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24 days in United States Itinerary
San Francisco— 5 nights
subway + Fly: 4h
Seattle— 3 nights
Fly: 4h 15min
Salt Lake City— 2 nights
Fly: 3h 15min
Las Vegas— 3 nights
San Diego— 4 nights
Drive: 2h 15min
Los Angeles— 4 nights
Fly: 17h 45min
City by the Bay
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.For shopping fun, head to Union Square or Ferry Building Marketplace. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at China Beach and Baker Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa (about 1h 10 min away). There's much more to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, and explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium.
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Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to San Francisco. Traveling from Melbourne in July, things will get a bit warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Seattle.
Things to do in San Francisco
Wine Tours & Tastings
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.Relax by the water at Ed Munro Seahurst Park and Alki Beach. Shop till you drop at Pike Place Market and Pioneer Square. The adventure continues: view the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, tour the pleasant surroundings at Waterfall Garden Park, and look for gifts at Chukar Cherries.
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Traveling by combination of subway and flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in July, you will find days in Seattle are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Salt Lake City.
Things to do in Seattle
Seahurst Beach Park
Salt Lake City
Crossroads of the West
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): buy something for everyone on your list at City Creek Center, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at The Tabernacle, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Temple Square, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Salt Lake Temple.
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You can fly from Seattle to Salt Lake City in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Seattle in July; daily highs in Salt Lake City reach 41°C and lows reach 24°C. On the 21st (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.
Things to do in Salt Lake City
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.Appreciate the collections at The Mob Museum and Pinball Hall of Fame. Head to The Strip and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetianfor plenty of shopping. There's lots more to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.
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Getting from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. In July, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer than Salt Lake City - with highs of 47°C and lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Diego.
Things to do in Las Vegas
America's Finest City
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.Get some cultural insight at USS Midway Museum and Old Point Loma Lighthouse. Get some historical perspective at Mormon Battalion Historic Site and Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Diego: Oceanside Pier (in Oceanside) and Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens (in Encinitas). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove, shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter, and take a stroll through Old Town San Diego State Historic Park.
To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read San Diego trip planner .
Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Diego takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect colder days and slightly colder nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.
Things to do in San Diego
Oceanside Pier, Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
City of Angels
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Santa Monica Farmers Market. You'll get in some beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Beach. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Santa Monica (Montana Avenue & Bergamot Station). Pack the 30th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, stop by The Original Farmers Market, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.
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You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.
Things to do in Los Angeles
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