31 days in United States Itinerary

31 days in United States Itinerary

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31 days in United States Itinerary

London
Fly:  14​h
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly + train:  4​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 10 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
Joshua Tree National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h
Miami
— 5 nights
+2
tram + Fly + bus:  5​h 45​min
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
London

3
days
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Popular historic sites such as Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien are in your itinerary. Take a break from the city and head to China Beach and Fort Funston National Park. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, shop like a local with Union Square, explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium, and take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip app .

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to San Francisco. In August, daytime highs in San Francisco are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
Visiting Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Zuma Beach will get you outdoors. Shop till you drop at Abbot Kinney Boulevard and Melrose Trading Post. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Hermosa Beach Pier (in Hermosa Beach), Santa Monica (Montana Avenue, Santa Monica Farmers Market, & more) and Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 7th (Fri) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica Beach, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, get to know the fascinating history of El Pueblo de Los Angeles, and get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in September, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Shopping, #Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Hermosa Beach Pier, Zuma Beach, Manhattan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

4
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 outdoors at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. The Strip and The Neon Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, take an in-depth tour of Titanic, and admire the masterpieces at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art.

For other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online trip maker .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Museums, #Parks, #Tours

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): admire the verdant scenery at Hidden Valley Nature Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Keys View, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Skull Rock.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Joshua Tree National Park trip planner.

Drive from Las Vegas to Joshua Tree National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car; or do a combination of bus and taxi. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Joshua Tree National Park, ranging from highs of 45°C to lows of 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Miami.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

#Nature, #Parks, #Fun & Games

Side Trip

Agua Caliente Casino Resort & Spa
Highlights from your plan
Keys View ©
Keys View
Hidden Valley Nature Trail ©
Hidden Valley Nature Trail
Skull Rock ©
Skull Rock

4
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.
Head to Lincoln Road and Ocean Drivefor plenty of shopping. Appreciate the collections at Vizcaya Museum and Gardens and Wynwood Walls. Venture out of the city with trips to Fort Lauderdale Beach (in Fort Lauderdale), Shark Valley (in Everglades National Park) and Sawgrass Mills (in Sunrise). The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at South Beach, wander the streets of Collins Avenue, browse the different shops at Bayside Marketplace, and stroll through Hollywood Beach.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Miami trip itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of car, flight, and tram from Joshua Tree National Park to Miami in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a 3 hour difference. When traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Miami, with highs around 38°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Miami

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Shopping

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Shark Valley, Fort Lauderdale Beach, Hollywood Beach, Sawgrass Mills
Highlights from your plan
South Beach ©
South Beach
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

6
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Ponquogue Beach and Bronx Zoo. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Fifth Avenue are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Step out of New York City with an excursion to Gateway National Recreation in Sandy Hook--about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Times Square, take an in-depth tour of Ellis Island, explore the world behind art at Frick Collection, and take in the pleasant sights at Central Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the New York City travel tool .

Do a combination of tram and flight from Miami to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and train; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Miami in September, with highs in New York City at 31°C and lows at 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

#Museums, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Gateway National Recreation, Bronx Zoo, Ponquogue Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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