30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

London
Fly:  14​h
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly + train:  4​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 9 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h 15​min
Horseshoe Bend
— 1 night
Fly:  10​h
Miami
— 3 nights
tram + Fly:  4​h 45​min
Washington DC
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
London

4
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Castello di Amorosa and Cable Car Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Discover out-of-the-way places like Limantour Beach and Bodega Head. Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to San Gregorio State Beach in San Gregorio--about 58 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, stroll through China Beach, and kick back and relax at Point Isabel.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary website .

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 (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Point Isabel, Castello di Amorosa, Limantour Beach, Bodega Head, San Gregorio State Beach
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Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Bodega Head ©
Bodega Head
San Gregorio State Beach ©
San Gregorio State Beach

10
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Carpinteria State Beach and Laguna Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Beach. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Malibu (Zuma Beach & El Matador State Beach), Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach) and Temecula (Wine Tours & Tastings, Wilson Creek Winery, & more). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Getty Center, get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway, admire the majestic nature at El Pueblo de Los Angeles, and explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art.

For where to stay and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles itinerary planning tool .

Getting from San Francisco to Los Angeles by combination of flight and train takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in September, expect Los Angeles to be a bit warmer, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches

Side Trips

Temecula, Santa Monica, Malibu, Laguna Beach, Carpinteria State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©

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 some cultural insight at The Mob Museum and Titanic. Museum-lovers will get to explore The Neon Museum and Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas. Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Valley of Fire State Park in Overton, about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip and add some entertainment to your itinerary with Bellagio Fountains.

To see maps, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas holiday app .

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Los Angeles in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sun): get great views at Lookout Studio, then take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point, then delve into the distant past at Tusayan Museum, and finally take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park holiday planning tool .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in September, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Horseshoe Bend.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point
Tusayan Museum ©
Tusayan Museum
Lookout Studio ©
Lookout Studio

1
day
Horseshoe Bend

Horseshoe Bend ©
Horseshoe Bend is the largest city in rural Boise County, in the southwestern part of the U.S. On the 17th (Mon), cool off at Roaring Springs Waterpark and then do a tasting at Huston Vineyards.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Horseshoe Bend trip app .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Horseshoe Bend takes 14 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Horseshoe Bend, with lows around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Miami.

Things to do in Horseshoe Bend

#Theme Parks, #Wineries

Side Trips

Roaring Springs Waterpark, Northwest Nazarene University, Huston Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Roaring Springs Waterpark ©
Roaring Springs Waterpark
Huston Vineyards ©
Huston Vineyards
Northwest Nazarene University ©
Northwest Nazarene University

3
days
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Visit Fort Lauderdale Beach and Haulover Beach Park for some beach relaxation. Museum-lovers will get to explore Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens. There's lots more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Lincoln Road, take a stroll through Ocean Drive, browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace, and take in the exciting artwork at Britto Central.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Miami day trip planning app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Horseshoe Bend to Miami. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 2 hour difference. While traveling from Horseshoe Bend, expect somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Miami, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Miami

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens, Fort Lauderdale Beach, Haulover Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
South Beach ©
South Beach
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

1
day
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.
On the 22nd (Sat), see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, then wander the streets of Capitol Hill, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Washington DC trip planner .

Traveling by combination of tram and flight from Miami to Washington DC takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Miami in September, expect Washington DC to be little chillier, temps between 32°C and 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Capitol Hill ©
Capitol Hill
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum

5
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Grey Towers National Historic Site. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cupsogue Beach County Park and Chelsea Market. You'll find plenty of places to visit near New York City: William Floyd Estate (in Mastic Beach) and Dingmans Falls (in Dingmans Ferry). There's lots more to do: go for a walk through Central Park, pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial, learn more about the world around you at American Museum of Natural History, and take a stroll through Fifth Avenue.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the New York City route builder tool .

Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. In September in New York City, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

#Parks, #Museums, #Historic Sites

Side Trips

Cupsogue Beach County Park, William Floyd Estate, Dingmans Falls, Grey Towers National Historic Site
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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