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:  14​h 15​min
1
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: London

3
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.
Family-friendly places like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and The Roller Coaster will thrill your kids. Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, enjoy some diversion at The Little Vegas Chapel, and examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Las Vegas online trip maker .

London, UK to Las Vegas is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Las Vegas is minus 8 hours. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from London in July; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 47°C and lows reach 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) so you can travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Roller Coaster ©
The Roller Coaster

5
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.
Family-friendly places like San Diego Zoo and La Jolla Cove will thrill your kids. Step out of San Diego to go to Encinitas and see Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens, which is approximately 30 minutes away. The adventure continues: laugh and play at SeaWorld San Diego, observe the fascinating underwater world at Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, have some family-friendly fun at AxeVentures, and immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

To see traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego travel route planner.

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in July, plan for cooler days in San Diego, with highs around 29°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
AxeVentures ©
AxeVentures
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
SeaWorld San Diego ©
SeaWorld San Diego

4
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.
Bring the kids along to Disneyland Park and The Getty Center. Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disney California Adventure Park in Anaheim, about 38 minutes away. The adventure continues: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and admire the majestic nature at Topanga State Park.

To see photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles day trip website .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in August: highs in Los Angeles hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Bring the kids along to Exploratorium and California Academy of Sciences. There's still lots to do: head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, and take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

For maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip builder .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, things will get little chillier in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Childrens Museums Museums
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Japanese Tea Garden ©
Japanese Tea Garden

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