22 days in Australia Itinerary

22 days in Australia Itinerary

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22 days in Australia Itinerary

Medford
Fly:  24​h
Sydney
— 7 nights
train:  4​h 30​min
Canberra
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Melbourne
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
Brisbane
— 4 nights
Fly:  21​h 30​min
Medford

6
days
Sydney

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nan Tien Temple and Ten Thousand Paces. Museum-lovers will get to explore Australian National Maritime Museum and Justice & Police Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sydney: Bradman Museum & International Cricket Hall of Fame (in Bowral) and Historical Aircraft Restoration Society (in Albion Park). The adventure continues: take a stroll through The Rocks, admire the masterpieces at Art Gallery of New South Wales, admire the landmark architecture of Sydney Opera House, and see the interesting displays at Hyde Park Barracks Museum.

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Medford, USA to Sydney is an approximately 24-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Medford to Sydney is 18 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Medford in April; daily highs in Sydney reach 73°F and lows reach 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can drive to Canberra.

Things to do in Sydney

#Museums, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Bowral, Nan Tien Temple, Historical Aircraft Restoration Society
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Sydney Opera House ©
Sydney Opera House
The Rocks ©
The Rocks
Darling Harbour
Darling Harbour

4
days
Canberra

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.
Australian War Memorial and Questacon will appeal to museum buffs. Garroorigang Historic Home and Greek Orthodox Church of St Nicholas will appeal to history buffs. Explore Canberra's surroundings by going to Goulburn (Saints Peter and Paul's Old Cathedral & Kingsdale Wines), Murrumbateman (Four Winds Vineyard, Dionysus Winery, & more) and Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex (in Paddys River). Next up on the itinerary: make a trip to Mugga-Mugga Cottage, indulge your thirst for a good beer at Tortured Gum Brewery, and steep yourself in history at Lanyon Homestead.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Canberra trip planner .

You can drive from Sydney to Canberra in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Sydney in April, plan for little chillier nights in Canberra, with lows around 43°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Canberra

#Wineries, #Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Murrumbateman, Goulburn, Canberra Deep Space Communication Complex, Mugga-Mugga Cottage, Tortured Gum Brewery
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Australian War Memorial ©
Australian War Memorial
Mugga-Mugga Cottage ©
Mugga-Mugga Cottage

5
days
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Step off the beaten path and head to Art Gallery of Ballarat and Eastern Beach Reserve. Get some historical perspective at Shrine of Remembrance and Point Lonsdale Lighthouse. When in Melbourne, make a side trip to see Bells Beach in Torquay, approximately 1h 45 min away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, take an in-depth tour of Immigration Museum, take in panoramic vistas at Eureka Skydeck 88, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral.

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Fly from Canberra to Melbourne in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Canberra in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Melbourne, with lows of 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Brisbane.

Things to do in Melbourne

#Museums, #Parks, #Shopping

Side Trips

Eastern Beach Reserve, Point Lonsdale Lighthouse, Bells Beach, Art Gallery of Ballarat
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Shrine of Remembrance ©
Shrine of Remembrance
National Gallery of Victoria ©
National Gallery of Victoria
Melbourne Museum ©
Melbourne Museum

4
days
Brisbane

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.
Fingal Head Lighthouse and Boggo Road Gaol will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and Queensland Art Gallery. Change things up with these side-trips from Brisbane: Kings Beach (in Caloundra), Tweed Regional Museum - Murwillumbah (in Murwillumbah) and Caloundra Lighthouses (in Kings Beach). Next up on the itinerary: enjoy some diversion at South Bank Parklands, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Catholic Old St. Stephen's Church (chapel), and kick back and relax at Kurrawa Beach.

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Traveling by flight from Melbourne to Brisbane takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in April: high temperatures in Brisbane hover around 78°F and lows are around 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trips

Murwillumbah, Caloundra Lighthouses, Kings Beach, Fingal Head Lighthouse, Kurrawa Beach
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Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach
Fingal Head Lighthouse ©
Fingal Head Lighthouse

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