15 days in United States Itinerary

15 days in United States Itinerary

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15 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  14​h
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Manchester

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
We've included these beaches for you: Bodega Head and Point Reyes Seashore National Park. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Oxbow Public Market and Pride Mountain Vineyards. Explore San Francisco's surroundings by going to Sonoma (Jacuzzi Family Vineyards & Sonoma Valley), Napa (The Hess Collection Winery & Artesa Vineyards & Winery) and VJB Vineyard & Cellars (in Kenwood).

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder.

Manchester, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Manchester to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in September: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 27°C and lows are around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wineries Nature Parks

Side Trips

Napa, Sonoma, Pride Mountain Vineyards, VJB Cellars, Bodega Head
Highlights from your plan
VJB Cellars ©
VJB Cellars
Pride Mountain Vineyards ©
Pride Mountain Vineyards
Artesa Vineyards & Winery ©
Artesa Vineyards & Winery

3
nights
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.
Get some historical perspective at Oceanside Pier and Old Point Loma Lighthouse. Visiting La Jolla Shores Park and Point Loma will get you outdoors. When in San Diego, make a side trip to see Old Town Temecula in Temecula, approximately 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve, steep yourself in history at Mormon Battalion Historic Site, stroll the grounds of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, and don't miss a visit to Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our San Diego vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to San Diego takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in September, things will get a bit warmer in San Diego: highs are around 31°C and lows about 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Old Town Temecula, Oceanside Pier
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Old Town Temecula ©
Old Town Temecula
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©

3
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.
On the 11th (Tue), kick back and relax at Hermosa Beach Pier and then enjoy the sand and surf at Manhattan Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits & Museum and then browse the collection at The Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens.

For where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip builder.

Getting from San Diego to Los Angeles by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in September: highs in Los Angeles hover around 35°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Historic Sites Beaches

Side Trips

The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens, Hermosa Beach Pier, Manhattan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum

1
night
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): browse the exhibits of Tusayan Museum, then take some stellar pictures from Navajo Point, then admire all the interesting features of East Rim Drive, and finally take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in September: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Scenic Drive Museums
Highlights from your plan
East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive
Tusayan Museum ©
Tusayan Museum
Navajo Point ©
Navajo Point

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 14th (Fri), wander the streets of Las Vegas Downtown, look for gifts at Las Vegas North Premium Outlets, and then mingle with the ghosts of the past at Nelson Ghost Town. Here are some ideas for day two: shop like a local with The Strip, then stop by M&M'S World Las Vegas, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September: highs in Las Vegas hover around 40°C, while lows dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nelson Ghost Town
Highlights from your plan
Las Vegas North Premium Outlets ©
Las Vegas North Premium Outlets
Las Vegas Downtown ©
Las Vegas Downtown
Nelson Ghost Town ©
Nelson Ghost Town

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