17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h
1
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Phoenix
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
5
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: London

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Valley of Fire State Park and Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign. And it doesn't end there: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, have fun at Battlefield Vegas, and get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

For photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas vacation maker site .

London, UK to Las Vegas is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 8 hours. When traveling from London in April, plan for much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
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Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): get great views at Powell Point, hike along Hermit Trail, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Hermit Trail, and finally get great views at Lookout Studio. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail.

For maps and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit cooler days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to drive to Phoenix.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Hermit Trail
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Hermit Trail ©
Hermit Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Hermit Trail ©
Hermit Trail

2
nights
Phoenix

Phoenix ©
Phoenix is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): examine the collection at Musical Instrument Museum and then explore and take pictures at Surprise Stadium. Here are some ideas for day two: take in nature's colorful creations at Desert Botanical Garden and then immerse yourself in nature at Lost Dutchman State Park.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Phoenix driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Phoenix in 4 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, with highs in Phoenix at 36°C and lows at 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Phoenix

Parks Museums Nature

Side Trips

Lost Dutchman State Park, Surprise Stadium
Highlights from your plan
Musical Instrument Museum ©
Musical Instrument Museum
Desert Botanical Garden ©
Desert Botanical Garden
Surprise Stadium ©
Surprise Stadium

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Camarillo Premium Outlets and Heisler Park. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Mission San Juan Capistrano (in San Juan Capistrano). It doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Getty Center and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

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Traveling by flight from Phoenix to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Phoenix to Los Angeles due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Phoenix in April, expect Los Angeles to be a bit cooler, temps between 28°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Parks

Side Trips

Camarillo Premium Outlets, Disneyland Park, Heisler Park, Santa Monica Pier, Mission San Juan Capistrano
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Heisler Park ©
Heisler Park
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Monterey Bay and Ferry Building Marketplace. Change things up with a short trip to Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley (about 46 minutes away). Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay, and examine the collection at Cable Car Museum.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read San Francisco online vacation builder .

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and subway; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in April; daily highs in San Francisco reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Monterey Bay, Muir Woods National Monument
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay

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