18 days in Reno, Salt Lake City & Los Angeles Itinerary

18 days in Reno, Salt Lake City & Los Angeles Itinerary

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18 days in Reno, Salt Lake City & Los Angeles Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Reno
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Salt Lake City
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Sydney

5
nights
Reno

Reno ©
A sea of casinos in the high desert of the Sierra Nevadas, Reno capitalizes on gaming and nightlife.
Visiting Tahoe Cross Country and Tahoe Donner Cross Country will get you outdoors. Explore Reno's surroundings by going to Tahoe Meadows Trail (in Incline Village), Kings Beach Miniature Golf (in Kings Beach) and Eagle Rock Hiking Trail (in Homewood). There's much more to do: ski along the peaceful trails at Eagle Ridge Snowmobile Outfitters, trek along Mt Judah Loop Trail, hit the slopes at Rock House Discount Ski & Snowboard Rentals, and take in the views from Rainbow Bridge / Donner Summit Bridge.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Reno vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Sydney, Australia to Reno is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Reno is minus 18 hours. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Sydney in November, with highs in Reno at 16°C and lows at 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Reno

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Truckee, Tahoe Meadows Trail, Eagle Rock Hiking Trail, Kings Beach Miniature Golf, Tahoe Cross Country
Highlights from your plan
Truckee Bike Park ©
Truckee Bike Park
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Backcountry Snowmobiling and Big Cottonwood Canyon. Venture out of the city with trips to Eden (New World Distillery & Wasatch Parc), Park City (Guardsman Pass Scenic Backway & Deer Valley Resort) and Alta Ski Resort (in Alta). There's much more to do: hit the slopes at Diamond Peaks 6 Run Heli-Ski Tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple Square, take in the exciting artwork at Art at the Main Gallery, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Salt Lake City attractions planner.

You can fly from Reno to Salt Lake City in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Reno to Salt Lake City is 1 hour. November in Salt Lake City sees daily highs of 14°C and lows of 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Outdoors Parks Winter Sports

Side Trips

Eden, Park City, Mirror Lake Scenic Byway, Alta Ski Resort, Backcountry Snowmobiling
Highlights from your plan
Backcountry Snowmobiling ©
Backcountry Snowmobiling
Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort
Alta Ski Resort ©
Alta Ski Resort

7
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.
Relax by the water at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Bay. Step out of the city life by going to Santa Monica State Beach and Will Rogers State Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). And it doesn't end there: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, admire the majestic nature at Topanga State Park, Head underground at Bronson Caves, and trek along Temescal Gateway Park.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Salt Lake City to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Salt Lake City to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Salt Lake City in November: highs in Los Angeles hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 15°C. On the 29th (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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