15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 15​min
2
Phoenix
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: London

3
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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Central Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building, appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument, and admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read New York City road trip site .

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from London in July; daily highs in New York City reach 35°C and lows reach 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

1
day
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. On the 14th (Sun), examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Phoenix road trip planning site .

Getting from New York City to Phoenix by combination of bus and flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New York City to Phoenix is minus 2 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in July; daily highs in Phoenix reach 48°C and lows reach 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum

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.
On the 15th (Mon), take some stellar pictures from Lipan Point, then take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, and then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Bright Angel Trail.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip planning app .

Getting from Phoenix to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4 hours. In July, Grand Canyon National Park is cooler than Phoenix - with highs of 34°C and lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and then make a trip to Bellagio Fountains. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then shop like a local with The Strip.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas travel route planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July: highs in Las Vegas hover around 47°C, while lows dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles day trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect much colder days and little chillier nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): brush up on your military savvy at USS Pampanito, then see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique, then explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, and finally take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf. Keep things going the next day: admire all the interesting features of AT&T Park, don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Park, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip planning website .

Getting from Los Angeles to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in July, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Seattle.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, don't miss a visit to Space Needle, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Seattle takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: highs in Seattle hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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