14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  5​h
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
4
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
bus:  7​h
5
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  17​h
End: Sydney

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach. There's more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier and don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find more things to do and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles vacation planner .

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. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -18 hour difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in June: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 30°C and lows are around 19°C. On the 16th (Sun), you'll travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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.
Grand Canyon Tours has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): try to win big at Casino at the Venetian. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: shop like a local with The Strip and then look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Canyon Tours.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Las Vegas vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Los Angeles in June: highs in Las Vegas hover around 46°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Grand Canyon South Rim. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, then get great views at Yaki Point, then hike along South Kaibab Trail, and finally take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive. Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at Grandview Point and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail.

For ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in June, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are somewhat warmer (34°C), and nights are slightly colder (6°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Grandview Point ©
Grandview Point

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.
On the 20th (Thu), take in the dramatic scenery at Roaring River Falls, take in the dramatic scenery at Grizzly Falls, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kings Canyon National Park.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, with highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park at 40°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park
Roaring River Falls ©
Roaring River Falls
Grizzly Falls ©
Grizzly Falls

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): hike along Panorama Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): hike along Lower Yosemite Fall Trail, take some stellar pictures from Valley View, then take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, and finally don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park day trip planner .

You can take a bus from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 7 hours. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in June: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around 30°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): tee off at Lincoln Park, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Keep things going the next day: get to know the fascinating history of The Embarcadero and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

To find maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fishing Charters & Tours
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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