18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  12​h
1
Denver
— Few hours
bus:  1​h
2
Colorado Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Canon City
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
6
San Antonio
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Austin
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
8
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: London

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Denver

Denver ©
Aptly nicknamed the "Mile-High City," Denver sits at an altitude of 1,600 m (5,280 ft) above sea level, located right where the Great Plains give way to the Rocky Mountains.
To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Denver itinerary planner.

London, UK to Denver is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a -7 hour difference. While traveling from London, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Denver, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Colorado Springs.
Highlights from your plan
Coors Field ©
Coors Field

1
night
Colorado Springs

Colorado Springs ©
Stunning Garden of the Gods Park scenery, blue skies and the glory of Pikes Peak-America’s Mountain have attracted visitors to Colorado Springs for more than a century.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Thu): get your game on at Battlefield Colorado, take in the dramatic natural features at Garden of the Gods, and then find something for the whole family at North Pole - Santa's Workshop.

For photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Colorado Springs vacation trip planner.

Getting from Denver to Colorado Springs by bus takes about an hour. Other options: drive; or fly. In June, daily temperatures in Colorado Springs can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Canon City.

Things to do in Colorado Springs

Parks Fun & Games Theme Parks

Side Trip

North Pole - Santa's Workshop
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield Colorado ©
Battlefield Colorado
Garden of the Gods ©
Garden of the Gods

1
night
Canon City

Part of Colorado's Royal Gorge Region, Cañon City straddles the Arkansas River.
On the 22nd (Fri), do a tasting at The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Canon City itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Colorado Springs to Canon City takes 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Canon City are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Canon City

Adventure Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
River Rafting & Tubing
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey ©
The Winery at Holy Cross Abbey

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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.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, push the limits with an extreme tour, get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, and take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas vacation trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Canon City to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Canon City to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Canon City in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 45°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 38 minutes away). Pack the 26th (Tue) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Getty Center The Publications, look for gifts at Hollywood & Highland, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles travel itinerary creator.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Las Vegas to Los Angeles takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in June, plan for colder days in Los Angeles, with highs around 30°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

3
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
On the 30th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Mission San Jose, admire the architecture and history at Mission Concepción, then get in on the family fun at SeaWorld San Antonio, and finally stroll through The San Antonio River Walk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sun): let the kids burn off some steam at Brackenridge Park, then explore the fascinating underground world of Natural Bridge Caverns, then explore the galleries of The Alamo, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at San Fernando Cathedral.

To see reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the San Antonio trip planner.

Getting from Los Angeles to San Antonio by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Los Angeles to San Antonio due to the time zone difference. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Los Angeles in June, with highs in San Antonio at 40°C and lows at 27°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Austin.

Things to do in San Antonio

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
The San Antonio River Walk ©
The San Antonio River Walk
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
SeaWorld San Antonio ©
SeaWorld San Antonio

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nights
Austin

Austin ©
Despite its laid-back college vibe, Austin is an influential center for politics, technology, film, and music.
On the 2nd (Mon), take in nature's colorful creations at Zilker Metropolitan Park, take in the natural beauty of Barton Springs Pool, and then get a sense of history and politics at State Capitol. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore and take pictures at University of Texas at Austin, then take an in-depth tour of Bullock Texas State History Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Austin online itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from San Antonio to Austin takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Austin can reach 42°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Austin

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Barton Springs Pool ©
Barton Springs Pool
Texas State Capitol ©
Texas State Capitol
Lady Bird Lake Hike-and-Bike Trail ©

2
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
New Orleans is known for historic sites, museums, nightlife, shopping, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: brush up on your military savvy at The National WWII Museum, examine the collection at Cabildo, make a trip to Jackson Square, and wander the streets of French Quarter.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans itinerary maker.

You can fly from Austin to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Austin, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 31°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
Garden District ©
Garden District

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