15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  28​h
1
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Los Angeles
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  26​h
4
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 30​min
5
South Padre Island
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Port Aransas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Fredericksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  29​h
8
Calistoga
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
9
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Sydney

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Thu): take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point. On the 1st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy some music at Hopi House, then explore the stunning scenery at Hermit Road, and then take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park online vacation maker .

Sydney, Australia to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 28-hour combination of flight, taxi, and bus. Traveling from Sydney to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll gain 17 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler nights when traveling from Sydney in May since evenings lows in Grand Canyon National Park dip to 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point
East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive
Inner Canyon ©
Inner Canyon

few
hours
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.
For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles route app .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, you will find days in Los Angeles are little chillier (30°C), and nights are warmer (19°C). On the 3rd (Sun), you'll travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Tours

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 3rd (Sun), take a stroll through Las Vegas Downtown.

For photos and tourist information, read our Las Vegas day trip site .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from Los Angeles in June, plan for warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 46°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Galveston.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Las Vegas North Premium Outlets ©
Las Vegas North Premium Outlets
Titanic ©
Titanic
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

1
night
Galveston, Galveston Island

Galveston
An old colonial city and a busy cruise ship port less than an hour's drive from Houston, Galveston sits on Galveston Island and serves as a popular vacation destination for both domestic and international travelers.
For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Galveston trip tool .

Getting from Las Vegas to Galveston by combination of flight and shuttle takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Galveston, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 30°C. On the 6th (Wed), you'll travel to South Padre Island.

Things to do in Galveston

Outdoors Tours Parks

1
night
South Padre Island

South Padre Island ©
A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): browse the eclectic array of goods at South Padre Island Farmer's Market.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the South Padre Island road trip website .

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Galveston to South Padre Island in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle; or drive. In June, daily temperatures in South Padre Island can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Port Aransas.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Shopping Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Paragraphs on Padre Boulevard ©
Paragraphs on Padre Boulevard
Laguna Madre Nature Trail ©
Laguna Madre Nature Trail
South Padre Island Farmer's Market ©

1
night
Port Aransas

Port Aransas ©
Port Aransas is a city in Nueces County, Texas. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): look for gifts at Gratitude and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Port Aransas Beach.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Port Aransas trip planner.

Drive from South Padre Island to Port Aransas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in Port Aransas

Beaches Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Port Aransas Beach ©
Port Aransas Beach
Gratitude ©
Gratitude

1
night
Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg ©
The city of Fredericksburg was settled by German immigrants in the mid-19th century, and has managed to retain its distinctly German charm.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): stop by Rustlin' Rob's Texas Gourmet Foods, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Loop Trail, and then examine the collection at Vereins Kirche Museum.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Fredericksburg trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Port Aransas to Fredericksburg in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Port Aransas in June since evenings lows in Fredericksburg dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Calistoga.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Trails Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Vereins Kirche Museum ©
Vereins Kirche Museum
Rustlin' Rob's Texas Gourmet Foods ©

1
night
Calistoga

Calistoga ©
Indulgence is the name of the game in Calistoga.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Pope Valley Winery, learn about winemaking at Sullivan Vineyard, look for gifts at Oakville Grocery, then look for gifts at Dean & DeLuca, and finally look for gifts at Woodhouse Chocolate.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Calistoga day trip tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi, bus, and flight from Fredericksburg to Calistoga takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway; or drive. Traveling from Fredericksburg to Calistoga, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Fredericksburg in June, things will get slightly colder in Calistoga: highs are around 32°C and lows about 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Calistoga

Wineries Shopping

Side Trips

St. Helena, Sullivan Rutherford Estate, Oakville Grocery, Pope Valley Winery
Highlights from your plan
Pope Valley Winery ©
Pope Valley Winery
Sullivan Rutherford Estate ©
Sullivan Rutherford Estate
Oakville Grocery ©
Oakville Grocery

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 12th (Tue), see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, then browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, and then take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco travel route builder site .

You can drive from Calistoga to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Calistoga in June: highs in San Francisco hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market ©
Ferry Plaza Farmers Market
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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