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:  14​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h 30​min
End: Las Vegas

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Relax by the water at Fort Funston National Park and Marshall’s Beach. Shop till you drop at Ferry Building Marketplace and City Lights Booksellers. And it doesn't end there: explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island, browse the eclectic array of goods at Ferry Plaza Farmers Market, get to know the fascinating history of Filbert Steps, and stroll through Baker Beach.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco travel planner .

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from London to San Francisco, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In August in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Ferry Building Marketplace ©
Ferry Building Marketplace

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, then take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

Plan trip to Yosemite National Park with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 32°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

5
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.
Head to Amoeba Music and Abbot Kinney Boulevardfor some retail therapy. Popular historic sites such as Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame are in your itinerary. Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Monica (Montana Avenue & Third Street Promenade) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). Pack the 25th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, browse the different shops at The Grove, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, and identify plant and animal life at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles tour builder .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, Los Angeles is much warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park, Two Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area, then get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary builder tool .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 45°C and lows about 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian ©
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©
Lake Mead National Recreation Area

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, stop by Canyon Village Marketplace, and then hike along South Kaibab Trail.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in August; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 31°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Canyon Village Marketplace ©
Canyon Village Marketplace
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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