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 45​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Monterey
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Sedona
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  5​h
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Palm Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h
Sydney

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and Castello di Amorosa. Discover out-of-the-way places like California State Railroad Museum and V. Sattui Winery. Step out of San Francisco to go to Moss Beach and see Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, which is approximately 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: have fun and explore at Exploratorium, examine the collection at de Young Museum, engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, and explore the world behind art at Asian Art Museum.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco road trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -18 hour difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sydney in April, with highs in San Francisco at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Museums, #Childrens Museums, #Parks

Side Trips

California State Railroad Museum, V. Sattui Winery, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Castello di Amorosa
Highlights from your plan
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa

3
days
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. Visit Point Lobos State Reserve and Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park for some beach relaxation. Visiting Carmel City Beach/Carmel River Beach and Partington Cove will get you outdoors. Explore Monterey's surroundings by going to Big Sur (Pfeiffer State Beach & McWay Falls). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Asilomar State Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at San Carlos Cathedral, and visit a coastal fixture at Point Pinos Lighthouse.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Monterey online trip planner .

You can drive from San Francisco to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In April in Monterey, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Monterey

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Big Sur, Carmel, Pacific Grove
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Point Lobos State Reserve ©
Point Lobos State Reserve
Carmel City Beach/Carmel River Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach

3
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Valley of Fire State Park and Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas. Appreciate the collections at Titanic and The Mob Museum. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, see the interesting displays at Pinball Hall of Fame, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas sightseeing planning website .

You can fly from Monterey to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Monterey in April, with highs in Las Vegas at 31°C and lows at 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
Titanic ©
Titanic

4
days
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Walnut Canyon National Monument and V-Bar-V Heritage Site. Meteor Crater and Montezuma Castle National Monument are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Take a break from Sedona with a short trip to Bearizona Wildlife Park in Williams, about 1h 05 min away. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Bell Rock, look for gifts at The Melting Point, take in breathtaking views at Oak Creek Canyon, and cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179).

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sedona trip site .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Sedona in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Sedona is 1 hour. In April, Sedona is a bit cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 26°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Sedona

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Bearizona Wildlife Park, V-Bar-V Heritage Site, Montezuma Castle National Monument, Walnut Canyon National Monument, Meteor Crater
Highlights from your plan
Meteor Crater ©
Meteor Crater
Bearizona Wildlife Park ©
Bearizona Wildlife Park
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument

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 16th (Mon): admire the natural beauty at Botanical Building and Lily Pond and then see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Sedona to San Diego takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sedona to San Diego due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sedona in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in San Diego, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to drive to Palm Springs.

Things to do in San Diego

#Museums, #Parks, #Beaches
Highlights from your plan
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Maritime Museum of San Diego ©
Maritime Museum of San Diego

2
days
Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, within the Coachella Valley. On the 18th (Wed), admire nature's wide array of creatures at Living Desert Zoo & Gardens. On the 19th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Palm Springs Air Museum, then take in breathtaking views at Indian Canyons, then explore the world behind art at Palm Springs Art Museum, and finally stop by Crystal Fantasy.

To see ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Palm Springs online vacation builder .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Palm Springs takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from San Diego in April, you will find days in Palm Springs are somewhat warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Palm Springs

#Parks, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Living Desert Zoo & Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Palm Springs Air Museum ©
Palm Springs Air Museum
Palm Springs Art Museum ©
Palm Springs Art Museum
Crystal Fantasy ©
Crystal Fantasy

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Your inner history buff will appreciate La Brea Tar Pits and Museum and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disneyland Park in Anaheim--about 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, take an in-depth tour of Avila Adobe, examine the collection at The Grammy Museum, and get curious at California Science Center.

To find where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Palm Springs to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Palm Springs in April, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit cooler (28°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Museums, #Theme Parks, #Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Norton Simon Museum, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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