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:  13​h 30​min
1
Salt Lake City
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Monument Valley
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
6
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
bus:  6​h 45​min
7
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
8
Sonora
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
9
South Lake Tahoe
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: London

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): hit the slopes at Deer Valley Resort, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Art at the Main Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): hit the slopes at Park City Mountain Resort.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read Salt Lake City trip itinerary builder site .

London, UK to Salt Lake City is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -7 hour difference. When traveling from London in March, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Salt Lake City: temperatures range from 17°C by day to 3°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel to Monument Valley.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Park City
Highlights from your plan
Deer Valley Resort ©
Deer Valley Resort
Room Escape Games
Park City Mountain Resort ©
Park City Mountain Resort

2
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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. Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park, look for gifts at Monument Valley Navajo Market, and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Tue): stroll through Wildcat Trail, examine the collection at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum., and then trot along with a tour on horseback.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Monument Valley online trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and car from Salt Lake City to Monument Valley in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Salt Lake City in March since evenings lows in Monument Valley dip to 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Tours Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park
Wildcat Trail ©
Wildcat Trail

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 18th (Wed): stroll through Bright Angel Trail. Keep things going the next day: hike along Rim Trail.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning site .

You can drive from Monument Valley to Grand Canyon National Park in 3.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from Monument Valley in March, with lows around -5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Trails Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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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.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The Mob Museum, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas journey builder website .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 13°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, then contemplate the long history of Eureka Mine, and then explore the activities along Badwater Basin.

Plan my day in Death Valley National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Death Valley National Park, with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes ©
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes

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nights
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Moro Rock, take a peaceful walk through Giant Forest, and then cruise along Generals Hwy.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park tour planner.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 7 hours. March in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Giant Forest ©
Giant Forest
General Sherman Tree ©
General Sherman Tree

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night
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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles, and finally explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park trip planner.

You can take a bus from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park in 7 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in March, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are slightly colder (13°C), and nights are much colder (-5°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel to Sonora.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles

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night
Sonora

Sonora ©
Sonora is the county seat of Tuolumne County, California. Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Tuolumne County Museum, explore the activities along Zephyr Whitewater Expeditions, and then immerse yourself in nature at Columbia State Historic Park.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Sonora attractions planner .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Yosemite National Park to Sonora. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in March: high temperatures in Sonora hover around 20°C and lows are around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to South Lake Tahoe.

Things to do in Sonora

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Columbia
Highlights from your plan
Columbia State Historic Park ©
Columbia State Historic Park
Zephyr Whitewater Expeditions ©
Zephyr Whitewater Expeditions
Tuolumne County Museum ©
Tuolumne County Museum

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South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
On the 27th (Fri), fly down the slopes at Heavenly Mountain Resort.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our South Lake Tahoe trip maker .

Getting from Sonora to South Lake Tahoe by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Sonora in March, expect South Lake Tahoe to be a bit cooler, temps between 12°C and -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Outdoors Winter Sports Parks

Side Trip

Heavenly Mountain Resort
Highlights from your plan
Heavenly Mountain Resort ©
Heavenly Mountain Resort

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, then contemplate the long history of SS Jeremiah O'Brien, and finally take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge. On the 29th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, then don't miss a visit to Book Passage, then don't miss a visit to Ferry Building Marketplace, and finally make a trip to Golden Gate Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco travel planner .

Getting from South Lake Tahoe to San Francisco by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. When traveling from South Lake Tahoe in March, plan for a bit warmer days and warmer nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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