22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Grafton
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  22​h
1
Anaheim
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Santa Barbara
— 5 nights
5
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  22​h
End: Grafton

3
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Bring the kids along to Disneyland Park and Downtown Disney. Have a day of magic on the 6th (Sat) at Disney California Adventure Park. The adventure continues: catch some excitement at Radiator Springs Racers and enjoy some diversion at Redwood Creek Challenge Trail.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Anaheim trip builder site .

Grafton, Australia to Anaheim is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grafton to Anaheim is minus 18 hours. Traveling from Grafton in October, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 19°C in Anaheim. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Fun & Games Parks
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

4
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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 Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas. Explore hidden gems such as Valley of Fire State Park and Battlefield Vegas. Change things up with a short trip to Helicopter Tours in Boulder City (about 38 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: listen to music at Bellagio Fountains, get your game on at The Roller Coaster, stop by M&M'S World Las Vegas, and try your luck at Wynn Las Vegas.

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Do a combination of bus and flight from Anaheim to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and flight. In October in Las Vegas, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trips

Helicopter Tours, Valley of Fire State Park
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Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Food Tours and Cable Car Museum. Kids will appreciate attractions like Exploratorium and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve. When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Goat Rock Beach in Jenner, approximately 1h 40 min away. Dedicate the 14th (Sun) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read San Francisco trip maker website .

Getting from Las Vegas to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in October: highs in San Francisco hover around 26°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Goat Rock Beach, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Jalama Beach and Butterfly Beach. Family-friendly places like Old Mission Santa Barbara and Santa Barbara Zoo will thrill your kids. Explore Santa Barbara's surroundings by going to Silver Strand Beach (in Oxnard) and Sunny Fields Park (in Solvang). Dedicate the 17th (Wed) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Stearns Wharf, enjoy breathtaking views from Santa Barbara County Courthouse, tour the pleasant surroundings at East Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at Thousand Steps Beach.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Santa Barbara road trip planning site .

Fly from San Francisco to Santa Barbara in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Jalama Beach, Silver Strand Beach, Sunny Fields Park, Butterfly Beach
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Silver Strand Beach ©
Silver Strand Beach
Santa Barbara Zoo ©
Santa Barbara Zoo
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara

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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 enjoy Universal Studios Hollywood and Will Rogers State Beach. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, explore the engaging exhibits at Travel Town, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Santa Monica Pier.

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Drive from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Barbara in October, expect a bit warmer with lows of 19°C in Los Angeles. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
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Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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