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 + Drive:  19​h 30​min
1
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 1 night
train:  30​min
3
Anaheim
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  8​h 30​min
7
Salt Lake City
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 45​min
8
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Sydney

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 6th (Mon): hit the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, then fly down the slopes at Curry Village Ice Rink, and then take in the awesome beauty at Mt. Hoffmann.

To see photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park vacation planner.

Sydney, Australia to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, subway, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Yosemite National Park due to the time zone difference. In January, Yosemite National Park is colder than Sydney - with highs of 7°C and lows of -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area ©
Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Mt. Hoffmann ©
Mt. Hoffmann

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in January; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 24°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

1
night
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 9th (Thu), discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Anaheim trip planner .

Anaheim is just a short distance from Los Angeles. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in January, and nighttime lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

2
nights
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 10th (Fri): examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo. On your second day here, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, then see the interesting displays at San Diego Model Railroad Museum, and then let little ones run wild at Balboa Park.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego online itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Anaheim to San Diego takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In January, daytime highs in San Diego are 22°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

1
night
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 12th (Sun), try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then make a trip to Bellagio Fountains, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas vacation maker website .

Getting from San Diego to Las Vegas by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from San Diego in January, with highs in Las Vegas at 17°C and lows at 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, then engage your brain at Yavapai Geology Museum, then take a memorable drive along Point Imperial Drive, and finally take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip tool .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in January: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 7°C, while lows dip to -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to drive to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Yavapai Point ©
Yavapai Point
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum

1
day
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
On the 14th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at The Living Room Trail, pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of the Madeleine, then take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon, and finally test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Salt Lake City online holiday planner .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Salt Lake City in 8.5 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January, plan for slightly colder days in Salt Lake City, with highs around 3°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Nature Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon
Room Escape Games
Cathedral of the Madeleine ©
Cathedral of the Madeleine

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and see the interesting displays at de Young Museum.

To see more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco online tour itinerary planner .

You can fly from Salt Lake City to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Salt Lake City in January, expect San Francisco to be much warmer, temps between 17°C and 9°C. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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