9 days in United States Itinerary

9 days in United States Itinerary

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9 days in United States Itinerary

London
Fly + bus:  10​h 45​min
New York City
— 2 nights
train:  1​h 45​min
Philadelphia
— Few hours
Fly:  7​h 30​min
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
San Diego
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h
London

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day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Ellis Island.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read New York City itinerary maker.

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 5 hours traveling from London to New York City due to the time zone difference. In July, New York City is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 35°C and lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can catch the train to Philadelphia.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites
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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

few
hours
Philadelphia

Philadelphia ©
Steeped in cultural and historical heritage, Philadelphia is known as the birthplace of U.S.
For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Philadelphia travel planner.

Traveling by train from New York City to Philadelphia takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In July, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Philadelphia

Historic Sites Museums
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Independence Hall ©
Independence Hall
Liberty Bell Center ©
Liberty Bell Center

2
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.
On the 31st (Tue), get to know the fascinating history of El Pueblo de Los Angeles, then enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then stroll through Santa Monica Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Getty Center The Publications, then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and then explore the galleries of La Brea Tar Pits & Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip generator.

Traveling by flight from Philadelphia to Los Angeles takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. In July, Los Angeles is slightly colder than Philadelphia - with highs of 32°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) to allow time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Getty Center The Publications ©
Getty Center The Publications
Santa Monica Beach ©
Santa Monica Beach

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day
San Diego

San Diego ©
Divided into neighborhoods with distinct characters and cultural heritages, San Diego sits just north of the Mexican border and offers visitors a blend of tourist attractions, including a lively nightlife, diverse cuisine, and a thriving musical scene.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read San Diego itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Los Angeles in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Wildlife Outdoors Trails
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Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©

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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.
On the 3rd (Fri), take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then make a trip to Bellagio Fountains, and finally admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): try to win big at The Venetian, try to win big at The Mirage, and then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in August, plan for much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 45°C by day to 30°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
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Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

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