16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Birmingham
train + Fly:  15​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h 45​min
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Phoenix
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly + train:  15​h 15​min
Birmingham

3
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.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 42 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip itinerary planner .

Birmingham, UK to Las Vegas is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. While traveling from Birmingham, expect much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

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. To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read Monument Valley trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Las Vegas to Monument Valley in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Monument Valley due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for little chillier days in Monument Valley, with highs around 22°C, while nights are colder with lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Parks Nature Shopping
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Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©

1
day
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital, and largest city, of the state of Arizona. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): browse the different shops at Tanger Outlet Westgate and then see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Phoenix trip itinerary maker website .

Do a combination of car and flight from Monument Valley to Phoenix in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In April, Phoenix is warmer than Monument Valley - with highs of 36°C and lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Tanger Outlet Westgate
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Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Tanger Outlet Westgate ©
Tanger Outlet Westgate

3
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.
San Diego is known for museums, zoos & aquariums, beaches, parks, and theme parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at San Diego Zoo, see the interesting displays at Timken Museum of Art, let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, and kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Diego trip builder .

Getting from Phoenix to San Diego by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Phoenix to San Diego. Traveling from Phoenix in April, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums
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San Diego Zoo
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park
Balboa Park
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 9th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building, and explore and take pictures at STAPLES Center.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Anaheim, 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

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