19 days in United States Itinerary

19 days in United States Itinerary

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19 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Birmingham
+3
Train + Subway + Train + Fly:  16​h
1
San Diego
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly + Train:  15​h 30​min
End: Birmingham

5
nights
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at USS Midway Museum and San Diego Model Railroad Museum. Get outdoors at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Carlsbad State Beach. There's much more to do: stroll through La Jolla Cove, kick back and relax at La Jolla Shores Park, get to know the fascinating history of Old Town San Diego State Historic Park, and meet the residents at San Diego Zoo.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read San Diego online trip builder .

Birmingham, UK to San Diego is an approximately 16-hour combination of train, bus, and flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Birmingham to San Diego. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Birmingham in August: high temperatures in San Diego hover around 30°C and lows are around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

South Carlsbad State Beach
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South Carlsbad State Beach ©
South Carlsbad State Beach
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Getty Center The Publications and Santa Monica Pier. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Anaheim to see Disneyland Park about 38 minutes away. Pack the 12th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, get to know the fascinating history of El Pueblo de Los Angeles, make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary planner .

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from San Diego in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 22°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Mon) before leaving for Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Beaches Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

4
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 Rim Trail and Bright Angel Trail. Escape the urban bustle at South Kaibab Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Powell Point and get great views at Yaki Point.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Grand Canyon National Park holiday maker site .

Drive from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time to Mountain Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect little chillier evenings in Grand Canyon National Park when traveling from Los Angeles in August, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Valley of Fire State Park and Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Strip and The Neon Museum. Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas, add some entertainment to your itinerary with Bellagio Fountains, make a trip to Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas, and enjoy some diversion at Battlefield Vegas.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas online trip planner .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas by combination of flight and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August: high temperatures in Las Vegas hover around 45°C and lows are around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
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Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Dig This ©
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