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 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Carmel
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
3
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
+3
bus + Fly + bus + train:  12​h
5
Washington DC
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
6
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: London


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1
night
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 17th (Mon): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary planner.

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. In August, daytime highs in San Francisco are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
nights
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. Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at McWay Falls, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Pfeiffer State Beach, then stroll through Point Lobos, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Carmel River State Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the majestic nature at Asilomar State Beach and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Carmel journey app .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Carmel takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Carmel

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Big Sur, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Asilomar State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach

1
night
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 20th (Thu): get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then get engrossed in the history at Titanic, and then examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Carmel to Las Vegas by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. When traveling from Carmel in August, plan for warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 45°C by day to 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Titanic ©
Titanic

2
nights
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 21st (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in panoramic vistas at Desert View Watchtower, then trek along South Kaibab Trail, and then take some stellar pictures from Mather Point.

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Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, things will get colder in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 31°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

2
nights
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.
Get some historical perspective at National Mall and Basilica of the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception. Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History and Capitol Hill are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Art, take an in-depth tour of United States Holocaust Memorial Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Washington DC day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and train from Grand Canyon National Park to Washington DC takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Washington DC is 2 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, plan for a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Washington DC: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
Highlights from your plan
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier ©
The Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art

4
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 a sense of the local culture at 9/11 Memorial and Brooklyn Heights Promenade. Visit The Met Cloisters and St. Patrick's Cathedral for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, see the interesting displays at Ground Zero Museum Workshop, get interesting insight from Tours, and go for a charming ride with a horse-drawn carriage tour.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our New York City day trip planner.

Getting from Washington DC to New York City by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or drive. In August, daytime highs in New York City are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Brooklyn Heights Promenade
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
The Met Cloisters ©
The Met Cloisters
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

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