25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Sydney
Fly:  18​h
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Drive:  30​min
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
Scottsdale
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  1​h 15​min
Flagstaff
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 45​min
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  20​h
Sydney

7
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.
Dodger Stadium has been added to your itinerary. Attractions like Disneyland Park and Santa Monica Pier make great kid-friendly stops. Pack the 30th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Pack the 3rd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood. The adventure continues: stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, kick back and relax at Santa Monica Beach, and admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in September, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica Pier

2
days
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): find something for the whole family at Knott's Berry Farm. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Sat): have some family-friendly fun at Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center, explore and take pictures at Angel Stadium of Anaheim, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Anaheim trip itinerary maker.

Anaheim is very close to Los Angeles. In October in Anaheim, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Knott's Berry Farm
Highlights from your plan
Knott's Berry Farm ©
Knott's Berry Farm
Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center ©
Angel Stadium of Anaheim ©
Angel Stadium of Anaheim

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): admire the natural beauty at Botanical Building and Lily Pond, then examine the collection at San Diego Model Railroad Museum, and then meet the residents at San Diego Zoo.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Anaheim to San Diego takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. While traveling from Anaheim, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Scottsdale.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo
San Diego Zoo
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument
San Diego Model Railroad Museum
San Diego Model Railroad Museum

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hours
Scottsdale

Scottsdale
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Scottsdale itinerary builder.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from San Diego to Scottsdale in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from San Diego in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Scottsdale: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 22°C at night. On the 9th (Tue), you'll travel to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Outdoors Golf Parks

2
days
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): explore the stunning scenery at Oak Creek Canyon and then identify plant and animal life at Bearizona Wildlife Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Wed): cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) and then take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock.

For maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Flagstaff trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Scottsdale to Flagstaff in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Scottsdale in October; daily highs in Flagstaff reach 20°C and lows reach 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Sedona, Bearizona Wildlife Park
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Bearizona Wildlife Park ©
Bearizona Wildlife Park
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Thu): stroll through Bright Angel Trail.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip generator.

You can drive from Flagstaff to Grand Canyon National Park in 2 hours. In October in Grand Canyon National Park, expect temperatures between 22°C during the day and 0°C at night. On the 12th (Fri), you're off toLas Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

1
day
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 12th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens and then make a trip to Bellagio Fountains.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas travel itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 18°C. On the 13th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point and then admire all the interesting features of Tioga Pass.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be cooler, around -1°C, while days are slightly colder, around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Outdoors Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Olmsted Point ©
Olmsted Point

1
day
South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): stroll through Pope Beach, admire the striking features of Vikingsholm, and then explore the activities along Emerald Bay State Park.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the South Lake Tahoe trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to South Lake Tahoe takes 5 hours. In October, daytime highs in South Lake Tahoe are 19°C, while nighttime lows are -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Emerald Bay State Park
Highlights from your plan
Pope Beach ©
Pope Beach
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park
Vikingsholm ©
Vikingsholm

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Exploratorium and China Beach. Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa--about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, make a trip to Lombard Street, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and enjoy some diversion at RocketBoat.

To see ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online itinerary creator.

You can drive from South Lake Tahoe to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and subway; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from South Lake Tahoe in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Wine Tours & Tastings

few
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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.
For maps and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Barbara online itinerary creator.

Getting from San Francisco to Santa Barbara by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Santa Barbara, with lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Historic Sites Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Jaffurs Wine Cellars ©
Jaffurs Wine Cellars

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