43 days in United States Itinerary

43 days in United States Itinerary

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43 days in United States Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  18​h
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Fly + foot + bus:  6​h 30​min
Miami
— 6 nights
tram + Fly:  4​h 45​min
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
New York City
— 7 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h
New Orleans
— 4 nights
Fly:  6​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
Sydney

7
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.
Relax by the water at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Zuma Beach. El Pueblo de Los Angeles and Santa Monica Pier will appeal to history buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Huntington Dog Beach (in Huntington Beach), Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach) and Malibu (Surfrider Beach & Malibu Lagoon State Beach). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Monica Beach, wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and kick back and relax at Manhattan Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in August, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Malibu, Santa Monica, Huntington Dog Beach, Hermosa Beach Pier, Manhattan Beach
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Hermosa Beach Pier ©
Hermosa Beach Pier

5
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.
Head to The Strip and Barneys New Yorkfor plenty of shopping. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum. When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Valley of Fire State Park in Overton, approximately 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, listen to music at Casino at the MGM Grand, and try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary website .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, temps between 45°C and 30°C. On the 25th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Miami.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Fun & Games, #Casinos, #Parks

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Valley of Fire State Park
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

5
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 Art Deco Historic District and Lincoln Road. Head to Aventura Mall and Robert Is Herefor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Miami: Everglades National Park (Shark Valley & Anhinga Trail), Fort Lauderdale Beach (in Fort Lauderdale) and Hollywood Beach (in Hollywood). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Haulover Beach Park, browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace, tour the pleasant surroundings at Matheson Hammock Park, and get a taste of the local shopping with Bal Harbour Shops.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Miami trip itinerary site .

You can do a combination of flight and tram from Las Vegas to Miami in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, you will find days in Miami are slightly colder (38°C), and nights are about the same (30°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Miami

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Everglades National Park, Bal Harbour, Coral Gables, Hollywood Beach
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Haulover Beach Park ©
Haulover Beach Park
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

5
days
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Washington National Cathedral and Tomb of the Unknowns. Visiting Tidal Basin and National Zoological Park will get you outdoors. Next up on the itinerary: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, ponder the world of politics at The Pentagon, examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial.

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Traveling by combination of tram and flight from Miami to Washington DC takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Miami in August since evenings lows in Washington DC dip to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Museums, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Tomb of the Unknowns
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Tomb of the Unknowns ©
Tomb of the Unknowns
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

7
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.
Do your shopping at Fifth Avenue and Economy Candy. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Ponquogue Beach and Gateway National Recreation. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument, and explore the galleries of 9/11 Memorial.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the New York City trip planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In September, daytime highs in New York City are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trips

Ponquogue Beach, Gateway National Recreation
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate The National WWII Museum and Backstreet Cultural Museum. Popular historic sites such as French Quarter and Royal Street are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, admire the striking features of St. Louis Cathedral, look for gifts at Louisiana Music Factory, and get in on the family fun at Carousel Gardens.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the New Orleans day trip planning website .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to New Orleans in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City to New Orleans, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 33°C in New Orleans. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New Orleans

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods
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The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

7
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Shop till you drop at Union Square and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. Do some cultural sightseeing at Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve (in Moss Beach) and St. Helena (Pride Mountain Vineyards & Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards). Dedicate the 22nd (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, take a stroll through The Castro, tour the pleasant surroundings at Point Isabel, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from New Orleans to San Francisco in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to San Francisco is minus 2 hours. Traveling from New Orleans in September, expect nights in San Francisco to be cooler, around 16°C, while days are little chillier, around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Neighborhoods

Side Trips

St. Helena, Point Isabel, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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