35 days in United States Itinerary

35 days in United States Itinerary

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35 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly + Bus:  25​h
1
New York City
— 10 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Norwalk
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Washington DC
— 7 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Savannah
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Orlando
— 7 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
End: Sydney

10
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.
Shop till you drop at Fifth Avenue and Tiffany & Co.. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Gateway National Recreation and American Museum of Natural History. Change things up with a short trip to Bronx Zoo in Bronx (about 42 minutes away). There's much more to do: make a trip to Central Park, browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, and steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the New York City road trip site

Sydney, Australia to New York City is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to New York City is minus 15 hours. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Sydney in December: high temperatures in New York City hover around 11°C and lows are around 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel to Norwalk.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bronx Zoo, Gateway National Recreation
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

1
night
Norwalk

Norwalk ©
Norwalk, is the sixth most populous city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): step off the mainland to explore Fire Island National Seashore.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Norwalk day trip site

You can drive from New York City to Norwalk in 1.5 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from New York City in December: high temperatures in Norwalk hover around 7°C and lows are around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Norwalk

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Fire Island National Seashore, Compo Beach
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Compo Beach ©
Compo Beach

7
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.
Let the collections at National Air and Space Museum and Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History capture your imagination. Kids will enjoy National Zoological Park and Tidal Basin. Change things up with a short trip to Great Falls Park in McLean (about 36 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Art, get engrossed in the history at Newseum, get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns, and admire the striking features of Washington National Cathedral.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Washington DC travel route planning site

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Norwalk to Washington DC. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Norwalk in December; daily highs in Washington DC reach 13°C and lows reach 3°C. On the 5th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Savannah.

Things to do in Washington DC

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Arlington, Great Falls Park
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

7
nights
Savannah

Savannah ©
Georgia's oldest city, Savannah displays its colonial history proudly on every corner.
You'll get in some beach time at Coligny Beach and Tybee Island Beach. Step out of the city life by going to Hilton Head Island Bike Trails and Compass Sailing, LLC. Venture out of the city with trips to Old Sheldon Church Ruins (in Yemassee), Pinckney Island National Wildlife Refuge (in Hilton Head) and Church of the Cross (in Bluffton). There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Savannah Historic District, look for gifts at Savannah's Candy Kitchen, admire the landmark architecture of Historic Savannah Theatre, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Cathedral of St. John the Baptist.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Savannah trip planner

Fly from Washington DC to Savannah in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Washington DC in January, expect Savannah to be somewhat warmer, temps between 19°C and 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Savannah

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Hilton Head, Savannah National Wildlife Refuge, The Church of the Cross, Old Sheldon Church Ruins, Tybee Island Beach
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Coligny Beach ©
Coligny Beach
Savannah Historic District ©
Savannah Historic District
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails ©
Hilton Head Island Bike Trails

7
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.
Visit Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum and Stetson Mansion for their historical value. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Orlando Vineland Premium Outlets and The LEGO Store. Take a break from Orlando with a short trip to Ormond Beach in Ormond Beach, about 1h 30 min away. Have a day of magic on the 13th (Sat) at Disney's Animal Kingdom. Pack the 14th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Walt Disney World Resort. There's much more to do: discover the magic at Happily Ever After Fireworks, have fun at E.T. Adventure, get in on the family fun at Magic Kingdom Park, and try out the rides at SeaWorld Orlando.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Orlando online tour planner

Getting from Savannah to Orlando by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a train; or fly. Traveling from Savannah in January, things will get a bit warmer in Orlando: highs are around 25°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Stetson Mansion, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum, Ormond Beach
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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