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
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Yosemite National Park
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Boulder City
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
+2
bus + tram + Fly:  17​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.
Visit Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks for their historical value. Visit San Gregorio State Beach and Fort Funston National Park for some beach relaxation. There's much more to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf, and kick back and relax at China Beach.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco vacation builder.

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to San Francisco. August in San Francisco sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 9th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fort Funston National Park ©
Fort Funston National Park

6
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Bodie State Historic Park and El Capitan. Visiting Tuolumne Meadows and Tioga Pass will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, trek along Panorama Trail, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and stroll through Lembert Dome.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from San Francisco in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 32°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Bodie State Historic Park
Highlights from your plan
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

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 15th (Wed): get to know the fascinating history of El Pueblo de Los Angeles. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, then enjoy the sand and surf at Hermosa Beach Pier, and then buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, Los Angeles is warmer at night with lows of 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Outdoors Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Hermosa Beach Pier
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Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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 18th (Sat), try your luck at Wynn Las Vegas, try to win big at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, then admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, and finally take a stroll through The Strip. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, expect Las Vegas to be a bit warmer, temps between 45°C and 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to drive to Boulder City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Wynn Las Vegas ©
Wynn Las Vegas

1
night
Boulder City

A desert town with an interesting history, Boulder City was created by the United States government in 1931 to provide housing for workers building the Hoover Dam, a famous Depression-era project.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Boulder City trip itinerary maker.

Boulder City is just a short distance from Las Vegas. In August in Boulder City, expect temperatures between 45°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Boulder City

Tours
Highlights from your plan
Helicopter Tours

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to South Kaibab Trail and Bright Angel Trail. Get in touch with nature at Rim Trail and Yaki Point. Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim and get great views at Mather Point.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip builder.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Boulder City to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Boulder City to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Boulder City in August, with highs in Grand Canyon National Park at 31°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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