22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Brisbane
+3
Fly + Foot + Bus + Train:  18 h
1
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Monterey
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  7 h 45 min
5
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
6
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
7
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
8
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
9
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
10
Sedona
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  25 h
End: Brisbane

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Star Wars Launch Bay. There's lots more to do: make an unforgettable trip to Disney California Adventure Park, make a trip to Downtown Disney, and catch some excitement at Radiator Springs Racers.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Anaheim online trip itinerary planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Anaheim is an approximately 18- hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, bus, and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Brisbane to Anaheim. In May, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can go by car to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

1
night
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Old Mission Santa Barbara, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Santa Barbara Zoo, and then stroll around Shoreline Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Barbara route maker.

Drive from Anaheim to Santa Barbara in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Anaheim in May: high temperatures in Santa Barbara hover around 25°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Santa Barbara Zoo ©
Santa Barbara Zoo
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Shoreline Park ©
Shoreline Park

2
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Carmel River State Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Asilomar State Beach, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Pacific Grove Shoreline Parkway Marine Refuge. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe, enjoy the sand and surf at Pfeiffer State Beach, then kick back and relax at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, and finally admire the sheer force of McWay Falls.

To see ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Monterey trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Monterey in 4.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. When traveling from Santa Barbara in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Monterey: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Big Sur, Pacific Grove, Carmel River State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Yosemite, Tunnel View and Sentinel Dome. There's lots more to do: admire all the interesting features of Tioga Pass, don't miss a visit to Washburn Point, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Yosemite Valley Chapel, and identify plant and animal life at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park route planner.

Drive from Monterey to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Monterey in May, Yosemite National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

1
night
Las Vegas

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, then have fun at Strip Gun Club, and then enjoy some diversion at Battlefield Vegas.

For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online trip maker.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, expect Las Vegas to be warmer, temps between 36°C and 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas
Strip Gun Club ©
Strip Gun Club

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Zion's Main Canyon, then trek along Angel's Landing, and then explore and take pictures at Zion Canyon Scenic Drive.

To find where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Zion National Park online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in May, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Zion National Park: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 5°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive ©
Zion Canyon Scenic Drive
Zion's Main Canyon ©
Zion's Main Canyon

2
nights
Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Navajo Loop Trail, get great views at Sunset Point, and then hike along Queen's Garden Trail. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Farview Point, explore the striking landscape at Natural Bridge, then enjoy breathtaking views from Bryce Point, and finally take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Bryce Canyon National Park road trip website.

Getting from Zion National Park to Bryce Canyon National Park by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Zion National Park in May, things will get a bit cooler in Bryce Canyon National Park: highs are around 20°C and lows about 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can drive to Page.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Natural Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Natural Bridge ©
Natural Bridge

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): look for all kinds of wild species at Glen Canyon National Recreation Area and then admire the engineering at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Page online holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Bryce Canyon National Park to Page takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and shuttle. When traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Page: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook ©
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area ©
Glen Canyon National Recreation Area

1
night
Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. On the 20th (Thu), stop by Navajo Jewelry and Design, then examine the collection at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., and then don't miss a visit to Forrest Gump Point.

To see ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley trip planner.

Drive from Page to Monument Valley in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Page in May, expect Monument Valley to be a bit cooler, temps between 27°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can drive to Sedona.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Forrest Gump Point
Highlights from your plan
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.
Forrest Gump Point ©
Forrest Gump Point

5
nights
Sedona

Sedona ©
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
Explore hidden gems such as Out of Africa Wildlife Park and Devil's Bridge Trail. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sedona: Clarkdale (Clarkdale National Historic District & Townsite & Arizona Copper Art Museum). And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179), stroll around Amitabha Stupa & Peace Park, stroll through Doe Mountain Trail, and explore the stunning scenery at Oak Creek Canyon.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Sedona sightseeing tool.

Drive from Monument Valley to Sedona in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of car, flight, and taxi. Traveling from Monument Valley in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in Sedona, with lows around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sedona

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trips

Clarkdale, Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Out of Africa Wildlife Park
Highlights from your plan
Out of Africa Wildlife Park ©
Out of Africa Wildlife Park
Slide Rock State Park ©
Slide Rock State Park
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179) ©
Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179)

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