24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + bus:  26​h
1
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Buffalo
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Washington DC
— 4 nights
+2
train + bus + Fly:  7​h 30​min
4
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, and take a stroll through Times Square.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our New York City day trip planning app .

Melbourne, Australia to New York City is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Melbourne to New York City, you'll gain 15 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in March, expect New York City to be cooler, temps between 11°C and 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Buffalo.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums 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
night
Buffalo

Buffalo ©
The most populous city in the state after New York, Buffalo serves as the gateway to Niagara Falls and Canada for many travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, then admire the landmark architecture of Frank Lloyd Wright's Darwin D. Martin House Complex, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of Victory Basilica.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Buffalo trip planner .

Getting from New York City to Buffalo by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from New York City in March, expect Buffalo to be slightly colder, temps between 4°C and -4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Buffalo

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Niagara Falls, Our Lady of Victory Basilica
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Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
Our Lady of Victory Basilica ©
Our Lady of Victory Basilica

4
nights
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.
Family-friendly places like Tidal Basin and National Air and Space Museum will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Zoological Park, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

For photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Washington DC road trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Buffalo to Washington DC takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Buffalo in March: high temperatures in Washington DC hover around 15°C and lows are around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Zoological Park ©
National Zoological Park
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

2
nights
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.
Attractions like San Diego Zoo and Balboa Park make great kid-friendly stops. There's much more to do: observe the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego, have some family-friendly fun at AxeVentures, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, and examine the collection at San Diego Air & Space Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Washington DC to San Diego takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, bus, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to San Diego is minus 3 hours. In March, San Diego is a bit warmer than Washington DC - with highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
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AxeVentures ©
AxeVentures
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory. Keep things going the next day: take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier and then get in on the family fun at Disney California Adventure Park.

To find more things to do and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online route planner .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. March in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, push the limits with an extreme tour, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. In April, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Boulder City
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Family-friendly places like Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco day trip tool .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in April, with highs in San Francisco at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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