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:  13​h
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 30​min
2
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Monument Valley
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h 30​min
6
Roswell
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h
7
San Antonio
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Houston
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h
9
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: London

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Palace of Fine Arts Theatre, Alcatraz Island, Coit Tower, and other attractions. Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): stroll through Golden Gate Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, steep yourself in history at Painted Ladies, admire the striking features of Coit Tower, then take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Marin Headlands.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco road trip planning website .

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from London to San Francisco is minus 8 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from London in May: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. You will leave for Los Angeles on the 9th (Wed).

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Painted Ladies ©
Painted Ladies
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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 9th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Hollywood Bowl Museum and then hunt for treasures at Olvera Street. On your second day here, examine the collection at The Getty Villa, appreciate the extensive heritage of Ocean Avenue, then see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Virginia Robinson Gardens.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Los Angeles travel route planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in May: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Virginia Robinson Gardens, Norton Simon Museum, The Getty Villa, Ocean Avenue
Highlights from your plan
Norton Simon Museum ©
Norton Simon Museum
Hollywood Bowl Museum ©
Hollywood Bowl Museum
Petersen Automotive Museum ©
Petersen Automotive Museum

2
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.
On the 11th (Fri), don't miss a visit to Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas Sign and then examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, then immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and then mingle with the ghosts of the past at Nelson Ghost Town.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas road trip app .

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Los Angeles in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Nelson Ghost Town
Highlights from your plan
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum
Pinball Hall of Fame ©
Pinball Hall of Fame

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 13th (Sun), take some stellar pictures from Yaki Point.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, expect nights in Grand Canyon National Park to be cooler, around 0°C, while days are little chillier, around 24°C. You will leave for Monument Valley on the 14th (Mon).
Highlights from your plan
Yaki Point ©
Yaki Point

1
night
Monument Valley

Monument Valley ©
Monument Valley is a region of the Colorado Plateau characterized by a cluster of vast sandstone buttes, the largest reaching 1000ft above the valley floor. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Mon): explore the striking landscape at Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park and then see the interesting displays at Goulding’s Trading Post Museum..

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Monument Valley route planner.

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Monument Valley by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, Monument Valley is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Roswell.

Things to do in Monument Valley

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Monument Valley Navajo Tribal Park ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum. ©
Goulding’s Trading Post Museum.

1
night
Roswell

Roswell
Famed as the site of a purported UFO crash in 1947, the Roswell of today offers much more than alien research opportunities.
For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Roswell vacation site .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Monument Valley to Roswell in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Monument Valley in May: high temperatures in Roswell hover around 34°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can travel to San Antonio.

Things to do in Roswell

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Wineries

2
nights
San Antonio

San Antonio ©
As the state’s second largest city, San Antonio embodies Texas’ rich cultural heritage while maintaining the Old West charm of an oil town.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes The Alamo, Steves Homestead, The San Antonio River Walk, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): explore the engaging exhibits at The DoSeum - San Antonio's Museum for Kids and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Joseph Catholic Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of The Alamo, see the interesting displays at San Antonio Fire Museum, contemplate the long history of Steves Homestead, take an in-depth tour of Guenther House, then examine the collection at Briscoe Western Art Museum, and finally examine the collection at Ripley's Believe It or Not! San Antonio.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the San Antonio trip itinerary builder .

Fly from Roswell to San Antonio in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Roswell to San Antonio, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Roswell in May, plan for a bit warmer nights in San Antonio, with lows around 22°C. On the 18th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Houston.

Things to do in San Antonio

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Alamo ©
The Alamo
Briscoe Western Art Museum ©
Briscoe Western Art Museum
St Joseph Catholic Church ©
St Joseph Catholic Church

2
nights
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.
On the 18th (Fri), enjoy the sand and surf at Sylvan Beach Park. On the next day, browse the exhibits of Rothko Chapel, then get a taste of life in the country at George Ranch Historical Park, then immerse yourself in nature at Brazos Bend State Park, and finally admire all the interesting features of Rice University Campus.

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Traveling by car from San Antonio to Houston takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in May, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) to allow time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Houston

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Brazos Bend State Park, George Ranch Historical Park, Sylvan Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Brazos Bend State Park ©
Brazos Bend State Park
George Ranch Historical Park ©
George Ranch Historical Park
Rothko Chapel ©
Rothko Chapel

3
nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site and Nottoway Plantation. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Audubon Zoo. Explore New Orleans' surroundings by going to Biloxi (Beauvoir & Biloxi Beach), Houmas House Plantation and Gardens (in Darrow) and Whitney Plantation (in Edgard). The adventure continues: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Immaculate Conception Church, see the interesting displays at Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium, explore the world behind art at The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA, and stroll the grounds of Lake Lawn Metairie.

For other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, use the New Orleans journey maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Houston to New Orleans takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. While traveling from Houston, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Biloxi, Whitney Plantation, Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site, Houmas House Plantation and Gardens, Nature & Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Houmas House Plantation and Gardens ©

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