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
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
Zion National Park
— 4 nights
+3
taxi + Fly + bus + taxi:  11​h
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
London

4
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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Valley of Fire State Park and Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas. When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Roos-N-More Zoo in Moapa, approximately 1h 15 min away. And it doesn't end there: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Siegfried & Roy's Secret Garden & Dolphin Habitat, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas journey builder .

London, UK to Las Vegas is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from London in March: highs in Las Vegas hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Zion National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Roos-N-More Zoo, Valley of Fire State Park, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
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Valley of Fire State Park
Valley of Fire State Park
Roos-N-More Zoo
Roos-N-More Zoo

4
days
Zion National Park

Zion National Park ©
Towering cliffs of red, white, and pink Navajo sandstone, stream-carved slot canyons, and big blue sky all characterize Zion National Park.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Parowan Gap Petroglyphs and Angel's Landing. Escape the urban bustle at The Narrows and Fort Zion Gift Shop, Petting Farm, Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor. The adventure continues: cruise along Zion Canyon Scenic Drive, explore and take pictures at Zion Shuttle, and explore the stunning scenery at Zion's Main Canyon.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Zion National Park online route builder .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Zion National Park takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Zion National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for slightly colder days in Zion National Park, with highs around 24°C, while nights are colder with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Zion National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Parowan Gap Petroglyphs, Fort Zion Gift Shop, Petting Farm, Restaurant & Ice Cream Parlor
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Parowan Gap Petroglyphs ©
Parowan Gap Petroglyphs
The Narrows ©
The Narrows
Angel's Landing ©
Angel's Landing

3
days
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Glacier Point and May Lake Trailhead. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bridalveil Fall and Olmsted Point. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles, hike along Wawona Meadow, don't miss a visit to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, and take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan.

For other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park day trip tool .

Do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Zion National Park to Yosemite National Park in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Zion National Park to Yosemite National Park is minus 1 hour. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Zion National Park in April: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around 17°C and lows are around -2°C. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Visiting Alcatraz Island and Point Reyes Seashore National Park will get you outdoors. Attractions like Tomales Bay State Park and Exploratorium make great kid-friendly stops. When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley, approximately 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, make a trip to Lombard Street, appreciate the extensive heritage of Filbert Steps, and take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco day trip planning site .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Point Reyes Seashore National Park, Tomales Bay State Park, Muir Woods National Monument
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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