18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Perth
Fly:  23 h 45 min
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h
3
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Orlando
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  10 h 15 min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5 h 45 min
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Perth

4
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 find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 3rd (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, explore the fascinating underground world of Bronson Caves, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles vacation planning site.

Perth, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 24- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Perth to Los Angeles, you'll gain 16 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Perth in October: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 32°C and lows are around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, have some family-friendly fun at Apocalypse Vegas, and then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy some diversion at Las Vegas Shooting Center, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then shop like a local with The Strip.

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip planning website.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. October in Las Vegas sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Apocalypse Vegas ©
Apocalypse Vegas

1
night
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): test your problem-solving skills at Clue Carre - New Orleans' First Live Escape Game, brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Garden District. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Wed): take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square, then examine the collection at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans trip itinerary maker app.

Fly from Las Vegas to New Orleans in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 2 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in October: highs in New Orleans hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Clue Carre - New Orleans' First Live Escape Game ©
Jackson Square ©
Jackson Square
Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium ©
Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium

1
night
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
On the 10th (Thu), find something for the whole family at Universal Orlando Resort. Keep things going the next day: discover the magic at Walt Disney World Resort.

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Orlando journey builder app.

You can fly from New Orleans to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to Orlando due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Orleans in October, plan for a bit warmer days in Orlando, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Universal Orlando Resort ©
Universal Orlando Resort
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort

1
night
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, make a trip to Artist Point, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: witness a stunning natural landmark at Upper Geyser Basin, take in the natural beauty of Midway Geyser Basin, then witness a stunning natural landmark at Grand Prismatic Spring, and finally witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Orlando to Yellowstone National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 2 hours. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Orlando in October; daily highs in Yellowstone National Park reach 9°C and lows reach -4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Change things up with a short trip to Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley (about 48 minutes away). There's lots more to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, get great views at Twin Peaks, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary tool.

Do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Yellowstone National Park in October, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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