18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Appreciate the collections at Exploratorium and Musee Mecanique. Get some cultural insight at Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, stop by SoMa, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and explore the world behind art at Legion of Honor.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco travel planner.

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to San Francisco. In November, San Francisco is little chillier than Sydney - with highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Step out of the city life by going to Fishing Charters & Tours and Cathedral Beach Picnic Area. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, take in the dramatic natural features at North Dome, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and get to know the fascinating history of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park visit planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in November, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit cooler (14°C), and nights are colder (-8°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can catch the bus to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
North Dome ©
North Dome
Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles

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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.
You'll explore and learn at The Getty Center and Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. You'll get in some beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach. Next up on the itinerary: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, wander the streets of Angelino Heights Historic Area, admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Contemporary Art, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles vacation maker tool.

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 12 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in November: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 28°C and lows are around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Yavapai Geology Museum and Kolb Studio. Get outdoors at Rim Trail and Hopi Point. On the 1st (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim and don't miss a visit to Powell Point.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning website.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in November: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 14°C and lows are around -6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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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.
The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum will appeal to museum buffs. The Strip and Nostalgia Street Rods are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame, and explore the world behind art at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December: highs in Las Vegas hover around 16°C, while lows dip to 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums · Shopping · Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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