20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 15 min
2
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 45 min
3
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
4
Denver
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 30 min
5
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  18 h
End: Sydney

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco holiday website .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -18 hour difference. When traveling from Sydney in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 25°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

3
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Chicago: Central Park (in Mishawaka) and South Bend (Grotto of Our Lady Lourdes, Basilica of the Sacred Heart, &more). The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, walk around Millennium Park, ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain, and get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Shedd Aquarium.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Chicago online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Chicago by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from San Francisco to Chicago is 2 hours. In June, Chicago is somewhat warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trips

South Bend, Central Park
Highlights from your plan
Basilica of the Sacred Heart ©
Basilica of the Sacred Heart
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry

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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal, walk around The High Line, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

To find ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read New York City holiday planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to New York City in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to New York City is 1 hour. June in New York City sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks 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
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): examine the collection at Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum, sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting, then examine the collection at National Ballpark Museum, then see the interesting displays at Kirkland Museum of Fine & Decorative Art, and finally sample the fine beverages at Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Denver trip planning app .

You can fly from New York City to Denver in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Denver, with lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Denver

Museums Tours Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum
Highlights from your plan
Colorado School of Mines Geology Museum ©
Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour ©
Stranahan's Colorado Whiskey Tour
Beer Tastings & Tours

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Downtown Disney, Disneyland Park, &more). There's much more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, and get curious at California Science Center.

To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary website .

You can fly from Denver to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Denver to Los Angeles. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Los Angeles when traveling from Denver in June, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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