12 days in United States Itinerary

12 days in United States Itinerary

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12 days in United States Itinerary

London
Fly + bus:  10​h 45​min
New York City
— 3 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
Philadelphia
— Few hours
Fly:  7​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
train + Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h
London

2
days
New York City

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): take an in-depth tour of Ellis Island. On the next day, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial and then take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

To see reviews and other tourist information, go to the New York City vacation trip planner.

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from London to New York City is minus 5 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in July: high temperatures in New York City hover around 35°C and lows are around 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to catch the train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Gateway National Recreation
Highlights from your plan
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ellis Island

few
hours
Philadelphia

Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Philadelphia trip itinerary planner.

Getting from New York City to Philadelphia by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 25th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Philadelphia Museum of Art

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.
On the 26th (Thu), admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: immerse yourself in nature at Will Rogers State Beach and then kick back and relax at Hermosa Beach Pier.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online itinerary creator.

Fly from Philadelphia to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Philadelphia to Los Angeles is minus 3 hours. Traveling from Philadelphia in July, expect Los Angeles to be a bit cooler, temps between 32°C and 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica Beach, Hermosa Beach Pier
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Getty Center The Publications
Santa Monica Beach

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from the city and head to Fort Funston National Park and Baker Beach. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at China Beach, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip builder.

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, San Francisco is little chillier than Los Angeles - with highs of 26°C and lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks
Fort Funston National Park

2
days
Las Vegas

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Tue): explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Here are some ideas for day two: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, and then push the limits with an extreme tour.

To find photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas travel planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in July, with highs in Las Vegas at 46°C and lows at 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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