14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  18​h
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly + foot:  8​h 30​min
3
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Sydney

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at El Pueblo de Los Angeles, then look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and then examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles custom trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles. In December, Los Angeles is slightly colder than Sydney - with highs of 23°C and lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

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Disneyland Park
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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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 Las Vegas North Premium Outletsfor plenty of shopping. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hoover Dam Bypass and Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get interesting insight from Tours, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes.

To find more things to do and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in December; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 15°C and lows reach 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Nature
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Las Vegas North Premium Outlets ©
Las Vegas North Premium Outlets

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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.
The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial will appeal to museum buffs. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Ellis Island and St. Patrick's Cathedral. There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and don't miss a visit to Fifth Avenue.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our New York City trip generator.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to New York City takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and train. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to New York City due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 11°C to lows of 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

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
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visiting Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Union Square and Filbert Steps. There's still lots to do: browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers & Publishers, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Francisco in 8.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in December, things will get somewhat warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 17°C and lows about 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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