27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
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Anaheim
— 6 nights
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San Diego
— 2 nights
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Las Vegas
— 4 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
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Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
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Olympic Valley
— 3 nights
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San Francisco
— 3 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.
Bring the kids along to Universal Studios Hollywood and The Getty Center. There's lots more to do: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall, and partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race.

For where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles route planner.

If you are flying in from Australia, the closest major aiports are Los Angeles International Airport, John Wayne Airport-Orange County Airport, Ontario International Airport, San Bernardino International Airport and Edwards Air Force Base. In December in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

6
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Anaheim

Anaheim ©

Heart of Orange County

Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Flightdeck Simulation Center. Explore Anaheim's surroundings by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point) and Laguna Beach (Murder Mystery Scavenger Hunt & Brown's Park). Have a day of magic on the 21st (Mon) at Disney California Adventure Park. Pack the 23rd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Knott's Berry Farm. And it doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Downtown Disney, get your game on at The VOID, bet on your favorite at K1 Speed Anaheim, and enjoy the sand and surf at Newport Beach.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Anaheim attractions site.

Anaheim is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. In December, daily temperatures in Anaheim can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks · Fun & Games · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

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San Diego

San Diego ©

America's Finest City

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.
On the 26th (Sat), appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument and then meet the residents at San Diego Zoo.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our San Diego trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Anaheim to San Diego takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus; or take a train. In December in San Diego, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument
Maritime Museum of San Diego ©
Maritime Museum of San Diego

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Las Vegas

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. Explore Las Vegas' surroundings by going to Boulder City (Hoover Dam & Tom Devlin's Monster Museum). There's still lots to do: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, push the limits with an extreme tour, and get your game on at Apocalypse Vegas.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas vacation builder.

Traveling by car from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from San Diego in December; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 16°C and lows reach 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks · Shopping · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): hike along South Kaibab Trail, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and then get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip website.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle; 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. When traveling from Las Vegas in December, plan for little chillier days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 8°C, while nights are much colder with lows around -11°C. On the 2nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Nature · Trails · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): fly down the slopes at Badger Pass Ski Area. On your second day here, explore the striking landscape at El Capitan, then identify plant and animal life at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park. In January, daytime highs in Yosemite National Park are 7°C, while nighttime lows are -12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Olympic Valley.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Winter Sports · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Badger Pass Ski Area ©
Badger Pass Ski Area

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Olympic Valley

Olympic Valley ©
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Northstar California and Sand Harbor. On the 7th (Thu), do a day of snowy sightseeing with Squaw Valley Ski Area.

To find out how to plan a trip to Olympic Valley, use our trip itinerary maker.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Yosemite National Park to Olympic Valley. In January, daily temperatures in Olympic Valley can reach 5°C, while at night they dip to -10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Olympic Valley

Outdoors · Parks · Winter Sports · Tours

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Sand Harbor ©
Sand Harbor
Tahoe Donner ©
Tahoe Donner
Northstar California ©
Northstar California

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Alcatraz Island and Japanese Tea Garden. When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Wine Tours & Tastings in Napa, approximately Napa away. And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, get curious at Exploratorium, and make a trip to Lombard Street.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco day trip app.

Drive from Olympic Valley to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Olympic Valley in January, you will find days in San Francisco are somewhat warmer (17°C), and nights are much warmer (9°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Childrens Museums · Wineries · Tours

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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