19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  13​h
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Zion National Park
— Few hours
taxi + Fly:  4​h
6
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium.

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Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in March; daily highs in San Francisco reach 20°C and lows reach 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Nature, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

4
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, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, make a trip to Olmsted Point, explore the activities along Gaylor Lake, and take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park holiday builder site .

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in March, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 14°C, while nights are cooler with lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
May Lake Trailhead ©
May Lake Trailhead
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

4
nights
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.
On the 21st (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along Rim Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, and get great views at Grandview Point.

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You can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 13 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park. March in Grand Canyon National Park sees daily highs of 16°C and lows of -6°C at night. On the 22nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Trails, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

2
nights
Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): hike along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop, then stop by Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop, then take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Bryce Point.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Bryce Canyon National Park trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

#Trails, #Parks, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop ©
Ruby's Inn Canyon Rock Shop

few
hours
Zion National Park

Zion National Park
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Zion National Park sightseeing planning site .

Drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Zion National Park in 3 hours. March in Zion National Park sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Zion National Park

#Parks, #Nature

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 38 minutes away). Pack the 26th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and Head underground at Bronson Caves.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles tour itinerary builder app .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Zion National Park to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Zion National Park in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 14°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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