23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Fly:  18​h 15​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
San Luis Obispo
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
7
Palm Springs
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
8
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Brisbane

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes California Academy of Sciences, Golden Gate Park, Marrakech Magic Theater, and other attractions you added. Get some historical perspective at Alcatraz Island and The Embarcadero. Fisherman's Wharf and Exploratorium are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Baker Beach.

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Brisbane, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Brisbane to San Francisco. Traveling from Brisbane in November, things will get slightly colder in San Francisco: highs are around 20°C and lows about 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to San Luis Obispo.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

1
night
San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Luis Obispo road trip website .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to San Luis Obispo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in November, you will find days in San Luis Obispo are a bit warmer (26°C), and nights are about the same (10°C). You'll set off for Los Angeles on the 1st (Sun).

Things to do in San Luis Obispo

Wineries Outdoors Tours

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.
You've now added Tongva Park to your itinerary. Step out of the city life by going to Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Hollyridge Trail. Your inner history buff will appreciate Santa Monica Pier and Venice Canals Walkway. Next up on the itinerary: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory and don't miss a visit to The Chandelier Tree.

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You can fly from San Luis Obispo to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from San Luis Obispo in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

2
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.
On the 5th (Thu), explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Fri): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then make a trip to Bellagio Fountains.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online travel route planner .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in December; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 16°C and lows reach 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

2
nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 7th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Harmony Borax Works, then explore and take pictures at Artists Dr, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater Basin, don't miss a visit to Ashford Mill Ruins, and then steep yourself in history at Charcoal Kilns.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park visit planning site .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, plan for little chillier nights in Death Valley National Park, with lows around 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Harmony Borax Works ©
Harmony Borax Works
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin

1
night
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
On the 9th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Little Church of the West, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, then don't miss a visit to Paris Las Vegas, then try your luck at Casino at the Venetian, and finally see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas online attractions planner .

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from Death Valley National Park in December, with lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos Museums
Highlights from your plan
Little Church of the West ©
Little Church of the West
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum
Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino

2
nights
Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Tue): admire nature's extreme beauty at Coachella Valley Preserve, then explore the world behind art at Palm Springs Art Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Indian Canyons. On the next day, explore the world behind art at Sunnylands Center & Gardens, then gain insight at Palm Springs Air Museum, and then play a few rounds at Escena Golf Club.

To see where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Palm Springs trip planner .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Palm Springs in 5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, expect Palm Springs to be a bit warmer, temps between 24°C and 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Sunnylands Center & Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Indian Canyons ©
Indian Canyons
Sunnylands Center & Gardens ©
Sunnylands Center & Gardens
Palm Springs Art Museum ©
Palm Springs Art Museum

4
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Do some cultural sightseeing at Los Angeles County Museum of Art and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. Get in touch with nature at El Pueblo de Los Angeles and Santa Monica State Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum (in Simi Valley) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). See even more of Los Angeles: learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, admire the masterpieces at Norton Simon Museum, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Hollywood, and get curious at California Science Center.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles journey planner .

You can drive from Palm Springs to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Norton Simon Museum, Santa Monica State Beach, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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