ©
Lookout Studio

3
days
Nashville

Nashville ©
Nashville is a town in Washington Township, Brown County, Indiana, United States. Get in touch with nature at Spring Mill State Park and Zipline. Explore Nashville's surroundings by going to Clifty Falls State Park (in Madison), Bloomington (Oliver Winery, Indiana University Bookstore, & more) and French Lick Casino (in French Lick). There's more to do: get some fabulous bargains at Edinburgh Premium Outlets and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Tibetan Mongolian Buddhist Cultural Center.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Nashville trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Nashville takes 25 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Nashville is 2 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January, plan for a bit cooler days in Nashville, with highs around 3°C, while nights are about the same with lows around -8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Nashville

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bloomington, Spring Mill State Park, Edinburgh Premium Outlets, French Lick Casino, Clifty Falls State Park
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Spring Mill State Park ©
Spring Mill State Park
Clifty Falls State Park ©
Clifty Falls State Park
WonderLab ©
WonderLab

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Hamilton Grange National Memorial, take a stroll through Times Square, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and finally admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore and take pictures at Gateway National Recreation, take a stroll through Fifth Avenue, and then make a trip to 9/11 Memorial.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip builder.

Getting from Nashville to New York City by combination of taxi, shuttle, flight, and bus takes about 7 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 5°C in January, and nighttime lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Beaches

Side Trips

Long Beach, Gateway National Recreation
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

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