9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  17​h 45​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Olympic Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  26​h
End: Melbourne

3
nights
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.
Relax by the water at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Beach. Kids will enjoy Disney California Adventure Park and Santa Monica Pier. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 30 minutes away. There's more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner.

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 when traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Melbourne in June, expect nights in Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, around 19°C, while days are warmer, around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

1
night
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight, bus, shuttle, and car. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in June: highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park hover around 40°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Olympic Valley.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

#Historic Sites
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General Sherman Tree ©
General Sherman Tree

1
night
Olympic Valley

Olympic Valley
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): let little ones run wild at Commons Beach Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Olympic Valley trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Olympic Valley by car takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: fly. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in June, expect nights in Olympic Valley to be little chillier, around 2°C, while days are colder, around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Olympic Valley

#Beaches, #Fun & Games, #Parks

Side Trip

Commons Beach Park

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, then identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, and then make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Wawona Meadow, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and finally trek along Panorama Trail.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Olympic Valley to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors
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Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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