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

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Appreciate the collections at Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and Cable Car Museum. And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, and admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary app .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Sydney in April, with highs in San Francisco at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Museums, #Childrens Museums, #Parks

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve ©
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve

3
days
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Point Lobos State Reserve and Carmel City Beach/Carmel River Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park and Partington Cove. Get out of town with these interesting Monterey side-trips: Big Sur (Pfeiffer State Beach & McWay Falls). There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Asilomar State Beach, don't miss a visit to San Carlos Cathedral, and visit a coastal fixture at Point Pinos Lighthouse.

To see where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Monterey online trip planner .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 20°C in April, and nighttime lows around 9°C. On the 6th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Monterey

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Big Sur, Carmel, Pacific Grove
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Carmel City Beach/Carmel River Beach ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Titanic and The Mob Museum. Kids will enjoy Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Bodies The Exhibition. Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Valley of Fire State Park in Overton, about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, try to win big at Wynn Las Vegas, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

To find more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary tool .

Getting from Monterey to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. In April, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer than Monterey - with highs of 31°C and lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sedona.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Nature, #Museums

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
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Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

4
days
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Appreciate the collections at Meteor Crater and Sedona Star Gazing. Get in touch with nature at Bell Rock and Oak Creek Canyon. When in Sedona, make a side trip to see Walnut Canyon National Monument in Flagstaff, approximately 1h 05 min away. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock, hike along Airport Mesa, look for gifts at Psychic Readings by Nirup, and cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179).

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Sedona trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Sedona in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, things will get slightly colder in Sedona: highs are around 26°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Sedona

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Walnut Canyon National Monument, Meteor Crater
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Meteor Crater ©
Meteor Crater
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Building and Lily Pond and then admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip maker .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Sedona to San Diego in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Sedona to San Diego. Traveling from Sedona in April, San Diego is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Palm Springs.

Things to do in San Diego

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

3
days
Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley. Visiting Joshua Tree National Park and 49 Palms Canyon Trail will get you outdoors. Museum-lovers will appreciate Palm Springs Air Museum and CODA Gallery. Step out of Palm Springs with an excursion to Living Desert Zoo & Gardens in Palm Desert--about 34 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the world behind art at Palm Springs Art Museum, look for gifts at Crystal Fantasy, explore the stunning scenery at Indian Canyons, and take in nature's colorful creations at Sunnylands.

For ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Palm Springs online vacation maker .

You can drive from San Diego to Palm Springs in 2.5 hours. Other options are to 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 a bit warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (17°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Palm Springs

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Museums

Side Trips

Palm Desert, 49 Palms Canyon Trail, Sunnylands
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Indian Canyons ©
Indian Canyons
Palm Springs Air Museum ©
Palm Springs Air Museum
Palm Springs Art Museum ©
Palm Springs Art Museum

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.
Bring the kids along to The Getty Center and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. Museum-lovers will appreciate Griffith Observatory and California Science Center. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and examine the collection at Petersen Automotive Museum.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip maker tool .

You can drive from Palm Springs to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Palm Springs in April, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Museums, #Theme Parks, #Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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