21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States travel planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

21 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  17​h 45​min
1
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  8​h 30​min
3
South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  17​h
End: Sydney

5
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.
Bring the kids along to Disneyland Park and Universal Studios Hollywood. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disney California Adventure Park, Downtown Disney, & more). The adventure continues: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip 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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Sydney to Los Angeles. Traveling from Sydney in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Los Angeles, with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

5
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.
Bring the kids along to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and The Roller Coaster. Explore Las Vegas' surroundings by going to Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton) and Hoover Dam (in Boulder City). And it doesn't end there: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, get your game on at Dig This, have fun at Las Vegas Shooting Center, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in November, with highs in Las Vegas at 23°C and lows at 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Nature

Side Trips

Valley of Fire State Park, Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

2
nights
South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
Kids will enjoy Adventure Mountain and Tahoe Trout Farm. Explore South Lake Tahoe's surroundings by going to Tahoe Cross Country (in Tahoe City) and Eagle Ridge Snowmobile Outfitters (in Truckee). And it doesn't end there: hit the slopes at Rock House Discount Ski & Snowboard Rentals, explore the activities along Emerald Bay State Park, and contemplate the long history of Hellman-Ehrman Mansion.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the South Lake Tahoe trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to South Lake Tahoe in 8.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in November, you will find days in South Lake Tahoe are slightly colder (13°C), and nights are cooler (-3°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trips

Tahoe City, Eagle Ridge Snowmobile Outfitters, Emerald Bay State Park
Highlights from your plan
Eagle Ridge Snowmobile Outfitters ©
Eagle Ridge Snowmobile Outfitters
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Exploratorium and Ghirardelli Square. Dedicate the 4th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island, see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at Crissy Field, and get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip maker site .

Drive from South Lake Tahoe to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. Traveling from South Lake Tahoe in November, you will find days in San Francisco are a bit warmer (20°C), and nights are warmer (12°C). You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Fri) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

Similar Plans

23 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 22 days in Las Vegas BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 23 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: November, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 23 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced 24 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 22 days in San Francisco BY A USER FROM MONGOLIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 31 days in United States BY A USER FROM ITALY June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 22 days in United States BY A USER FROM HONG KONG June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: June, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 23 days in United States BY A USER FROM INDIA June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 19 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, fast-paced, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: May, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Fast-paced
View more plans