23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
3
Palm Springs
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Los Angeles

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Bodega Head and Pescadero State Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve. Venture out of the city with trips to Half Moon Bay (Pescadero State Beach & Pomponio State Beach), Muir Woods National Monument (in Mill Valley) and San Gregorio State Beach (in San Gregorio). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at New Brighton State Beach, admire the majestic nature at Big Basin Redwoods State Park, admire all the interesting features of Shark Fin Cove, and explore the activities along San Francisco Bay.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read our San Francisco travel route site .

Brisbane, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and subway. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) to Pacific Standard Time is minus 18 hours. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Brisbane in March: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 21°C and lows are around 11°C. On the 6th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Half Moon Bay, Bodega Head, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Shark Fin Cove, New Brighton State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve ©
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve

4
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve and Running Horse Ranch. You'll get in some beach time at Carpinteria State Beach and Santa Monica State Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Monica Mountains (in Santa Monica) and El Matador State Beach (in Malibu). Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Runyon Canyon Park and make a trip to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles tour itinerary app .

Do a combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in April, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to drive to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Carpinteria, Santa Monica, El Matador State Beach, Running Horse Ranch
Highlights from your plan
Carpinteria State Beach ©
Carpinteria State Beach
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Running Horse Ranch ©
Running Horse Ranch

6
nights
Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley. Step out of the city life by going to Climbing Tours and South Lykken Trail. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological and Joshua Tree National Park. Venture out of the city with trips to Desert Holocaust Memorial (in Palm Desert), Joshua Tree National Park (Ryan Mountain & Barker Dam Trail) and Living Free Animal Sanctuary (in Mountain Center). The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Palm Canyon, hike along Indian Canyons Hiking Trails, explore the world behind art at Palm Springs Art Museum in Palm Desert, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Bump and Grind Trail.

To find other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Palm Springs travel route builder app .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Palm Springs in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Palm Springs, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Palm Desert, Joshua Tree, Joshua Tree National Park, Living Free Animal Sanctuary, Sam Cobb Farms
Highlights from your plan
Painted Canyon ©
Painted Canyon
Joshua Tree National Park ©
Joshua Tree National Park
Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological ©
Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological

6
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Willow Beach and Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge. Explore hidden gems such as Valley of Fire State Park and Escape Adventures and Las Vegas Cyclery. Change things up with these side-trips from Las Vegas: Grapevine Mesa Joshua Trees (in Meadview), Little Finland (in Mesquite) and Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge (in Alamo). There's much more to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Veteran's Memorial Park, get engrossed in the history at Titanic, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, and stop by M&M'S World Las Vegas.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas trip builder .

Traveling by car from Palm Springs to Las Vegas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Palm Springs in April, expect nights in Las Vegas to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are slightly colder, around 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Veteran's Memorial Park, Willow Beach, Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge, Grapevine Mesa Joshua Trees, Little Finland
Highlights from your plan
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge ©
Pahranagat National Wildlife Refuge ©

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