26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Port Augusta
Fly:  32​h
1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Anaheim
— 2 nights
train:  30​min
5
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
7
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  29​h
End: Port Augusta

2
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 Valley of Fire State Park and Bellagio Hotel and Casino. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas. Next up on the itinerary: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, get engrossed in the history at Titanic, don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains, and try to win big at Wynn Las Vegas.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip itinerary planning website .

Port Augusta, Australia to Las Vegas is an approximately 32-hour flight. Traveling from Port Augusta to Las Vegas, you'll gain 17 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Port Augusta in June, things will get much warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 46°C and lows about 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Bright Angel Trail and Rim Trail. Step off the beaten path and head to South Kaibab Trail and Canyon Village Marketplace. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim and take some stellar pictures from Mather Point.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park online driving holiday planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. When traveling from Las Vegas in June, plan for slightly colder days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 34°C, while nights are colder with lows around 6°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

1
night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 3rd (Wed), go deep underground at Eureka Mine, cruise along Artists Dr, and then explore the activities along Badwater Basin. On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the activities along Salt Creek Interpretive Trail, get great views at Dante's View, and then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park trip itinerary app .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park in 7 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, expect nights in Death Valley National Park to be much hotter, around 26°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 45°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can go by car to Anaheim.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Artists Dr ©
Artists Dr
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Disney California Adventure Park.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Anaheim route planning tool .

Drive from Death Valley National Park to Anaheim in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in July, expect Anaheim to be slightly colder, temps between 35°C and 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

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.
Relax by the water at Will Rogers State Beach and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Get some cultural insight at The Getty Center and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. There's much more to do: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, identify plant and animal life at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, and take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

Los Angeles is very close to Anaheim. In July in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum

5
nights
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 Mono Lake County Park and Tunnel View. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bodie State Historic Park and Mono County Museum. Spend the 14th (Sun) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. There's much more to do: admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and stroll through Gaylor Lake.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Yosemite National Park driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be cooler in Yosemite National Park, with lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Bridgeport, Mono Lake County Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall

5
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 Armstrong Redwood State Reserve and Bodega Dunes. Relax by the water at Goat Rock Beach and Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga) and Mori Point (in Pacifica). Next up on the itinerary: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium, enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park, and take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf.

To find out how to plan a trip to San Francisco, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, expect nights in San Francisco to be somewhat warmer, around 16°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Castello di Amorosa, Mori Point, Bodega Dunes, Goat Rock Beach
Highlights from your plan
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

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