14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Birmingham
train + Fly:  15​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
San Diego
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
Phoenix
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  2​h
Sedona
— Few hours
Drive:  5​h
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Arches National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
Zion National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  15​h 30​min
Birmingham

3
days
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disneyland Park in Anaheim--about 38 minutes away. Pack the 31st (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles tour planner

Birmingham, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. When traveling from Birmingham in March, plan for much warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 26°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications

2
days
San Diego

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.
On the 2nd (Mon), stroll through Sunset Cliffs and then meet the residents at San Diego Zoo. On your second day here, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, examine the collection at Timken Museum of Art, then take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Building and Lily Pond, and finally enjoy some diversion at Balboa Park.

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Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Los Angeles in April, plan for a bit cooler days in San Diego, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
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San Diego Zoo
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park
Balboa Park
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

1
day
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital, and largest city, of the state of Arizona. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum and then stop by Cerreta Candy Company.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Phoenix trip planner

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Phoenix takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Diego to Phoenix due to the time zone difference. While traveling from San Diego, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Phoenix, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Sedona.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Cerreta Candy Company
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Cerreta Candy Company
Cerreta Candy Company

few
hours
Sedona

Sedona
Despite its relatively small size, Sedona overflows with tourist appeal.
To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sedona vacation planner

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Phoenix to Sedona takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Phoenix in April, expect Sedona to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 11°C. On the 5th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Sedona

Spas
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A Spa For You Sedona Day Spa
A Spa For You Sedona Day Spa

1
day
Monument Valley

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. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): look for gifts at Navajo Jewelry and Design and then explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park.

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Getting from Sedona to Monument Valley by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Sedona in April, expect Monument Valley to be slightly colder, temps between 22°C and 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Arches National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Nature Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©

few
hours
Arches National Park

Arches National Park ©
Mother Nature kept reaching for red when she painted Arches National Park's 2,000 sandstone arches, resulting in one of the country's more distinctly shaped and colored landscapes.
For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Arches National Park trip builder website

You can drive from Monument Valley to Arches National Park in 4 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to 22°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Arches National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Delicate Arch ©
Delicate Arch
Wolfe Ranch Rock Art ©
Wolfe Ranch Rock Art

1
day
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
On the 8th (Sun), take a memorable drive along Zion Shuttle and then take some stellar pictures from Observation Point.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Zion National Park trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Arches National Park to Zion National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of car and flight. In April, daily temperatures in Zion National Park can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 0°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks
Highlights from your plan
Observation Point ©
Observation Point

2
days
Las Vegas

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 9th (Mon): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and then explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip planner

You can drive from Zion National Park to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of car and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Zion National Park in April, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (31°C), and nights are warmer (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

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