36 days in United States Itinerary

36 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Perth
Fly:  28 h
1
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h
2
Key West
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Orlando
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
5
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
6
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Bus:  4 h 15 min
7
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h
8
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Perth

5
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 Times Square and Empire State Building. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument. There's lots more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, examine the collection at New York Public Library, get a new perspective on nature at American Museum of Natural History, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

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Perth, Australia to New York City is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Western Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -13 hour difference. Traveling from Perth in December, expect New York City to be cooler, temps between 10°C and 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Key West.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

2
nights
Key West

Key West ©
Located just 140 km (90 mi) from Cuba, Key West is an island only about 6.4 km (4 mi) long and 1.6 km (1 mi) wide.
On the 21st (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Key West Butterfly & Nature Conservatory and then kick back and relax at Bahia Honda State Park. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Zachary Taylor, thentake in the exciting artwork at 7 Artists & Friends Gallery, thenexamine the collection at The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum, and finally explore the different monuments and memorials at Key West Cemetery.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Key West trip itinerary website.

You can fly from New York City to Key West in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from New York City in December: high temperatures in Key West hover around 30°C and lows are around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Key West

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Bahia Honda State Park
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 22:
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7 Artists & Friends Gallery ©
7 Artists & Friends Gallery
Bahia Honda State Park ©
Bahia Honda State Park
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum ©
The Ernest Hemingway Home and Museum

4
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Walt Disney World Resort and Happily Ever After Fireworks. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Discovery Cove, make an unforgettable trip to Avatar Flight of Passage, explore the world behind art at Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art, and try out the rides at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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You can fly from Key West to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Key West in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Orlando, with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Find places to stay Dec 22 — 26:
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Discovery Cove ©
Discovery Cove
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park

2
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
On the 27th (Sun), learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to French Quarter, thenpause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square.

For other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our New Orleans online visit planner.

Getting from Orlando to New Orleans by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Orlando in December, you will find days in New Orleans are colder (16°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Strip and The Neon Museum. Kids will appreciate attractions like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, try to win big at Casino at the MGM Grand, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and make a trip to Paris Las Vegas.

To see ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas holiday builder app.

Traveling by flight from New Orleans to Las Vegas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from New Orleans in December since evenings lows in Las Vegas dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos Neighborhoods
Find places to stay Dec 28 — Jan 1:
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip

5
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.
Visiting Santa Monica State Beach and Original Muscle Beach will get you outdoors. Santa Monica Pier and El Pueblo de Los Angeles will appeal to history buffs. Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, wander the streets of Angelino Heights Historic Area, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in January, with highs in Los Angeles at 24°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim
Find places to stay Jan 1 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

5
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Visiting Badger Pass Ski Area and Cathedral Beach Picnic Area will get you outdoors. Bring the kids along to Curry Village Ice Rink and Washburn Point. There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Elizabeth Lake, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and stroll around Mariposa Grove.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park itinerary app.

Getting from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park by bus takes about 12 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in January, things will get much colder in Yosemite National Park: highs are around 7°C and lows about -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Jan 6 — 11:
Highlights from your plan
Badger Pass Ski Area ©
Badger Pass Ski Area
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visit Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge for their historical value. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Fisherman's Wharf and SoMa. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Sapphire Hill Winery (in Healdsburg) and Pride Mountain Vineyards (in St. Helena). The adventure continues: get curious at Exploratorium, take a leisurely stroll along The Embarcadero, take a stroll through Union Square, and stop by The Castro.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Sapphire Hill Winery, Pride Mountain Vineyards
Find places to stay Jan 11 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Sapphire Hill Winery ©
Sapphire Hill Winery
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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