25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  16​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Morro Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  10​h 15​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Anaheim
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h
Sydney

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Attractions like Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden make great kid-friendly stops. Dedicate the 26th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, stroll through Golden Gate Park, catch a ride on Cable Cars, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco vacation trip planner.

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in December, things will get colder in San Francisco: highs are around 17°C and lows about 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Childrens Museums
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

1
day
Monterey

Monterey ©
The City of Monterey in Monterey County is located on the southern edge of Monterey Bay, on Central California's Pacific coast in California. Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Monterey Bay Aquarium.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Monterey sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In December in Monterey, expect temperatures between 19°C during the day and 6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Morro Bay.

Things to do in Monterey

Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium

1
day
Morro Bay

Morro Bay ©
Morro Bay is a waterfront city in San Luis Obispo County, California. Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): look for gifts at Shell Shop Inc, then kick back and relax at Moonstone Beach, and then hike along Fiscalini Ranch Preserve.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Morro Bay custom trip planner.

Traveling by car from Monterey to Morro Bay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or take a bus. December in Morro Bay sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 5°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Morro Bay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Cambria
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Fiscalini Ranch Preserve ©
Fiscalini Ranch Preserve
Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach
Shell Shop Inc
Shell Shop Inc

4
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.
On the 2nd (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's still lots to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Hopi Point, admire the landmark architecture of Lookout Studio, and hike along Rim Trail.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park custom trip planner.

You can drive from Morro Bay to Grand Canyon National Park in 10.5 hours. Traveling from Morro Bay to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Morro Bay in December, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, temps between 7°C and -11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

2
days
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains. On the 5th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then shop like a local with The Strip.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas travel itinerary creator.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much warmer, around 4°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
Family-friendly places like San Diego Zoo and Cabrillo National Monument will thrill your kids. Pack the 6th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. There's still lots to do: let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove, see the interesting displays at San Diego Model Railroad Museum, and browse the exhibits of Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our San Diego vacation builder.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, San Diego is a bit warmer than Las Vegas - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

3
days
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Downtown Disney. Have a day of magic on the 11th (Thu) at Disney California Adventure Park. It doesn't end there: have some family-friendly fun at Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center and make a trip to Anaheim Packing District.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Anaheim trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Anaheim takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In January in Anaheim, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney
Downtown Disney

3
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.
Kids will enjoy Universal Studios Hollywood and Griffith Observatory. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, explore the engaging exhibits at Travel Town Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip builder.

Los Angeles is very close to Anaheim. In January in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. You will leave for home on the 16th (Tue).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
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Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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