23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

London
Fly:  11​h 45​min
Chicago
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
Madison
— 3 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly + train:  3​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  17​h
London

2
days
Chicago

A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park, and then enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Cloud Gate, then meet the residents at Lincoln Park Zoo, and then take a stroll through The Magnificent Mile.

To find other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Chicago travel itinerary planner.

London, UK to Chicago is an approximately 12-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from London to Chicago. Plan for a bit 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 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Madison.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Outdoors Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Centennial Beach
Highlights from your plan
Millennium Park
The Art Institute of Chicago
The Magnificent Mile

2
days
Madison

Madison might be the capital of Wisconsin, but students rather than politicians give the city its identity.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Olbrich Botanical Gardens, then admire the landmark architecture of Taliesin Preservation: Frank Lloyd Wright Visitor Center, and then admire the landmark architecture of House on the Rock. On the 25th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Ehlenbach's Cheese Chalet Inc, stop by Affordable Leather and More, and then play a few rounds at Pirate's Cove Adventure Golf.

For traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Madison vacation planner.

Drive from Chicago to Madison in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Chicago in July since evenings lows in Madison dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Madison

Shopping Outdoors Golf

Side Trips

Spring Green, Wisconsin Dells, Ehlenbach's Cheese Chalet Inc
Highlights from your plan

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visit Alcatraz Island and City Lights Booksellers & Publishers for their historical value. Relax by the water at Fort Funston National Park and China Beach. When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve in Moss Beach, approximately 40 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, have fun and explore at Exploratorium, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, and get a taste of the local shopping with Union Square.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Madison to San Francisco takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Madison to San Francisco. Traveling from Madison in July, expect San Francisco to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf
Exploratorium

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area. For shopping fun, head to Santa Monica Farmers Market or Guitar Center. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Santa Monica Mountains in Santa Monica, about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica Beach, and make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles travel itinerary creator.

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 July, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 32°C and 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sat): see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then stroll through La Jolla Cove. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and then shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the San Diego trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in August: highs in San Diego hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum

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 6th (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip and then don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains. Keep things going the next day: admire the masterpieces at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas travel itinerary creator.

Fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in August, plan for much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 45°C by day to 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Strip
Bellagio Fountains

3
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.
Shop till you drop at Canyon Village Marketplace and Lookout Studio. Take a break from the city and head to Rim Trail and Kolb Studio. On the 10th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim and add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park travel itinerary creator.

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in August: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 31°C and lows are around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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