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
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  8​h 45​min
3
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h
5
Santa Fe
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: London

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Explore hidden gems such as Castello di Amorosa and Muir Woods National Monument. Take a break from San Francisco with a short trip to V. Sattui Winery in St. Helena, about 1h 25 min away. Dedicate the 20th (Thu) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. There's lots more to do: explore the activities along San Francisco Bay, admire all the interesting features of AT&T Park, enjoy breathtaking views from Coit Tower, and get great views at Twin Peaks.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online driving holiday planner .

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. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from London in September; daily highs in San Francisco reach 28°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Muir Woods National Monument, V. Sattui Winery, Castello di Amorosa
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Glacier Point and Tioga Pass. The adventure continues: get great views at Tunnel View, make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, trek along Wawona Meadow, and take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan.

Make your Yosemite National Park itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

You can drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in September, Yosemite National Park is much colder at night with lows of 3°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Tenaya Lake ©
Tenaya Lake
Olmsted Point ©
Olmsted Point

4
nights
Las Vegas

Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Step off the beaten path and head to Valley of Fire State Park and Helicopter Tours. Next up on the itinerary: take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, get engrossed in the history at Titanic, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, and try to win big at Wynn Las Vegas.

Before you visit Las Vegas, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car, bus, and train. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much hotter, around 25°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 39°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Helicopter Tours, Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Helicopter Tours
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

3
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bright Angel Trail and Mather Point. Next up on the itinerary: trek along South Kaibab Trail, stop by Canyon Village Marketplace, tour the pleasant surroundings at Rim Trail, and take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio.

To find where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Grand Canyon National Park trip itinerary builder site .

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. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in September, plan for slightly colder days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 7°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 1st (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling to Santa Fe.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Trails Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Lookout Studio ©
Lookout Studio
Canyon Village Marketplace ©
Canyon Village Marketplace

3
nights
Santa Fe

Santa Fe ©
Santa Fe continuously ranks among the world's top holiday destinations, attracting visitors with its unusual combination of scenic beauty, rich history, cultural diversity, and high concentration of performing arts venues, fine restaurants, and interesting attractions.
Explore hidden gems such as Rio Grande Gorge Bridge and Taos Pueblo. And it doesn't end there: get to know the fascinating history of Canyon Road, take in the natural beauty of ten thousand waves, admire the masterpieces at Georgia O'Keeffe Museum, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Cathedral Basilica of St. Francis of Assisi.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Santa Fe day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Santa Fe takes 7 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, Santa Fe is a bit warmer at night with lows of 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Fe

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Taos
Highlights from your plan
Canyon Road ©
Canyon Road
Santa Fe Botanical Garden ©
Santa Fe Botanical Garden
Taos Pueblo ©
Taos Pueblo

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