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:  14​h
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  4​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
4
New Orleans
— 2 nights
Fly + tram:  4​h
5
Miami
— 3 nights
+2
tram + Fly + bus:  5​h 45​min
6
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: London

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): take a stroll through Union Square. On the next day, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco online tour itinerary planner .

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to San Francisco. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from London in January, with highs in San Francisco at 17°C and lows at 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
SoMa ©
SoMa

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): kick back and relax at Manhattan Beach, then stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier. Here are some ideas for day two: admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, then get to know the fascinating history of El Pueblo de Los Angeles, and then wander the streets of Los Feliz.

To find reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in February, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Manhattan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Strip and The Mob Museum. Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Hoover Dam in Boulder City--about 50 minutes away. There's lots more to do: admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

Make your Las Vegas itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Los Angeles in February: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 21°C and lows are around 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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.
Garden District and Jackson Square will appeal to history buffs. French Quarter and Royal Street are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of St. Louis Cathedral, examine the collection at The National WWII Museum, take a stroll through Frenchmen Street, and stroll the grounds of St. Louis Cemetery No. 1.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the New Orleans online visit planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to New Orleans in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time to Central Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Las Vegas in February, expect nights in New Orleans to be a bit warmer, around 15°C, while days are slightly colder, around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Miami.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
Highlights from your plan
Garden District ©
Garden District
French Quarter ©
French Quarter
St. Louis Cathedral ©
St. Louis Cathedral

3
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
Art Deco Historic District and Lincoln Road will appeal to history buffs. Get a sense of the local culture at Art Deco Tours and Ocean Drive. And it doesn't end there: stroll through South Beach, appreciate the history behind Holocaust Memorial, take a stroll through Collins Avenue, and examine the collection at The Wolfsonian - Florida International University.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Miami sightseeing planning tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and tram from New Orleans to Miami takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from New Orleans to Miami is 1 hour. While traveling from New Orleans, expect much hotter days and a bit warmer nights in Miami, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Miami

Neighborhoods Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Miami Beach
Highlights from your plan
South Beach ©
South Beach
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

3
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.
9/11 Memorial and Cathedral Church of Saint John the Divine will appeal to history buffs. The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Fifth Avenue are good opportunities to explore the local culture. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Times Square, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Patrick's Cathedral, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Paul's Chapel, and explore and take pictures at Central Park.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip planner .

Traveling by combination of tram, flight, and bus from Miami to New York City takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of tram and flight; or drive. Traveling from Miami in February, expect New York City to be much colder, temps between 9°C and -1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

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

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