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:  17​h
1
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 6 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
4
San Diego
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Sydney

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get a sense of the local culture at Alcatraz Island and de Young Museum. Let the collections at Exploratorium and Musee Mecanique capture your imagination. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Moss Landing), Safari West (in Santa Rosa) and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville). And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and admire the masterpieces at Legion of Honor.

To find ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco road trip planning site .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Pacific Standard Time is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Sydney in March, things will get little chillier in San Francisco: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Safari West, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

4
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam) and Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge (in Amargosa Valley). And it doesn't end there: shop like a local with The Strip, don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, and explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas online travel planner .

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in April, with highs in Las Vegas at 31°C and lows at 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Boulder City, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

6
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.
Popular historic sites such as Tusayan Museum and Grand Canyon Railway Depot are in your itinerary. Museum-lovers will get to explore Kolb Studio and Bright Angel History Room. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, stroll through Rim Trail, take some stellar pictures from Grandview Point, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Toroweap Point.

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You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to 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. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in April: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 19°C, while lows dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Tusayan Museum ©
Tusayan Museum
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio

5
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.
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery and Marston House Museum will appeal to history buffs. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at USS Midway Museum and Maritime Museum of San Diego. Get out of town with these interesting San Diego side-trips: Oceanside Pier (in Oceanside) and Lions, Tigers & Bears (in Alpine). There's much more to do: admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, visit a coastal fixture at Old Point Loma Lighthouse, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Our Lady of the Rosary Church, and get engrossed in the history at Gaslamp Museum at the Davis-Horton House.

For photos, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to San Diego takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, expect nights in San Diego to be much warmer, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Oceanside Pier, Lions, Tigers & Bears
Highlights from your plan
Lions, Tigers & Bears ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Maritime Museum of San Diego ©
Maritime Museum of San Diego

6
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 explore and learn at The Getty Center and Petersen Automotive Museum. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like La Brea Tar Pits and Museum and Venice Canals Walkway. Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Monica Mountains (in Santa Monica), Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point) and Anaheim (Oak Canyon Nature Center & Disneyland Park). There's still lots to do: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, look for all kinds of wild species at Ballona Wetlands, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and make a trip to Santa Monica Pier.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip itinerary site .

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. In April, daytime highs in Los Angeles are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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