11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Palm Desert
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Baker
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Sydney

2
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Crystal Cove and Santa Monica State Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point) and Running Horse Ranch (in Lake Hughes). There's more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall and stroll through Santa Monica Bay.

For ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planning site .

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles. In April, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Palm Desert.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Running Horse Ranch, Crystal Cove, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Crystal Cove ©
Crystal Cove
Running Horse Ranch ©
Running Horse Ranch
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Palm Desert

Palm Desert ©
Palm Desert is a city in Riverside County, California, United States, in the Coachella Valley, approximately 14 miles (23 km) east of Palm Springs and 122 miles (196 km) east of Los Angeles. On the 16th (Tue), wander the streets of El Paseo Shopping District, then explore and take pictures at Sam Cobb Farms, and then tee off at Toscana Country Club. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tee off at Indian Wells Golf Club, then relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Coachella Valley Brewing Company.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Palm Desert travel planning site .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Palm Desert takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, expect nights in Palm Desert to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 37°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Baker.

Things to do in Palm Desert

Outdoors Golf Shopping

Side Trips

Indian Wells Golf Club, Sam Cobb Farms, Coachella Valley Brewing Company
Highlights from your plan
Coachella Valley Brewing Company ©
Coachella Valley Brewing Company

1
day
Baker

Baker ©
Baker is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in White Pine County, Nevada, United States. Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): explore the activities along Teresa Lake, then stroll through Great Basin National Park, then hike along Alpine Lakes Loop, and finally stroll through Baker Lake Trail.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Baker driving holiday app .

Traveling by car from Palm Desert to Baker takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Palm Desert in April, with highs in Baker at 17°C and lows at -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Baker

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Great Basin National Park
Highlights from your plan
Teresa Lake ©
Teresa Lake
Great Basin National Park ©
Great Basin National Park

2
nights
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, hike along Angel's Landing, and then take a memorable drive along Zion Shuttle.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park trip itinerary maker .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Baker to Zion National Park. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Baker in April, things will get a bit warmer in Zion National Park: highs are around 24°C and lows about 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive

2
nights
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.
On the 21st (Sun), wander the streets of The LINQ Promenade, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then try your luck at Casino at the Venetian, and finally try your luck at Palazzo Resort Casino.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Zion National Park in April, expect nights in Las Vegas to be warmer, around 16°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 31°C. You'll set off for home on the 22nd (Mon).

Things to do in Las Vegas

Casinos Fun & Games Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino
The LINQ Promenade ©
The LINQ Promenade
Casino At The Venetian ©
Casino At The Venetian

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