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:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Zion National Park
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
5
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Sydney


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1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 2nd (Mon), appreciate the history behind The Wave Organ, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, and finally head off the coast to Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium and then admire all the interesting features of Golden Gate Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planning website .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. In March, San Francisco is a bit cooler than Sydney - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
The Wave Organ ©
The Wave Organ

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then have some family-friendly fun at Dig This, and then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then shop like a local with The Strip.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas day trip website .

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from San Francisco in March, expect nights in Las Vegas to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 27°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Parks Neighborhoods
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): trek along South Kaibab Trail, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then take in breathtaking views at Inner Canyon. On your second day here, examine the collection at Yavapai Geology Museum, take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point, and then trek along Rim Trail.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. When traveling from Las Vegas in March, plan for slightly colder days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 16°C by day to -5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

1
night
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 8th (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon, then stroll through Angel's Landing, and then take some stellar pictures from Observation Point.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March, with highs in Zion National Park at 20°C and lows at -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Trails Nature
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Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Zion's Main Canyon ©
Zion's Main Canyon

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Mon): browse the exhibits of Maritime Museum of San Diego and then tour the pleasant surroundings at San Diego Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, see the interesting displays at San Diego Model Railroad Museum, and then let little ones run wild at Balboa Park.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the San Diego trip planner.

Getting from Zion National Park to San Diego by combination of taxi and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zion National Park to San Diego. Plan for much warmer nights when traveling from Zion National Park in March since evenings lows in San Diego dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

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

5
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Disneyland Park and Griffith Observatory. Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disney California Adventure Park, which is approximately 38 minutes away. Pack the 13th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In March in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 14°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 15th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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