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:  13​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Long Beach
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
4
Santa Monica
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Pearblossom
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Hacienda Heights
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Phoenix
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Flagstaff
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
9
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Manchester

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Mon): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Marshall’s Beach, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, then stroll through China Beach, and finally play a few rounds at Lincoln Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read San Francisco route builder app .

Manchester, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Manchester to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in August, things will get somewhat warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Fort Funston National Park ©
Fort Funston National Park

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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): get advice or help at Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, and finally make a trip to Olmsted Point. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the striking landscape at Lembert Dome and then hike along Tuolumne Meadows.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park road trip planner .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in August, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be slightly colder, around 7°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Long Beach.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

1
night
Long Beach

Long Beach ©
Long Beach has long been overshadowed by its bigger and more famous neighbor known as the City of Angels.
On the 15th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Seal Beach, then stroll through Bluff Park, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Rosie's Dog Beach.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Long Beach day trip tool .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Long Beach takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be warmer in Long Beach, with lows of 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Long Beach

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Seal Beach
Highlights from your plan
Rosie's Dog Beach ©
Rosie's Dog Beach

2
nights
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
On the 16th (Sun), enjoy the sand and surf at Manhattan Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ocean View Park, then immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica State Beach, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Zuma Beach, stroll through Nicholas Canyon Beach, and then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Santa Monica trip builder website .

Traveling by car from Long Beach to Santa Monica takes an hour. Alternatively, you can ride a tram; or take a bus. Traveling from Long Beach in August, you will find days in Santa Monica are a bit cooler (28°C), and nights are about the same (21°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Pearblossom.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Malibu, Manhattan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach

1
night
Pearblossom

Pearblossom
Pearblossom is an unincorporated community located in the Antelope Valley of the Mojave Desert, in northern Los Angeles County, California.The town has a population of 2,435. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Tue): trek along Devil's Punchbowl.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Pearblossom road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Santa Monica to Pearblossom takes 1.5 hours. When traveling from Santa Monica in August, plan for much hotter days and about the same nights in Pearblossom: temperatures range from 42°C by day to 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Hacienda Heights.

Things to do in Pearblossom

Parks Wildlife

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night
Hacienda Heights

Hacienda Heights ©
Hacienda Heights is an unincorporated suburban community and census-designated place in Los Angeles County, California, United States. Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hsi Lai Temple.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Hacienda Heights vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Pearblossom to Hacienda Heights by car takes about 1.5 hours. Traveling from Pearblossom in August, expect nights in Hacienda Heights to be about the same, around 24°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 37°C. On the 19th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Phoenix.

Things to do in Hacienda Heights

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Hsi Lai Temple ©
Hsi Lai Temple

1
night
Phoenix

Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour and then examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum.

For maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read Phoenix trip maker website .

Explore your travel options from Hacienda Heights to Phoenix with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time is 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Hacienda Heights in August; daily highs in Phoenix reach 47°C and lows reach 33°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Flagstaff.

Things to do in Phoenix

Museums Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Highlights from your plan
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum

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night
Flagstaff

Flagstaff ©
Sitting at an elevation of 2,135 m (7,000 ft) and just a short trip from the Grand Canyon and other natural wonders, the city of Flagstaff attracts outdoor enthusiasts from around the world.
On the 21st (Fri), admire the masterpieces at West of the Moon Gallery, have fun at Flagstaff Extreme, then explore the stunning scenery at Walnut Canyon National Monument, and finally sample the tasty concoctions at Mother Road Brewing Company.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read our Flagstaff trip planner.

Getting from Phoenix to Flagstaff by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Phoenix in August, expect Flagstaff to be colder, temps between 29°C and 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Flagstaff

Nature Fun & Games Parks
Highlights from your plan
Walnut Canyon National Monument ©
Walnut Canyon National Monument
Mother Road Brewing Company ©
Mother Road Brewing Company
West of the Moon Gallery ©
West of the Moon Gallery

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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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): try to win big at Paris Las Vegas, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then get to know the fascinating history of The Strip, and finally don't miss a visit to Bellagio Fountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try to win big at New York New York Casino, and then try your luck at Casino at the Venetian.

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You can drive from Flagstaff to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Flagstaff to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Flagstaff in August, expect Las Vegas to be much warmer, temps between 45°C and 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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