12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

Manchester
Fly:  14​h 45​min
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
San Diego
— 4 nights
Fly + bus + taxi:  9​h
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h
Manchester

2
days
Los Angeles

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building and then Head underground at Bronson Caves. On the next day, make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, then enjoy the sand and surf at Will Rogers State Beach, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and finally look for gifts at Guitar Center.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip builder.

Manchester, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Los Angeles is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Manchester in March, expect nights in Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, around 14°C, while days are much warmer, around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Beach
Will Rogers State Beach

3
days
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to La Jolla Shores Park and Carlsbad State Beach. You'll get in some beach time at La Jolla Cove and Children's Pool. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, take in the views from San Diego - Coronado Bridge, and enjoy the sand and surf at Mission Beach Park.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Diego vacation builder.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In March, daytime highs in San Diego are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Carlsbad State Beach
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove
La Jolla Shores Park

2
days
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.
Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi from San Diego to Yosemite National Park in 9 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from San Diego in April, plan for slightly colder days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 17°C, while nights are colder with lows around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point
May Lake Trailhead
Nature Center at Happy Isles

2
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): kick back and relax at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and then enjoy the sand and surf at Montara State Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco vacation trip planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in April: highs in San Francisco hover around 22°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Montara State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island
Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Montara State Beach

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