21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Sydney

3
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Disneyland Park and The Getty Center. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Griffith Observatory and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Change things up with a short trip to Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim (about 38 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles vacation builder .

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. Traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Sydney in October, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

2
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
On the 7th (Mon), make a trip to Olmsted Point, then trek along Tuolumne Meadows, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. On the 8th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the masterpieces at Yosemite Museum Gallery, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, then take in the exciting artwork at Ansel Adams Gallery, and finally explore the striking landscape at El Capitan.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip app .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (22°C), and nights are cooler (-2°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Let the collections at Exploratorium and SS Jeremiah O'Brien capture your imagination. For shopping fun, head to Ferry Building Marketplace or Union Square. The adventure continues: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, get a taste of the local shopping with City Lights Booksellers, go for a walk through Fisherman's Wharf, and engage your brain at California Academy of Sciences.

To find out how to plan a trip to San Francisco, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Shopping Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas. The Strip and The Mob Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. The adventure continues: make a trip to Bellagio Fountains, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, take a memorable tour with Tours, and have some family-friendly fun at Apocalypse Vegas.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas online trip builder .

Fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in October, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

6
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Shop till you drop at Hammer Museum and Abbot Kinney Boulevard. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Downtown Disney (in Anaheim), Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica) and Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum (in Simi Valley). Pack the 15th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Enjoy Los Angeles some more: have fun and explore at Travel Town, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, get curious at California Science Center, and admire the masterpieces at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip builder site .

Fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Theme Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Rodeo Drive, Downtown Disney, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
Highlights from your plan
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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