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:  15​h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
3
Carmel
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: London

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, stroll around Golden Gate Park, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder tool .

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to San Francisco. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in September; daily highs in San Francisco reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, make a trip to Yosemite Village, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and get great views at Tunnel View.

To see where to stay and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from San Francisco in October: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 22°C, while lows dip to -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Carmel.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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

1
night
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): make a trip to Fairy Tale Cottages of Hugh Comstock, then observe the fascinating underwater world at Monterey Bay Aquarium, and then trek along Point Lobos.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Carmel trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Carmel takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, Carmel is much warmer at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Carmel

Beaches Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Fairy Tale Cottages of Hugh Comstock ©

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 36 minutes away. Pack the 8th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles road trip planning site .

Getting from Carmel to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. Traveling from Carmel in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 32°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica Pier, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, shop like a local with The Strip, and then take in panoramic vistas at Stratosphere Tower.

For photos, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in October, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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