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
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  9​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
+3
bus + subway + Fly + Drive:  9​h 45​min
3
Joshua Tree National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  17​h
End: London

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.
Attractions like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and The Roller Coaster make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from Las Vegas with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City, about 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: get to know the fascinating history of The Strip, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, and look for gifts at M&M'S World Las Vegas.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas custom trip planner.

London, UK to Las Vegas is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from London in April, expect nights in Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, around 16°C, while days are warmer, around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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The Roller Coaster ©
The Roller Coaster
M&M'S World Las Vegas ©
M&M'S World Las Vegas

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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape at El Capitan and then hike along May Lake Trailhead.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of flight, bus, and taxi from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus, train, and taxi. Prepare for colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in April: high temperatures in Yosemite National Park hover around 17°C and lows are around -2°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to drive to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

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Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
May Lake Trailhead ©
May Lake Trailhead

2
nights
Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park ©
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
On the 22nd (Sun), trek along Ryan Mountain and then contemplate the long history of Keys Ranch.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Joshua Tree National Park travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Joshua Tree National Park takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and car. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in April: high temperatures in Joshua Tree National Park hover around 37°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

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Ryan Mountain ©
Ryan Mountain
Keys Ranch ©
Keys Ranch

4
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.
On the 26th (Thu), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along South Kaibab Trail, get great views at Lipan Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park vacation trip planner.

Drive from Joshua Tree National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 6.5 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Joshua Tree National Park in April, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, temps between 19°C and -3°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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