20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Brisbane
Fly:  16 h 30 min
1
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
San Luis Obispo
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
3
Big Sur
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Monterey
— 3 nights
Taxi + Bus:  4 h 30 min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
drive:  7 h
6
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
drive:  5 h
7
West Hollywood
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
8
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 45 min
9
Palm Springs
— 2 nights
Bus:  19 h 15 min
End: Brisbane

1
night
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.
To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Los Angeles is an approximately 17-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 18 hours traveling from Brisbane to Los Angeles. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Brisbane in June, with highs in Los Angeles at 30°C and lows at 19°C. You'll set off for San Luis Obispo on the 15th (Mon).

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Outdoors Tours
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1
night
San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo ©
San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then take in the dramatic natural features at Morro Rock.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the San Luis Obispo trip itinerary app.

Drive from Los Angeles to San Luis Obispo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Los Angeles in June since evenings lows in San Luis Obispo dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Big Sur.

Things to do in San Luis Obispo

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trip

Morro Bay
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Morro Rock ©
Morro Rock
Boat Tours & Water Sports

1
night
Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Pfeiffer State Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, thenadmire the sheer force of McWay Falls, and finally snap pictures at Big Creek Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: get great views at Rocky Creek Bridge and then take in the views from Bixby Bridge.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Big Sur online visit planner.

You can drive from San Luis Obispo to Big Sur in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from San Luis Obispo in June, you will find days in Big Sur are a bit cooler (23°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park
Bixby Bridge ©
Bixby Bridge
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach

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nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Casa Serrano, Historic Adobe. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): appreciate the history behind The Cannery Row Monument, thencruise along 17-Mile Drive, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Monterey trip planner.

Traveling by car from Big Sur to Monterey takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Carmel, Point Pinos Lighthouse
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Sat): get great views at Washburn Point, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and then make a trip to Yosemite Village. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Yosemite Valley Chapel, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, thenhike along Nevada Falls Loop, and finally admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

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

Do a combination of taxi and bus from Monterey to Yosemite National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. When traveling from Monterey in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 30°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Nevada Falls Loop ©
Nevada Falls Loop
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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nights
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
On the 23rd (Tue), trek along Moro Rock, thentake a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, and then take a memorable drive along Generals Hwy.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park route planner.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 8.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, with highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park at 40°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to West Hollywood.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Generals Hwy ©
Generals Hwy

2
nights
West Hollywood

West Hollywood ©
West Hollywood, occasionally referred to locally as WeHo, is a city in Los Angeles County, California, United States. On the 24th (Wed), buy something for everyone on your list at Two Rodeo Drive, thenwander the streets of Robertson Boulevard, and then stop by Fred Segal. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Rodeo Drive, thenexamine the collection at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, and then admire all the interesting features of Mulholland Drive.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the West Hollywood route maker website.

Traveling by flight from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to West Hollywood takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, train, and subway; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in June: highs in West Hollywood hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in West Hollywood

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Beverly Hills, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
Find places to stay Jun 24 — 26:
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Fred Segal ©
Fred Segal
Mulholland Drive ©
Mulholland Drive
Two Rodeo Drive ©
Two Rodeo Drive

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.
Step out of Las Vegas to go to Boulder City and see Hoover Dam, which is approximately 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, and ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip app.

Traveling by flight from West Hollywood to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of subway, train, and bus. When traveling from West Hollywood in June, plan for much warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 46°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can go by car to Palm Springs.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Find places to stay Jun 26 — 29:
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Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
nights
Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is known for museums, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at San Jacinto Mountain, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Theresa Church, explore the stunning scenery at Tahquitz Canyon, and explore the ancient world of Indian Canyons.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Palm Springs attractions planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Palm Springs in 5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 48°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Nature Parks Museums
Find places to stay Jun 29 — Jul 1:
Highlights from your plan
Indian Canyons ©
Indian Canyons
San Jacinto Mountain ©
San Jacinto Mountain
St. Theresa Church ©
St. Theresa Church

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