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:  19​h 30​min
1
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 30​min
5
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Sydney

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Balboa Park, SeaWorld San Diego and Old Town Trolley Tours of San Diego. Step out of San Diego to go to Escondido and see San Diego Zoo Safari Park, which is approximately 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our San Diego travel planner .

Sydney, Australia to San Diego is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Sydney in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in San Diego, with lows of 16°C. You'll set off for Los Angeles on the 21st (Thu).

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks

Side Trip

San Diego Zoo Safari Park
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
San Diego Zoo Safari Park ©
San Diego Zoo Safari Park

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 20th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip 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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles. Traveling from Sydney in November, plan for a bit cooler nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Childrens Museums Historic Sites

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

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 26th (Tue), take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas itinerary builder tool .

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, things will get a bit cooler in Las Vegas: highs are around 23°C and lows about 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan

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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): enjoy breathtaking views from Yavapai Point, trek along South Kaibab Trail, and then cruise along East Rim Drive.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park online visit planner .

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. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in November, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 14°C by day to -6°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes A-List Hollywood Tours as well as The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): go sightseeing with A-List Hollywood Tours, explore the activities along Santa Monica Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at Carbon Beach, then kick back and relax at El Matador State Beach, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Santa Monica State Beach and then make a trip to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Los Angeles using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in November, expect Los Angeles to be warmer, temps between 28°C and 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Malibu, Santa Monica State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Bay ©
Santa Monica Bay
El Matador State Beach ©
El Matador State Beach

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