17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Fly:  26​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  3​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly + foot:  9​h
4
New York City
— 7 nights
bus + Fly:  32​h
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Disneyland Park, Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Universal Studios Hollywood. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk. On the 14th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles holiday planner .

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. The time zone changes from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) (AEST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -18 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Sydney in September; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): trek along Bright Angel Trail.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary tool .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
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Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Boulder City (Winged Figures of the Republic Statues & Hoover Dam). The adventure continues: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, shop like a local with The Strip, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, and admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (39°C), and nights are much hotter (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Boulder City
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
Hoover Dam ©
Hoover Dam

7
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Yankee Stadium, Harlem and Gossip Girl Tour. There's still lots to do: go for a walk through Central Park, make a trip to Statue of Liberty National Monument, wander the streets of Times Square, and stroll around The High Line.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our New York City trip planning tool .

You can fly from Las Vegas to New York City in 9 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to New York City. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in September: high temperatures in New York City hover around 31°C and lows are around 22°C. On the 27th (Fri), you're off tohome.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Yankee Stadium
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
Statue of Liberty National Monument ©

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