16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

London
Fly:  14​h
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
bus:  3​h 45​min
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
bus:  9​h 30​min
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
Big Sur
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  3​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h
London

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then take in a show at Bellagio Fountains, and then try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and then explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip builder.

London, UK to Las Vegas is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from London in August, with highs in Las Vegas at 45°C and lows at 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip

1
day
Death Valley National Park

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 7th (Tue), explore the activities along Salt Creek Interpretive Trail and then take some stellar pictures from Dante's View.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park itinerary maker.

Traveling by bus from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park takes 4 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, Death Valley National Park is a bit cooler at night with lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Salt Creek Interpretive Trail
Dante's View

3
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, museums, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, trek along Panorama Trail, and make a trip to Olmsted Point.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park vacation builder.

You can take a bus from Death Valley National Park to Yosemite National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Death Valley National Park in August: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around 32°C and lows are around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Big Sur.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome
Tuolumne Meadows

few
hours
Big Sur

A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
For ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Big Sur itinerary maker.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Big Sur in 6 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect nights in Big Sur to be somewhat warmer, around 15°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Pfeiffer State Beach
McWay Falls

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, admire all the interesting features of AT&T Park, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco online itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Big Sur to San Francisco takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 38 minutes away). Pack the 16th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Los Angeles tour planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood
Getty Center The Publications

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