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:  17​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
San Simeon
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h
4
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
6
Joshua Tree National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Palm Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
8
Anaheim
— 3 nights
Drive:  30​min
9
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Universal Studios Hollywood as well as Six Flags Magic Mountain.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online holiday planner .

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Melbourne to Los Angeles is minus 18 hours. In March in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 14°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 21st (Thu) to wrap things up before traveling to San Simeon.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Six Flags Magic Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Six Flags Magic Mountain ©
Six Flags Magic Mountain

1
night
San Simeon

San Simeon ©
When you arrive in tiny San Simeon, which lies halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, you can see why William Randolph Hearst chose this coastal locale for his famous hilltop castle.
Hearst Castle has been added to your itinerary.

For traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the San Simeon trip planner .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Simeon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Expect slightly colder evenings in San Simeon when traveling from Los Angeles in March, with lows around 5°C. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Simeon

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Hearst Castle ©
Hearst Castle

2
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.
To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park road trip planner.

You can drive from San Simeon to Yosemite National Park in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus, ferry, and taxi. Traveling from San Simeon in March, things will get little chillier in Yosemite National Park: highs are around 13°C and lows about -5°C. You'll set off for Death Valley National Park on the 24th (Sun).

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

1
night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): make a trip to Ashford Mill Ruins and then take an in-depth tour of The Ranch at Furnace Creek.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park trip tool .

You can do a combination of bus and car from Yosemite National Park to Death Valley National Park in 6 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in March; daily highs in Death Valley National Park reach 24°C and lows reach 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Eureka Mine ©
Eureka Mine
The Ranch at Furnace Creek ©
The Ranch at Furnace Creek
Ashford Mill Ruins ©
Ashford Mill Ruins

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.
For photos, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Death Valley National Park in March since evenings lows in Las Vegas dip to 13°C. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

few
hours
Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park ©
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at Keys View.

To find other places to visit and tourist information, use the Joshua Tree National Park trip builder .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Joshua Tree National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in March, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Keys View ©
Keys View

2
nights
Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley. To see photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Palm Springs trip builder app .

You can drive from Joshua Tree National Park to Palm Springs in 1.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in March; daily highs in Palm Springs reach 34°C and lows reach 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Fri) before leaving for Anaheim.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Indian Canyons ©
Indian Canyons

3
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Disney California Adventure Park as well as Disneyland Park. There's more to do: shop like a local with South Coast Plaza.

To find reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Anaheim route planning site .

Traveling by car from Palm Springs to Anaheim takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from Palm Springs in March, plan for little chillier days in Anaheim, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. On the 3rd (Wed), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Shopping

Side Trip

South Coast Plaza
Highlights from your plan
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
South Coast Plaza ©
South Coast Plaza

2
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
On the 1st (Mon), stop by Amoeba Music. On your second day here, get curious at California Science Center, then learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, then explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and finally see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Hollywood.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles travel route app .

Los Angeles is very close to Anaheim. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Nightlife Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade

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