18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
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Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
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Mammoth Lakes
— 2 nights
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Wawona
— 1 night
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San Diego
— 2 nights
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Los Angeles
— 2 nights
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Redwood National Park
— 1 night
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Seattle
— 2 nights

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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 your second day here, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, then ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Las Vegas tour itinerary planning website.

Manchester, UK to Las Vegas is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from Manchester to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. In September, Las Vegas is much warmer than Manchester - with highs of 39°C and lows of 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail, trek along Rim Trail, and get great views at Powell Point.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, around 7°C, while days are slightly colder, around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 12th (Sat), make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes, then get great views at Dante's View, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point.

For maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Death Valley National Park route planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September; daily highs in Death Valley National Park reach 38°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can go by car to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Dante's View ©
Dante's View
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes ©
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes

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Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Vernal Fall, then take in the dramatic natural features at Sentinel Dome, then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, and finally don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Nevada Falls Loop and then explore the striking landscape at Half Dome.

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Mammoth Lakes trip itinerary maker tool.

Getting from Death Valley National Park to Mammoth Lakes by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from Death Valley National Park in September, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Mammoth Lakes: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 3°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Wawona.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Half Dome ©
Half Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome

1
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Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. On the 15th (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariposa Grove, then stroll through Wawona Meadow, and then take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Wawona road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Mammoth Lakes to Wawona takes 3 hours. Traveling from Mammoth Lakes in September, you will find days in Wawona are a bit warmer (38°C), and nights are much hotter (17°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Wawona

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View
Wawona Meadow ©
Wawona Meadow

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the San Diego online day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Wawona to San Diego. When traveling from Wawona in September, plan for slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Thu) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

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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.
On the 18th (Fri), find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park and then look and learn at Griffith Observatory. Here are some ideas for day two: get in on the family fun at Universal Studios Hollywood and then see the interesting displays at The Getty Center.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles online trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in September: highs in Los Angeles hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sun): delve into the lush surroundings at Tall Trees Grove and then immerse yourself in nature at Redwood National Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Redwood National Park online holiday builder.

Explore your travel options from Los Angeles to Redwood National Park with the Route module. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in September; daily highs in Redwood National Park reach 22°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Nature · Parks · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Tall Trees Grove ©
Tall Trees Grove

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Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the 21st (Mon), enjoy breathtaking views from Space Needle, then explore the world behind art at Chihuly Garden and Glass, then wander the streets of Pike Place Market, and finally look for gifts at Chukar Cherries. On the next day, stroll around Volunteer Park Conservatory, then examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, then meet the residents at Seattle Aquarium, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Seattle online driving holiday planner.

Explore your travel options from Redwood National Park to Seattle with the Route module. Traveling from Redwood National Park in September, expect Seattle to be somewhat warmer, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks · Museums · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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