36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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36 days in United States Itinerary

Melbourne
Fly:  17​h 45​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h
New York City
— 7 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 45​min
Orlando
— 12 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  20​h
Melbourne

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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): look for gifts at Hollywood & Highland and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame. On the 21st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and finally browse the different shops at The Grove.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles travel planner.

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -18 hour difference. When traveling from Melbourne in December, plan for little chillier days in Los Angeles, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Sun) before leaving for New York City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Museums, #Shopping, #Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
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Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

6
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. Museum-lovers will appreciate 9/11 Memorial and Alex Ferrone Gallery. Explore New York City's surroundings by going to Callie's Candy Kitchen (in Mountainhome), Franklin Hill Vineyards (in Nazareth) and Brook hollow winery (in Columbia). There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, get engrossed in the history at Ellis Island, wander the streets of Times Square, and learn about winemaking at Blue Ridge Estate Winery.

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Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to New York City takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to New York City due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in December; daily highs in New York City reach 11°C and lows reach 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Shopping, #Parks

Side Trips

Brook hollow winery, The Amazing Olive, House Of Candles, Franklin Hill Vineyards, Blue Ridge Estate Winery
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Alex Ferrone Gallery ©
Alex Ferrone Gallery
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©

11
days
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and Stetson Mansion will appeal to history buffs. Explore hidden gems such as World of Disney and Happily Ever After Fireworks. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Orlando: Titusville (Pritchard House & NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex), Enterprise Heritage Center and Museum (in Enterprise) and Peterbrooke Chocolatier (in The Villages). Pack the 2nd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 8th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. There's still lots to do: get some fabulous bargains at Orlando Premium Outlets - Vineland Avenue, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds, make a splash at Discovery Cove, and find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure.

To see other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Orlando trip maker .

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Orlando in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. In December, Orlando is much warmer than New York City - with highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Shopping

Side Trips

Titusville, Winter Park, Enterprise Heritage Center and Museum, Stetson Mansion, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
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World of Disney ©
World of Disney
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

3
days
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.
Kids will enjoy Jackson Square and The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA. Museum-lovers will get to explore The National WWII Museum and Jamie Hayes Gallery. When in New Orleans, make a side trip to see Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site in Vacherie, approximately 56 minutes away. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Royal Street, appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, stop by Faulkner House Books, and hunt for treasures at Frenchmen Street.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read New Orleans trip itinerary tool .

You can fly from Orlando to New Orleans in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Orlando to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Orlando in January: highs in New Orleans hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New Orleans

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Museums

Side Trip

Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
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Royal Street ©
Royal Street
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square
French Quarter ©
French Quarter

4
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Mob Museum and Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas. Bring the kids along to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Bodies The Exhibition. Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Valley of Fire State Park in Overton--about 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in a show at Bellagio Fountains, take an in-depth tour of Titanic, explore the world behind art at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, and enjoy some diversion at Paris Las Vegas.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip builder website .

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Las Vegas takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans to Las Vegas, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Orleans in January, Las Vegas is little chillier at night with lows of 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Museums, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
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Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas ©
Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Castello di Amorosa and Sebastopol Center for the Arts. Shop till you drop at Ferry Building Marketplace and Wine Country Chocolates. Venture out of the city with trips to Quent Cordair Fine Art (in Napa), Dean & DeLuca (in St. Helena) and Powell's Sweet Shoppe - Windsor (in Windsor). Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Twin Peaks, look for gifts at Fishetarian Fish Market, have fun and explore at Exploratorium, and examine the collection at Cable Car Museum.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco travel planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Francisco, with lows of 8°C. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Museums, #Shopping, #Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Castello di Amorosa, Powell's Sweet Shoppe - Windsor, Quent Cordair Fine Art, Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Dean & DeLuca
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Sebastopol Center for the Arts ©
Sebastopol Center for the Arts
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa

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