16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + bus:  8​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
+3
Drive + Fly + subway + bus:  6​h 15​min
4
Napa
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: London

4
nights
Las Vegas

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Step off the beaten path and head to Food Tours and The Range 702. Get out of town with these interesting Las Vegas side-trips: Tom Devlin's Monster Museum (in Boulder City) and Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection (in Laughlin). Spend the 7th (Wed) riding across the waves with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Bellagio Fountains, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and try to win big at Casino at the Venetian.

To find photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas road trip tool .

London, UK to Las Vegas is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in October, plan for much hotter days in Las Vegas, with highs around 32°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trips

Don Laughlin's Classic Car Collection, Tom Devlin's Monster Museum
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
The Range 702 ©
The Range 702
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

2
nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 8th (Thu), make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, then take some stellar pictures from Dante's View, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Death Valley National Park road trip planner .

Drive from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 13°C in Death Valley National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Dante's View ©
Dante's View
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes ©
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Glacier Point and El Capitan. Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Tunnel View, take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and trek along Panorama Trail.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park trip planning app .

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Yosemite National Park in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in October, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be colder, around -2°C, while days are slightly colder, around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Napa.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

2
nights
Napa

Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Tue): do a tasting at Vincent Arroyo Winery, then look for all kinds of wild species at Safari West, and then learn about winemaking at V. Sattui Winery.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Napa trip itinerary planning site .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, subway, and bus from Yosemite National Park to Napa takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, expect Napa to be a bit warmer, temps between 29°C and 8°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Napa

Tours Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Safari West, V. Sattui Winery, Vincent Arroyo Winery
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Safari West ©
Safari West

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Wine Tours & Tastings and Muir Woods National Monument. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, engage your brain at Exploratorium, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco tour itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Napa to San Francisco in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and subway; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Napa in October since evenings lows in San Francisco dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Wine Tours & Tastings

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