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 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  8​h
4
Wawona
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Calistoga
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
7
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
8
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: London

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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 17th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels, admire the masterpieces at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, then stroll the grounds of Pierce Brothers Westwood Village Memorial Park, and finally take an in-depth tour of Los Angeles Museum of the Holocaust.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary planning website .

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. Traveling from London to Los Angeles, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from London in August, with highs in Los Angeles at 84°F and lows at 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels ©

1
night
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.
On the 18th (Tue), appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip.

For more things to do, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas route site .

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, temps between 101°F and 77°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip

5
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Bright Angel Trail and South Kaibab Trail. Get some cultural insight at Yavapai Geology Museum and Kolb Studio. Step out of Grand Canyon National Park to go to Supai and see Mooney Falls, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, admire the striking features of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, tour the pleasant surroundings at Hermit Trail, and don't miss a visit to Pipe Creek Vista.

To find more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park visit app .

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. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in August, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 80°F and lows at 50°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Wawona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Mooney Falls
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim

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nights
Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Step off the beaten path and head to Glacier Point and Yosemite, Tunnel View. Get outdoors at Yosemite Falls and Panorama Trail. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, take some stellar pictures from Valley View, trek along Nevada Falls Loop, and get to know the fascinating history of Wawona Hotel, National Historic Landmark.

To find photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Wawona trip maker tool .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Wawona takes 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Wawona, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, expect Wawona to be a bit warmer, temps between 97°F and 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Thu) early enough to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

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night
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Lady Bird Johnson Grove, don't miss a visit to Big Tree, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Tall Trees Grove.

Plan a Redwood National Park trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Explore your travel options from Wawona to Redwood National Park with the Route module. Expect much colder weather when traveling from Wawona in August: highs in Redwood National Park hover around 64°F, while lows dip to 52°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Calistoga.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors

Side Trip

Orick
Highlights from your plan
Lady Bird Johnson Grove ©
Lady Bird Johnson Grove
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove
Big Tree ©
Big Tree

1
night
Calistoga

Calistoga ©
Indulgence is the name of the game in Calistoga.
On the 29th (Sat), learn about winemaking at Huge Bear at The Bank Tasting Room, do a tasting at B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, learn about winemaking at Modus Operandi Cellars, then learn about winemaking at Brian Arden Winery, and finally do a tasting at Laura Michael Wines - Zahtila Vineyards.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Calistoga trip maker website .

Drive from Redwood National Park to Calistoga in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Redwood National Park in August, you will find days in Calistoga are somewhat warmer (82°F), and nights are about the same (54°F). Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in Calistoga

Wineries

Side Trips

B Cellars Vineyards and Winery, Modus Operandi Cellars
Highlights from your plan
Brian Arden Winery ©
Brian Arden Winery

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sun): kick back and relax at Lovers Point, get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and then walk around Dennis the Menace Park.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Monterey trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Calistoga to Monterey takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or fly. When traveling from Calistoga in August, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Monterey: temperatures range from 70°F by day to 57°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Pacific Grove
Highlights from your plan
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Dennis the Menace Park ©
Dennis the Menace Park

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Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
On the 31st (Mon), get curious at California Science Center, then get a new perspective on nature at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, and then get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary maker website .

You can fly from Monterey to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Monterey in August: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 84°F and lows are around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums Nightlife
Highlights from your plan
California Science Center ©
California Science Center
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Hollywood Walk of Fame ©
Hollywood Walk of Fame

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