32 days in United States Itinerary

32 days in United States Itinerary

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32 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  18​h
1
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Portland
— 6 nights
Drive:  15​min
4
Vancouver
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Seattle
— 6 nights
Fly:  20​h 30​min
End: Sydney

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Santa Monica Pier and El Pueblo de Los Angeles. Visit Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Will Rogers State Beach for some beach relaxation. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum (in Simi Valley), Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point). Pack the 24th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, admire the masterpieces at Norton Simon Museum, and admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica Beach.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip planner .

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) to Pacific Standard Time is minus 18 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 27th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Hermosa Beach Pier, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, Norton Simon Museum, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
Shop till you drop at The Strip and Las Vegas North Premium Outlets. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Valley of Fire State Park and The Neon Museum. Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Amargosa Valley--about 1h 40 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take an in-depth tour of Titanic, wander the streets of Las Vegas Downtown, and look for gifts at M&M'S World Las Vegas.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planner .

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Los Angeles in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Valley of Fire State Park, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge ©

6
nights
Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Do your shopping at Powell's City of Books and Tillamook Country Smoker. Explore hidden gems such as Cannon Beach and Haystack Rock. Explore Portland's surroundings by going to Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum (in McMinnville), Ecola State Park (in Cannon Beach) and Multnomah Falls (in Bridal Veil). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Manzanita Beach, look for all kinds of wild species at Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge, visit a coastal fixture at Cape Meares Lighthouse, and take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Portland trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Las Vegas to Portland by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in June; daily highs in Portland reach 29°C and lows reach 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Vancouver.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum, Cape Kiwanda State Natural Area, Manzanita Beach, Cape Meares Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach
Ecola State Park ©
Ecola State Park

6
nights
Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cannon Beach and Columbia River Maritime Museum. Flavel House Museum and Fort Vancouver National Historic Site are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Vancouver: Astoria Column (in Astoria), Cannon Beach (Haystack Rock & Ecola State Park) and Nehalem Bay Winery (in Nehalem). There's much more to do: explore the striking landscape of Multnomah Falls, do a tasting at Elk Cove Vineyards, and identify plant and animal life at Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Vancouver trip planner .

Vancouver is just a short distance from Portland. In June, daytime highs in Vancouver are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Seattle.

Things to do in Vancouver

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Cannon Beach, Astoria, Multnomah Falls, Columbia River Gorge National Scenic Area, Nehalem Bay Winery
Highlights from your plan
Haystack Rock ©
Haystack Rock
Cannon Beach ©
Cannon Beach

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nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Tolmie State Park and Alki Beach. Explore hidden gems such as Future of Flight Aviation Center & Boeing Tour and LeMay - America's Car Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Point No Point Lighthouse & Park (in Hansville) and Ed Munro Seahurst Park (in Burien). There's much more to do: admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks, view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio, and see the interesting displays at The Museum of Flight.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by car from Vancouver to Seattle takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of tram and flight. In June in Seattle, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 16°C at night. On the 20th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Olympic Peninsula, Point No Point Lighthouse & Park, Seahurst Beach Park, Tolmie State Park, LeMay - America's Car Museum
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
LeMay - America's Car Museum ©
LeMay - America's Car Museum
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market