35 days in United States, Cuba & Sydney Itinerary

35 days in United States, Cuba & Sydney Itinerary

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Start: Sydney, Australia
Fly:  13 h 30 min
1
Los Angeles, United States
— 7 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
2
Havana, Cuba
— 5 nights
Bus:  3 h
3
Vinales, Cuba
— 3 nights
Bus:  4 h 30 min
4
Playa Larga, Cuba
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Cienfuegos, Cuba
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Trinidad, Cuba
— 3 nights
Bus:  6 h
7
Havana, Cuba
— 1 night
Fly + Foot:  13 h 30 min
8
New York City, United States
— 7 nights
Fly:  26 h
9
Sydney, Australia
— 1 night
End: Sydney, Australia

7
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Venice Beach and Boardwalk, Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica State Beach, and other attractions you added. There's more to do: stop by Grand Central Market and admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building.

To find ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles day trip tool.

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in November, expect slightly colder with lows of 15°C in Los Angeles. You will have some time to spend on the 2nd (Mon) before leaving for Havana.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Rodeo Drive, Catalina Island Company
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Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Pantages Theatre ©
Pantages Theatre

5
nights
Havana, Cuba

Havana ©
Cuba's capital and major commercial center, Havana manages to be very old and very modern at the same time.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Torreon de la Chorrera, Free Walking Tour Havana, Havana Bus Tour, and other attractions you added. You'll explore and learn at Church and Convent of St. Francis of Asisi and Taquechel Pharmacy Museum. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Palacio De Los Capitanes Generales and Central Havana. Take a break from Havana with a short trip to Las Terrazas Complex in Las Terrazas, about 1 hour away. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Castillo de la Real Fuerza, pause for some serene contemplation at La Iglesia de San Agustin o San Francisco el Nuevo, appreciate the extensive heritage of Las Mansiones de Miramar, and visit Vedado.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Havana tour itinerary planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Havana in 11 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Cuba Standard Time is 3 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, things will get somewhat warmer in Havana: highs are around 32°C and lows about 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to Vinales.

Things to do in Havana

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Torreon de la Chorrera, Las Terrazas Complex
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Free Walking Tour Havana ©
Free Walking Tour Havana
Church and Convent of St. Francis of Asisi ©
Palacio De Los Capitanes Generales ©
Palacio De Los Capitanes Generales

3
nights
Vinales, Cuba

Vinales ©
Offering a taste of authentic rural life, Vinales remains a small agricultural town, dominated by surrounding low mountain ranges.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hacienda Cortina as well as Excursion Vinales. When in Vinales, make a side trip to see La Guira National Park in Los Palacios, approximately Los Palacios away.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Vinales trip planner.

You can drive from Havana to Vinales in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. December in Vinales sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Playa Larga.

Things to do in Vinales

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Hacienda Cortina, La Guira National Park
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Hacienda Cortina ©
Hacienda Cortina
Excursion Vinales ©
Excursion Vinales

3
nights
Playa Larga, Cuba

Playa Larga ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Punta Perdiz, Cueva de los Peces and Playa Larga. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): head outdoors with Punta Perdiz. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Larga and then explore the activities along Bay of Pigs.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Playa Larga online attractions planner.

You can drive from Vinales to Playa Larga in 4.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling to Cienfuegos.

Things to do in Playa Larga

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Bay of Pigs, Punta Perdiz
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Bay of Pigs ©
Bay of Pigs
Zapata Swamp ©
Zapata Swamp
Punta Perdiz ©
Punta Perdiz

2
nights
Cienfuegos, Cuba

Cienfuegos ©
The city of Cienfuegos sits in a scenic natural bay, attracting visitors from across the country and further afield since its establishment in the early 19th century.
You've added Rancho Luna Beach, Jagua Castle, Parque Jose Marti, and other attractions to your itinerary. On the 13th (Fri), pause for some photo ops at Estatua de Benny More, thenmake a trip to Parque Jose Marti, and then take a stroll through Punta Gorda. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Guanaroca Lagoon, thenstep into the grandiose world of Jagua Castle, and then stroll through Rancho Luna Beach.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Cienfuegos road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Playa Larga to Cienfuegos takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. In December in Cienfuegos, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. On the 15th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Trinidad.

Things to do in Cienfuegos

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Guanaroca Lagoon ©
Guanaroca Lagoon
Palacio de Valle ©
Palacio de Valle
Rancho Luna Beach ©
Rancho Luna Beach

3
nights
Trinidad, Cuba

Trinidad ©
Built on sugar and seemingly preserved in molasses, the town of Trinidad attracts visitors with its well-aged 19th century architecture and rustic charm, showcasing the sounds, scents, and sights of days gone by.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Free Walking Tour Trinidad, Valle de los Ingenios and Salto del Caburni. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): examine the collection at Museo Nacional de la Lucha Contra Bandidos and then view the masterpieces at Yudit Vidal Faife. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at Valle de los Ingenios, thenmake a trip to Manaca Iznaga, thenmake a trip to Church of the Holy Trinity, and finally take in the local highlights with Free Walking Tour Trinidad.

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You can drive from Cienfuegos to Trinidad in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Trinidad are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 18th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Havana.

Things to do in Trinidad

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Vegas Grande Waterfall, Playa Maria Aguilar, Museo Nacional de la Lucha Contra Bandidos
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Vegas Grande Waterfall ©
Vegas Grande Waterfall
Salto del Caburni ©
Salto del Caburni
Yudit Vidal Faife ©
Yudit Vidal Faife

1
night
Havana, Cuba

Havana ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes El Floridita as well as El Cristo De La Habana. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): appreciate the history behind El Cristo De La Habana and then join in the after-dark buzz at El Floridita.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Havana trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Trinidad to Havana in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Havana

Nightlife
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El Cristo De La Habana ©
El Cristo De La Habana

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, Bryant Park, Central Park, and other attractions.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the New York City journey maker site.

You can fly from Havana to New York City in 7.5 hours. Traveling from Havana in December, things will get colder in New York City: highs are around 10°C and lows about 2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sydney.

Things to do in New York City

Tours Museums Parks

Side Trip

Dumbo
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Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island
Dumbo ©
Dumbo
Chelsea Market ©
Chelsea Market

1
night
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.
To find reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Sydney trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from New York City to Sydney by flight takes about 26 hours. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Australian Eastern Standard Time is 15 hours. Traveling from New York City in December, expect Sydney to be warmer, temps between 32°C and 21°C. You'll set off for home on the 29th (Sun).

Things to do in Sydney

Outdoors Tours Parks
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