24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
San Simeon
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Zion National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
drive:  8​h
9
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
10
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: Brisbane


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3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bixby Bridge as well as Walt Disney Family Museum. On the 1st (Fri), stroll around Crissy Field and then examine the collection at Walt Disney Family Museum.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco sightseeing planning tool .

Brisbane, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) to Pacific Standard Time is minus 18 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in April; daily highs in San Francisco reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling to San Simeon.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks

Side Trip

Bixby Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Walt Disney Family Museum ©
Walt Disney Family Museum
Bixby Bridge ©
Bixby Bridge
San Francisco Bay Bridge ©
San Francisco Bay Bridge

1
night
San Simeon

San Simeon ©
When you arriveĀ in tiny San Simeon, which lies halfway between San Francisco and Los Angeles, you can see why William Randolph Hearst chose this coastal locale for his famous hilltop castle.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): get in on the family fun at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Simeon trip builder tool .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to San Simeon takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in May, expect nights in San Simeon to be slightly colder, around 10°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. On the 4th (Mon), you'll travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Simeon

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk
Highlights from your plan
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk ©
Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Santa Monica Pier, Hollywood Sign, Huntington Beach Pier, and other attractions. Discover out-of-the-way places like Heisler Park and Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve. It doesn't end there: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood and make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles travel itinerary planner .

Getting from San Simeon to Los Angeles by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from San Simeon in May, expect nights in Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Heisler Park, Skateboarding Hall of Fame and Museum, Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve, Disneyland Park, Huntington Beach Pier
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Heisler Park ©
Heisler Park
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park

1
night
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
San Diego Zoo has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego tour planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in May, and nighttime lows around 19°C. You will leave for Grand Canyon National Park on the 9th (Sat).

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

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 10th (Sun), stroll through Bright Angel Trail and then explore and take pictures at East Rim Drive.

To see other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park road trip planner.

Getting from San Diego to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of flight and bus takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Diego to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from San Diego in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be cooler in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Page.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Antelope Canyon as well as Horseshoe Bend. Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): see human ingenuity at work at Glen Canyon Dam Overlook, then explore the striking landscape at Horseshoe Bend, and then take in breathtaking views at Antelope Canyon.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Page day trip planning tool .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Page in 2.5 hours. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May: highs in Page hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook ©
Glen Canyon Dam Overlook
Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend
Antelope Canyon ©
Antelope Canyon

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Zion National Park as well as The Subway. On the 12th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Zion National Park, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Court of the Patriarchs, and then hike along Watchman Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Wed): head outdoors with The Subway, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at W Rim Trail, and then hike along Temple of Sinawava Trail.

To find out how to plan a trip to Zion National Park, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of shuttle and car from Page to Zion National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Page in May, plan for little chillier nights in Zion National Park, with lows around 5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Court of the Patriarchs ©
Court of the Patriarchs
Zion National Park ©
Zion National Park
The Subway ©
The Subway

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.
You've added The Strip, High Roller, Paris Las Vegas, and other attractions to your itinerary. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and enjoy some diversion at Strip Gun Club.

Plan trip to Las Vegas with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Zion National Park to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Zion National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Zion National Park in May: highs in Las Vegas hover around 36°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): stroll through Lower Yosemite Fall Trail, take some stellar pictures from Valley View, and then admire the sheer force of Chilnualna Falls. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Cloud's Rest and then explore the striking landscape of Bridalveil Fall.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park road trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, things will get much colder in Yosemite National Park: highs are around 21°C and lows about 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Lower Yosemite Fall Trail ©
Lower Yosemite Fall Trail
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
Valley View ©
Valley View

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Golden Gate Park and Lands End. See some other sides of San Francisco: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco tour planner .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, San Francisco is a bit warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Lands End ©
Lands End
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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