24 days in Western US Itinerary

24 days in Western US Itinerary

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Route & dates

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
2
Livermore
— 3 nights
3
Mammoth Lakes
— 3 nights
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
6
Anaheim
— 3 nights
7
San Francisco
— 3 nights

3
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 Golden Gate Bridge and Alcatraz Island. The adventure continues: visit Fisherman's Wharf, get curious at California Academy of Sciences, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, and kick back and relax at Marshall’s Beach.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planning app.

Brisbane, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Brisbane to San Francisco, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in San Francisco are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Livermore.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Childrens Museums · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

3
nights
Livermore

Livermore ©
Livermore is a city in Alameda County, California, in the United States. Family-friendly places like Lindsay Wildlife Museum and Centennial Light Bulb will thrill your kids. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Del Valle Regional Park, get some fabulous bargains at San Francisco Premium Outlets, look for gifts at Wente Vineyards & Estate Tasting Room, and admire the local landmark of Lizzie Fountain.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Livermore tour planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Livermore takes an hour. When traveling from San Francisco in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Livermore, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Livermore

Parks · Nature · Shopping

Side Trips

Lindsay Wildlife Museum, Pleasanton Farmers' Market
Highlights from your plan
Del Valle Regional Park ©
Del Valle Regional Park
Lindsay Wildlife Museum ©
Lindsay Wildlife Museum
Centennial Light Bulb ©
Centennial Light Bulb

3
nights
Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Bring the kids along to Tioga Pass and Convict Lake. When in Mammoth Lakes, make a side trip to see Olmsted Point in Yosemite National Park, approximately Yosemite National Park away. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Devils Postpile National Monument, fly down the slopes at Mammoth Mountain, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Mary.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Mammoth Lakes trip planning site.

You can drive from Livermore to Mammoth Lakes in 6 hours. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Livermore in September: highs in Mammoth Lakes hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks · Outdoors · Nature

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Devils Postpile National Monument ©
Devils Postpile National Monument
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Olmsted Point ©
Olmsted Point

3
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 Fountains of Bellagio will thrill your kids. Change things up with these side-trips from Las Vegas: Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). There's lots more to do: shop like a local with The Strip, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Mammoth Lakes to Las Vegas in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. While traveling from Mammoth Lakes, expect a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Boulder City
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): trek along Bright Angel Trail, get great views at Powell Point, and then get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum. Keep things going the next day: trek along South Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Anaheim.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

3
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Disneyland Park and Flightdeck Simulation Center. Next up on the itinerary: get in on the family fun at Disney California Adventure Park, experience the excitement of Radiator Springs Racers, make an unforgettable trip to Downtown Disney, and let the kids burn off some steam at Redwood Creek Challenge Trail.

To see reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Anaheim attractions planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Anaheim in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, you will find days in Anaheim are a bit warmer (36°C), and nights are warmer (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

3
nights
San Francisco

Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Coit Tower and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Here are some ideas for day two: wander the streets of Chinatown, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and then take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

Make your San Francisco itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Anaheim to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Anaheim in October, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours · Wineries · Parks

Side Trip

Wine Tours & Tastings
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Golden Gate Park ©
Golden Gate Park
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

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