22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + Foot + Bus:  5​h
3
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
+2
Bus + Fly + Bus:  12​h 30​min
6
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
7
Orlando, Florida
— 4 nights
Fly:  23​h 30​min
End: Brisbane

1
night
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 20th (Fri): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and finally browse the exhibits of SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, see the interesting displays at Exploratorium, and then browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

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Brisbane, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Brisbane to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Brisbane in December, with highs in San Francisco at 17°C and lows at 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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.
Family-friendly places like Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area and Cathedral Beach Picnic Area will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, hit the slopes at Curry Village Ice Rink, trek along Tuolumne Meadows, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park online day trip planner .

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in December, plan for slightly colder days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 9°C, while nights are colder with lows around -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Winter Sports
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park. Here are some ideas for day two: discover the magic at Disney California Adventure Park and then experience the excitement of Star Wars Launch Bay.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Anaheim travel app .

Do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yosemite National Park to Anaheim in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in December, expect Anaheim to be much hotter, temps between 25°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

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
Star Wars Launch Bay ©
Star Wars Launch Bay

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, have some family-friendly fun at Apocalypse Vegas, and then make a trip to Bellagio Fountains.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas online attractions planner .

Traveling by flight from Anaheim to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Anaheim in December: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 16°C and lows are around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Apocalypse Vegas ©
Apocalypse Vegas

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.
On the 30th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, hike along South Kaibab Trail, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, and don't miss a visit to Powell Point.

For other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in December, plan for little chillier days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 8°C, while nights are cooler with lows around -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

3
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Central Park and New York Public Library. There's still lots to do: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, tour the pleasant surroundings at World Trade Center's Liberty Park, take a stroll through Times Square, and admire the landmark architecture of Grand Central Terminal.

To see other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read New York City vacation planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City in 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Expect much hotter evenings in New York City when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, with lows around 2°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

4
nights
Orlando, Florida

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
Kids will enjoy Walt Disney World Resort and Magic Kingdom Park. Pack the 5th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal's Islands of Adventure. Pack the 7th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Orlando Resort. The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at SeaWorld Orlando and laugh and play at Happily Ever After Fireworks.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Orlando online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by flight from New York City to Orlando takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from New York City in January; daily highs in Orlando reach 25°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Theme Parks Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Magic Kingdom Park ©
Magic Kingdom Park
Walt Disney World Resort ©
Walt Disney World Resort
Universal's Islands of Adventure ©
Universal's Islands of Adventure

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