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 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Anaheim
— 5 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  19​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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Golden Gate Bridge as well as Fisherman's Wharf. Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa--about 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Francisco sightseeing planner.

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Pacific Standard Time is minus 18 hours. In September, San Francisco is somewhat warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C. You will have some time to spend on the 19th (Tue) before leaving for Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Wine Tours & Tastings
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, admire the masterpieces at Yosemite Museum Gallery, and then explore the striking landscape at El Capitan. On the next day, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park online itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in September, plan for little chillier nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Yosemite Museum Gallery ©
Yosemite Museum Gallery
Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias ©
Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias

2
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.
Family-friendly places like Universal Studios Hollywood and The Grove will thrill your kids. Do your shopping at Amoeba Music and Hollywood & Highland. Next up on the itinerary: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, shop like a local with Third Street Promenade, look for gifts at Guitar Center, and see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in September: highs in Los Angeles hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Third Street Promenade
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

4
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Kids will enjoy San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld San Diego. And it doesn't end there: get a taste of the local shopping with Gaslamp Quarter, see the interesting displays at San Diego Air & Space Museum, let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, and admire the natural beauty at Botanical Building and Lily Pond.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Diego holiday planner.

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for slightly colder days in San Diego, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 24°C. On the 27th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Anaheim.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

5
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Anaheim GardenWalk and The Packing House. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disney California Adventure Park and Knott's Berry Farm. Get out of town with these interesting Anaheim side-trips: Cabazon (Cabazon Outlets & Desert Hills Premium Outlets), Irvine Spectrum Center (in Irvine) and Fashion Island (in Newport Beach). There's more to do: make a trip to Downtown Disney and shop like a local with South Coast Plaza.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Anaheim travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Anaheim takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in September: highs in Anaheim hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Cabazon, Irvine Spectrum Center, South Coast Plaza, Fashion Island, Knott's Berry Farm
Highlights from your plan
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney
Knott's Berry Farm ©
Knott's Berry Farm

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