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:  12​h
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
car:  4​h
4
Death Valley National Park
— Few hours
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Bakersfield
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
7
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: London

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 the city life by going to Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area. Get a sense of the local culture at Getty Center The Publications and Santa Monica Pier. When in Los Angeles, make a side trip to see Montana Avenue in Santa Monica, approximately 36 minutes away. There's still lots to do: see a show at Walt Disney Concert Hall, explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and browse the different shops at The Grove.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip planner .

London, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. When traveling from London in March, plan for much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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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.
Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove.

Plan trip to San Diego with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in March, and nighttime lows around 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 23rd (Fri) before leaving for Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Gaslamp Quarter ©
Gaslamp Quarter

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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.
On the 23rd (Fri), explore the world behind art at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): examine the collection at The Neon Museum, then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas online visit planner .

You can fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Las Vegas can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at The Ranch at Furnace Creek and then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read Death Valley National Park online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park by bus takes about 4 hours. Expect little chillier evenings in Death Valley National Park when traveling from Las Vegas in March, with lows around 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Bakersfield.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
The Ranch at Furnace Creek ©
The Ranch at Furnace Creek

1
night
Bakersfield

Bakersfield
Bakersfield is a city in California, United States, and the county seat of Kern County. For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bakersfield holiday builder site .

Explore your travel options from Death Valley National Park to Bakersfield with the Route module. In March, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 9°C. On the 27th (Tue), you'll travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Bakersfield

Parks Nature Outdoors

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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.
On the 27th (Tue), identify plant and animal life at Nature Center at Happy Isles.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park trip maker app .

You can drive from Bakersfield to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. While traveling from Bakersfield, expect little chillier days and much colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 14°C to lows of -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can go by car to Napa.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Nature Center at Happy Isles ©
Nature Center at Happy Isles

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nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll explore and learn at Exploratorium and Musee Mecanique. Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve. Go for a jaunt from San Francisco to Boulder Creek to see Big Basin Redwoods State Park about 1h 15 min away. The adventure continues: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, take some stellar pictures from Twin Peaks, admire the masterpieces at Asian Art Museum, and explore the galleries of USS Pampanito.

To find maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and much hotter nights in San Francisco: temperatures range from 20°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Big Basin Redwoods State Park, Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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