19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Sydney

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 27th (Sat) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences, admire all the interesting features of AT&T Park, and have fun and explore at Exploratorium.

For reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco online travel planner .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -18 hour difference. Traveling from Sydney in July, expect San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, temps between 26°C and 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
nights
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, and hike along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park sightseeing planning website .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 33°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

3
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.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, don't miss a visit to Stratosphere Tower, and see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online journey maker .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 9 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 45°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 6th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, and enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles road trip app .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in August, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

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
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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