15 days in New York City, Nashville & California Itinerary

15 days in New York City, Nashville & California Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States tour itinerary planner

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Train to London Heathrow, Fly to New York JFK
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New York City
— 3 nights
Fly
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Nashville
— 1 night
Fly
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Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly to London Heathrow, Train to Bristol

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New York City

— 3 nights

Big Apple

Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: go for a walk through Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, stroll through The High Line, and pause for some photo ops at 9/11 Memorial.

To see reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City online travel route builder.

Bristol, UK to New York City is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Bristol to New York City. In August in New York City, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Nashville.

Things to do in New York City

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Nashville

— 1 night

Music City U.S.A.

Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with Smith Creek Moonshine, then see a show at Grand Ole Opry, then see the interesting displays at Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum, and finally sample some tasty brews at a beer tour and tasting.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Nashville online holiday builder.

Fly from New York City to Nashville in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Central Standard Time (CST) is minus 1 hour. In August, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Nashville

Museums · Breweries & Distilleries · Tours · Nightlife

Los Angeles

— 3 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 36 minutes away. Pack the 7th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of Santa Monica Pier, examine the collection at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and listen to music at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Los Angeles attractions planner.

You can fly from Nashville to Los Angeles in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Nashville to Los Angeles. When traveling from Nashville in August, plan for a bit cooler days in Los Angeles, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Nightlife · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Yosemite National Park

— 4 nights
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, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, hike along Lembert Dome, take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, and surround yourself with nature on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Plan for cooler nights when traveling from Los Angeles in August since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors · Trails

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. On the 15th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in nature's colorful creations at Japanese Tea Garden, walk around Golden Gate Park, and then browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your San Francisco trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect slightly colder days and somewhat warmer nights in San Francisco, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Neighborhoods

California travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Wineries & Vineyards · Beaches
The Golden State
The country's most populous state, California includes landscapes that range from the forested northern coast to harsh southern deserts. Sandwiched right in the middle of the state is a fertile valley, home to farms, vineyards, and orchards. California's cities offer diverse attractions, from amusement parks and upscale shops to award-winning restaurants and innovative art galleries. Outside the state's big urban centers, places to visit include some of the nation's most rugged national parks, ancient forests, towering mountain peaks, and ski resorts. More than just a surfing destination famous for its beaches and winding coastal roads, California also boasts one of the world's largest economies, bolstered by the booming tech industries.