17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: San Francisco
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  9​h
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
4
Meadview
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 30​min
6
San Diego
— 1 night
7
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 45​min
8
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
9
San Francisco
— Few hours
subway + Fly:  14​h 30​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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Fisherman's Wharf, Alcatraz Island and Golden Gate Bridge.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco tour website .

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major airports are San Francisco International Airport, Metropolitan Oakland International Airport and Norman Y. Mineta San Jose International Airport. August in San Francisco sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Historic Sites Nature
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Keep things going the next day: trek along Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias and then take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View.

To find ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park online travel route builder .

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park takes 9 hours. When traveling from Las Vegas in September, plan for little chillier days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 27°C, while nights are much colder with lows around 3°C. On the 13th (Fri), you're off toSan Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bellagio Hotel and Casino, Hoover Dam Bypass and Bellagio Fountains. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Hoover Dam Bypass, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get your game on at The Roller Coaster.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas online trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Meadview to Las Vegas takes 2.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Las Vegas can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Fun & Games Nature
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Roller Coaster ©
The Roller Coaster
Hoover Dam Bypass ©
Hoover Dam Bypass

1
night
Meadview

Meadview
Meadview is an unincorporated community in Mohave County, Arizona, United States, located near Lake Mead. Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Meadview using our trip planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Meadview by car takes about 4 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Meadview due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September: highs in Meadview hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 24°C. You'll set off for Las Vegas on the 8th (Sun).

Things to do in Meadview

Tours Wildlife Outdoors

1
night
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mather Point. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, then take a memorable drive along East Rim Drive, then enjoy breathtaking views from Desert View Watchtower, and finally explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Hopi Point and then make a trip to Grand Canyon Village.

For where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park sightseeing planning app .

You can do a combination of subway, flight, and bus from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from San Francisco in September, Grand Canyon National Park is little chillier at night with lows of 7°C. On the 16th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Tours

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes San Diego Air & Space Museum. Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): see the interesting displays at San Diego Air & Space Museum and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Embarcadero.

To find photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the San Diego attractions planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to San Diego in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in September, plan for much hotter nights in San Diego, with lows around 23°C. On the 10th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Fun & Games Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Petco Park ©
Petco Park
San Diego Air & Space Museum ©
San Diego Air & Space Museum

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.
You've added Santa Monica Pier, Santa Monica State Beach, Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon): get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, and then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier.

To see maps and tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip itinerary planner .

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in September, things will get a bit warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 34°C and lows about 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): stroll through Point Lobos. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the waterfront at Old Fisherman's Wharf and then explore and take pictures at 17-Mile Drive.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Monterey online trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Monterey takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. In September, Monterey is little chillier than Los Angeles - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Trails Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Point Lobos
Highlights from your plan
Old Fisherman's Wharf ©
Old Fisherman's Wharf

few
hours
San Francisco

San Francisco
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Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, San Francisco is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 17°C. You'll set off for home on the 13th (Fri).

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Tours

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