23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 45​min
2
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Houston
— 1 day
bus:  3​h 15​min
4
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
Anaheim
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
7
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Sydney

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences. Dedicate the 3rd (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read San Francisco online trip builder .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. October in San Francisco sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Tours Parks
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Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

4
nights
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.
Bring the kids along to Central Park and American Museum of Natural History. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, take in panoramic vistas at Top of the Rock, and make a trip to Rockefeller Center.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the New York City online tour planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to New York City in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from San Francisco to New York City due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in October, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Houston.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

1
day
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): explore the different monuments and memorials at Glenwood Cemetery, then get your game on at iFLY Indoor Skydiving - Houston (Memorial), then appreciate the history behind Bear Creek War Monument, and finally get your game on at The Escape Game Houston.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Houston trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Houston in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Central Standard Time is minus 1 hour. In October, Houston is a bit warmer than New York City - with highs of 34°C and lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can drive to San Antonio.

Things to do in Houston

Fun & Games Historic Sites
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The Escape Game Houston ©
The Escape Game Houston
Glenwood Cemetery ©
Glenwood Cemetery

2
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Fri): try out the rides at SeaWorld San Antonio. Here are some ideas for day two: find something for the whole family at Six Flags Fiesta Texas, contemplate the long history of The Alamo, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The San Antonio River Walk.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our San Antonio itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Houston to San Antonio takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October in San Antonio, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Antonio

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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SeaWorld San Antonio ©
SeaWorld San Antonio
Six Flags Fiesta Texas ©
Six Flags Fiesta Texas
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk

3
nights
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.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, have fun at Las Vegas Shooting Center, try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, and shop like a local with The Strip.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip itinerary builder .

Fly from San Antonio to Las Vegas in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. When traveling from San Antonio in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
nights
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 Downtown Disney will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: make an unforgettable trip to Disney California Adventure Park, experience the excitement of Star Wars Launch Bay, and look for gifts at The Packing House.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Anaheim day trip app .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to Anaheim in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In October in Anaheim, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a train to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Fun & Games
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

4
nights
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.
Kids will enjoy Universal Studios Hollywood and Griffith Observatory. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, don't miss a visit to Walt Disney Concert Hall, have fun and explore at Travel Town, and get curious at California Science Center.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip builder app .

Los Angeles is just a stone's throw from Anaheim. In October in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 19°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 22nd (Tue) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
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Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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