24 days in Western US Itinerary

24 days in Western US Itinerary

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24 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
2
Livermore
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Mammoth Lakes
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
6
Anaheim
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
7
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Brisbane

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kids will enjoy Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

To see reviews and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco attractions planning site .

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) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in September, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough 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
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

3
nights
Livermore

Livermore ©
Livermore is a city in Alameda County, California, in the United States. Bring the kids along to Lindsay Wildlife Museum and Centennial Light Bulb. There's much more to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Del Valle Regional Park, admire the local landmark of Lizzie Fountain, do a tasting at Concannon Vineyard, and pick up some local products at Pleasanton Farmers' Market.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Livermore trip itinerary site .

Drive from San Francisco to Livermore in 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 time for travel to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Livermore

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Pleasanton Farmers' Market, Lindsay Wildlife Museum
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. Mammoth Lakes is known for nature, winter sports, breweries & distilleries, trails, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, hit the slopes at Mammoth Mountain, explore the activities along Lake Mary, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Mammoth Lakes trip itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Livermore to Mammoth Lakes in 5 hours. Traveling from Livermore in September, you will find days in Mammoth Lakes are little chillier (27°C), and nights are cooler (3°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas journey maker site .

Traveling by flight from Mammoth Lakes to Las Vegas takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Mammoth Lakes in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 39°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Boulder City
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
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, pause for some photo ops at Powell Point, and then get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: hike along South Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

Plan my day in Grand Canyon National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

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 difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in September, plan for little chillier days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 28°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 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
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Yavapai Geology Museum ©
Yavapai Geology Museum
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

3
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Family-friendly places like Disneyland Park and Downtown Disney will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: discover the magic at Disney California Adventure Park, catch some excitement at Radiator Springs Racers, have some family-friendly fun at Flightdeck Flight Simulation Center, and let the kids burn off some steam at Redwood Creek Challenge Trail.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Anaheim trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Anaheim takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Anaheim. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, you will find days in Anaheim are somewhat warmer (36°C), and nights are warmer (22°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can 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): take in panoramic vistas at Coit Tower and then indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): wander the streets of Chinatown, then walk around Golden Gate Park, and then take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read San Francisco day trip app .

You can fly from Anaheim to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Anaheim in October, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Shopping

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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