22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  18​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
3
Santa Monica
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
4
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Melbourne

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Fort Funston National Park and Exploratorium. Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Baker Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Sonoma Coast State Beach (in Sonoma) and Bodega Dunes (in Bodega). Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Street Stairs, enjoy the sea views from Fort Point, and make a trip to Lombard Street.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco day trip app .

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Melbourne in June, expect San Francisco to be a bit warmer, temps between 25°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Sonoma Coast State Beach, Bodega Dunes
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Fort Funston National Park ©
Fort Funston National Park

6
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area and Mariposa Grove. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, stroll through Panorama Trail, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and explore the striking landscape of Elizabeth Lake.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip maker tool .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 7°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

3
nights
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Santa Monica State Beach and Zuma Beach. Visiting Manhattan Beach and Malibu Lagoon State Beach will get you outdoors. Step out of Santa Monica to go to Malibu and see Nicholas Canyon Beach, which is approximately 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, get curious at Camera Obscura, explore the striking landscape of Santa Monica Mountains, and look for gifts at Bergamot Station.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, go to the Santa Monica online tour itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Santa Monica in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in Santa Monica: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Malibu, Manhattan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica Mountains ©
Santa Monica Mountains

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
On the 16th (Tue), make an unforgettable trip to Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! and then discover the magic at Disneyland Park. On the 17th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: discover the magic at Downtown Disney and then discover the magic at Disney California Adventure Park.

To find maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Anaheim trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Santa Monica to Anaheim in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of tram and train. Traveling from Santa Monica in June, you will find days in Anaheim are somewhat warmer (32°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Anaheim

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

4
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.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and take a stroll through The Strip.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary website .

Traveling by car from Anaheim to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or fly. While traveling from Anaheim, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 46°C to lows of 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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