20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

London
Fly:  14​h
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  3​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  7​h
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  14​h 15​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
New York City
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h 45​min
London

2
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): don't miss a visit to The Embarcadero and then buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue): take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, and then examine the collection at Musee Mecanique.

To see maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco vacation planner.

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to San Francisco. In July in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Shopping Historic Sites
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Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, and then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: don't miss a visit to Third Street Promenade, then enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica Beach.

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

You can do a combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications
Santa Monica Beach ©
Santa Monica Beach

2
days
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Keep things going the next day: take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, then hike along Artist Point, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Yellowstone National Park trip itinerary builder.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Los Angeles to Yellowstone National Park in 7 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect nights in Yellowstone National Park to be cooler, around 5°C, while days are slightly colder, around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Yellowstone Lake ©
Yellowstone Lake

2
days
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 10th (Wed), take in a show at Hopi House, then take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, then look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace, and finally take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. On the next day, get great views at Grandview Point and then trek along Rim Trail.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Yellowstone National Park to Grand Canyon National Park takes 14.5 hours. Traveling from Yellowstone National Park in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 33°C and lows about 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Grandview Point ©
Grandview Point

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 12th (Fri): shop like a local with The Strip. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then admire the majestic nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see ratings and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas travel planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by combination of flight and car takes about 4.5 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 46°C by day to 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

2
days
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, wander the streets of Capitol Hill, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Georgetown University. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Tue): browse the eclectic array of goods at Eastern Market, then get to know the fascinating history of Tomb of the Unknowns, then stroll the grounds of Arlington National Cemetery, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Tidal Basin.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Washington DC online itinerary creator.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Washington DC takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and train. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Washington DC due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in July, with highs in Washington DC at 38°C and lows at 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Arlington
Highlights from your plan
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Tomb of the Unknowns ©
Tomb of the Unknowns

2
days
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): shop like a local with Fifth Avenue and then appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Thu): wander the streets of Times Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, then don't miss a visit to The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Reservoir.

To see traveler tips and other tourist information, refer to the New York City vacation planner.

You can fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In July in New York City, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Long Beach
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Fifth Avenue ©
Fifth Avenue

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