15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  14​h
1
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Phoenix
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 45​min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Carson City
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  16​h 30​min
End: Manchester


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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.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, shop like a local with The Strip, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online day trip planner .

Manchester, UK to Las Vegas is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Manchester to Las Vegas. In August, Las Vegas is warmer than Manchester - with highs of 45°C and lows of 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 6th (Thu), see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum and then take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Phoenix route planning tool .

Fly from Las Vegas to Phoenix in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Phoenix when traveling from Las Vegas in August, with lows around 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Thu) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Tours Outdoors
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Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, catch some excitement at Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey, and see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

To see other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles day trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Phoenix to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Phoenix in August, you will find days in Los Angeles are cooler (34°C), and nights are slightly colder (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

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

5
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, hike along Tuolumne Meadows, admire all the interesting features of Tioga Pass, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Panorama Trail.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip planner .

Getting from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park by combination of flight and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. Plan for colder 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 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Carson City.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

1
night
Carson City

Carson City ©
Carson City, officially the Consolidated Municipality of Carson City, is an independent city and the capital of the US state of Nevada, named after the mountain man Kit Carson. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park, explore the activities along Skunk Harbor, then get a new perspective on nature at Nevada State Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at St. Mary in the Mountains Catholic Church.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Carson City trip maker app .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Carson City takes 3.5 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, with highs in Carson City at 36°C and lows at 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Carson City

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

St. Mary in the Mountains Catholic Church, Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park
Highlights from your plan
Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park ©
Lake Tahoe Nevada State Park
Nevada State Museum ©
Nevada State Museum
Skunk Harbor ©
Skunk Harbor

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