26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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1
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
3
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
4
Anaheim
— 2 nights
5
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
6
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
7
San Francisco
— 5 nights

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.
The Strip and Titanic are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of the city life by going to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Valley of Fire State Park. Next up on the itinerary: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, and try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

To find where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planning site.

Port Augusta, Australia to Las Vegas is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone changes from Australian Central Standard Time (ACST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -17.5 hour difference. Traveling from Port Augusta in June, things will get warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bright Angel Trail and Rim Trail. Kids will appreciate attractions like South Kaibab Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim. There's more to do: get great views at Mather Point and look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace.

For reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park online travel route 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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

1
night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): go deep underground at Eureka Mine, thenexplore and take pictures at Artists Dr, and then explore the activities along Badwater Basin. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the waterfront views at Salt Creek Interpretive Trail, thenget great views at Dante's View, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July: highs in Death Valley National Park hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive 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.
On the 5th (Fri), get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: discover the magic at Disney California Adventure Park.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Anaheim trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Anaheim takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In July, Anaheim is slightly colder than Death Valley National Park - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks
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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.
Get some historical perspective at Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Get outdoors at Santa Monica State Beach and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. There's still lots to do: get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, examine the collection at The Getty Center, shop like a local with The Grove, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Will Rogers State Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip planner.

You can drive from Anaheim to Los Angeles in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. July in Los Angeles sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Glacier Point and Bodie State Historic Park. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Yosemite, Tunnel View and Yosemite Falls. Change things up with these side-trips from Yosemite National Park: Mono Lake County Park (in Lee Vining) and Mono County Museum (in Bridgeport). Spend the 14th (Sun) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. There's still lots to do: stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, explore the activities along Gaylor Lake, identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles, and get all the information you need at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park road trip planner.

You can take a bus from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 12 hours. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect colder with lows of °C in Yosemite National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel 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
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Alcatraz Island and Exploratorium. Kids will appreciate attractions like Golden Gate Bridge and Bodega Dunes. Venture out of the city with trips to Goat Rock Beach (in Jenner), Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga) and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville). The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, kick back and relax at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, trek along Mori Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Funston National Park.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco attractions planning site.

You can fly from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Goat Rock Beach, Castello di Amorosa, Bodega Dunes, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
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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