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
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  17​h
End: London

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step off the beaten path and head to Armstrong Redwood State Reserve and Castello di Amorosa. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve (in Moss Beach), San Gregorio State Beach (in San Gregorio) and V. Sattui Winery (in St. Helena). It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Limantour Beach and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Francisco sightseeing planning app .

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 8 hours. In August in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

V. Sattui Winery, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, San Gregorio State Beach, Limantour Beach, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

3
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 30th (Thu): trek along Panorama Trail, then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, then trek along Wawona Meadow, and finally make a trip to Olmsted Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Fri): cruise along Tioga Pass and then trek along Tuolumne Meadows.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip itinerary maker .

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for somewhat warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 32°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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 1st (Sat): examine the collection at The Getty Center. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Hermosa Beach Pier, enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip planner.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, you will find days in Los Angeles are a bit warmer (35°C), and nights are much hotter (22°C). On the 3rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Hermosa Beach Pier
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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.
On the 4th (Tue), shop like a local with The Strip, try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, then enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, and finally add some entertainment to your itinerary with Bellagio Fountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: try to win big at Wynn Las Vegas and then examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

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Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Los Angeles in September, expect Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 40°C and 26°C. On the 5th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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
Wynn Las Vegas ©
Wynn Las Vegas

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): stroll through South Kaibab Trail, then get great views at Yaki Point, and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim. Keep things going the next day: get great views at Mather Point and then trek along Rim Trail.

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

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Las Vegas in September: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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