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
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Wawona
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
5
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  18​h
End: London

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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Disneyland Park and The Getty Center. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim--about 38 minutes away. There's lots more to do: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood, make a trip to Santa Monica Pier, and look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles road trip planning app .

London, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; 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. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in April: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 28°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, then head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 9th (Thu): engage your brain at Exploratorium and then stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco travel site .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. In April, San Francisco is little chillier than Los Angeles - with highs of 22°C and lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

1
night
South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
On the 10th (Fri), explore the activities along Emerald Bay State Park and then hike along Rubicon Trail.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our South Lake Tahoe trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from San Francisco to South Lake Tahoe by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in April, plan for slightly colder days in South Lake Tahoe, with highs around 15°C, while nights are much colder with lows around -1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Wawona.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Emerald Bay State Park
Highlights from your plan
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park

2
nights
Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): walk around Mariposa Grove, then make a trip to Washburn Point, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Half Dome.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Wawona trip planner .

Getting from South Lake Tahoe to Wawona by car takes about 5 hours. When traveling from South Lake Tahoe in April, plan for much warmer days in Wawona, with highs around 29°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 10°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, and finally have some family-friendly fun at The Roller Coaster. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, then have fun at The Little Vegas Chapel, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Wawona to Las Vegas with the Route module. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Las Vegas when traveling from Wawona in April, with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Roller Coaster ©
The Roller Coaster
The Little Vegas Chapel ©
The Little Vegas Chapel

3
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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, historic sites, scenic drive, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Pipe Creek Vista, cruise along East Rim Drive, and hike along Bright Angel Trail.

Before you visit Grand Canyon National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 19°C by day to -3°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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