14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Chicago
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  10​h 15​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
6
San Francisco
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
7
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  17​h 15​min
End: London


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2
nights
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Mon): steep yourself in history at 9/11 Memorial and then make a trip to Central Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary maker .

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in August; daily highs in New York City reach 34°C and lows reach 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
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Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

2
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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 19th (Wed), ponder the world of politics at United States Capitol, then examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, then explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, and finally appreciate the history behind Vietnam Veterans Memorial. On the next day, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Washington National Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, then learn more about the world around you at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History, and finally get a sense of history and politics at White House.

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You can fly from New York City to Washington DC in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or drive. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Chicago.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites
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National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

1
night
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): get curious at Museum of Science and Industry, admire the local landmark of Buckingham Fountain, then explore the world behind art at The Art Institute of Chicago, and finally walk around Millennium Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Chicago tour itinerary builder app .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to Chicago takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Washington DC to Chicago is minus 1 hour. In August, daily temperatures in Chicago can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Chicago

Museums Childrens Museums Parks
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The Art Institute of Chicago ©
The Art Institute of Chicago
Museum of Science and Industry ©
Museum of Science and Industry
Millennium Park ©
Millennium Park

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): trek along South Kaibab Trail and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Powell Point and then hike along Bright Angel Trail.

To find more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park road trip site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Chicago to Grand Canyon National Park in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Chicago to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Chicago in August, expect little chillier with lows of 11°C in Grand Canyon National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. On the 25th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: shop like a local with The Strip, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, and finally take in panoramic vistas at High Roller.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary maker site .

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 45°C and lows are around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip itinerary builder site .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, you will find days in San Francisco are much colder (26°C), and nights are little chillier (17°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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 27th (Thu): admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls and then walk around Mariposa Grove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then get great views at Yosemite, Tunnel View, and finally don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

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Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 32°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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