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 + Drive:  18​h 15​min
1
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Page
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
3
Flagstaff
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Phoenix
— 1 night
bus:  3​h
5
Yuma
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Santa Monica
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  4​h 45​min
8
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
10
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 15​min
End: London

1
night
Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and then see the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum..

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Monument Valley journey builder .

London, UK to Monument Valley is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from London to Monument Valley, you'll gain 7 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Monument Valley, with highs around 32°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Page.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©
Photography Tours

1
night
Page

Page ©
Originally little more than a simple camp constructed to house workers who built a nearby dam on the Colorado River, Page is now a popular stop for travelers preparing a trip to Arizona's canyon country.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Rainbow Bridge National Monument, have fun at Gunfighter Canyon, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Page attractions app .

You can drive from Monument Valley to Page in 2.5 hours. Traveling from Monument Valley in September, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Page, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Page

Parks Nature Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Rainbow Bridge National Monument ©
Rainbow Bridge National Monument

2
nights
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Walnut Canyon National Monument and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Sunset Crater Volcano National Monument. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Cathedral Rock and then cruise along Red Rock Scenic Byway (SR 179).

To see photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Flagstaff tour planning site .

You can drive from Page to Flagstaff in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or take a bus. When traveling from Page in September, plan for a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Flagstaff: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 7°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Phoenix.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Sedona
Highlights from your plan
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Cathedral Rock ©
Cathedral Rock

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night
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Musical Instrument Museum, admire the masterpieces at Heard Museum, and then stroll through KOLI Equestrian Center.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Phoenix trip planner .

Traveling by car from Flagstaff to Phoenix takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Flagstaff in September, with highs in Phoenix at 43°C and lows at 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Yuma.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Parks Trails

Side Trip

KOLI Equestrian Center
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Heard Museum ©
Heard Museum
KOLI Equestrian Center ©
KOLI Equestrian Center

1
night
Yuma

Yuma ©
Yuma is a city in and the county seat of Yuma County, Arizona, United States. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Wed): examine the collection at Cloud Museum, then browse the exhibits of Arizona Historical Society Sanguinetti House Museum & Garden, then admire the majestic nature at Yuma Territorial Prison State Historic Park, and finally admire the masterpieces at Yuma Art Center.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Yuma route planner .

Take a bus from Phoenix to Yuma in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In September, daily temperatures in Yuma can reach 45°C, while at night they dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Yuma

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trip

Cloud Museum
Highlights from your plan

1
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, and then enjoy the sea views from Old Point Loma Lighthouse.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the San Diego route website .

Traveling by car from Yuma to San Diego takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yuma to San Diego due to the time zone difference. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Yuma in September: highs in San Diego hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in San Diego

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Old Town San Diego State Historic Park ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery
Old Point Loma Lighthouse ©
Old Point Loma Lighthouse

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night
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): examine the collection at The Getty Villa, immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach, and then take in the pleasant sights at 26-Mile Bike Path.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Monica vacation planner.

You can drive from San Diego to Santa Monica in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of flight and bus. In September in Santa Monica, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

The Getty Villa
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
The Getty Villa ©
The Getty Villa
26-Mile Bike Path ©
26-Mile Bike Path

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 14th (Sat), immerse yourself in nature at Asilomar State Beach, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and then explore the landscape on two wheels at Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Monterey trip itinerary planning tool .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Santa Monica to Monterey in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, flight, and shuttle. Traveling from Santa Monica in September, things will get little chillier in Monterey: highs are around 26°C and lows about 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

Pacific Grove
Highlights from your plan
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail ©

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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 15th (Sun): visit a coastal fixture at Fort Point, identify plant and animal life at Marin Headlands, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Muir Woods National Monument. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Walt Disney Family Museum and then explore the striking landscape of Presidio of San Francisco.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco route builder .

Traveling by car from Monterey to San Francisco takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and train. September in San Francisco sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Marin Headlands, Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Presidio of San Francisco ©
Presidio of San Francisco
Muir Woods National Monument ©
Muir Woods National Monument

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nights
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 (Tue): examine the collection at Counts Kustoms, then examine the collection at Shelby American Inc, and then zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. On the next day, take an in-depth tour of Titanic, then get interesting insight from Tours, and then examine the collection at Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah.

To see maps, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip itinerary app .

You can fly from San Francisco to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in September; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 39°C and lows reach 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Adventure Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah
Shelby American Inc ©
Shelby American Inc

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