17 days in United States & Brisbane Itinerary

17 days in United States & Brisbane Itinerary

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Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  4 h 15 min
1
Brisbane, Australia
— 1 night
Fly:  15 h 45 min
2
San Francisco, United States
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
3
Chicago, United States
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
4
Washington DC, United States
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h
5
Frederick, United States
— 1 night
Drive:  30 min
6
Thurmont, United States
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
7
New York City, United States
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
8
New Haven, United States
— 1 night
Fly:  9 h 30 min
9
Los Angeles, United States
— 3 nights
Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Melbourne, Australia

1
night
Brisbane, Australia

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
On the 24th (Tue), get your game on at Zoccer Sports - Bubble Soccer and then admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Brisbane itinerary planner.

Melbourne to Brisbane is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Brisbane when traveling from Melbourne in March, with lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Roma Street Parkland ©
Roma Street Parkland
Zoccer Sports - Bubble Soccer ©
Zoccer Sports - Bubble Soccer

2
nights
San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, thenhunt for treasures at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral, and finally stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to San Francisco takes 16 hours. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -18 hour difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Brisbane in March, with highs in San Francisco at 21°C and lows at 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
Chicago, United States

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, thentour the pleasant surroundings at Millennium Park, thenadmire the striking features of Reliance Building, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: engage your brain at Museum of Science and Industry, meet the residents at Shedd Aquarium, and then get in on the family fun at Fox in a Box Chicago.

To find other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Chicago sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Chicago takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway and train. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Chicago is 2 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from San Francisco in March, with highs in Chicago at 8°C and lows at -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fox in a Box Chicago ©
Fox in a Box Chicago
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Shedd Aquarium ©
Shedd Aquarium

2
nights
Washington DC, United States

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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, pause for some photo ops at Vietnam Veterans Memorial, thenpause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin, and finally admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, thenget a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally get a sense of history and politics at Library of Congress.

To find where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC attractions planner.

You can fly from Chicago to Washington DC in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. In March, Washington DC is somewhat warmer than Chicago - with highs of 15°C and lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Frederick.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

1
night
Frederick, United States

Frederick ©
Frederick is a city and the county seat of Frederick County in the U.S. On the 31st (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at Evangelical Lutheran Church, don't miss a visit to Community Bridge Mural, thenput a fun spin on your tour with Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience, and finally get lost in a book at C. Burr Artz Public Library.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Frederick travel route planner.

You can drive from Washington DC to Frederick in an hour. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of subway and bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Washington DC in March; daily highs in Frederick reach 11°C and lows reach -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can drive to Thurmont.

Things to do in Frederick

Historic Sites Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Evangelical Lutheran Church ©
Evangelical Lutheran Church
Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience ©
Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience
C. Burr Artz Public Library ©
C. Burr Artz Public Library

1
night
Thurmont, United States

Thurmont ©
Thurmont is a town in Frederick County, Maryland, United States. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): don't miss a visit to Roddy Road Covered Bridge, pause for some photo ops at National Shrine Grotto of Lourdes, thentake in the views from Loy's Station Covered Bridge, and finally browse the collection at Thurmont Regional Library.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Thurmont itinerary planner.

Thurmont is just a stone's throw from Frederick. Traveling from Frederick in March, expect nights in Thurmont to be about the same, around -1°C, while days are slightly colder, around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.
Highlights from your plan
National Shrine Grotto of Lourdes ©
National Shrine Grotto of Lourdes
Loy's Station Covered Bridge ©
Loy's Station Covered Bridge
Roddy Road Covered Bridge ©
Roddy Road Covered Bridge

3
nights
New York City, United States

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, walk around The High Line, see the interesting displays at 9/11 Memorial, and stop by Times Square.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the New York City day trip website.

Traveling by car from Thurmont to New York City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In April in New York City, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 8°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to go by car to New Haven.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1
night
New Haven, United States

New Haven ©
New Haven, in the U.S. On the 5th (Sun), take an in-depth tour of Knights of Columbus Museum, thenget lost in a book at Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library, and then admire the masterpieces at Yale University Art Gallery.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the New Haven trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from New York City to New Haven in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from New York City in April since evenings lows in New Haven dip to 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New Haven

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Yale University Art Gallery ©
Yale University Art Gallery
Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library ©
Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Knights of Columbus Museum ©
Knights of Columbus Museum

3
nights
Los Angeles, United States

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 6th (Mon): discover the magic at Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! and then discover the magic at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, thenadmire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and finally admire the striking features of Bradbury Building.

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Traveling by flight from New Haven to Los Angeles takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -3 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from New Haven in April; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 28°C and lows reach 15°C. On the 8th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Nightlife

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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