24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  16​h 45​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Anaheim
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  32​h
Orlando
— 5 nights
Fly:  23​h 45​min
Sydney

5
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
For shopping fun, head to Ferry Building Marketplace or City Lights Booksellers. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Ghirardelli Square and Petaluma Seed Bank. There's lots more to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, take a stroll through Union Square, and look for gifts at Rainbow Grocery.

To find maps, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip maker .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Sydney to San Francisco, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in January, expect San Francisco to be cooler, temps between 17°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Neighborhoods, #Shopping, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Petaluma Seed Bank
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

4
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.
Attractions like La Jolla Cove and Mission Beach Park make great kid-friendly stops. Pack the 10th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. There's lots more to do: shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter, kick back and relax at Children's Pool, let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, and meet the residents at San Diego Zoo.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read San Diego trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from San Francisco to San Diego by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. While traveling from San Francisco, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego

4
days
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Montana Avenue and Santa Monica Pier are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. Explore Anaheim's surroundings by going to Santa Monica (Bergamot Station & Magicopolis). There's more to do: stop by Build-A-Bear Workshop and make an unforgettable trip to Downtown Disney.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Anaheim itinerary maker app .

You can drive from San Diego to Anaheim in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. January in Anaheim sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 10°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Anaheim

#Theme Parks, #Shopping, #Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

3
days
Grand Canyon National Park

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.
Get some cultural insight at Yavapai Geology Museum and Kolb Studio. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Canyon Village Marketplace and Lookout Studio. Next up on the itinerary: take in a show at Hopi House, look for gifts at Verkamp's Curios, stroll through Rim Trail, and get great views at Yaki Point.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning website .

You can drive from Anaheim to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Anaheim in January, things will get colder in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 7°C and lows about -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to drive to Orlando.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Hopi House ©
Hopi House
Canyon Village Marketplace ©
Canyon Village Marketplace

5
days
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Kids will enjoy Happily Ever After Fireworks and Walt Disney World Resort. Head to Disney Springs and The Mall at Milleniafor plenty of shopping. Have a day of magic on the 22nd (Tue) at Magic Kingdom Park. Pack the 23rd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Next up on the itinerary: find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Orlando holiday builder .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Orlando in 32 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST) is 2 hours. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January; daily highs in Orlando reach 25°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

#Theme Parks, #Shopping, #Nightlife
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Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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