20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  20​h
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
Hollywood
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Nashville
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
5
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Keep things going the next day: engage your brain at Exploratorium, then take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and then wander the streets of Twin Peaks.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read San Francisco road trip site .

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. In June, San Francisco is a bit warmer than Melbourne - with highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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.
Bring the kids along to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and The Roller Coaster. The adventure continues: enjoy some music at Bellagio Fountains, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online day trip planner .

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in June; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 45°C and lows reach 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hollywood.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Roller Coaster ©
The Roller Coaster

2
nights
Hollywood

Hollywood ©
The city of Hollywood is a classic Florida beach town and popular vacation spot, attracting visitors with its picturesque beaches, lively nightlife, and laid-back vibe.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Lauderdale Beach, take a stroll through Lincoln Road, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Bayside Marketplace. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Vizcaya Museum & Gardens, appreciate the extensive heritage of Art Deco Historic District, and then kick back and relax at South Beach.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Hollywood tour itinerary app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to Hollywood takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Hollywood is 3 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in June: highs in Hollywood hover around 37°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Nashville.

Things to do in Hollywood

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Miami, Fort Lauderdale Beach
Highlights from your plan
South Beach ©
South Beach
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens ©
Vizcaya Museum and Gardens
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

3
nights
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Step out of Nashville to go to Franklin and see Lotz House Museum, which is approximately 30 minutes away. There's lots more to do: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, tour the pleasant surroundings at Centennial Park, wander the streets of Downtown Nashville, and meet the residents at Nashville Zoo.

To find out how to plan a trip to Nashville, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Hollywood to Nashville takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Hollywood in June since evenings lows in Nashville dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Nashville

Parks Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Nashville Zoo ©
Nashville Zoo
Centennial Park ©
Centennial Park
Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum ©

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.
Family-friendly places like San Diego Zoo and Children's Pool will thrill your kids. Pack the 22nd (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. There's still lots to do: let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Building and Lily Pond, and pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip planner .

You can fly from Nashville to San Diego in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Nashville in June: highs in San Diego hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

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

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.
Family-friendly places like Disneyland Park and Getty Center The Publications will thrill your kids. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim--about 40 minutes away. Pack the 26th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles holiday planner.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in June, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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