19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
+2
bus + Fly + Drive:  12​h 15​min
5
Yellowstone National Park
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
6
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: London

4
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.
Griffith Observatory and Montana Avenue are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Santa Monica (Santa Monica Mountains, Third Street Promenade, & more), Anaheim (Oak Canyon Nature Center & Disneyland Park) and Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Dana Point). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, get a taste of the local shopping with Abbot Kinney Boulevard, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, and stop by Hollywood & Highland.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles planner .

London, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from London to Los Angeles, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in October, you will find days in Los Angeles are much hotter (32°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (19°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Wildlife Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Two Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica Mountains ©
Santa Monica Mountains
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

1
night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
On the 19th (Sat), explore the activities along Badwater Basin, take an in-depth tour of The Ranch at Furnace Creek, then steep yourself in history at Harmony Borax Works, and finally explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park trip maker tool .

Getting from Los Angeles to Death Valley National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in October, expect slightly colder with lows of 13°C in Death Valley National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sat) so you can go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Harmony Borax Works ©
Harmony Borax Works
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Vegas! The Show as well as Grand Canyon Helicopters - Las Vegas. Escape the urban bustle at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Escape Adventures and Las Vegas Cyclery. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Strip and The Mob Museum. Change things up with these side-trips from Las Vegas: Willow Beach (in Fort Mohave), Little Finland (in Mesquite) and Spring Mountains Visitor Center (in Mount Charleston). There's much more to do: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip builder website .

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas, with lows around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Spring Mountains Visitor Center, Little Finland, Willow Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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.
On the 24th (Thu), hike along South Kaibab Trail, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, then take in a show at Hopi House, and finally get great views at Powell Point.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park day trip planning website .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect little chillier days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 22°C to lows of 0°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Thu) early enough to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Powell Point ©
Powell Point

4
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Escape the urban bustle at Mount Washburn and Lamar Valley. Step out of Yellowstone National Park with an excursion to Madison Avenue Old Time Photos in West Yellowstone--about 54 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, take in the natural beauty of Old Faithful, take in the dramatic natural features at Gibbon Falls, and identify plant and animal life at Hayden Valley.

To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Yellowstone National Park road trip website .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Yellowstone National Park takes 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, shuttle, and car. In October, Yellowstone National Park is slightly colder than Grand Canyon National Park - with highs of 9°C and lows of -4°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Madison Avenue Old Time Photos
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Mount Washburn ©
Mount Washburn
Hayden Valley ©
Hayden Valley

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Strawberry Hill, make a trip to Ferry Building Marketplace, then step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, then take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and finally snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car, shuttle, and flight; or drive. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. In October, San Francisco is much hotter than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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