15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  18​h
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Laughlin
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park. Keep things going the next day: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip builder app .

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -18 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 35°C and lows about 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 24th (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

5
nights
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.
On the 26th (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, make a trip to Grand Canyon Village, get great views at Hopi Point, and trek along Rim Trail.

To see reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in September: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Laughlin.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

few
hours
Laughlin

Laughlin ©
Laughlin is an unincorporated town and census-designated place in Clark County, Nevada, United States, and a port located on the Colorado River. To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Laughlin trip itinerary site .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Laughlin takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, with highs in Laughlin at 44°C and lows at 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to catcht the bus to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Laughlin

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Grapevine Canyon ©
Grapevine Canyon

3
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.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, make a trip to The Strip, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary builder app .

You can take a bus from Laughlin to Las Vegas in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Laughlin to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Laughlin in September; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 40°C and lows reach 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
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, parks, nightlife, 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, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium.

To see where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in October: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. On the 5th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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