16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Denver
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Sydney

4
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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach. Visiting Santa Monica Mountains and Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area will get you outdoors. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Oak Canyon Nature Center about 1 hour away. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Getty Center, view the masterpieces at Annenberg Space for Photography, immerse yourself in nature at Royal Palms State Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Playa Del Rey Beach.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary website .

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. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles is minus 18 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Denver.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Oak Canyon Nature Center
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Oak Canyon Nature Center ©
Oak Canyon Nature Center

2
nights
Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
Visiting Hidden Mesa Open Space & Trail and Fishing Charters & Tours will get you outdoors. Get out of town with these interesting Denver side-trips: Nederland (Hessie Trailhead & Caribou Ranch Open Space) and Gateway Mesa Open Space Park (in Castle Rock). There's more to do: engage your brain at Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Denver sightseeing app .

Fly from Los Angeles to Denver in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, expect nights in Denver to be much colder, around 1°C, while days are little chillier, around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Denver

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Castle Rock, Nederland, Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center
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Caribou Ranch Open Space ©
Caribou Ranch Open Space
Fishing Charters & Tours
Butterfly Pavilion and Insect Center ©

2
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): view the masterpieces at Art at the Main Gallery, examine the collection at Land Cruiser Heritage Museum, and then ride a horse along American Fork Canyon. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter and then see what you can catch with a fishing tour.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Salt Lake City tour planning tool .

You can fly from Denver to Salt Lake City in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Salt Lake City when traveling from Denver in April, with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Park City, American Fork Canyon
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American Fork Canyon ©
American Fork Canyon
Fishing Charters & Tours
Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter ©
Swaner Preserve and EcoCenter

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Exploratorium and Cable Car Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: cast your line with a fishing tour, examine the collection at de Young Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Don Edwards San Francisco Bay Wildlife Refuge, and enjoy the sand and surf at Baker Beach.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from Salt Lake City to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. May in San Francisco sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C at night. On the 6th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Marin Headlands
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

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