25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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25 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  18 h 45 min
1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h
2
Wawona
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h 45 min
3
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  7 h 30 min
5
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  17 h 30 min
End: Melbourne

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Alcatraz Island and VJB Cellars. Step off the beaten path and head to California State Railroad Museum and California State Capitol Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Charles M. Schulz Museum (in Santa Rosa) and Crocker Art Museum (in Sacramento). The adventure continues: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, stroll the grounds of San Francisco National Cemetery, and see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum.

For photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Francisco online sightseeing planner .

Melbourne, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 19-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 18 hours traveling from Melbourne to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Melbourne in July: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 26°C and lows are around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Wawona.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Sacramento, Charles M. Schulz Museum, Marin Headlands, VJB Cellars
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

4
nights
Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Step off the beaten path and head to Glacier Point and Sentinel Dome. There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, explore the striking landscape at Taft Point, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and make a trip to Half Dome.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Wawona trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Wawona takes 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in Wawona to be a bit warmer, around 20°C, while days are much hotter, around 43°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Pioneer Yosemite History Center ©
Pioneer Yosemite History Center
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

5
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Shelby American Inc and Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection. Do some cultural sightseeing at Historic Route 66 Museum and The Strip. The adventure continues: enjoy some diversion at Gun Garage, ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, see the interesting displays at Counts Kustoms, and get your game on at Apocalypse Vegas.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas tour builder .

Explore your travel options from Wawona to Las Vegas with the Route module. Traveling from Wawona in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Las Vegas, with lows of 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Fun & Games Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection, Historic Route 66 Museum
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Historic Route 66 Museum ©
Historic Route 66 Museum
Shelby American Inc ©
Shelby American Inc

5
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bright Angel Point and Kolb Studio. Explore hidden gems such as South Kaibab Trail and Mather Point. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Bright Angel Trail, contemplate the long history of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, explore the ancient world of Tusayan Museum, and get great views at Lipan Point.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park travel itinerary planner .

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in July, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 34°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Tusayan Museum ©
Tusayan Museum
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio

3
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 Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum and Mission San Juan Capistrano. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens and The Broad. The adventure continues: brush up on your military savvy at Battleship USS Iowa Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, examine the collection at The Getty Center, and stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles road trip tool .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 22°C. On the 24th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, Mission San Juan Capistrano, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
Highlights from your plan

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