30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  19​h 15​min
1
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
4
Springdale
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
7
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Sydney

4
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.
San Diego is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, beaches, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at San Diego Zoo, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, and step aboard Maritime Museum of San Diego.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the San Diego sightseeing planner .

Sydney, Australia to San Diego is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, bus, and train; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -18 hour difference. In March, San Diego is a bit cooler than Sydney - with highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

4
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.
Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 38 minutes away. Pack the 18th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, Head underground at Bronson Caves, and explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles road trip site .

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. March in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. On the 21st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

1
night
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): trek along Angel's Landing and then explore the striking landscape of Observation Point.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Zion National Park trip maker .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Los Angeles to Zion National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Zion National Park. When traveling from Los Angeles in March, plan for little chillier days and much colder nights in Zion National Park: temperatures range from 21°C by day to -1°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Springdale.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

2
nights
Springdale

Springdale ©
Located just outside Zion National Park, Springdale's 600 residents welcome thousands of visitors a year to their tiny town.
On the 23rd (Fri), scramble along the landscape with a canyoning and rapelling tour and then hike along Zion Rock & Mountain Guides.

Plan a Springdale trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Zion National Park to Springdale. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in March, and nighttime lows around -1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Springdale

Tours Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Zion Rock & Mountain Guides ©
Zion Rock & Mountain Guides
Canyoning & Rappelling Tours

5
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 26th (Mon), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Pima Point, trek along South Kaibab Trail, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park holiday tool .

Drive from Springdale to Grand Canyon National Park in 5 hours. Traveling from Springdale in March, things will get a bit cooler in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 16°C and lows about -6°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Thu) to allow time for 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

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Las Vegas: Hoover Dam (in Boulder City) and Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton). There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, and try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas travel route planning tool .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Nature

Side Trips

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

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a memorable ride with Cable Cars, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park.

For traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco travel route tool .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas in April, expect San Francisco to be a bit cooler, temps between 22°C and 12°C. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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