16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  16​h
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
2
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  16​h
End: Brisbane

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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): buy something for everyone on your list at Third Street Promenade. On the 31st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles tour website .

Brisbane, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Brisbane to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Brisbane in August: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 34°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can catch the train to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Wildlife Shopping

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area ©

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Christ Cathedral, then buy something for everyone on your list at Irvine Spectrum Center, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Here are some ideas for day two: discover the magic at Disneyland Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Anaheim day trip site .

Anaheim is very close to Los Angeles. September in Anaheim sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Shopping Tours

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Irvine Spectrum Center, Christ Cathedral
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Irvine Spectrum Center ©
Irvine Spectrum Center

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take a tour of Maritime Museum of San Diego and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with Spanish Village Art Center, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego trip planning site .

You can drive from Anaheim to San Diego in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Anaheim in September, plan for slightly colder days in San Diego, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Maritime Museum of San Diego ©
Maritime Museum of San Diego
Gaslamp Quarter ©
Gaslamp Quarter

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains. On your second day here, identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

Plan my day in Las Vegas using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in September, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (39°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Alcatraz Island and The Embarcadero. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Union Square and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary builder app .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in September: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

1
night
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip site .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in September, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Nature Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Amoeba Music ©
Amoeba Music

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