17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + taxi:  6​h 45​min
3
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h
End: Sydney

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get great views at Twin Peaks, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Muir Woods National Monument.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary maker app .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to San Francisco. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sydney in April: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

1
night
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Old Faithful Visitor Education Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Grand Loop Road and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Yellowstone National Park trip builder site .

Do a combination of flight and car from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and taxi; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from San Francisco in April, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 6°C and lows at -9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

#Nature, #Parks, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful Visitor Education Center ©
Grand Loop Road ©
Grand Loop Road

2
nights
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
On the 27th (Sat), take in breathtaking views at Hidden Canyon and then trek along Temple of Sinawava Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sun): explore and take pictures at Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, trek along Angel's Landing, and then take a memorable drive along Zion Shuttle.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Zion National Park trip itinerary maker site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Yellowstone National Park to Zion National Park in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, flight, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in April, you will find days in Zion National Park are warmer (24°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (1°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Page.

Things to do in Zion National Park

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails
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Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Hidden Canyon ©
Hidden Canyon

2
nights
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Antelope Canyon. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon, then take in breathtaking views at Lower Antelope Canyon, then admire all the interesting features of Rainbow Bridge National Monument, and finally admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Page day trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Page takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In May, daily temperatures in Page can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Page

#Parks, #Nature

Side Trip

Glen Canyon Dam
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Glen Canyon Dam ©
Glen Canyon Dam
Lower Antelope Canyon ©
Lower Antelope Canyon
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument

2
nights
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.
On the 1st (Wed), don't miss a visit to Powell Point, hike along Hermit Trail, and then hike along Hermit Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Bright Angel Trail.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park attractions planner .

You can drive from Page to Grand Canyon National Park in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Page, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Trails

Side Trip

Hermit Trail
Highlights from your plan
Hermit Trail ©
Hermit Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Hermit Trail ©
Hermit Trail

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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): get engrossed in the history at Titanic, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, then have fun at Battlefield Vegas, and finally see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas vacation planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 36°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Nature, #Parks, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas

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night
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.
On the 5th (Sun), examine the collection at The Getty Center and then take in nature's colorful creations at The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles sightseeing tool .

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in May, with highs in Los Angeles at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Parks, #Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trip

The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens
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The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Walt Disney Concert Hall ©
Walt Disney Concert Hall

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