14 days in United States Itinerary

14 days in United States Itinerary

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14 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
3
Santa Barbara
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Manchester

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 1st (Mon), make a trip to Lombard Street and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then contemplate the long history of Alcatraz Island.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco itinerary builder .

Manchester, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of train, flight, and subway. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 8 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Museums, #Childrens Museums
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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 4th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, then don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, then trek along Tuolumne Meadows, and finally make a trip to Pothole Dome. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: hike along Panorama Trail, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park online visit planner .

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in July, plan for a bit warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 33°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Trails
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

1
day
Santa Barbara

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
On the 6th (Sat), indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area.

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Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Santa Barbara takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in Santa Barbara, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

#Tours
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Wine Tours & Tastings

3
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.
When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Disneyland Park in Anaheim, approximately 30 minutes away. Pack the 8th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, Los Angeles is a bit warmer than Santa Barbara - with highs of 33°C and lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Theme Parks, #Museums, #Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
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Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

2
nights
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.
On the 10th (Wed), stroll through Sunset Cliffs Natural Park and then meet the residents at San Diego Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, see the interesting displays at San Diego Model Railroad Museum, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the San Diego online trip builder .

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for little chillier days in San Diego, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then add some entertainment to your itinerary with Bellagio Fountains, and then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens. On your second day here, examine the collection at The Mob Museum and then take a stroll through The Strip.

Before you visit Las Vegas, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from San Diego, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 47°C to lows of 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

#Parks, #Neighborhoods, #Nature
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

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