17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Sydney
Fly:  21 h
1
Salt Lake City
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
St. George
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  18 h
End: Sydney

3
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): examine the collection at Pioneer Memorial Museum, see the interesting displays at Land Cruiser Heritage Museum, and then sample the tasty concoctions at Epic Brewing Company. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax in the rural setting at Wheeler Historic Farm, then browse the collection at FamilySearch Center, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Assembly Hall, and finally admire the natural beauty at Washington Square.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Salt Lake City travel app.

Sydney, Australia to Salt Lake City is an approximately 21- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Sydney to Salt Lake City, you'll gain 17 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in August, expect nights in Salt Lake City to be a bit warmer, around 22°C, while days are much hotter, around 39°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to St. George.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Museums Breweries & Distilleries Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Pioneer Memorial Museum ©
Pioneer Memorial Museum
Land Cruiser Heritage Museum ©
Land Cruiser Heritage Museum
Wheeler Historic Farm ©
Wheeler Historic Farm

2
nights
St. George

St. George ©
St. On the 8th (Sat), take in the spiritual surroundings of St. George Tabernacle, then take in nature's colorful creations at Red Hills Desert Garden, then stroll around Pioneer Park, and finally examine the collection at Rosenbruch Wildlife Museum. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Town Square Park, steep yourself in history at Jacob Hamlin Home, and then stop by Kayenta.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our St. George tour itinerary website.

You can fly from Salt Lake City to St. George in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In August, daytime highs in St. George are 42°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. On the 10th (Mon), you'll travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in St. George

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Pioneer Park ©
Pioneer Park
Rosenbruch Wildlife Museum ©
Rosenbruch Wildlife Museum
St. George Tabernacle ©
St. George Tabernacle

3
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Zak Bagans' The Haunted Museum and Springs Preserve. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Gallery at Aria and Las Vegas Fight Shop. There's lots more to do: play a few rounds at Topgolf Las Vegas, put a fun spin on your tour with Alibi Las Vegas, enjoy some diversion at Strip Gun Club, and observe the fascinating underwater world at SeaQuest.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from St. George to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from St. George to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from St. George in August since evenings lows in Las Vegas dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Fun & Games Parks
Highlights from your plan
Nostalgia Street Rods ©
Nostalgia Street Rods
Zak Bagans' The Haunted Museum ©
Zak Bagans' The Haunted Museum
Topgolf Las Vegas ©
Topgolf Las Vegas

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.
Appreciate the collections at Mission San Luis Rey and Old Town Model Railroad Depot. Attractions like Moonlight State Beach and Harbor Beach make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Encinitas (Swami's Beach & Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens) and Dog Beach (in Del Mar). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Ocean Beach Dog Beach, browse the fresh offerings at Liberty Public Market, and browse the different shops at Fashion Valley.

For photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Diego trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in August: highs in San Diego hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Encinitas, Oceanside, Dog Beach
Highlights from your plan
Moonlight State Beach ©
Moonlight State Beach
Mission San Luis Rey ©
Mission San Luis Rey
Dog Beach ©
Dog Beach

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.
Ripley's Believe It or Not! and Hollywood Wax Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: visit Little Tokyo, gain insight at University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), see the interesting displays at GRAMMY Museum, and admire the striking features of Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles online journey planner.

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. While traveling from San Diego, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Tours
Highlights from your plan
Hollywood Wax Museum ©
Hollywood Wax Museum
Ripley's Believe It or Not! ©
Ripley's Believe It or Not!
Little Tokyo ©
Little Tokyo

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