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:  12​h 30​min
1
Seattle
— Few hours
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  10​h 30​min
8
New Orleans
— 1 day
Fly + bus:  6​h
9
New York City
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: London

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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 4th (Sat): wander the streets of Pike Place Market and then take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Seattle trip planner .

London, UK to Seattle is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from London in April, Seattle is a bit warmer at night with lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Shopping Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

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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 5th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, and then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through SoMa, then get a taste of the local shopping with Ferry Building Marketplace, then steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers, and finally take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our San Francisco online route builder .

You can fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. When traveling from Seattle in April, plan for a bit warmer days in San Francisco, with highs around 22°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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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.
On the 7th (Tue), explore the striking landscape of Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Wed): hike along North Dome, take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, and then kick back and relax at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park travel planner.

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. Traveling from San Francisco in April, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be cooler, around -2°C, while days are slightly colder, around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
North Dome ©
North Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point

1
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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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): examine the collection at The Getty Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Will Rogers State Beach, and then kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner .

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. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and warmer nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach

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night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 10th (Fri), explore the stunning scenery at Fall Canyon.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Death Valley National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, Death Valley National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Outdoors Trails Nature
Highlights from your plan
Fall Canyon ©
Fall Canyon

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, shop like a local with The Strip, and then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains. Keep things going the next day: try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, then try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner.

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in April, Las Vegas is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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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 13th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail, then examine the collection at Kolb Studio, then take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Canyon Village Marketplace and then hike along Rim Trail.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park online travel route builder .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 19°C, while nights are cooler with lows around -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail

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day
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Louis Cathedral, then see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Garden District.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the New Orleans trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New Orleans is 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, you will find days in New Orleans are a bit warmer (25°C), and nights are much warmer (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

1
night
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.
On the 16th (Thu), appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial and then go for a walk through Central Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, examine the collection at New York Public Library, and then take a stroll through Times Square.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read New York City trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from New Orleans to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from New Orleans to New York City due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New Orleans in April, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in New York City: temperatures range from 19°C by day to 8°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Times Square ©
Times Square

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