21 days in United States & Sydney Itinerary

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Sydney, Australia
— 4 nights
Los Angeles, United States
— 4 nights
Boston, United States
— 2 nights
Stowe, United States
— 4 nights
New York City, United States
— 5 nights


Sydney, Australia — 4 nights

The Harbour City

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Darling Harbour and Manly Scenic Walkway. Museum-lovers will appreciate Art Gallery of New South Wales and Australian National Maritime Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Sydney side-trips: Katoomba (The Three Sisters & Echo Point Lookout) and Wentworth Falls Lookout (in Wentworth Falls). There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Watsons Bay, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Rocks, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and steep yourself in history at St. Mary's Cathedral.

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If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiport is Sydney Kingsford Smith International Airport. In February, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to fly to Los Angeles.
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Los Angeles, United States — 4 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
The Getty Center and Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Get some cultural insight at Battleship USS Iowa Museum and Palm Springs Air Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Palm Springs Art Museum (in Palm Springs) and Mission San Juan Capistrano (in San Juan Capistrano). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum, learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway.

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Traveling by flight from Sydney to Los Angeles takes 18 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Sydney in February, things will get a bit cooler in Los Angeles: highs are around 25°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to fly to Boston.
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Boston, United States — 2 nights


Rich in museums, restaurants, shops, and historical sites, Boston attracts over 16 million visitors each year.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): get curious at Museum of Science, then take an in-depth tour of Boston Tea Party Ships & Museum, and then wander the streets of North End. Here are some ideas for day two: visit Waterfront, then explore the world behind art at Museum of Fine Arts, and then fly down the slopes at Blue Hills Ski Area.

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Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Boston takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles to Boston, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in February, with highs in Boston at 4°C and lows at -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Stowe.
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Stowe, United States — 4 nights

The Ski Capital of the East

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Stowe Recreation Path and Gentle Giants Sleigh and Carriage Rides. Discover out-of-the-way places like Muddy Paw Sled Dog Kennel and The Basin at Franconia Notch State Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Stowe: Burlington (3rd Alarm Charters & Guide Service & Burlington Bike Path) and Shelburne (Shelburne Museum & Shelburne Bay Park). There's still lots to do: hit the slopes at Stowe Mountain Resort and stop by The Country Store on Main.

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Traveling by car from Boston to Stowe takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Boston in February: high temperatures in Stowe hover around -1°C and lows are around -15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to catch the flight to New York City.
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New York City, United States — 5 nights

Big Apple

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 Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) and New York Public Library. Appreciate the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Frick Collection. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, wander the streets of SoHo, stop by Times Square, and browse the collection at The Morgan Library & Museum.

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Traveling by flight from Stowe to New York City takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Stowe in February; daily highs in New York City reach 9°C and lows reach -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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United States travel guide

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More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.