16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Santa Monica
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Melbourne

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 find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 26th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Getty Center, explore and take pictures at Dodger Stadium, partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles holiday planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and tram. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles. When traveling from Melbourne in June, plan for much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

2
nights
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach, then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and then stop by Bergamot Station. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the landscape on two wheels at Sea Mist Rentals and then go for a walk through 26-Mile Bike Path.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Santa Monica trip itinerary planning site .

Santa Monica is just a short distance from Los Angeles. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Santa Monica, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
26-Mile Bike Path ©
26-Mile Bike Path

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.
On the 1st (Mon), explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable tour with Tours and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online vacation planner .

Drive from Santa Monica to Las Vegas in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. While traveling from Santa Monica, expect warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 46°C to lows of 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Spend the 6th (Sat) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's much more to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, stroll through Golden Gate Park, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our San Francisco online itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, things will get cooler in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 16°C. You will leave for home on the 8th (Mon).

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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