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 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
train:  30​min
2
Anaheim
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  21​h
End: Melbourne

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.
Pack the 26th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, Head underground at Bronson Caves, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and get your game on at Virtual Room Los Angeles.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles road trip planning app .

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and tram. Traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in December; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 24°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Theme Parks Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Topanga State Park ©
Topanga State Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

3
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Have a day of magic on the 30th (Mon) at Disneyland Park. Have a day of magic on the 31st (Tue) at Disney California Adventure Park. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Downtown Disney, have some family-friendly fun at Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center, and catch some excitement at Soarin' Around The World.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Anaheim trip itinerary planning site .

Anaheim is very close to Los Angeles. In December, daytime highs in Anaheim are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

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

4
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.
San Diego is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, beaches, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at San Diego Zoo, take in the pleasant sights at Tuna Harbor Park, find something for the whole family at SeaWorld San Diego, and appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego road trip tool .

Drive from Anaheim to San Diego in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. January in San Diego sees daily highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

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

5
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.
Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get your game on at Adventure Combat Ops, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, and wander the streets of The Strip.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Las Vegas trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from San Diego to Las Vegas by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in January, things will get little chillier in Las Vegas: highs are around 17°C and lows about 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Dig This ©
Dig This

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