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

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
For shopping fun, head to Union Square or Ferry Building Marketplace. Let the collections at Exploratorium and de Young Museum capture your imagination. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco sightseeing planner.

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to San Francisco is minus 8 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from London in March, with highs in San Francisco at 20°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf
Exploratorium

1
day
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.
On the 21st (Wed), tee off at Wawona Golf Course.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park travel planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in March, plan for slightly colder days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 14°C, while nights are cooler with lows around -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Golf Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Wawona Golf Course

1
day
Death Valley National Park

Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park holiday planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Death Valley National Park by bus takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in March: high temperatures in Death Valley National Park hover around 26°C and lows are around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes
The Ranch at Furnace Creek

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 24th (Sat): see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas sightseeing planner.

You can take a bus from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from Death Valley National Park in March, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Children's Pool and then see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Cove.

To find maps and more tourist information, read our San Diego holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to San Diego takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in March, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Museums Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
USS Midway Museum
La Jolla Cove
Children's Pool

4
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.
Popular historic sites such as La Brea Tar Pits & Museum and Santa Monica Pier are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Getty Center The Publications and Abbot Kinney Boulevard. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Santa Monica (Montana Avenue & Bergamot Station). There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, look for gifts at Amoeba Music, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles tour planner.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. March in Los Angeles sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Museums Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Third Street Promenade
Getty Center The Publications
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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