19 days in Western US Itinerary

19 days in Western US Itinerary

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19 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  16​h
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
2
Anaheim
— Few hours
Fly:  29​h 30​min
3
Page
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Zion National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h
End: Brisbane

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.
On the 7th (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame and then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip builder site .

Brisbane, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Brisbane in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can catch the train to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
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Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

few
hours
Anaheim

Anaheim
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
To see more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Anaheim trip itinerary planning site .

Anaheim is just a short distance from Los Angeles. September in Anaheim sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 22°C at night. On the 9th (Wed), you'll travel to Page.

Things to do in Anaheim

Outdoors Parks Tours

2
nights
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
On the 11th (Fri), see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook, then have fun at Gunfighter Canyon, then take in the dramatic natural features at Horseshoe Bend, and finally take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon. Here are some ideas for day two: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Page visit planner .

You can fly from Anaheim to Page in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and car; or drive. Traveling from Anaheim to Page, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Page are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sat) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Page

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Gunfighter Canyon ©
Gunfighter Canyon
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

2
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.
You've now added Route 66 to your itinerary. On the 14th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Mather Point, trek along Rim Trail, and stroll through South Kaibab Trail.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park online trip builder .

Traveling by car from Page to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. While traveling from Page, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Route 66
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

3
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Angel's Landing. Spend the 18th (Fri) exploring nature at Zion National Park. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at The Narrows.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Zion National Park travel route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Grand Canyon National Park to Zion National Park. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, expect nights in Zion National Park to be about the same, around 10°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. You'll set off for Las Vegas on the 19th (Sat).

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Las Vegas: Hoover Dam (in Boulder City) and Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton). And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and have fun at Las Vegas Shooting Center.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas online itinerary planner .

You can drive from Zion National Park to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas. When traveling from Zion National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 39°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Valley of Fire State Park
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Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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