9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Queenstown
Fly:  26 h
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  25 h
End: Queenstown

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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): look for gifts at Amoeba Music. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles vacation trip planner.

Queenstown, New Zealand to Los Angeles is an approximately 26-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 20 hours traveling from Queenstown to Los Angeles. July in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Manhattan Beach, Santa Monica State Beach, Hermosa Beach Pier
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Tue): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, have fun at A Wee Kirk o'the Heather, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas holiday planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 46°C by day to 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 13th (Thu), stop by Union Square and then wander the streets of Chinatown. On your second day here, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, use the San Francisco holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, things will get colder in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Parks
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Union Square ©
Union Square

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