15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  18​h
1
Los Angeles
— 3 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

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Venice Beach and Boardwalk and El Pueblo de Los Angeles. We've included these beaches for you: Will Rogers State Beach and Santa Monica Beach. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach) and Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, pause for some photo ops at Guitar Center, and make a trip to Santa Monica Pier.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip generator.

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles is minus 18 hours. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sydney in January: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 24°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach Pier
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

3
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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.
Get in touch with nature at Valley of Fire State Park and Hoover Dam Bypass. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Wynn Las Vegas and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. The adventure continues: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, take in panoramic vistas at Stratosphere Tower, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas vacation trip planner.

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. In January, Las Vegas is a bit cooler than Los Angeles - with highs of 17°C and lows of 4°C. On the 18th (Thu), you're off toNew York City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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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.
Visit 9/11 Memorial and St. Patrick's Cathedral for their historical value. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Metropolitan Museum of Art and American Museum of Natural History. There's still lots to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, wander the streets of Times Square, shop like a local with Fifth Avenue, and see the interesting displays at New York Public Library.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our New York City itinerary maker.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to New York City in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to New York City. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, expect New York City to be slightly colder, temps between 5°C and -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
New York Public Library ©
New York Public Library

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Bodega Head and Fort Funston National Park. Step off the beaten path and head to Castello di Amorosa and Fisherman's Wharf. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, get a taste of the local shopping with City Lights Booksellers & Publishers, and make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see photos and other tourist information, read San Francisco travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to San Francisco takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from New York City in January: highs in San Francisco hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Bodega Head, Castello di Amorosa
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa

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