26 days in Brisbane Region & United States Itinerary

26 days in Brisbane Region & United States Itinerary

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26 days in Brisbane Region & United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane, Australia
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Ipswich, Australia
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Brisbane, Australia
— 2 nights
Fly + subway:  18​h 15​min
3
San Francisco, United States
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Las Vegas, United States
— 5 nights
Fly:  7​h
5
Washington DC, United States
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
New York City, United States
— 7 nights
bus + Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Brisbane, Australia

1
day
Ipswich, Australia

Ipswich
Ipswich is an urban region in south-east Queensland, Australia, which is located in the south-west of the Brisbane metropolitan area. To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ipswich attractions site .

Brisbane to Ipswich is an approximately 1-hour car ride. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Brisbane in April since evenings lows in Ipswich dip to 15°C. On the 29th (Mon), you're off toBrisbane.

Things to do in Ipswich

Parks Outdoors Nature

2
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.
On the 30th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary and then explore and take pictures at Captain Cook Highway. On the next day, kick back and relax at King Island and then enjoy some diversion at South Bank Parklands.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Brisbane trip simple and quick.

Drive from Ipswich to Brisbane in an hour. April in Brisbane sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Fun & Games Outdoors

Side Trips

King Island, Captain Cook Highway
Highlights from your plan
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
King Island ©
King Island
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands

6
nights
San Francisco, United States

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Escape the urban bustle at Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks. Relax by the water at Baker Beach and Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve. Change things up with a short trip to San Gregorio State Beach in San Gregorio (about 38 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: take a stroll through SoMa, make a trip to The Embarcadero, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hayes Valley, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

For reviews and more tourist information, use the San Francisco driving holiday site .

You can do a combination of flight and subway from Brisbane to San Francisco in 18.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -18 hour difference. Traveling from Brisbane in May, expect nights in San Francisco to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, San Gregorio State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

5
nights
Las Vegas, United States

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
The Strip and The Mob Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from the city and head to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Valley of Fire State Park. Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, try to win big at The Mirage, make a trip to Paris Las Vegas, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in May: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 36°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Casinos

Side Trips

Valley of Fire State Park, Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
nights
Washington DC, United States

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.
Popular historic sites such as Washington National Cathedral and Georgetown University are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at National Gallery of Art and National Air and Space Museum. Take a break from Washington DC with a short trip to Gettysburg National Military Park in Gettysburg, about 1h 45 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along Tidal Basin, get engrossed in the history at United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and ponder the world of politics at White House.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Washington DC itinerary builder app .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Washington DC takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas to Washington DC, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, Washington DC is little chillier than Las Vegas - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Gettysburg National Military Park, Tomb of the Unknowns
Highlights from your plan
Tomb of the Unknowns ©
Tomb of the Unknowns
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

7
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Carnegie Hill. Visit 9/11 Memorial and St. Paul's Chapel for their historical value. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, go for a walk through Times Square, steep yourself in history at Ellis Island, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City travel route planning site .

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. While traveling from Washington DC, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in New York City, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 15°C. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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