39 days in United States Itinerary

39 days in United States Itinerary

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39 days in United States Itinerary

Melbourne
Fly:  20​h
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
New York City
— 9 nights
bus + Fly:  5​h 45​min
Orlando
— 13 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
Melbourne

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some historical perspective at Alcatraz Island and Castello di Amorosa. Attractions like Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Wine Country Chocolates (in Glen Ellen), Oxbow Public Market (in Napa) and Petaluma Seed Bank (in Petaluma). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, stop by City Lights Booksellers, examine the collection at de Young Museum, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

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Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to San Francisco. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Melbourne in December: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 17°C and lows are around 8°C. On the 20th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Museums, #Shopping, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Oxbow Public Market, Petaluma Seed Bank, Castello di Amorosa, Wine Country Chocolates
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa

8
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Alex Ferrone Gallery and Ponquogue Beach. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Times Square are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: McCall Wines (in Cutchogue), The Amazing Olive (in Port Jefferson) and Barkley's Gourmet Marketplace (in Flemington). There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, steep yourself in history at William Floyd Estate, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and explore the galleries of Ellis Island.

To see traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip tool .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City in 9 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to New York City, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in December; daily highs in New York City reach 10°C and lows reach 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trips

Cutchogue, House Of Candles, Franklin Hill Vineyards, Ponquogue Beach, Brook hollow winery
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

13
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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Florida Artists Gallery and NASA Kennedy Space Center Visitor Complex. Explore hidden gems such as Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and Stetson Mansion. Get out of town with these interesting Orlando side-trips: Stand-Up Paddleboarding (in Crystal River), Marine Science Center (in Ponce Inlet) and Beach at Daytona Beach (in Daytona Beach). Pack the 31st (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Walt Disney World Resort. Pack the 4th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. The adventure continues: make an unforgettable trip to World of Disney, try out the rides at Happily Ever After Fireworks, get in on the family fun at Magic Kingdom Park, and revel in the low prices at Orlando Premium Outlets - Vineland Avenue.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Orlando online day trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Orlando in 6 hours. Other options are to 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

#Theme Parks, #Shopping, #Parks

Side Trips

Winter Park, Titusville, Cocoa Beach, Ponce Inlet, Stand-Up Paddleboarding
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Stetson Mansion ©
Stetson Mansion
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

4
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.
Popular historic sites such as Garden District and French Quarter are in your itinerary. For shopping fun, head to Royal Street or Boutique du Vampyre. Get out of town with these interesting New Orleans side-trips: Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site (in Vacherie), Whitney Plantation (in Edgard) and Houmas House Plantation and Gardens (in Darrow). And it doesn't end there: browse the eclectic array of goods at Frenchmen Street, explore the world behind art at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, stroll through Audubon Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral.

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Traveling by flight from Orlando to New Orleans takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Orlando to New Orleans is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Orlando in January, plan for little chillier days in New Orleans, with highs around 17°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New Orleans

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Museums

Side Trips

Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, Whitney Plantation
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Garden District ©
Garden District
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square
Royal Street ©
Royal Street

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The Mob Museum and Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas. The Strip and Pinball Hall of Fame are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Overton to see Valley of Fire State Park about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, admire the masterpieces at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, get engrossed in the history at Titanic, and explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planner.

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. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New Orleans in January, expect little chillier with lows of 5°C in Las Vegas. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
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Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Disneyland Park and Santa Monica Beach. Kids will appreciate attractions like The Getty Center and Santa Monica Pier. Venture out of the city with trips to Disney California Adventure Park (in Anaheim) and Bergamot Station (in Santa Monica). And it doesn't end there: stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, stop by Grand Central Market, wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and catch a live performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

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

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Beaches, #Shopping

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

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