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:  14​h
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
San Diego
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: London

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences. Visit Castello di Amorosa and Twin Peaks for their historical value. Step out of San Francisco with an excursion to Bodega Head in Bodega Bay--about 1h 25 min away. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Fort Funston National Park, steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip app .

London, 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 flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from London to San Francisco is minus 8 hours. Traveling from London in December, things will get somewhat warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 17°C and lows about 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Castello di Amorosa, Bodega Head
Highlights from your plan
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): trek along Four Mile Trail, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

To see reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park vacation planner .

You can 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. Traveling from San Francisco in December, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be much colder, around -11°C, while days are little chillier, around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Four Mile Trail ©
Four Mile Trail

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.
On the 17th (Mon), engage your brain at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum and then take in nature's colorful creations at The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, then examine the collection at The Getty Center, and finally make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles road trip app .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in December; daily highs in Los Angeles reach 24°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum

1
night
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 19th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial, then explore the striking landscape at Point Loma, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Diego trip planner .

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 23°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Point Loma ©
Point Loma
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery
Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial ©

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.
Let the collections at The Mob Museum and Bodies The Exhibition capture your imagination. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Valley of Fire State Park and Titanic. Step out of Las Vegas to go to Fort Mohave and see Willow Beach, which is approximately 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, shop like a local with The Strip, and ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, Las Vegas is slightly colder than San Diego - with highs of 16°C and lows of 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Willow Beach, Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
The Strip ©
The Strip

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