27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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27 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
2
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 30​min
3
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
5
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
8
Palm Springs
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
10
Miami
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
11
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  26​h
End: Sydney

2
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.
On the 29th (Sun), examine the collection at The Getty Center, get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, then take a stroll through Montana Avenue, and finally shop like a local with Third Street Promenade. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then make a trip to Abbot Kinney Boulevard, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip itinerary builder tool .

Sydney, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Sydney in March, expect Los Angeles to be a bit cooler, temps between 27°C and 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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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 31st (Tue): discover the magic at Disneyland Park. On the 1st (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum, enjoy the sand and surf at Newport Beach, then get engrossed in the history at Founder's Park, and finally take in the exciting artwork at The Disney Gallery.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Anaheim visit planner.

Anaheim is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. In March, daytime highs in Anaheim are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Museums Outdoors

Side Trips

Newport Beach, Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Disney Gallery ©
The Disney Gallery

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, then take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, and then explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Exploratorium and then kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco driving holiday site .

Fly from Anaheim to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Anaheim in April: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 22°C and lows are around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
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.
On the 4th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Yosemite Museum Gallery, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and finally make a trip to Olmsted Point. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls and then get to know the fascinating history of Big Trees Lodge, National Historic Landmark.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Yosemite National Park using our trip planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect slightly colder days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 17°C to lows of -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area

1
night
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.
Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Las Vegas using our trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in April: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 31°C and lows are around 16°C. You'll set off for Grand Canyon National Park on the 6th (Mon).

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nightlife Outdoors Tours

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): examine the collection at Kolb Studio, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, and then take in a show at Hopi House.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, go to the 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. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 19°C by day to -3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Shopping Museums Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
Hopi House ©
Hopi House
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio
Grand Canyon Railway Depot ©
Grand Canyon Railway Depot

3
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planner .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April: highs in Las Vegas hover around 31°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

4
nights
Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley. Indian Canyons and Palm Springs Air Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get in touch with nature at Tahquitz Canyon and Murray Canyon Trail. Venture out of the city with trips to Living Free Animal Sanctuary (in Mountain Center) and Old Town Temecula (in Temecula). Next up on the itinerary: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at San Jacinto Mountain, hunt for treasures at VillageFest, look for all kinds of wild species at South Lykken Trail, and admire nature's extreme beauty at Coachella Valley Preserve.

Before you visit Palm Springs, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Las Vegas to Palm Springs by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, you will find days in Palm Springs are somewhat warmer (37°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Old Town Temecula, Living Free Animal Sanctuary
Highlights from your plan
Indian Canyons ©
Indian Canyons
Tahquitz Canyon ©
Tahquitz Canyon
San Jacinto Mountain ©
San Jacinto Mountain

2
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Tue): examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego holiday builder site .

You can drive from Palm Springs to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Palm Springs in April, plan for little chillier days in San Diego, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in San Diego

Nature Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Gaslamp Quarter ©
Gaslamp Quarter

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nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Shop till you drop at Lincoln Road and Bayside Marketplace. Appreciate the collections at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and Lock & Load Museum. Step out of Miami to go to Everglades National Park and see Shark Valley, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at South Beach, see the interesting displays at Burger Beast Museum, take a stroll through Art Deco Historic District, and stop by Guayaba y Chocolate.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Miami trip planner .

Fly from San Diego to Miami in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from San Diego to Miami, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Diego in April, with highs in Miami at 34°C and lows at 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Miami

Museums Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Shark Valley Visitor Center
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Let the collections at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial capture your imagination. Visit St. Patrick's Cathedral and Hamilton Grange National Memorial for their historical value. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Times Square, get a taste of the local shopping with Fifth Avenue, go for a walk through Central Park, and explore the landscape on two wheels at East River Waterfront Esplanade.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the New York City online journey maker .

You can fly from Miami to New York City in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for cooler weather when traveling from Miami in April: high temperatures in New York City hover around 19°C and lows are around 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

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