22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

London
Fly:  11​h 45​min
Chicago
— 3 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 45​min
Keystone
— 1 night
taxi + Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
+3
bus + Fly + bus + taxi:  13​h
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h
London

2
days
Chicago

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
On the 23rd (Mon), enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower and then make a trip to Millennium Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): admire nature's wide array of creatures at Lincoln Park Zoo, appreciate the history behind Cloud Gate, then admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Chicago custom trip planner.

London, UK to Chicago is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Chicago is minus 6 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from London in July, with highs in Chicago at 34°C and lows at 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Keystone.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago
Millennium Park

1
day
Keystone

Fewer than 400 people call Keystone home year-round, but the population explodes in summer when crowds flock to nearby Mount Rushmore.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): cruise along Iron Mountain Road and then appreciate the history behind Mount Rushmore National Memorial.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Keystone vacation trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Chicago to Keystone in 5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Keystone due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Keystone when traveling from Chicago in July, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Keystone

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Custer
Highlights from your plan
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Needles Eye Tunnel

few
hours
Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Monument Valley trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and car from Keystone to Monument Valley takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. In July in Monument Valley, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 17°C at night. You will leave for Grand Canyon National Park on the 28th (Sat).

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Parks Outdoors

4
days
Grand Canyon National Park

The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Visiting North Kaibab Trail and Rim Trail will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Hermit's Rest and Kolb Studio. On the 29th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point, and admire the striking features of Lookout Studio.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park travel planner.

Drive from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Monument Valley in July, things will get slightly colder in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 33°C and lows about 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail

5
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Panorama Trail and Lembert Dome. The adventure continues: hike along Tuolumne Meadows, explore the activities along Tenaya Lake, make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, and cruise along Tioga Pass.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park vacation builder.

Do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park. Expect little chillier evenings in Yosemite National Park when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, with lows around 7°C. On the 7th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Panorama Trail
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Santa Monica Pier and Getty Center The Publications. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 11th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: look and learn at Griffith Observatory, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles vacation planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Plan for much warmer nights when traveling from Yosemite National Park in August since evenings lows in Los Angeles dip to 22°C. On the 12th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park
Getty Center The Publications

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