31 days in Los Angeles & Australia Itinerary

31 days in Los Angeles & Australia Itinerary

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31 days in Los Angeles & Australia Itinerary

Start: Fort Lauderdale, United States
Fly:  9​h
1
Los Angeles, United States
— 1 night
Fly:  15​h 30​min
2
Sydney, Australia
— 7 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Cairns, Australia
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h
4
Brisbane, Australia
— 5 nights
Fly:  2​h 30​min
5
Canberra, Australia
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h
6
Melbourne, Australia
— 6 nights
Fly:  15​h
7
Los Angeles, United States
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 30​min
End: Fort Lauderdale, United States

1
night
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.
For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip tool .

Fort Lauderdale to Los Angeles is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 3 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Fort Lauderdale in December, with highs in Los Angeles at 69°F and lows at 49°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Sydney.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Tours
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7
nights
Sydney, Australia

Sydney ©
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.
You've added The Rocks, Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck, St. Mary's Cathedral, and other attractions to your itinerary.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Sydney trip maker app .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Sydney takes 18 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 18 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Sydney due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in January, things will get a bit warmer in Sydney: highs are around 82°F and lows about 68°F. You will have some time to spend on the 10th (Fri) before leaving for Cairns.

Things to do in Sydney

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Taronga Zoo
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Sydney Harbour Bridge ©
Sydney Harbour Bridge

4
nights
Cairns, Australia

Cairns
A neat, cosmopolitan city of shaded plazas and laid-back neighborhoods, Cairns serves as a popular base for exploration of the surrounding region and the Great Barrier Reef, as well as a center for watersport activities like surfing or waterskiing.
To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Cairns vacation planning app .

Traveling by flight from Sydney to Cairns takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Sydney in January, expect Cairns to be somewhat warmer, temps between 89°F and 75°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Cairns

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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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.
You've added Old St Stephen's Catholic Church (Pugin Chapel), South Bank Parklands, City Hall, and other attractions to your itinerary.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Brisbane day trip planner .

You can fly from Cairns to Brisbane in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Cairns in January: highs in Brisbane hover around 84°F, while lows dip to 71°F. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Sun) before leaving for Canberra.

Things to do in Brisbane

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping
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Highlights from your plan
South Bank Parklands ©
South Bank Parklands
City Hall ©
City Hall

4
nights
Canberra, Australia

Canberra ©
A planned city with streets laid out in elaborate, geometric patterns and founded specifically to serve as the capital of the emerging Australian state, Canberra has a self-sufficient atmosphere.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Telstra Tower, Old Parliament House, Greek Orthodox Church of St Nicholas, and other attractions. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Australian War Memorial, don't miss a visit to Mount Ainslie Lookout, explore the activities along Lake Burley Griffin, and admire the landmark architecture of National Museum of Australia.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Canberra vacation planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Brisbane to Canberra takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Brisbane in January since evenings lows in Canberra dip to 56°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Canberra

Museums Nature Parks
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Highlights from your plan
Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Parliament of Australia ©
Parliament of Australia
Mount Ainslie Lookout ©
Mount Ainslie Lookout

6
nights
Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Degraves Street, Flinders Street Station, Hosier Lane, and other attractions you added. There's lots more to do: pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance, pause for some serene contemplation at St Joseph's Church, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck, and browse the collection at State Library Victoria.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Melbourne trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by flight from Canberra to Melbourne takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Canberra in January: highs in Melbourne hover around 81°F, while lows dip to 58°F. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Melbourne

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Highlights from your plan
Queen Victoria Market ©
Queen Victoria Market
Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
Eureka Skydeck ©
Eureka Skydeck

1
night
Los Angeles, United States

Los Angeles
To find photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner .

You can fly from Melbourne to Los Angeles in 17.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in January; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 70°F and lows reach 49°F. On the 30th (Thu), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Tours
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