17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

London
Fly:  15​h
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h
London

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Getty Center The Publications and Griffith Observatory. You'll get in some beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Bergamot Station in Santa Monica (about 34 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, catch a live performance at Third Street Promenade, browse the different shops at The Grove, and look for gifts at Hollywood & Highland.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles tour planner.

London, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. When traveling from London in March, plan for warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 26°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications
Santa Monica Beach ©
Santa Monica Beach

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): appreciate the history behind Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: visit a coastal fixture at Old Point Loma Lighthouse, then get to know the fascinating history of Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, and then shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego trip builder.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. March in San Diego sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Old Point Loma Lighthouse ©
Old Point Loma Lighthouse
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Gaslamp Quarter
Gaslamp Quarter

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, shop like a local with The Strip, and then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Sun): examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas holiday planner.

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can catcht the bus to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

1
day
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at The Ranch at Furnace Creek, take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Badwater.

To see reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Death Valley National Park trip generator.

Getting from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park by bus takes about 4 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Death Valley National Park when traveling from Las Vegas in March, with lows around 7°C. You'll set off for Yosemite National Park on the 27th (Tue).

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Museums
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Zabriskie Point
Zabriskie Point
The Ranch at Furnace Creek ©
The Ranch at Furnace Creek

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hours
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.
To see traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip planner.

You can take a bus from Death Valley National Park to Yosemite National Park in 9.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of bus and car. When traveling from Death Valley National Park in March, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 14°C by day to -5°C at night. On the 28th (Wed), you're off toSan Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Tours

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and City Lights Booksellers & Publishers. Head to Union Square and Ferry Building Marketplacefor some retail therapy. Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve in Moss Beach, about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, enjoy the sand and surf at Baker Beach, explore the world behind art at Asian Art Museum, and have fun and explore at Exploratorium.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco travel planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 11°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 1st (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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