19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Melbourne
Fly:  17​h 45​min
Los Angeles
— 1 night
train:  30​min
Anaheim
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Santa Barbara
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Monterey
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h
Melbourne

2
days
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
On the 28th (Sat), take a stroll through Abbot Kinney Boulevard, shop like a local with Montana Avenue, then look for gifts at Bergamot Station, and finally stop by Hollywood & Highland. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Sun): look for gifts at Studio City Farmers Market, then kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then hunt for treasures at Melrose Trading Post, and finally browse the different shops at The Grove.

For traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles itinerary planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in April: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 28°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to take a train to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Shopping, #Neighborhoods, #Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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Melrose Trading Post ©
Melrose Trading Post
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard

1
day
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Anaheim route planner .

Anaheim is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. In April, daily temperatures in Anaheim can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

#Theme Parks
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

2
days
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo and then enjoy the sand and surf at Children's Pool. On the next day, kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove and then shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip maker website .

You can drive from Anaheim to San Diego in 2 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Anaheim, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in San Diego

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Children's Pool ©
Children's Pool

2
days
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): wander the streets of State Street and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Santa Barbara Certified Farmers Market. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Fri): immerse yourself in nature at Carpinteria State Beach, look for gifts at Ventura Harbor Village, then stop by Bart's Books, and finally look for gifts at Chocolate Maya.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Santa Barbara holiday maker site .

Drive from San Diego to Santa Barbara in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from San Diego in May since evenings lows in Santa Barbara dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

#Shopping, #Outdoors, #Nature

Side Trips

Carpinteria State Beach, Ventura Harbor Village, Bart's Books
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Bart's Books ©
Bart's Books
Chocolate Maya ©
Chocolate Maya

4
days
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Point Lobos State Reserve and Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park. Escape the urban bustle at Carmel City Beach/Carmel River Beach and Monterey Bay. Venture out of the city with trips to Big Sur (Pfeiffer State Beach, Partington Cove, & more). Next up on the itinerary: immerse yourself in nature at Asilomar State Beach, hunt for treasures at Old Monterey Farmer's Market, look for gifts at The Cheese Shop, and kick back and relax at Carmel River State Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Monterey trip planner.

Getting from Santa Barbara to Monterey by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Santa Barbara in May, expect nights in Monterey to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are slightly colder, around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Monterey

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Carmel, Big Sur, Asilomar State Beach
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Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Carmel City Beach/Carmel River Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach

3
days
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Get outdoors at Glacier Point and Merced Grove. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bridalveil Fall and Gaylor Lake. There's much more to do: trek along May Lake Trailhead, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and stroll through Wawona Meadow.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park itinerary planner.

Drive from Monterey to Yosemite National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Monterey in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 1°C in Yosemite National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
Gaylor Lake ©
Gaylor Lake

2
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): shop like a local with Union Square, then buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): tee off at Lincoln Park, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then take a peaceful walk through Muir Woods National Monument, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Ghirardelli Square.

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You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, expect a bit warmer with lows of 13°C in San Francisco. On the 15th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Shopping, #Nature

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Union Square ©
Union Square

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