17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
2
Seattle
— 2 nights
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
4
Scottsdale
— 1 night
5
Los Angeles
— 4 nights

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Escape the urban bustle at Alcatraz Island and Fishing Charters & Tours. Museum-lovers will get to explore de Young Museum and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. The adventure continues: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, examine the collection at Musee Mecanique, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Francisco online trip itinerary maker.

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from Melbourne to San Francisco, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Melbourne in March: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 21°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Historic Sites · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at Glasshouse Studio, explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, then shop like a local with Pike Place Market, and finally admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Museum of Glass, then examine the collection at Washington State History Museum, then examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, and finally browse the range of quality goods at Nordstrom.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip website.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from San Francisco in April: high temperatures in Seattle hover around 19°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Tacoma
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

3
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.
Yavapai Geology Museum and Kolb Studio will appeal to museum buffs. Visiting Rim Trail and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along Bright Angel Trail, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, and take an in-depth tour of Tusayan Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park holiday planner.

Getting from Seattle to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 10 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. Traveling from Seattle to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect colder evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from Seattle in April, with lows around -3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Scottsdale.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors · Parks · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

1
night
Scottsdale

Scottsdale ©
Scottsdale is a city in the eastern part of Maricopa County, Arizona, adjacent to the Greater Phoenix Area. Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, look for all kinds of wild species at Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center, and then view the masterpieces at Elan Wollitzer Gallery.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Scottsdale journey maker app.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Scottsdale in 4 hours. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April: high temperatures in Scottsdale hover around 36°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Scottsdale

Museums · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

Musical Instrument Museum
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center ©
Southwest Wildlife Conservation Center
Elan Wollitzer Gallery ©
Elan Wollitzer Gallery

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.
The Getty Center and Hollyhock House will appeal to museum buffs. Your inner history buff will appreciate Hollywood Walk of Fame and Avila Adobe. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Norton Simon Museum, take an in-depth tour of Autry Museum of the American West, see the interesting displays at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, and get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Scottsdale to Los Angeles in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Scottsdale in April, things will get little chillier in Los Angeles: highs are around 28°C and lows about 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Norton Simon Museum
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Norton Simon Museum ©
Norton Simon Museum

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