22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

London
Fly:  14​h
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
Mammoth Lakes
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 15​min
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h
London

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Photography Tours and Madame Tussauds Las Vegas. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at The Strip and Las Vegas North Premium Outlets. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get engrossed in the history at Titanic, have fun at Battlefield Vegas, and ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas travel planner.

London, UK to Las Vegas is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from London in August, expect Las Vegas to be much warmer, temps between 45°C and 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can go by car to Boulder City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Parks Neighborhoods
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The Strip ©
The Strip
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains

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 East Rim Drive. Explore hidden gems such as South Kaibab Trail and Lookout Studio. It doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and pause for some photo ops at Powell Point.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

2
days
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at The Ranch at Furnace Creek, contemplate the long history of Harmony Borax Works, and then take in breathtaking views at Twenty Mule Team Canyon. On the 13th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in breathtaking views at Titus Canyon.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, plan for much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Death Valley National Park: temperatures range from 46°C by day to 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow time for the bus ride to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Death Valley Junction
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Titus Canyon ©
Titus Canyon
Twenty Mule Team Canyon ©
Twenty Mule Team Canyon
Harmony Borax Works ©
Harmony Borax Works

few
hours
Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Mammoth Lakes travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by bus from Death Valley National Park to Mammoth Lakes takes 4 hours. When traveling from Death Valley National Park in August, plan for colder days and a bit cooler nights in Mammoth Lakes: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 15°C at night. You will leave for Yosemite National Park on the 14th (Tue).

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks Outdoors Nature

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Tenaya Lake and May Lake Trailhead. Get outdoors at Tuolumne Meadows and Olmsted Point. Go for a jaunt from Yosemite National Park to El Portal to see El Portal Market about 1 hour away. There's more to do: make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias and hike along Wawona Meadow.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park itinerary builder.

Take a bus from Mammoth Lakes to Yosemite National Park in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Mammoth Lakes in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 7°C in Yosemite National Park. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

El Portal Market
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May Lake Trailhead ©
May Lake Trailhead
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Tenaya Lake ©
Tenaya Lake

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Muir Woods National Monument. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Union Square and City Lights Booksellers & Publishers. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, explore the activities along San Francisco Bay, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco custom trip planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and 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 little chillier (26°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Getty Center The Publications and Santa Monica Pier. For shopping fun, head to The Grove or Camarillo Premium Outlets. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disneyland Park in Anaheim, approximately 38 minutes away. Pack the 22nd (Wed) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, shop like a local with Third Street Promenade, and get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip generator.

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. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from San Francisco in August, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 25th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Nightlife

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park, Camarillo Premium Outlets
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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