8 days in United States Itinerary

8 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Perth
Fly + Drive:  26 h
1
Vancouver
— 1 day
Drive:  3 h
2
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly + Bus:  9 h 30 min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 30 min
4
Los Angeles
— 1 day
Fly:  23 h 45 min
End: Perth

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Vancouver

Vancouver ©
Vancouver is a city on the north bank of the Columbia River in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): experience rural life at Roloff Farms, contemplate the long history of George C. Marshall House, and then get to know the fascinating history of Officers' Row.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Vancouver travel route builder tool.

Perth, Australia to Vancouver is an approximately 29-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from Australian Western Standard Time (AWST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 16 hours. Traveling from Perth in December, things will get cooler in Vancouver: highs are around 8°C and lows about 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Seattle.

Things to do in Vancouver

Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Roloff Farms
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George C. Marshall House ©
George C. Marshall House
Officers' Row ©
Officers' Row
Roloff Farms ©
Roloff Farms

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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.
On the 29th (Tue), pick up some local products at Pike Place Market, take in nature's colorful creations at Washington Park Arboretum, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Bruce Lee Grave Site.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Seattle travel planner.

Drive from Vancouver to Seattle in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or fly. December in Seattle sees daily highs of 9°C and lows of 3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks
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Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Washington Park Arboretum ©
Washington Park Arboretum
Bruce Lee Grave Site ©
Bruce Lee Grave Site

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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.
On the 30th (Wed), explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum, thentake in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, thenmake a trip to Powell Point, and finally get great views at Lookout Studio. On the next day, stroll through Bright Angel Trail.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Seattle to Grand Canyon National Park in 10 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Expect cooler evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from Seattle in December, with lows around -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Powell Point ©
Powell Point

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): identify plant and animal life at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January, things will get much hotter in Los Angeles: highs are around 24°C and lows about 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area ©
Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area

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