22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
Malibu
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
Santa Monica
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: London

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Dedicate the 5th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's much more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, explore and take pictures at AT&T Park, have fun and explore at Exploratorium, and admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your San Francisco trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

London, UK to San Francisco 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 to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. In August in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Tours, #Parks, #Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): admire all the interesting features of Tioga Pass and then don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point and then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in August: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Nature, #Parks, #Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

1
night
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): steep yourself in history at General Sherman Tree and then delve into the lush surroundings at Giant Forest.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in 5 hours. In August, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is somewhat warmer than Yosemite National Park - with highs of 42°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
General Sherman Tree ©
General Sherman Tree

4
nights
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. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Bellagio Fountains, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and bus. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in August, plan for much hotter nights in Las Vegas, with lows around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Tours, #Nature

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
nights
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.
On the 13th (Tue), admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sunset Cliffs Natural Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Wed): see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the San Diego online sightseeing planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in August, plan for colder days in San Diego, with highs around 30°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove

2
nights
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 15th (Thu): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Los Angeles trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. On the 17th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

2
nights
Malibu

Malibu ©
Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at El Matador State Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Zuma Beach, see the interesting displays at The Getty Villa, and then learn about winemaking at Rosenthal Wine Bar & Patio.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Malibu trip planner .

Getting from Los Angeles to Malibu by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of tram and bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Los Angeles in August: highs in Malibu hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Malibu

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Zuma Beach ©
Zuma Beach
The Getty Villa ©
The Getty Villa
Paradise Cove ©
Paradise Cove

2
nights
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take a stroll through Montana Avenue and then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier. On your second day here, take in the pleasant sights at 26-Mile Bike Path, admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica Beach, and then get lost in a book at Santa Monica Public Library.

To see reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Monica online trip builder .

Santa Monica is just a stone's throw from Malibu. August in Santa Monica sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Monica

#Theme Parks, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Six Flags Magic Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Six Flags Magic Mountain ©
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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