27 days in United States Itinerary

27 days in United States Itinerary

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27 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  7​h 45​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  9​h
5
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h
7
Honolulu, Oahu
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Melbourne


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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.
Attractions like Disneyland Park and Disney California Adventure Park make great kid-friendly stops. Pack the 1st (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Los Angeles sightseeing planning site .

Melbourne, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and tram. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (Victoria) to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -18 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in March, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
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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.
Family-friendly places like San Diego Zoo and SeaWorld San Diego will thrill your kids. And it doesn't end there: let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument, stroll through Children's Pool, and see the interesting displays at San Diego Model Railroad Museum.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Diego travel planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 25°C in April, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
Balboa Park ©
Balboa 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.
On the 8th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, make a trip to Grand Canyon Village, get great views at Powell Point, and hike along Rim Trail.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and bus from San Diego to Grand Canyon National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from San Diego to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from San Diego in April, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, around -3°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary builder app .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by combination of flight and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit 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. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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 13th (Sat), take in the dramatic scenery at Bridalveil Fall. On your second day here, stroll through Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park takes 9 hours. In April, Yosemite National Park is cooler than Las Vegas - with highs of 17°C and lows of -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Winter Sports Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
Badger Pass Ski Area ©
Badger Pass Ski Area

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Attractions like Exploratorium and Japanese Tea Garden make great kid-friendly stops. Spend the 17th (Wed) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. And it doesn't end there: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our San Francisco itinerary planner .

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 22°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Honolulu.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
California Academy of Sciences ©
California Academy of Sciences

4
nights
Honolulu, Oahu

Honolulu ©
In many ways much more Asian than American, Honolulu is Hawaii's largest city and its center of government, transportation, commerce, and tourism.
Attractions like USS Arizona Memorial and Kailua Beach Park make great kid-friendly stops. Explore Honolulu's surroundings by going to Haleiwa (Waimea Bay & Sunset Beach Park). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Waikiki Beach, work some fitness into your day at Ala Moana Beach Park, trek along Diamond Head State Monument, and stroll through Kapiolani Regional Park.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Honolulu day trip planning app .

You can fly from San Francisco to Honolulu in 8 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from San Francisco to Honolulu, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In April, Honolulu is somewhat warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 33°C and lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Honolulu

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Haleiwa, Kailua Beach Park, Makapu'u Point
Highlights from your plan
Waikiki Beach ©
Waikiki Beach
USS Arizona Memorial ©
USS Arizona Memorial
Diamond Head State Monument ©
Diamond Head State Monument

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