23 days in Australia & United States Itinerary

23 days in Australia & United States Itinerary

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Perth, Australia
— 2 nights
2
Brisbane, Australia
— 5 nights
3
Los Angeles, United States
— 7 nights
4
New York City, United States
— 5 nights

2
nights
Perth, Australia

A modern metropolis of glassy skyscrapers, waterside boulevards, and lush residential neighborhoods, Perth sits on the edge of the Swan Coastal Plain.
Take a break from Perth with a short trip to Fremantle Prison in Fremantle, about 32 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Kings Park and Botanic Garden, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, get engrossed in the history at The Nostalgia Box Museum, and contemplate the long history of The Perth Mint.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Perth online itinerary planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiport is Perth International Airport. In December, daytime highs in Perth are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Perth

Tours · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Fremantle Prison
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Kings Park and Botanic Garden ©
Kings Park and Botanic Garden
Fremantle Prison ©
Fremantle Prison

5
nights
Brisbane, Australia

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Explore Brisbane's surroundings by going to Podie Pie (in Nambour), Laserzone Sunshine Coast (in Warana) and Caloundra (Dicky Beach & Moffat Beach). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Roma Street Parkland, explore the world behind art at Queensland Art Gallery, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Sunshine Coast Brewery, and identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Brisbane attractions planner.

You can fly from Perth to Brisbane in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Perth to Brisbane due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Perth in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Brisbane, with lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Caloundra, Sunshine Coast Brewery, Podie Pie, SunJet Simulations, Laserzone Sunshine Coast
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South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
Roma Street Parkland ©
Roma Street Parkland
SunJet Simulations ©
SunJet Simulations

7
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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.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Founder's Park & Disneyland Park). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Getty Center, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, admire the masterpieces at Norton Simon Museum, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles road trip planning website.

You can fly from Brisbane to Los Angeles in 17 hours. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 18 hours. When traveling from Brisbane in January, plan for a bit cooler days in Los Angeles, with highs around 24°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Theme Parks · Fun & Games

Side Trips

Anaheim, Norton Simon Museum, Santa Monica Pier
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Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Empire State Building, take a stroll through Times Square, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, and explore the world behind art at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our New York City tour planning app.

You can fly from Los Angeles to New York City in 9 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to New York City due to the time zone difference. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in January; daily highs in New York City reach 5°C and lows reach -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
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Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Central Park ©
Central Park
Rockefeller Center ©
Rockefeller Center

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