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
1
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
2
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​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.
Visiting Valley of Fire State Park and Photography Tours will get you outdoors. You'll explore and learn at Titanic and Pinball Hall of Fame. There's much more to do: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, and try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas custom trip planner.

London, UK to Las Vegas is an approximately 14-hour flight. Traveling from London to Las Vegas, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from London in August, with highs in Las Vegas at 45°C and lows at 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
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Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
The Strip ©
The Strip

4
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.
Step out of the city life by going to La Jolla Cove and Carlsbad State Beach. You'll discover tucked-away gems like La Jolla Shores Park and Mission Beach Park. It doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and examine the collection at USS Midway Museum.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the San Diego tour planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in August, plan for much colder days in San Diego, with highs around 30°C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

South Carlsbad State Beach
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La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
South Carlsbad State Beach ©
South Carlsbad State Beach

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.
Let the collections at Getty Center The Publications and Los Angeles County Museum of Art capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Griffith Observatory and La Brea Tar Pits & Museum. Step out of Los Angeles with an excursion to Hermosa Beach Pier in Hermosa Beach--about 38 minutes away. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, stroll through Santa Monica Beach, get to know the fascinating history of Venice Canals Walkway, and make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Los Angeles itinerary maker.

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from San Diego in August, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Hermosa Beach Pier
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Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Take a break from the city and head to Alcatraz Island and China Beach. Appreciate the collections at Exploratorium and Cable Car Museum. Venture out of the city with trips to Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga) and V. Sattui (in St. Helena). The adventure continues: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in August, with highs in San Francisco at 26°C and lows at 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

V. Sattui Winery, Castello di Amorosa
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa

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