17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

London
Fly:  14​h
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
Austin
— 2 nights
Drive:  17​h
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
Joshua Tree National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
Santa Fe
— 1 night
shuttle + Fly:  5​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
train + Fly:  3​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
London

2
days
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
On the 1st (Fri), look for gifts at Faulkner House Books and then get to know the fascinating history of Jackson Square. On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a stroll through Garden District, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our New Orleans custom trip planner.

London, UK to New Orleans is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from London to New Orleans, you'll gain 6 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in New Orleans, with highs around 33°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 33°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Austin.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Wildlife
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French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

1
day
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): wander the streets of South Congress Avenue, then snap pictures at Congress Avenue Bridge / Austin Bats, then ponder the world of politics at State Capitol, and finally contemplate the long history of The Driskill Bar.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Austin vacation builder.

Getting from New Orleans to Austin by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from New Orleans in June, expect nights in Austin to be little chillier, around 26°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 41°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Austin

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Wildlife
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Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
The Driskill Bar ©
The Driskill Bar

1
day
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 5th (Tue), steep yourself in history at Hermit's Rest.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park custom trip planner.

Drive from Austin to Grand Canyon National Park in 17 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Austin to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Austin in June, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be much colder, around 5°C, while days are slightly colder, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Hermit's Rest ©
Hermit's Rest

1
day
Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
On the 7th (Thu), explore the striking landscape at Skull Rock and then explore the striking landscape of Joshua Tree National Park.

For ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Joshua Tree National Park trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Joshua Tree National Park in 6.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Joshua Tree National Park is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in June, expect nights in Joshua Tree National Park to be warmer, around 24°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 47°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Rancho Mirage, Joshua Tree National Park
Highlights from your plan
Sunnylands
Sunnylands
Skull Rock ©
Skull Rock
The River at Rancho Mirage
The River at Rancho Mirage

1
day
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi, don't miss a visit to Canyon Road, then take a memorable drive along The Plaza, then explore the world behind art at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Loretto Chapel.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Fe vacation builder.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Joshua Tree National Park to Santa Fe in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Joshua Tree National Park to Santa Fe due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in June: high temperatures in Santa Fe hover around 36°C and lows are around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
The Plaza ©
The Plaza

4
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Beach. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Getty Center The Publications and Santa Monica Pier. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Santa Monica Mountains in Santa Monica, about 1h 10 min away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica Bay, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, look for all kinds of wild species at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, and stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles vacation builder.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Santa Fe to Los Angeles in 5.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. The time zone difference when traveling from Santa Fe to Los Angeles is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Santa Fe in June, you will find days in Los Angeles are slightly colder (30°C), and nights are a bit warmer (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
El Pueblo de Los Angeles
El Pueblo de Los Angeles
Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks will appeal to history buffs. Get outdoors at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and Fort Funston National Park. There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, take in nature's colorful creations at San Francisco Botanical Garden, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and kick back and relax at Baker Beach.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the San Francisco custom trip planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In June, San Francisco is slightly colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 25°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf

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