17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: London
Train + Fly:  13 h 30 min
1
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 15 min
2
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 45 min
3
Bryce Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly + Bus:  4 h 30 min
5
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
6
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly + Train:  14 h
End: London

1
night
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Plan a trip to Salt Lake City easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

London, UK to Salt Lake City is an approximately 13.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Salt Lake City is minus 7 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from London in August; daily highs in Salt Lake City reach 39°C and lows reach 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Utah State Capitol ©
Utah State Capitol

1
night
Monument Valley

Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and then capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a memorable drive along Moki Dugway, then take some stellar pictures from Muley Point Overlook, and then see Off-Road Tours.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Monument Valley trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Salt Lake City to Monument Valley takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Salt Lake City in August, with highs in Monument Valley at 36°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Bryce Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Muley Point Overlook, Moki Dugway
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Off-Road Tours

2
nights
Bryce Canyon National Park

Bryce Canyon National Park ©
You can find hoodoos--rock pillars formed by erosion--all around the world, but those of Bryce Canyon National Park remain the standard bearers thanks to their bright red color, tall stature, and arrangement in large amphitheaters.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): get great views at Paria View, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Peek-A-Boo Loop, and then trek along Navajo/Queens Garden Loop. On the next day, get great views at Fairyland Point, then stroll through Rim Trail, then trek along Navajo Loop Trail, and finally take some stellar pictures from Inspiration Point.

To see reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Bryce Canyon National Park road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Monument Valley to Bryce Canyon National Park takes 6 hours. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Monument Valley in August, with highs in Bryce Canyon National Park at 29°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Bryce Canyon National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop ©
Navajo/Queens Garden Loop
Inspiration Point ©
Inspiration Point
Navajo Loop Trail ©
Navajo Loop Trail

5
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.
Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Green Valley Range in Henderson--about 32 minutes away. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and shop like a local with The Strip.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip planner.

You can drive from Bryce Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus; or do a combination of car and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Bryce Canyon National Park in August, expect Las Vegas to be much hotter, temps between 45°C and 29°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Parks Nature

Side Trip

Green Valley Range
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): don't miss a visit to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, take a memorable drive along 17-Mile Drive, then view the masterpieces at Gallery by the Sea Carmel, and finally kick back and relax at Point Lobos.

To find other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Monterey trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Las Vegas to Monterey takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. Plan for cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in August, with highs in Monterey at 24°C and lows at 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Mon) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Historic Sites Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Carmel, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive

5
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: steep yourself in history at Golden Gate Bridge, explore the striking landscape of Alcatraz Island, go for a walk through Lombard Street, and examine the collection at de Young Museum.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the San Francisco attractions planner.

You can drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

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

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