28 days in United States & Vancouver Itinerary

28 days in United States & Vancouver Itinerary

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28 days in United States & Vancouver Itinerary

Start: Melbourne, Australia
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
San Francisco, United States
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Vancouver, Canada
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  9​h 15​min
3
New York City, United States
— 13 nights
Fly:  8​h 45​min
4
Los Angeles, United States
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 30​min
End: Melbourne, Australia

3
nights
San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Twin Peaks and Marin Headlands. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge, trek along Lands End, take in the spiritual surroundings of Grace Cathedral, and visit a coastal fixture at Fort Point.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary planner .

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Melbourne in October since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Vancouver.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Marin Headlands
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands

5
nights
Vancouver, Canada

Known as "Hollywood North," Vancouver boasts one of the largest film/television industries in the world, second only to Los Angeles and New York.
Let the collections at Museum of Anthropology and Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site capture your imagination. Granville Island and Fort Langley National Historic Site are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in Vancouver, make a side trip to see Brandywine Falls Provincial Park in Whistler, approximately 2 hours away. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Vancouver Seawall, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Holy Rosary, enjoy the sand and surf at Third Beach, and stroll through Jericho Beach.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Vancouver online road trip planner .

You can fly from San Francisco to Vancouver in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in November, things will get slightly colder in Vancouver: highs are around 11°C and lows about 5°C. On the 7th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Fort Langley National Historic Site, Gulf of Georgia Cannery National Historic Site, Brandywine Falls Provincial Park
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Fishing Charters & Tours
Vancouver Seawall
Vancouver Seawall
Granville Island ©
Granville Island

13
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to The Met Cloisters and Home of Franklin D. Roosevelt. Take a break from the city and head to Bushkill Falls and Sam's Point Preserve. Get out of town with these interesting New York City side-trips: Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park (in Poughkeepsie), Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (in Oceanville) and Hyde Park (Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library and Museum & Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site). Next up on the itinerary: pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, get to know the fascinating history of Brooklyn Heights Promenade, don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and examine the collection at Ground Zero Museum Workshop.

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Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Vancouver to New York City takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 3 hours. When traveling from Vancouver in November, plan for somewhat warmer days in New York City, with highs around 16°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Hyde Park, Brooklyn, Quogue Wildlife Refuge, Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park, Shawangunk Grasslands National Wildlife Refuge
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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Getty Center and Petersen Automotive Museum. La Brea Tar Pits and Museum and Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park will appeal to history buffs. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel in Rancho Palos Verdes, approximately 44 minutes away. The adventure continues: engage your brain at California Science Center, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Hollywood, and pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.

To find more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip app .

Fly from New York City to Los Angeles in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Los Angeles is minus 3 hours. Traveling from New York City in November, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 28°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Glass Church / Wayfarers Chapel
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Petersen Automotive Museum ©
Petersen Automotive Museum
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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