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 + subway:  14​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
2
Las Vegas
— 6 nights
Fly:  6​h
3
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  6​h
4
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: London

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and St. Teresa of Avila Church. Explore hidden gems such as Bodega Dunes and Goat Rock Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga), Salt Point State Park (in Jenner) and St. Helena (Modus Operandi Cellars & Sherwin Family Vineyards). And it doesn't end there: admire the majestic nature at Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, don't miss a visit to The Embarcadero, take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco visit planning site .

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and subway. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from London in May; daily highs in San Francisco reach 24°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

St. Helena, Jenner, St. Teresa of Avila Church, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Castello di Amorosa
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Salt Point State Park ©
Salt Point State Park

6
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.
Get outdoors at Valley of Fire State Park and Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge. Get some cultural insight at The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Las Vegas: Grapevine Mesa Joshua Trees (in Meadview), Mouse's Tank (in Overton) and Little Finland (in Mesquite). There's lots more to do: take in breathtaking views at Hoover Dam Bypass, try your luck at Wynn Las Vegas, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, and explore the striking landscape at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in May, things will get a bit warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around 36°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Overton, Spring Mountains National Recreational Area, Helicopter Tours, Grapevine Mesa Joshua Trees, Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Ash Meadows National Wildlife Refuge ©
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Garden District and Frenchmen Street. Take a break from the city and head to Crosby Arboretum and Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge. Change things up with a short trip to Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site in Vacherie (about 58 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Royal Street, stroll the grounds of Lafayette Cemetery No.1, appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, and pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our New Orleans tour itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to New Orleans takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to New Orleans. Expect cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in June: highs in New Orleans hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Wildlife

Side Trips

Crosby Arboretum, Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, Bogue Chitto National Wildlife Refuge
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

2
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 The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Statue of Liberty National Monument. Visit 9/11 Memorial and Ellis Island for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: go for a walk through Central Park, take in panoramic vistas at Empire State Building, take a stroll through Times Square, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the New York City online road trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from New Orleans to New York City in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from New Orleans to New York City, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier evenings in New York City when traveling from New Orleans in June, with lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
Ellis Island ©
Ellis Island

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