18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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San Diego
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Las Vegas
— 3 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
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Los Angeles
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San Diego

San Diego ©

America's Finest City

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas (about 30 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, and observe the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego.

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

Sydney, Australia to San Diego is an approximately 20-hour flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to San Diego due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Sydney in July, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Diego, with highs around 29°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games · Outdoors

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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

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Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get your game on at The Roller Coaster, get interesting insight from Tours, and enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas travel route planner.

Getting from San Diego to Las Vegas by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in July, plan for much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 47°C by day to 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along North Kaibab Trail, stroll through South Kaibab Trail, and explore and take pictures at East Rim Drive.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, things will get colder in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 34°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park & Disneyland Park). There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, engage your brain at California Science Center, and explore the engaging exhibits at Travel Town.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 22°C. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Fun & Games · Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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