18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h
3
Phoenix
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Williams
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h
6
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  8​h
7
Anaheim
— 4 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

2
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Thu): find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood and then experience the excitement of Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles itinerary planning app .

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -18 hour difference. In April, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 28°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey ©

1
night
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.
SeaWorld San Diego has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SeaWorld San Diego.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, use the San Diego trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in San Diego can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Phoenix.

Things to do in San Diego

Theme Parks Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Phoenix online trip maker .

You can fly from San Diego to Phoenix in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Diego to Phoenix is 1 hour. When traveling from San Diego in May, plan for much warmer days in Phoenix, with highs around 39°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 24°C. On the 3rd (Sun), you're off toWilliams.

Things to do in Phoenix

Outdoors Parks Tours

1
night
Williams

Williams ©
A tiny town with big tourist appeal, Williams lies on one of the first highways ever built in America, the iconic "Route 66." The town boasts many inns, motels, restaurants, and shops, although its most important feature is serving as the southern terminus of a scenic railway leading to the area's most famous tourist attraction, the World Heritage-listed Grand Canyon.
You've now added Grand Canyon Deer Farm to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Grand Canyon Deer Farm.

For ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Williams travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Phoenix to Williams in 3 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Phoenix in May; daily highs in Williams reach 22°C and lows reach 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Williams

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon Deer Farm ©
Grand Canyon Deer Farm

1
night
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.
To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip maker .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to 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. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much hotter, around 20°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. On the 5th (Tue), you're off toSan Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Outdoors Tours

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Cable Car Museum and Ghirardelli Square. There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island and make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the San Francisco journey builder app .

Fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. On the 9th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Ghirardelli Square ©
Ghirardelli Square
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum

4
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Bring the kids along to Disneyland Park and Downtown Disney. There's more to do: make an unforgettable trip to Disney California Adventure Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Anaheim trip itinerary planning tool .

Fly from San Francisco to Anaheim in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in May: high temperatures in Anaheim hover around 30°C and lows are around 18°C. On the 14th (Thu), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

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