22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Anaheim
— 5 nights
2
Carlsbad
— 2 nights
3
San Diego
— 4 nights
4
San Francisco
— 4 nights
5
Los Angeles
— 4 nights

5
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Disneyland Park and Crystal Cove. Have a day of magic on the 3rd (Mon) at Disney California Adventure Park. Pack the 5th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Knott's Berry Farm. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Newport Beach, make an unforgettable trip to Downtown Disney, see where the action happens at Angel Stadium of Anaheim, and steep yourself in history at Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Anaheim trip builder tool.

Sydney, Australia to Anaheim is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Sydney to Anaheim, you'll gain 18 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Sydney in July, expect Anaheim to be much warmer, temps between 35°C and 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to drive to Carlsbad.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trips

Knott's Berry Farm, Crystal Cove, Newport Beach, Richard Nixon Presidential Library and Museum
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

2
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Carlsbad

Carlsbad ©
Stretching along 11 km (7 mi) of Pacific coastline, the city of Carlsbad attracts visitors with its Mediterranean climate and natural beauty.
On the 7th (Fri), take in nature's colorful creations at Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens and then find something for the whole family at LEGOLAND California. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at South Carlsbad State Beach, then take in the waterfront at Oceanside Pier, and then wander the streets of Carlsbad Village.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Carlsbad sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Anaheim to Carlsbad takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Anaheim in July, you will find days in Carlsbad are little chillier (30°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Carlsbad

Theme Parks · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Oceanside Pier, Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
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LEGOLAND California ©
LEGOLAND California
South Carlsbad State Beach ©
South Carlsbad State Beach

4
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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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like La Jolla Cove and Balboa Park. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Old Town San Diego State Historic Park and Old Point Loma Lighthouse. Spend the 10th (Mon) exploring the fascinating underwater world at SeaWorld San Diego. The adventure continues: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, admire the natural beauty at Botanical Building and Lily Pond, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, and look for gifts at Racine & Laramie Tobacco Shop.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our San Diego trip app.

Traveling by car from Carlsbad to San Diego takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In July, daytime highs in San Diego are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks
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La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego

4
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and Baker Beach. Kids will enjoy Golden Gate Bridge and Filbert Street Stairs. And it doesn't end there: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, enjoy the sea views from Fort Point, examine the collection at Cable Car Museum, and wander the streets of The Embarcadero.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read San Francisco road trip planner.

Fly from San Diego to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in July, expect little chillier with lows of 16°C in San Francisco. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

4
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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.
Get some historical perspective at Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Bring the kids along to Santa Monica State Beach and Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, stay fit while traveling at Original Muscle Beach, engage your brain at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Los Angeles tour itinerary builder app.

Fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than San Francisco - with highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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