43 days in United States Itinerary

43 days in United States Itinerary

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43 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Perth
Fly + bus:  28​h
1
New York City
— 8 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Manchester
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Quechee
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Stowe
— 3 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  10​h 30​min
5
New Orleans
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h
6
Las Vegas
— 8 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
San Francisco
— 10 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Perth

8
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, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Central Park, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial, and admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal.

To see reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our New York City trip planning app .

Perth, Australia to New York City is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Perth to New York City is minus 13 hours. Traveling from Perth in December, expect New York City to be colder, temps between 10°C and 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to drive to Manchester.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

1
night
Manchester

Manchester ©
Manchester is a town in, and one of two shire towns (county seats) of, Bennington County, Vermont, United States. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): stroll through Stratton Mountain.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Manchester vacation planner.

Traveling by car from New York City to Manchester takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, Manchester is little chillier than New York City - with highs of 4°C and lows of -5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Quechee.

Things to do in Manchester

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trip

Stratton Mountain
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Stratton Mountain ©
Stratton Mountain

2
nights
Quechee

Quechee ©
Quechee is a census-designated place and one of five unincorporated villages in the town of Hartford, Windsor County, Vermont, United States. On the 23rd (Mon), make a trip to Woodstock Vermont Historical Society, fly down the slopes at Suicide Six, and then make a trip to Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: fly down the slopes at Quechee Ski Hill, then get curious at Montshire Museum of Science, and then take in the views from Cornish-Windsor Bridge.

For where to stay and more tourist information, read Quechee holiday maker website .

Traveling by car from Manchester to Quechee takes 2 hours. December in Quechee sees daily highs of 1°C and lows of -7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Stowe.

Things to do in Quechee

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors

Side Trips

Woodstock, Cornish-Windsor Bridge, Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial, Montshire Museum of Science
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Montshire Museum of Science ©
Montshire Museum of Science
Cornish-Windsor Bridge ©
Cornish-Windsor Bridge
Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial ©
Joseph Smith Birthplace Memorial

3
nights
Stowe

Stowe ©
Stowe bustles in winter when skiers and snowboarders flock here to challenge themselves on the long, steep trails careening down Vermont's tallest peak, Mt.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Stowe: Saint Johnsbury (Dog Mountain Home of Stephen Huneck Gallery & St. Johnsbury Athenaeum), Maple View Farm Alpacas (in Brandon) and Middlebury College Snow Bowl (in Hancock). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Stowe Recreation Path, steep yourself in history at Tea at the Governor's House, and sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

To see ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Stowe trip planner.

You can drive from Quechee to Stowe in 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 0°C, and evening lows to -9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Stowe

Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Saint Johnsbury, Maple View Farm Alpacas, Middlebury College Snow Bowl, Tea at the Governor's House
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Beer Tastings & Tours
Tea at the Governor's House ©
Tea at the Governor's House

6
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.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, meet the residents at Audubon Zoo, see the interesting displays at New Orleans Museum of Art, and wander the streets of Garden District.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the New Orleans road trip planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Stowe to New Orleans in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. Traveling from Stowe to New Orleans, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Stowe in December, with highs in New Orleans at 16°C and lows at 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Parks Historic Sites
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The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District

8
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 out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton) and Hoover Dam (in Boulder City). And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planning tool .

Fly from New Orleans to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from New Orleans in January, Las Vegas is slightly colder at night with lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Casinos

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Valley of Fire State Park
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Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

10
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 18th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium, get curious at California Academy of Sciences, and make a trip to Golden Gate Park.

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You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Las Vegas in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Francisco, with lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Tours Museums
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Walking tours
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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