18 days in United States & South Pacific Itinerary

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Bozeman, United States
— 4 nights
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Sydney, Australia
— 3 nights
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Brisbane, Australia
— 3 nights
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Auckland, New Zealand
— 2 nights
Fly to Bora Bora, Ferry to Bora Bora
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Bora Bora, French Polynesia
— 4 nights
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Bozeman, United States — 4 nights

Bozeman is a city in and the county seat of Gallatin County, Montana, United States, in the southwestern part of the state. Get out of town with these interesting Bozeman side-trips: Yellowstone National Park (Slough Creek, Lamar Valley, &more). There's more to do: examine the collection at American Computer & Robotics Museum and cast your line with a fishing tour.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Bozeman trip itinerary planner.

Expect a daytime high around 84°F in August, and nighttime lows around 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) so you can fly to Sydney.
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Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Sydney, Australia — 3 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.
Sydney is known for nightlife, sightseeing, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: see a show at Sydney Opera House, take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair, stop by Darling Harbour, and wander the streets of The Rocks.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sydney trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Bozeman to Sydney takes 23.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 17 hours traveling from Bozeman to Sydney. When traveling from Bozeman in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Sydney: temperatures range from 66°F by day to 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to fly to Brisbane.
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Brisbane, Australia — 3 nights

Australia's New World City

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.
Brisbane is known for parks, sightseeing, and wildlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll around South Bank Parklands, admire the natural beauty at Brisbane Botanic Gardens Mt. Coot-tha, try out the rides at Channel Seven Wheel of Brisbane, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Brisbane trip itinerary site.

Fly from Sydney to Brisbane in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. August in Brisbane sees daily highs of 71°F and lows of 50°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Auckland.
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Auckland, New Zealand — 2 nights

City of Sails

The largest and most populous city in New Zealand, Auckland combines a rich history and thriving contemporary culture in an abundance of museums, art galleries, and performance venues.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): brush up on your military savvy at Auckland Museum, then look for gifts at Pauanesia, then make a trip to Sky Tower, and finally test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Auckland online trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Brisbane to Auckland in 6.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Brisbane to Auckland is 2 hours. When traveling from Brisbane in August, plan for little chillier days in Auckland, with highs around 54°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Bora Bora.
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Bora Bora, French Polynesia — 4 nights

There's a reason why many consider Bora Bora the most romantic island in the world.
Bora Bora is known for wildlife, shopping, and beaches. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Matira Beach, get impressive views of Mount Otemanu, relax and rejuvenate at Latitude Massage Bora Bora, and see some colorful creatures with Dive N' Smile Bora-Bora.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bora Bora trip itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and ferry from Auckland to Bora Bora takes 12 hours. The time zone changes from New Zealand Standard Time to Tahiti Time, which is usually a -22 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel 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.
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