15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 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
— 3 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

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 4th (Sat): admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and then try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on 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 reviews and more tourist information, read Las Vegas travel itinerary planner.

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. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from London in August: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 45°C and lows are around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
day
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 7th (Tue), stroll through Salt Creek Interpretive Trail and then get great views at Dante's View.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park travel itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 24°C in Death Valley National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

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Salt Creek Interpretive Trail ©
Salt Creek Interpretive Trail
Dante's View ©
Dante's View

2
days
Yosemite National Park

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 9th (Thu), take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, and then hike along Wawona Meadow. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass and then trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

For photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park tour planner.

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. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in August, expect Yosemite National Park to be cooler, temps between 32°C and 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Big Sur.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

few
hours
Big Sur

Big Sur ©
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
To see ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Big Sur trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to Big Sur in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can 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 little chillier, around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

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Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
McWay Falls ©
McWay Falls

3
days
San Francisco

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, explore and take pictures at AT&T Park, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

For reviews, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, read our San Francisco tour planner.

Getting from Big Sur to San Francisco by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In August, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Childrens Museums Museums
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 38 minutes away). Pack the 15th (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip generator.

Do a combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in August; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 34°C and lows reach 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

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

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