30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Melbourne
Fly:  17​h 45​min
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
train:  30​min
Anaheim
— 6 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 9 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Fly:  20​h 45​min
Melbourne

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.
Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame will appeal to history buffs. Family-friendly places like Universal Studios Hollywood and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach), Ocean Avenue (in Santa Monica) and Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach). There's lots more to do: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, appreciate the extensive heritage of Venice Canals Walkway, and catch a live performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip builder app .

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in April, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 28°C and 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can catch the train to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach Pier
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

5
days
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kids will enjoy Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Anaheim: Laguna Beach (Laguna Beach & Murder Mystery Scavenger Hunt). Pack the 5th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Adventure City. The adventure continues: make a trip to Downtown Disney and get your game on at Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Anaheim itinerary planner .

Anaheim is very close to Los Angeles. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in May, and nighttime lows around 18°C. You'll set off for Grand Canyon National Park on the 7th (Tue).

Things to do in Anaheim

#Theme Parks, #Fun & Games, #Beaches

Side Trip

Laguna Beach
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

9
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.
Toroweap Point and Tusayan Museum will appeal to history buffs. On the 10th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, contemplate the long history of Hermit's Rest, add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House, and take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Anaheim to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: 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 to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Anaheim in May: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 0°C. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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
Hermit's Rest ©
Hermit's Rest
Tusayan Museum ©
Tusayan Museum

6
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden & Dolphin Habitat. Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: don't miss a visit to The Strip, try to win big at Double Down Saloon, listen to music at Casino at the MGM Grand, and ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas route maker site .

Do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May: highs in Las Vegas hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Fun & Games, #Casinos, #Parks

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

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