16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Bournemouth
+2
Train + Fly + Bus:  16 h 30 min
1
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 45 min
2
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 30 min
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
5
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Train:  20 h
End: Bournemouth

3
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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio.

For reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas road trip planning tool.

Bournemouth, UK to Las Vegas is an approximately 16.5- hour combination of train, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of train, bus, and flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. While traveling from Bournemouth, expect warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

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

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo and then see the interesting displays at Maritime Museum of San Diego. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then enjoy some diversion at Balboa Park.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego visit planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in March, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 15°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Museums Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Sun): look and learn at Griffith Observatory and then find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, and then get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles road trip planner.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In March in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace, walk around Golden Gate Park, and engage your brain at Exploratorium.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco tour planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in March: highs in San Francisco hover around 21°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, make a trip to Yosemite Village, take in the dramatic scenery at Chilnualna Falls, and walk around Mariposa Grove.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park holiday planner.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from San Francisco in March, plan for slightly colder days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 13°C, while nights are much colder with lows around -5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

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