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 + bus:  15​h 30​min
1
Santa Monica
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Malibu
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Beverly Hills
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
4
Long Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  30​min
5
Anaheim
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h
7
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Sydney

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Santa Monica Pier, Hermosa Beach Pier, Third Street Promenade, and other attractions. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Manhattan Beach, make a trip to Montana Avenue, and find something for the whole family at Pacific Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Monica driving holiday planning app .

Sydney, Australia to Santa Monica is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Santa Monica. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Sydney in July: high temperatures in Santa Monica hover around 27°C and lows are around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Malibu.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Theme Parks Shopping Beaches

Side Trips

Six Flags Magic Mountain, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach Pier
Highlights from your plan
Six Flags Magic Mountain ©
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

1
night
Malibu

Malibu
Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): kick back and relax at Paradise Cove.

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Malibu is very close to Santa Monica. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Beverly Hills.

Things to do in Malibu

Beaches Outdoors Parks

3
nights
Beverly Hills

Beverly Hills ©
Beverly Hills is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States, surrounded by the cities of Los Angeles and West Hollywood. Your list of things to see and do now includes Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood, Two Rodeo Drive, Glitterati Tours, and other attractions. The adventure continues: buy something for everyone on your list at Rodeo Drive, wander the streets of Robertson Boulevard, look for gifts at Tiffany & Co., and take a memorable drive along Mulholland Drive.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Beverly Hills route planner.

Traveling by car from Malibu to Beverly Hills takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in July, and nighttime lows around 20°C. On the 13th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Long Beach.

Things to do in Beverly Hills

Tours Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Robertson Boulevard, Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood
Highlights from your plan
Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood ©
Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood
Rodeo Drive ©
Rodeo Drive
Tiffany & Co. ©
Tiffany & Co.

1
night
Long Beach

Long Beach ©
Long Beach has long been overshadowed by its bigger and more famous neighbor known as the City of Angels.
On the 13th (Fri), buy something for everyone on your list at Shoreline Village.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Long Beach trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Beverly Hills to Long Beach takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a tram; or do a combination of bus and tram. When traveling from Beverly Hills in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Long Beach: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in Long Beach

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Seal Beach
Highlights from your plan
Seal Beach ©
Seal Beach
Shoreline Village ©
Shoreline Village

3
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
You've now added Disneyland Park to your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Anaheim side-trips: Laguna Beach (Pacific Marine Mammal Center & Main Beach). It doesn't end there: make an unforgettable trip to Downtown Disney and admire the landmark architecture of The Packing House.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Anaheim planning site .

Anaheim is just a short distance from Long Beach. In July, daily temperatures in Anaheim can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Laguna Beach
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Main Beach ©
Main Beach
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial, contemplate the long history of Mormon Battalion Historic Site, and then buy something for everyone on your list at Seaport Village. Here are some ideas for day two: visit a coastal fixture at Old Point Loma Lighthouse, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Point Loma, and then stroll the grounds of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our San Diego trip planning app .

Traveling by car from Anaheim to San Diego takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Anaheim in July, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are little chillier, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Historic Sites Shopping Nature
Highlights from your plan
Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery
Old Point Loma Lighthouse ©
Old Point Loma Lighthouse

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 17th (Tue): make a trip to The Strip, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and then listen to music at Bellagio Fountains. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, then stop by Barneys New York, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas online visit planner .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Anaheim to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Anaheim in July, expect Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, temps between 46°C and 31°C. On the 19th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino
The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian ©

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