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:  6​h 30​min
2
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  18​h
End: London

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Get in touch with nature at Fort Funston National Park and Lincoln Park. Get a sense of the local culture at Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. There's lots more to do: get curious at Exploratorium, wander the streets of Union Square, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the San Francisco itinerary planning app .

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and subway. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from London to San Francisco, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. You'll have a few hours on the 4th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

4
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Griffith Observatory and California Science Center. For shopping fun, head to Abbot Kinney Boulevard or Third Street Promenade. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Oak Canyon Nature Center (in Anaheim), Montana Avenue (in Santa Monica) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and browse the different shops at The Grove.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip builder app .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in August, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Outdoors Parks Nature

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Oak Canyon Nature Center, Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Lake Mead National Recreation Area. The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Las Vegas: Willow Beach (in Fort Mohave) and Spring Mountains Visitor Center (in Mount Charleston). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of The Strip, don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas tour planning site .

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect Las Vegas to be somewhat warmer, temps between 45°C and 29°C. On the 12th (Wed), you're off toGrand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Spring Mountains Visitor Center, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Willow Beach
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The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): add some entertainment to your itinerary with Hopi House, take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, see the interesting displays at Kolb Studio, explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, then take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, and finally take in breathtaking views at Yavapai Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get curious at Yavapai Geology Museum, take some stellar pictures from Pima Point, then take some stellar pictures from Pipe Creek Vista, and finally trek along Rim Trail.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park visit planning tool .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Prepare for much colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in August: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 31°C and lows are around 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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