24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
San Francisco
— 7 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Sydney

7
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.
Bring the kids along to Disneyland Park and Griffith Observatory. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (The VOID, Disney California Adventure Park, & more). The adventure continues: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, catch a movie at California Science Center, and see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles sightseeing planner.

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in October, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SeaWorld San Diego. On your second day here, examine the collection at Maritime Museum of San Diego and then get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Diego trip planning tool .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In October, daytime highs in San Diego are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

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.
Family-friendly places like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and DISCOVERY Children's Museum will thrill your kids. Explore Las Vegas' surroundings by going to Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). Next up on the itinerary: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and take a stroll through The Strip.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas travel route planner.

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Parks Fun & Games

Side Trip

Boulder City
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
DISCOVERY Children's Museum ©
DISCOVERY Children's Museum

7
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden. Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa--about 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and enjoy the sand and surf at Marshall’s Beach.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco itinerary builder .

Getting from Las Vegas to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Las Vegas in October, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

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