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:  14​h
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 5 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  13​h
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Manchester

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Alcatraz Island and Fisherman's Wharf. Shop till you drop at Union Square and Ferry Plaza Farmers Market. There's lots more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at China Beach, take a stroll through SoMa (South of Market Street), take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco sightseeing planner.

Manchester, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 8 hours. In August, daytime highs in San Francisco are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

5
nights
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.
Get outdoors at Glacier Point and Panorama Trail. And it doesn't end there: hike along Tuolumne Meadows, contemplate the waterfront views at Tenaya Lake, take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, and admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 32°C by day to 7°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

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 out of the city life by going to Rim Trail and North Kaibab Trail. Shop till you drop at Canyon Village Marketplace and Lookout Studio. On the 22nd (Wed), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Yaki Point, hike along South Kaibab Trail, and don't miss a visit to Powell Point.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 13 hours. Another option is to do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Grand Canyon National Park, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sun): get to know the fascinating history of The Strip, then buy something for everyone on your list at The Grand Canal Shoppes, then stop by Barneys New York, and finally ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. In August, Las Vegas is warmer than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 45°C and lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Barneys New York ©
Barneys New York

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