19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

Created using Inspirock United States route planner

This plan was created by another user.  Make it your plan

Route & dates

19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Columbia
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  6​h
2
Galveston, Galveston Island
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h
3
Houston
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  13​h 30​min
6
Charleston
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: London

2
nights
Columbia

Columbia ©
A compact capital with stately southern history, Columbia serves as a symbol of the south.
Get a sense of the local culture at South Carolina State House and South Carolina State Museum. Get in touch with nature at West Columbia Riverwalk and Congaree National Park. There's still lots to do: test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, explore the engaging exhibits at EdVenture Children's Museum, and get to know the resident critters at Riverbanks Zoo and Botanical Garden.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Columbia day trip planner .

London, UK to Columbia is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Columbia is minus 5 hours. Traveling from London in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Columbia: highs are around 39°C and lows about 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Galveston.

Things to do in Columbia

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

West Columbia Riverwalk, Congaree National Park
Highlights from your plan
Congaree National Park ©
Congaree National Park
South Carolina State House ©
South Carolina State House
South Carolina State Museum
South Carolina State Museum

1
night
Galveston, Galveston Island

Galveston ©
An old colonial city and a busy cruise ship port less than an hour's drive from Houston, Galveston sits on Galveston Island and serves as a popular vacation destination for both domestic and international travelers.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Old City Cemetery, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then wander the streets of The Strand, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Seawall.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Galveston trip planner .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Columbia to Galveston in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Columbia to Galveston due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Columbia in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 31°C in Galveston. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Houston.

Things to do in Galveston

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
The Strand ©
The Strand
The Seawall ©
The Seawall
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Houston

Houston ©
Although urban sprawl remains synonymous with Houston, most of the city's tourist attractions lie within the relatively small downtown area, surrounded by diverse neighborhoods housing the nation's biggest African-American, Asian-American, and Latino communities.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): take in the dramatic scenery at Water Wall, see the interesting displays at The Houston Museum of Natural Science, and then walk around Hermann Park.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Houston fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Galveston to Houston in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in July, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Houston

Childrens Museums Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
The Houston Museum of Natural Science ©
Hermann Park ©
Hermann Park
Water Wall ©
Water Wall

4
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 some cultural insight at The Strip and Hershey's Chocolate World. Get in touch with nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). There's lots more to do: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, try your luck at New York New York Casino, and don't miss a visit to Paris Las Vegas.

Plan my trip to Las Vegas with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Houston to Las Vegas takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Houston to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Houston in July, you will find days in Las Vegas are a bit warmer (47°C), and nights are about the same (32°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Casinos Fun & Games

Side Trip

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

5
nights
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Grand Canyon South Rim and North Kaibab Trail. There's lots more to do: hike along Rim Trail, admire all the interesting features of East Rim Drive, get great views at Lipan Point, and stroll through Bright Angel Trail.

To see photos, maps, and tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park journey builder tool .

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. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect much colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in July; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 34°C and lows reach 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel to Charleston.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

2
nights
Charleston

Many visitors describe their Charleston holiday as a warm embrace by an old, dear friend--who lived about 200 years ago.
Get a sense of the local culture at Fort Sumter National Monument and Grace Church Cathedral. Your inner history buff will appreciate Nathaniel Russell House and Boone Hall Plantation. There's lots more to do: stroll through Folly Beach Public Beach, settle in for a delightful tour with a horse-drawn carriage tour, take a memorable tour with Tours, and stroll around Joe Riley Waterfront Park.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Charleston trip itinerary builder tool .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to Charleston in 13.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, shuttle, and flight; or drive. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time to Eastern Standard Time is 2 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, Charleston is much warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Charleston

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Folly Beach Public Beach, Boone Hall Plantation
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fort Sumter National Monument ©
Fort Sumter National Monument
Nathaniel Russell House ©
Nathaniel Russell House

Similar Plans

22 days in West Coast & Las Vegas BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 20 days in United States BY A USER FROM BRAZIL July, teens, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 23 days in United States BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 20 days in United States BY A USER FROM BRAZIL July, teens, kids, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, kids ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 21 days in United States BY A USER FROM SLOVAKIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 23 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy 22 days in Washington DC, Grand Canyon National Park & California BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, shopping, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, museums, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 23 days in United States BY A USER FROM AUSTRALIA April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: April, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 23 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife, slow & easy, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, historic sites, museums, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Slow & easy 20 days in United States BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES June, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, extra slow, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Extra slow 23 days in United States BY A USER FROM NETHERLANDS July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping, slow & easy, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Slow & easy
View more plans