11 days in United States Itinerary

11 days in United States Itinerary

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11 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  14​h
1
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Santa Cruz
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Manchester

2
nights
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 19th (Wed), see the interesting displays at The Getty Center. On the next day, make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

To see ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary website .

Manchester, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Manchester to Los Angeles, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in June: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 30°C and lows are around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): get all the information you need at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, then stroll through Tuolumne Meadows, and finally make a trip to Pothole Dome. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary builder website .

Getting from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, plan for a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

1
night
Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz ©
Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Natural Bridges State Beach.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Santa Cruz sightseeing website .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Santa Cruz takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Santa Cruz, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trip

Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park
Highlights from your plan
Natural Bridges State Beach ©
Natural Bridges State Beach
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park ©
Henry Cowell Redwoods State Park

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Spend the 27th (Thu) on a tasty journey with a beer tour and tasting. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, tour the pleasant surroundings at Golden Gate Park, have fun and explore at Exploratorium, and browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco vacation planner.

You can drive from Santa Cruz to San Francisco in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Tours, #Parks, #Museums
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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