15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Glasgow
Fly:  14 h
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
2
Bainbridge Island
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Portland
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h
4
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 45 min
5
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
6
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 15 min
8
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 45 min
9
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
10
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  17 h
End: Glasgow

1
night
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Discover how to plan a Seattle trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Glasgow, UK to Seattle is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 8 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 3°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Bainbridge Island.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Zoos & Aquariums Parks
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Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight

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night
Bainbridge Island

Bainbridge Island ©
Bainbridge Island is a city in Kitsap County, Washington, United States, and is coextensive with the eponymous island in Puget Sound. On the 10th (Sun), sample the tasty concoctions at Bainbridge Island Brewing, stop by Bay Hay and Feed, thendo a tasting at Perennial Vintners, thenlearn about winemaking at Eagle Harbor Wine Co. Tasting Room, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Bainbridge Arts & Crafts.

For reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Bainbridge Island planner.

Traveling by car from Seattle to Bainbridge Island takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in January, and nighttime lows around 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Portland.

Things to do in Bainbridge Island

Wineries Breweries & Distilleries Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Perennial Vintners ©
Perennial Vintners
Bainbridge Island Brewing ©
Bainbridge Island Brewing
Bay Hay and Feed ©
Bay Hay and Feed

1
night
Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): stop by Powell's City of Books, thenadmire the landmark architecture of Pittock Mansion, thentake in nature's colorful creations at Portland Japanese Garden, and finally take in nature's colorful creations at International Rose Test Garden.

For reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Portland journey app.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Bainbridge Island to Portland. In January in Portland, expect temperatures between 9°C during the day and 1°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Portland Japanese Garden ©
Portland Japanese Garden
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books
Pittock Mansion ©
Pittock Mansion

1
night
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
On the 12th (Tue), delve into the lush surroundings at Tall Trees Grove and then explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Redwood National Park online route builder.

Drive from Portland to Redwood National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Portland in January, you will find days in Redwood National Park are a bit warmer (15°C), and nights are about the same (5°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Nature Parks Trails
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Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove

2
nights
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 13th (Wed): browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, thensteep yourself in history at Alcatraz Island, and finally steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Here are some ideas for day two: deepen your knowledge of military history at Battery Spencer, thendon't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, and then engage your brain at Exploratorium.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco day trip website.

Traveling by flight from Redwood National Park to San Francisco takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Redwood National Park in January, expect a bit warmer with lows of 9°C in San Francisco. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Battery Spencer
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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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 15th (Fri): appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read San Diego attractions planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in January, plan for a bit warmer days in San Diego, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, explore the world behind art at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, thentake a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and finally examine the collection at GRAMMY Museum.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in January, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Sun): explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point, thenexplore the striking landscape at The Devil's Speedway, and then don't miss a visit to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes.

Plan my day in Death Valley National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Getting from Los Angeles to Death Valley National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: fly; or do a combination of train, bus, and car. Traveling from Los Angeles in January, expect Death Valley National Park to be little chillier, temps between 17°C and 1°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes ©
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes

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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 18th (Mon): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, appreciate the history behind Powell Point, and then make a trip to Pipe Creek Vista. On the 19th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cruise along East Rim Drive, thenget great views at Lipan Point, and then get great views at Grandview Point.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park road trip site.

Drive from Death Valley National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Death Valley National Park to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Death Valley National Park in January: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 7°C, while lows dip to -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Nature Scenic Drive Parks
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Powell Point ©
Powell Point
Lipan Point ©
Lipan Point

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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.
On the 20th (Wed), get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, thendon't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, stop by Barneys New York, and then examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas road trip planning website.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in January, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 5°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip

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