15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h 45​min
Chicago
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
San Antonio
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  17​h
End: London

2
nights
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 9th (Mon): enjoy breathtaking views from Skydeck Chicago - Willis Tower and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Millennium Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, then explore and take pictures at Wrigley Field, and then ponder the design of Buckingham Fountain.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Chicago online tour itinerary planner .

London, UK to Chicago is an approximately 12-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from London to Chicago, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, Chicago is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 34°C and lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Chicago

#Parks, #Museums, #Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park
The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Wrigley Field ©
Wrigley Field

1
night
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at The Alamo, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando Cathedral, and then shop like a local with The San Antonio River Walk.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our San Antonio planner .

Traveling by flight from Chicago to San Antonio takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Chicago in July: high temperatures in San Antonio hover around 42°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Antonio

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral ©
San Fernando De Bexar Cathedral

3
nights
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Get in touch with nature at Santa Monica Mountains and El Pueblo de Los Angeles. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, stroll the grounds of Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Cemetery, and admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica Beach.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner .

You can fly from San Antonio to Los Angeles in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. In July, Los Angeles is little chillier than San Antonio - with highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Mountains ©
Santa Monica Mountains
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

3
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. And it doesn't end there: shop like a local with The Strip, listen to music at Bellagio Fountains, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect nights in Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, around 31°C, while days are warmer, around 46°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Shopping, #Nature

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

4
nights
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Rim Trail and South Kaibab Trail. On the 20th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, make a trip to Powell Point, and hike along North Kaibab Trail.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in July, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 33°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) 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 ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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