26 days in United States Itinerary

26 days in United States Itinerary

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26 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 6 nights
subway + Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
3
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 7 nights
Fly:  18​h
End: Sydney

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Spend the 29th (Wed) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, stroll through Golden Gate Park, take a memorable ride with Cable Cars, and take a stroll through SoMa.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco online trip planner .

Sydney, Australia to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 18 hours. In August, San Francisco is a bit warmer than Sydney - with highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Museums
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). There's lots more to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, try to win big at Casino at the Venetian, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, and shop like a local with The Strip.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Las Vegas vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect nights in Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, around 29°C, while days are warmer, around 45°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Thu) to allow time for travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Tours Fun & Games

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

4
nights
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes San Diego Zoo. Pack the 5th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at SeaWorld San Diego. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Balboa Park, take in the views from San Diego - Coronado Bridge, examine the collection at San Diego Air & Space Museum, and steep yourself in history at Marston House Museum.

To see ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the San Diego trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Diego takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 23°C at night. On the 8th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Theme Parks
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SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

7
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Disney California Adventure Park, & more). Pack the 12th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, engage your brain at California Science Center, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Los Angeles sightseeing website .

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in September, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica
Find places to stay Sep 10 — 17:
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Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

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