26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Adelaide
Fly:  21​h 15​min
1
Los Angeles
— 9 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
4
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  21​h
End: Adelaide

9
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Beach. Popular historic sites such as Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame are in your itinerary. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park), Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach) and Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach). Pack the 5th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Will Rogers State Beach, get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and explore and take pictures at Staples Center.

To find ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip builder website .

Adelaide, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Central Standard Time (South Australia) to Pacific Standard Time is minus 17 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Adelaide in May; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

6
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 some historical perspective at The Strip and Little Church of the West. Take a break from the city and head to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Explore Las Vegas' surroundings by going to Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton) and Hoover Dam (in Boulder City). There's still lots to do: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas attractions planner .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect nights in Las Vegas to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trips

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

4
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.
Toroweap Point and Hermit's Rest will appeal to history buffs. Visiting Grand Canyon South Rim and Hopi Point will get you outdoors. On the 17th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: hike along Rim Trail, take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, and stroll through South Kaibab Trail.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park itinerary website .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in May: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 0°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get outdoors at Alcatraz Island and Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Baker Beach and Montara State Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Bodega Head in Bodega Bay (about 1h 25 min away). And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, tee off at Lincoln Park, kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park, and contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to San Francisco takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, expect much hotter with lows of 13°C in San Francisco. On the 24th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Bodega Head, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
SS Jeremiah O'Brien ©
SS Jeremiah O'Brien

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