34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

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34 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly + bus:  28​h
1
New York City
— 8 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Buffalo
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
3
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
4
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h
7
Niagara Falls
— 2 nights
train + Fly:  26​h
End: Melbourne

8
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.
Kids will enjoy Central Park and Statue of Liberty National Monument. There's lots more to do: enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, admire the striking features of Rockefeller Center, get great views at Top of the Rock, and don't miss a visit to Grand Central Terminal.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City attractions planning app .

Melbourne, Australia to New York City is an approximately 26-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. You'll gain 15 hours traveling from Melbourne to New York City due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in January; daily highs in New York City reach 5°C and lows reach -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Buffalo.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
American Museum of Natural History ©

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Wed): stroll around Hyde Park and then don't miss a visit to Third Street Art Alley.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Buffalo itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from New York City to Buffalo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from New York City in January; daily highs in Buffalo reach 0°C and lows reach -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Buffalo

Parks

Side Trip

Niagara Falls
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Hyde Park ©
Hyde Park
Third Street Art Alley ©
Third Street Art Alley

2
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Start off your visit on the 30th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum, explore the world behind art at Frick Collection, and then examine the collection at Tenement Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Fifth Avenue, get interesting insight from Tours, and then admire all the interesting features of Madison Square Garden.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the New York City online trip builder .

Getting from Buffalo to New York City by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In January, New York City is somewhat warmer than Buffalo - with highs of 5°C and lows of -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Neighborhoods Shopping
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Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum ©
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Tenement Museum ©
Tenement Museum
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

5
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 Crissy Field will thrill your kids. Change things up with a short trip to Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa (about 1h 10 min away). There's lots more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, examine the collection at de Young Museum, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and explore the engaging exhibits at Children's Creativity Museum.

For maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, read San Francisco day trip website .

Getting from New York City to San Francisco by combination of bus and flight takes about 9 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Traveling from New York City to San Francisco, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from New York City in February: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 19°C and lows are around 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

5
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Las Vegas: Hoover Dam (in Boulder City) and Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton). There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try to win big at Casino at the Venetian, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas day trip planning site .

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in January; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 17°C and lows reach 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to travel to Buffalo.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Valley of Fire State Park
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

7
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.
Attractions like Disneyland Park and Griffith Observatory make great kid-friendly stops. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim--about 38 minutes away. Pack the 24th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, browse the different shops at The Grove, take in nature's colorful creations at The Japanese Garden, and examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles holiday planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. In January, Los Angeles is little chillier than Melbourne - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Anaheim
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

2
nights
Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls ©
The city of Niagara Falls houses the U.S.
You've now added Gray Line Niagara Falls Sightseeing Tours to your itinerary. The adventure continues: admire the sheer force of Niagara Falls, get some fabulous bargains at Fashion Outlets of Niagara Falls, USA, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish, and try your luck at Seneca Niagara Casino.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Niagara Falls trip planner .

Getting from Los Angeles to Niagara Falls by combination of flight and bus takes about 8 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Niagara Falls due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in February, with highs in Niagara Falls at 0°C and lows at -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Niagara Falls

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

Old Fort Niagara
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Aquarium of Niagara ©
Aquarium of Niagara
Niagara Falls ©
Niagara Falls
St. Mary of the Cataract R. C. Parish ©

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