17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Manchester

4
nights
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 San Francisco Bay and Cable Car Museum. Dedicate the 28th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, stroll through Golden Gate Park, and buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online holiday planner .

Manchester, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of train, flight, and subway. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Manchester in May: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Nature
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and LEGOLAND California. When in San Diego, make a side trip to see The Bird Watcher in Julian, approximately 1h 15 min away. There's lots more to do: admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo, take in nature's colorful creations at Botanical Building and Lily Pond, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, and let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the San Diego trip builder tool .

Getting from San Francisco to San Diego by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in San Diego when traveling from San Francisco in May, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Theme Parks Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

The Bird Watcher, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, LEGOLAND California
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Anza-Borrego Desert State Park ©
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
Coronado Bridge
Coronado Bridge
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

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.
Step out of Los Angeles to go to Anaheim and see Disneyland Park, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Pack the 3rd (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race.

To see traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles tour planning tool .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Valley of Fire State Park and Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas. When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Helicopter Tours in Boulder City, approximately 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, try to win big at Wynn Las Vegas, and get engrossed in the history at Titanic.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip maker site .

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in June, you will find days in Las Vegas are much warmer (46°C), and nights are a bit warmer (29°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks Fun & Games

Side Trips

Helicopter Tours, Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas
Dig This ©
Dig This
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

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