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:  18​h
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Phoenix
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Sydney

3
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 Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 18th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and have some family-friendly fun at Virtual Room Los Angeles.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles online road 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. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in October, you will find days in Los Angeles are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Phoenix.

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

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, then push the limits with an extreme tour, and then do a tasting at Aridus Wine Company.

For ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Phoenix travel route planning site .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Phoenix in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Phoenix is 1 hour. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Phoenix, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Phoenix

#Museums, #Tours, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Scottsdale
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Aridus Wine Company ©
Aridus Wine Company

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.
Pack the 22nd (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. There's lots more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, enjoy the sand and surf at Children's Pool, examine the collection at San Diego Model Railroad Museum, and appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego holiday planner.

You can fly from Phoenix to San Diego in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Phoenix to San Diego. While traveling from Phoenix, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

#Parks, #Theme Parks, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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 24th (Wed), explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas. On your second day here, push the limits with an extreme tour, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To find photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner .

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In October in Las Vegas, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Spend the 28th (Sun) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. The adventure continues: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco route site .

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 October, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Tours, #Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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