25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 5 nights
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
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Olympic Valley
— 2 nights
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South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
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New York City
— 4 nights

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©

City of Angels

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 Disney California Adventure Park and Downtown Disney. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Mission San Juan Capistrano (in San Juan Capistrano), Temecula (Old Town Temecula, Wine Tours & Tastings, &more) and Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Star Wars Launch Bay). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles travel planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Brisbane to Los Angeles. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Brisbane in December; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 24°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Wineries · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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Las Vegas

Sin City

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
On the 23rd (Mon), have some family-friendly fun at Dig This, try your luck at Casino At The Venetian, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then enjoy some diversion at The Range 702, and finally take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): enjoy some diversion at Chapel of the Flowers, let your taste buds guide you at a local gastronomic tour, then take a memorable tour with Tours, then buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian Resort, and finally ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In December, Las Vegas is a bit cooler than Los Angeles - with highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games · Tours · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Dig This ©
Dig This

3
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Muir Woods National Monument and Legion of Honor. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Pacifica (San Pedro Valley Park & Devil's Slide Trail). The adventure continues: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and get curious at Exploratorium.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Las Vegas in December since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Nature · Museums · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Badger Pass Ski Area and Vernal Fall. Step out of Yosemite National Park to go to June Lake and see June Mountain, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Half Dome, stroll through Four Mile Trail, pause for some serene contemplation at Yosemite Valley Chapel, and make a trip to Olmsted Point.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planning site.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 9°C to lows of -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Olympic Valley.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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Olympic Valley

Olympic Valley ©
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): ski along the peaceful trails at Tahoe Donner, hit the slopes at Diamond Peak Ski & Snowboard School, and then grab your bike and head to Flume Trail. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Wed): ski along the peaceful trails at Sugar Bowl Resort.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Olympic Valley road trip planning website.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to Olympic Valley. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in December, you will find days in Olympic Valley are slightly colder (5°C), and nights are about the same (-11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Olympic Valley

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Tahoe Donner ©
Tahoe Donner
Sugar Bowl Resort ©
Sugar Bowl Resort

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South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): fly down the slopes at Adventure Mountain, have some family-friendly fun at Magic Carpet Golf, then experience rural life at Tahoe Trout Farm, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Fallen Leaf Lake. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: view the masterpieces at Wyland Galleries and then hit the slopes at Heavenly Mountain Resort.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the South Lake Tahoe trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Olympic Valley to South Lake Tahoe in 1.5 hours. January in South Lake Tahoe sees daily highs of 8°C and lows of -8°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Adventure Mountain ©
Adventure Mountain
Heavenly Mountain Resort ©
Heavenly Mountain Resort
Tahoe Trout Farm ©
Tahoe Trout Farm

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New York City

New York City ©

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Step off the beaten path and head to High Point Cross Country Ski Center and Ski Big Bear. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around New York City: Edwin B. Forsythe National Wildlife Refuge (in Oceanville), Cheese on Main (in Ocean Grove) and Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park (in Poughkeepsie). The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, don't miss a visit to Empire State Building, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the New York City tour itinerary builder.

Fly from South Lake Tahoe to New York City in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from South Lake Tahoe to New York City due to the time zone difference. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in January, you will find days in New York City are a bit cooler (5°C), and nights are about the same (-5°C). You'll have a few hours on the 8th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Museums

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©
Statue of Liberty National Monument

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