18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
+3
Train + Fly + Train + Subway:  11 h 15 min
1
New York City
— 5 nights
+2
Foot + Fly + Bus:  41 h
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
4
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly + Train:  14 h 30 min
End: London

5
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Get a sense of the local culture at 9/11 Memorial and American Museum of Natural History. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Fifth Avenue and Shopping Girlfriend NYC. And it doesn't end there: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, hunt for treasures at Chelsea Market, see the interesting displays at New York Public Library, and enjoy breathtaking views from Empire State Building.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the New York City trip itinerary maker site.

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5- hour combination of train, flight, and subway. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to New York City is minus 5 hours. December in New York City sees daily highs of 10°C and lows of 2°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Parks
Highlights from your plan
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
American Museum of Natural History ©
American Museum of Natural History

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): examine the collection at The Mob Museum, then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip, and then admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary builder site.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from New York City to Las Vegas in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, train, flight, and bus; or drive. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. When traveling from New York City in December, plan for a bit warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 16°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

1
night
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 29th (Sat): shop like a local with Gaslamp Quarter, then examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mary, Star of the Sea Catholic Church. On the next day, admire the majestic nature at Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, then admire the landmark architecture of Marston House Museum, and then stroll the grounds of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery.

To find ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the San Diego journey maker website.

Getting from Las Vegas to San Diego by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in December, with highs in San Diego at 23°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Historic Sites Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Gaslamp Quarter ©
Gaslamp Quarter

6
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Getty Center and The Disney Gallery. Shop till you drop at Santa Monica Farmers Market and Montana Avenue. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Anaheim (Anaheim Plaza & Disneyland Park) and Third Street Promenade (in Santa Monica). The adventure continues: shop like a local with The Grove, don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and browse the different shops at Westfield Topanga.

For ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip builder site.

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In December in Los Angeles, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Two Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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