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 + Drive:  19​h 30​min
1
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  9​h
3
South Padre Island
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
4
Fredericksburg
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Waco
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 30​min
6
Palisade
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h
7
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Sydney

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls and then hike along Lower Yosemite Fall Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Bridalveil Fall.

To see ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park sightseeing app .

Sydney, Australia to Yosemite National Park is an approximately 19.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, subway, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Yosemite National Park. Traveling from Sydney in April, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are little chillier (17°C), and nights are colder (-2°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
Lower Yosemite Fall Trail ©
Lower Yosemite Fall Trail

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
For shopping fun, head to Ferry Building Marketplace or City Lights Booksellers. Step off the beaten path and head to Pinnacle Gulch Coastal Access Trail and Laguna de Santa Rosa. Venture out of the city with trips to Tomales Bay State Park (in Inverness) and Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve (in Moss Beach). It doesn't end there: immerse yourself in nature at Marin Headlands.

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You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, expect nights in San Francisco to be much warmer, around 12°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to South Padre Island.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wildlife Parks Nature

Side Trips

Laguna de Santa Rosa, Marin Headlands, Pinnacle Gulch Coastal Access Trail, Tomales Bay State Park, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Pinnacle Gulch Coastal Access Trail ©
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve ©
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve

1
night
South Padre Island

South Padre Island ©
A vibrant resort town, South Padre Island sits on a barrier island of the same name, located just off the Texas Gulf Coast.
On the 17th (Wed), make a trip to Largest Outdoor Sandcastle in the USA, appreciate the extensive heritage of Laguna Madre Nature Trail, and then look for all kinds of wild species at South Padre Island Birding and Nature Center. Here are some ideas for day two: soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, look for gifts at Paragraphs on Padre Boulevard, then look for all kinds of wild species at Sea Turtle, Inc., and finally look for gifts at Seas the Day.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the South Padre Island trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by combination of flight and shuttle from San Francisco to South Padre Island takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Central Standard Time (CST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from San Francisco in April, expect South Padre Island to be somewhat warmer, temps between 29°C and 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Fredericksburg.

Things to do in South Padre Island

Wildlife Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Sea Turtle, Inc. ©
Sea Turtle, Inc.
Laguna Madre Nature Trail ©
Laguna Madre Nature Trail

1
night
Fredericksburg

Fredericksburg ©
The city of Fredericksburg was settled by German immigrants in the mid-19th century, and has managed to retain its distinctly German charm.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at Old Tunnel State Park, then learn about winemaking at William Chris Vineyards, and then sample the fine beverages at Garrison Brothers Distillery. Keep things going the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary's Catholic Church, get engrossed in the history at Pioneer Museum Complex, then get engrossed in the history at National Museum of the Pacific War, and finally look for gifts at Rustlin' Rob's Texas Gourmet Foods.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Fredericksburg trip planner .

You can drive from South Padre Island to Fredericksburg in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, bus, and taxi; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from South Padre Island in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Fredericksburg, with lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Waco.

Things to do in Fredericksburg

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hye
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of the Pacific War ©
Garrison Brothers Distillery ©
Garrison Brothers Distillery
St. Mary's Catholic Church ©
St. Mary's Catholic Church

2
nights
Waco

Waco ©
Sightseeing in Waco offers many possibilities in a medium-sized town on the Brazos River in central Texas.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): examine the collection at Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum, then contemplate the long history of Confederate Reunion Grounds State Historic Site, then contemplate the long history of Old Fort Parker, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Fort Parker State Park. Keep things going the next day: browse for treasures at The Cedar Chest Too Antique Mall, then learn about winemaking at Kissing Tree Vineyards, then look for gifts at Magnolia Market at the Silos, and finally stop by The Findery.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Waco tour itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Fredericksburg to Waco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, train, and taxi; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In April in Waco, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Palisade.

Things to do in Waco

Shopping Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Mexia, Kissing Tree Vineyards, The Cedar Chest Too Antique Mall, Old Fort Parker
Highlights from your plan
The Findery ©
The Findery
Texas Ranger Hall of Fame and Museum ©
Fort Parker State Park ©
Fort Parker State Park

1
night
Palisade

Palisade ©
Palisade is a Statutory Town in Mesa County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Western Slope Vietnam War Memorial, do a tasting at Mesa Park Vineyards, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Colorado National Monument. On your second day here, trek along Devils Canyon Hiking Trails, get outside with Rimrock Adventures, then learn about winemaking at Debeque Canyon Winery, and finally browse the eclectic array of goods at Palisade Sunday Market.

To see maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Palisade trip itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Waco to Palisade with the Route module. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Waco to Palisade due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Waco in April; daily highs in Palisade reach 20°C and lows reach 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Palisade

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Fruita
Highlights from your plan
Colorado National Monument ©
Colorado National Monument
Mesa Park Vineyards ©
Mesa Park Vineyards
Debeque Canyon Winery ©
Debeque Canyon Winery

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Valley of Fire State Park and Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. The Strip and Titanic are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: listen to music at Bellagio Fountains, take a stroll through Las Vegas Downtown, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

For reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Palisade to Las Vegas. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Palisade in April, expect Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, temps between 31°C and 16°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

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