21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Canberra
Fly:  23​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  8​h 30​min
Monument Valley
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Lake Powell
— Few hours
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 7 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  27​h
Canberra

6
days
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Popular historic sites such as Santa Monica Pier and El Pueblo de Los Angeles are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at Getty Center The Publications and Travel Town Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park) and Santa Monica Mountains (in Santa Monica). Pack the 13th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, don't miss a visit to Stahl House, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles tour planner.

Canberra, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Canberra to Los Angeles. When traveling from Canberra in December, plan for little chillier days in Los Angeles, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park
Getty Center The Publications

1
day
Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. On the 15th (Fri), see the top attractions with Sightseeing Tours, then see the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., and then don't miss a visit to Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Monument Valley trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Monument Valley takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, things will get cooler in Monument Valley: highs are around 5°C and lows about -7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Lake Powell.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.

1
day
Lake Powell

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Lake Powell travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Lake Powell takes 6.5 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in December, Lake Powell is a bit warmer at night with lows of -1°C. On the 16th (Sat), you'll travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Parks Tours Nature

7
days
Grand Canyon National Park

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon South Rim and South Kaibab Trail. Get some cultural insight at Hermit's Rest and Kolb Studio. On the 18th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Rim Trail, trek along North Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, and take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Lake Powell to Grand Canyon National Park in 6.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Lake Powell in December since evenings lows in Grand Canyon National Park dip to -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail

3
days
Las Vegas

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Visiting Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Lake Mead National Recreation Area will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Strip and The Mob Museum. When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 15°C by day to 4°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip
The Mob Museum

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