22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
bus:  6​h 45​min
3
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
4
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
6
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + shuttle:  2​h 45​min
7
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
8
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
10
Anaheim
— 1 night
train:  30​min
11
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Sydney

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 7th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Park, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, make a trip to Lombard Street, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and finally step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. On the next day, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, have fun and explore at Exploratorium, and then browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -18 hour difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. You will have some time to spend on the 9th (Wed) before leaving for Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

2
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, hike along Nevada Falls Loop, and get all the information you need at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Yosemite National Park using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in September, plan for colder nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

2
nights
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Fri): cruise along Generals Hwy and then take in the dramatic natural features at Moro Rock. Here are some ideas for day two: take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon National Park and then hike along General Grant Tree Trail.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 7 hours. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park, with highs around 38°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park
General Sherman Tree ©
General Sherman Tree

1
night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Eureka Mine, then explore the activities along Badwater Basin, then take an in-depth tour of The Ranch at Furnace Creek, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point.

Plan a trip to Death Valley National Park easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park takes 7 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in September, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin

2
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.
On the 15th (Tue), get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Death Valley National Park in September since evenings lows in Las Vegas dip to 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Tours
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

2
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.
Spend the 16th (Wed) exploring nature at The Narrows. Spend the 17th (Thu) exploring nature at Zion National Park. There's more to do: hike along Angel's Landing and admire all the interesting features of Zion Shuttle.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Zion National Park travel planner .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in September, plan for little chillier days in Zion National Park, with highs around 34°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Page.

Things to do in Zion National Park

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

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.
Discover how to plan a Page trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by combination of car and shuttle from Zion National Park to Page takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Zion National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Page, with lows of 20°C. You will leave for Grand Canyon National Park on the 19th (Sat).

Things to do in Page

Outdoors Tours Parks

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 19th (Sat), take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, hike along South Kaibab Trail, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, go for a walk through Pipe Creek Vista, and then hike along Rim Trail.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Page to Grand Canyon National Park takes 2.5 hours. Traveling from Page in September, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are little chillier (28°C), and nights are much colder (7°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

2
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Las Vegas: Hoover Dam (in Boulder City) and Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton). Enjoy Las Vegas some more: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, have fun at Battlefield Vegas, take in breathtaking views at Hoover Dam Bypass, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas vacation site .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much hotter, around 25°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 39°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Anaheim.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Valley of Fire State Park, Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas

1
night
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Anaheim day trip planning website .

Fly from Las Vegas to Anaheim in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, things will get slightly colder in Anaheim: highs are around 36°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) to allow time to take a train to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

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 25th (Fri), find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Sat): take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, then examine the collection at The Getty Center, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary builder tool .

Los Angeles is just a short distance from Anaheim. In September in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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