15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

London
Fly + bus:  10​h 45​min
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
San Diego
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h
London

3
days
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for sightseeing, museums, nightlife, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, steep yourself in history at Federal Hall, and don't miss a visit to Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the New York City trip builder.

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to New York City. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in July: high temperatures in New York City hover around 35°C and lows are around 26°C. On the 16th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Chicago.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

1
day
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): admire all the interesting features of Wrigley Field, admire the masterpieces at The Art Institute of Chicago, and then get to know the fascinating history of Millennium Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Chicago tour planner.

Do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Chicago in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New York City to Chicago, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

1
day
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 18th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and then take in a show at Bellagio Fountains.

For reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Chicago to Las Vegas takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and shuttle. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Chicago in July; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 46°C and lows reach 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Casinos Museums
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Bellagio Hotel and Casino ©
Bellagio Hotel and Casino
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

2
days
Grand Canyon National Park

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.
On the 20th (Fri), cruise along East Rim Drive, pause for some photo ops at Powell Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. Keep things going the next day: hike along Bright Angel Trail.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park vacation planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 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 July: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 33°C and lows are around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

1
day
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.
On the 22nd (Sun), take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles itinerary maker.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles by car takes about 7.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica Pier

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): let little ones run wild at Balboa Park.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip generator.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in San Diego, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Balboa Park
Balboa Park

2
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. On the 26th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: have fun and explore at Exploratorium, then make a trip to Lombard Street, and then stroll through Golden Gate Park.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Francisco travel planner.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from San Diego in July, plan for little chillier nights in San Francisco, with lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Childrens Museums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf

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