15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States holiday planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Flagstaff, Bus to Grand Canyon National Park
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive
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Malibu
— 2 nights
Fly
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San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive
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Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Fly

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Grand Canyon National Park

— 2 nights
The size, shape, and color of Grand Canyon National Park combine to leave an impression on visitors as deep as the canyon itself.
Step out of the city life by going to Grand Canyon South Rim and Yavapai Point. There's much more to do: hike along North Kaibab Trail, see the interesting displays at Yavapai Geology Museum, take some stellar pictures from Pipe Creek Vista, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip app.

London, UK to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Mountain Standard Time is minus 7 hours. Traveling from London in August, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are somewhat warmer (31°C), and nights are little chillier (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails · Nature

Las Vegas

— 2 nights

Sin City

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 16th (Mon): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, then see the interesting displays at The National Atomic Testing Museum, and then take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, with highs in Las Vegas at 45°C and lows at 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Los Angeles

— 2 nights

City of Angels

Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Wed): enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach, then kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica Bay, and finally stop by Edelweiss Chocolate Factory. Keep things going the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at Two Rodeo Drive, see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then see the interesting displays at Paley Center for Media, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, and finally see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles route planner.

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Las Vegas in August, expect Los Angeles to be little chillier, temps between 34°C and 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can go by car to Malibu.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Museums

Side Trips

Malibu

— 2 nights
Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Carbon Beach, then enjoy the sand and surf at Malibu Lagoon State Beach, then stroll through Zuma Beach, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Nicholas Canyon Beach.

To find reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Malibu trip planning tool.

You can drive from Los Angeles to Malibu in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of tram and bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in August: highs in Malibu hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to fly to San Francisco.

Things to do in Malibu

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

San Francisco

— 2 nights

City by the Bay

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get some historical perspective at Alcatraz Island and SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Golden Gate Bridge and Legion of Honor. There's much more to do: take in the pleasant sights at Fisherman's Wharf, learn about all things military at USS Pampanito, and examine the collection at Exploratorium.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Malibu to San Francisco takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Malibu in August, expect a bit cooler with lows of 17°C in San Francisco. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums · Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Nature

Yosemite National Park

— 3 nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Glacier Point and Lembert Dome. There's lots more to do: take a memorable drive along Tioga Pass, get great views at Washburn Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and surround yourself with nature on YExplore Yosemite Adventures - Day Tours.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip maker site.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Traveling from San Francisco in August, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are a bit warmer (32°C), and nights are slightly colder (7°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Trails

United States travel guide

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Specialty Museums · Nightlife · Beaches
More than the country of car-packed streets seen in TV shows and movies, the United States of America is a complex and diverse home to over 300 million people living in a wide range of landscapes and climates. From its big-city skyscrapers to its sprawling natural parks, the country's ''melting pot'' combines many ethnic groups that share a strong sense of national identity despite their cultural differences. A country of road trips and big blue skies, the United States harbors orderly cities filled with restaurants, parks, museums, and innumerable sightseeing opportunities, as well as pristine natural areas perfect for a holiday in the great outdoors. To see as much as you can of this diverse land quickly, drive over some of the more than 6 million km (4 million mi) of highways leading through deserts, mountain peaks, fertile fields, and giant urban centers.