22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

London
Fly:  12​h
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
Calistoga
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Santa Monica
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  3​h 30​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
bus:  3​h 45​min
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
London

1
day
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Tue): shop like a local with Pike Place Market and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alki Beach.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Seattle vacation trip planner.

London, UK to Seattle is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Seattle is minus 8 hours. While traveling from London, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Seattle, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 12°C. On the 2nd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Calistoga.

Things to do in Seattle

Neighborhoods Parks Beaches
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Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Alki Beach ©
Alki Beach

2
days
Calistoga

Calistoga ©
Indulgence is the name of the game in Calistoga.
On the 3rd (Thu), enjoy the sand and surf at Bodega Head and then admire the majestic nature at Sonoma Coast State Beach. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Calistoga trip builder.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Seattle to Calistoga takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Seattle, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Calistoga, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Calistoga

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Sonoma Coast State Beach, Wine Tours & Tastings, Bodega Head
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Bodega Head ©
Bodega Head
Wine Tours & Tastings

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve and Montara State Beach. Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks will appeal to history buffs. Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to Big Basin Redwoods State Park in Boulder Creek, about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Baker Beach, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, stroll through Fort Funston National Park, and take a leisurely stroll along The Embarcadero.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from Calistoga to San Francisco takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Calistoga in May, you will find days in San Francisco are little chillier (23°C), and nights are a bit warmer (13°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Montara State Beach, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Big Basin Redwoods State Park
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf
Fisherman's Wharf
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

2
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.
On the 9th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point and then hike along May Lake Trailhead. On the next day, take in the dramatic scenery at Bridalveil Fall, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and then hike along Wawona Meadow.

To see photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park vacation planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in May, Yosemite National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 1°C. You will have some time to spend on the 11th (Fri) before leaving for Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall
May Lake Trailhead ©
May Lake Trailhead

1
day
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sat): kick back and relax at Arroyo Burro County Beach Park and then contemplate the long history of Old Mission Santa Barbara.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Santa Barbara itinerary maker.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Santa Barbara in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Santa Barbara when traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Old Mission Santa Barbara
Old Mission Santa Barbara

4
days
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.
Popular historic sites such as Santa Monica Pier and Greystone Mansion are in your itinerary. Visiting Hermosa Beach Pier and Zuma Beach will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Malibu (Leo Carrillo State Park and Beach & Malibu Lagoon State Beach). There's much more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Manhattan Beach, hunt for treasures at Santa Monica Farmers Market, and look for gifts at Bergamot Station.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Santa Monica itinerary builder.

You can drive from Santa Barbara to Santa Monica in 2 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Barbara in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Santa Monica, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Malibu, Greystone Mansion, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach Pier
Highlights from your plan
Hermosa Beach Pier ©
Hermosa Beach Pier
Santa Monica Beach ©
Santa Monica Beach
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach

3
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Strip and The Neon Museum. There's still lots to do: look for all kinds of wild species at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, have fun at Paris Las Vegas, and ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Santa Monica to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In May, Las Vegas is a bit warmer than Santa Monica - with highs of 36°C and lows of 21°C. On the 19th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

2
days
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 20th (Sun), explore the activities along Salt Creek Interpretive Trail, then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point, and then get great views at Dante's View. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): explore the fascinating landscape at The Racetrack and then make a trip to Scotty's Castle.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Death Valley National Park online itinerary creator.

You can take a bus from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 4 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Death Valley National Park, with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

The Racetrack
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point
Zabriskie Point
Dante's View ©
Dante's View
The Racetrack ©
The Racetrack