42 days in United States Itinerary

42 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Sydney
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly + Bus:  8 h 15 min
2
Duluth
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  8 h
3
New York City
— 6 nights
Train:  1 h 45 min
4
Philadelphia
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Ronks
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
6
State College
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
7
Gettysburg
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
8
Washington DC
— 5 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
9
Orlando
— 6 nights
Fly:  23 h 45 min
End: Sydney

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Venture out of the city with trips to St. Helena (Pride Mountain Vineyards, Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards, &more). Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, take in the waterfront at The Embarcadero, and engage your brain at Exploratorium.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary maker website.

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 16.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 18 hours. In August, San Francisco is a bit warmer than Sydney - with highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Duluth.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

St. Helena, Battery Spencer
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 30:
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Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

2
nights
Duluth

Duluth ©
Situated on the westernmost point of the Lake Superior, Duluth represents a booming port city.
Duluth is known for parks, scenic drive, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the extensive heritage of Lakewalk, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, take a memorable drive along Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Congdon Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Duluth road trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Duluth takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco to Duluth, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In August, daily temperatures in Duluth can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Duluth

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trip

Amnicon Falls State Park
Find places to stay Aug 30 — Sep 2:
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Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive ©
Minnesota's North Shore Scenic Drive
Lakewalk ©
Lakewalk
Amnicon Falls State Park ©
Amnicon Falls State Park

6
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 Empire State Building, stroll around The High Line, and don't miss a visit to Grand Central Terminal.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City online day trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Duluth to New York City in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Duluth to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Duluth in September, things will get a bit warmer in New York City: highs are around 31°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Find places to stay Sep 2 — 9:
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

5
nights
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
Get out of town with these interesting Philadelphia side-trips: Longwood Gardens (in Kennett Square), Valley Forge National Historical Park (in Valley Forge) and Bury The Hatchet King of Prussia - Axe Throwing (in King of Prussia). The adventure continues: walk around Wissahickon Valley Park, ponder the world of politics at Independence Hall, explore the world behind art at Rodin Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Eastern State Penitentiary.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Philadelphia online trip itinerary builder.

You can take a train from New York City to Philadelphia in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Philadelphia can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ronks.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Chanticleer, Longwood Gardens, Valley Forge National Historical Park, Bury The Hatchet King of Prussia - Axe Throwing
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 14:
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Chanticleer ©
Chanticleer
Wissahickon Valley Park ©
Wissahickon Valley Park
Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall

1
night
Ronks

Ronks ©
The city of Ronks stems from Amish roots.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Ephrata Cloister, then experience rural life at Lapp Valley Farm, then experience rural life at Old Windmill Farm, and finally see the interesting displays at Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Ronks trip itinerary site.

You can drive from Philadelphia to Ronks in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Philadelphia in September, Ronks is a bit cooler at night with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) to allow time to travel to State College.

Things to do in Ronks

Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Ephrata Cloister, Lapp Valley Farm
Find places to stay Sep 14 — 15:
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Ephrata Cloister ©
Ephrata Cloister
Lapp Valley Farm ©
Lapp Valley Farm
Old Windmill Farm ©
Old Windmill Farm

2
nights
State College

State College ©
State College is a home rule municipality in Centre County in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Erie, then deepen your understanding at Penn State University, and then take in nature's colorful creations at The Arboretum at Penn State. Here are some ideas for day two: Head underground at Lincoln Caverns, admire the majestic nature at Canoe Creek State Park, and then stroll around Chimney Rocks Park.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our State College itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Ronks to State College takes 2.5 hours. In September in State College, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 13°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to travel to Gettysburg.

Things to do in State College

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Hollidaysburg, Lake Erie, Lincoln Caverns
Find places to stay Sep 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
The Arboretum at Penn State ©
The Arboretum at Penn State
Chimney Rocks Park ©
Chimney Rocks Park
Penn State University ©
Penn State University

4
nights
Gettysburg

Gettysburg ©
Located near the memorial park marking the site of one of the largest Civil War battles, the town of Gettysburg sits in a landscape of rolling green hills with views of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the distance.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Gettysburg: Rocking S Ranch (in Winchester), Antietam National Battlefield (in Sharpsburg) and Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience (in Frederick). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Little Round Top, stroll through Gettysburg National Military Park, take in the history at Gettysburg National Military Park Museum & Visitor Center, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Gettysburg National Cemetery.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Gettysburg trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from State College to Gettysburg in 2.5 hours. In September in Gettysburg, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can drive to Washington DC.

Things to do in Gettysburg

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Rocking S Ranch, Antietam National Battlefield, Clue IQ: An Escape Room Experience
Find places to stay Sep 17 — 21:
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Little Round Top ©
Little Round Top
Gettysburg National Military Park ©
Gettysburg National Military Park
Victorian Photography Studio ©
Victorian Photography Studio

5
nights
Washington DC

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.
Go for a jaunt from Washington DC to Baltimore to see Urban Axes Baltimore about 1 hour away. The adventure continues: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, pause for some photo ops at Washington Monument, get lost in a book at Library of Congress, and ponder the world of politics at White House.

To see ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Washington DC holiday maker website.

You can drive from Gettysburg to Washington DC in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and train. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Gettysburg in September since evenings lows in Washington DC dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Urban Axes Baltimore, The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Find places to stay Sep 21 — 26:
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The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

6
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.
Orlando is known for theme parks, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: find something for the whole family at Universal's Islands of Adventure, make an unforgettable trip to Magic Kingdom Park, make a trip to Disney’s Hollywood Studios, and test your problem-solving skills at The Escape Game Orlando.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Orlando trip maker site.

You can fly from Washington DC to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Washington DC in September, with highs in Orlando at 37°C and lows at 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Charles Hosmer Morse Museum of American Art
Find places to stay Sep 26 — Oct 2:
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort

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