41 days in United States & Australia Itinerary

41 days in United States & Australia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Melbourne, Australia
— 5 nights
2
Sydney, Australia
— 5 nights
3
San Diego, United States
— 3 nights
4
Jacksonville, United States
— 16 nights
5
New York City, United States
— 8 nights

5
nights
Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Get a sense of the local culture at Melbourne Central and The National Opal Collection. Head to Melbourne Watch Company and Melbourne's GPO - Shopping Centrefor some retail therapy. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Melbourne Museum, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, look for all kinds of wild species at Trin Warren Tam-boore, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eureka Skydeck.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Melbourne route planner.

Santa Barbara, USA to Melbourne is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (AEST), which is usually a 18 hour difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Santa Barbara in May; daily highs in Melbourne reach °F and lows reach °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Melbourne

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

St Kilda
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St. Kilda Beach ©
St. Kilda Beach
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum
Melbourne Central ©
Melbourne Central

5
nights
Sydney, Australia

Sydney ©
Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Relax by the water at Bondi Beach and Clovelly Beach. Escape the urban bustle at Bondi to Coogee Walk and Mrs Macquarie's Chair. There's still lots to do: stop by The Rocks, wander the streets of Darling Harbour, take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Sydney trip itinerary app.

Getting from Melbourne to Sydney by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. Traveling from Melbourne in May, things will get somewhat warmer in Sydney: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Bondi to Coogee Walk
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Bondi Beach ©
Bondi Beach
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Bondi to Coogee Walk ©
Bondi to Coogee Walk

3
nights
San Diego, United States

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Shop till you drop at Gaslamp Quarter and Liberty Public Market. Visiting La Jolla Cove and Scripps Institute of Oceanography Coastal Reserve will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Building and Lily Pond, view the masterpieces at Spanish Village Art Center, and kick back and relax at Children's Pool.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the San Diego trip planner.

Getting from Sydney to San Diego by flight takes about 20 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to San Diego is minus 18 hours. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Sydney in May since evenings lows in San Diego dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Jacksonville.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool

16
nights
Jacksonville, United States

The sprawling city of Jacksonville is not only Florida's most populous city, but also the largest city by land area in the continental United States.
Visit St. Augustine Beach and Driftwood Beach for some beach relaxation. Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and St. Augustine Wild Reserve. Get out of town with these interesting Jacksonville side-trips: The Hub on Canal (in New Smyrna Beach), St. Augustine (The Ximenez-Fatio House, St. Augustine Lighthouse & Maritime Museum, Inc., &more) and Fernandina Beach (Egan's Creek Park, Fort Clinch State Park, &more). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Catty Shack Ranch Wildlife Sanctuary, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Intuition Ale Works, visit San Marco Historic District, and walk around Seaside Park.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Jacksonville trip planner.

You can fly from San Diego to Jacksonville in 9.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 3 hour difference. Traveling from San Diego in May, you will find days in Jacksonville are a bit warmer (°F), and nights are about the same (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Jacksonville

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trips

St. Augustine, Jekyll Island, Amelia Island, Daytona Beach, Sunset Pier Park
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
St. Augustine Wild Reserve ©
St. Augustine Wild Reserve
St. Augustine Beach ©
St. Augustine Beach

8
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.
Visiting Speed Boats Tours and Hamilton Grange National Memorial will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Times Square and 9/11 Memorial. There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, take a stroll through Fifth Avenue, push the limits with an extreme tour, and make a trip to Empire State Building.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read New York City trip planner.

Getting from Jacksonville to New York City by flight takes about 7 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Jacksonville in June, things will get slightly colder in New York City: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Outdoors Parks Museums
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Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Times Square ©
Times Square

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