22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Manchester
Fly:  13​h 45​min
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
Joshua Tree National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Santa Barbara
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h
Manchester

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, then explore the world behind art at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, then try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and finally ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas tour itinerary planner.

Manchester, UK to Las Vegas is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Manchester in August; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 45°C and lows reach 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Neighborhoods, #Shopping, #Historic Sites
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The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Rim Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim. On the 11th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Kolb Studio, take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, and trek along South Kaibab Trail.

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Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Plan for colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in August, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 31°C and lows at 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Joshua Tree National Park.

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
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

few
hours
Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Joshua Tree National Park tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Joshua Tree National Park takes 6.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Joshua Tree National Park, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, expect Joshua Tree National Park to be much hotter, temps between 49°C and 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Golf

4
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.
Get in touch with nature at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Beach. Get a sense of the local culture at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Change things up with a short trip to Hermosa Beach Pier in Hermosa Beach (about 36 minutes away). There's lots more to do: explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, explore the engaging exhibits at Travel Town, examine the collection at The Grammy Museum, and get engrossed in the history at Autry Museum of the American West.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles tour planning tool .

Drive from Joshua Tree National Park to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in August, expect nights in Los Angeles to be slightly colder, around 22°C, while days are cooler, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Museums, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica Beach, Hermosa Beach Pier
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Hermosa Beach Pier ©
Hermosa Beach Pier

few
hours
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.
To find traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Barbara route website .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in August: high temperatures in Santa Barbara hover around 27°C and lows are around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Monterey.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

#Historic Sites, #Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Grassini Family Vineyards ©
Grassini Family Vineyards

few
hours
Monterey

Monterey ©
The City of Monterey in Monterey County is located on the southern edge of Monterey Bay, on Central California's Pacific coast in California. Make your Monterey itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Drive from Santa Barbara to Monterey in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. While traveling from Santa Barbara, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Monterey, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Monterey

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife

Side Trip

Point Lobos State Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos State Reserve ©
Point Lobos State Reserve

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Glacier Point and Sentinel Dome. Next up on the itinerary: trek along Tuolumne Meadows, make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, tour the pleasant surroundings at Wawona Meadow, and take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass.

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Traveling by car from Monterey to Yosemite National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Monterey in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 32°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 7°C. On the 23rd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
We've included these beaches for you: China Beach and Fort Funston National Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. Next up on the itinerary: have fun and explore at Exploratorium, wander the streets of SoMa, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Embarcadero, and take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, you will find days in San Francisco are slightly colder (26°C), and nights are a bit warmer (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Museums, #Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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