20 days in United States Itinerary

20 days in United States Itinerary

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20 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
+2
Fly + tram + bus:  18​h
1
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Los Angeles
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
4
Wawona
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Monterey
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Calistoga
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
7
Redwood National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
8
Portland
— 2 nights
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: London

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.
Hermit's Rest and Grand Canyon Railway Depot will appeal to history buffs. Get outdoors at Grand Canyon South Rim and Grandview Point. And it doesn't end there: get great views at Hopi Point, explore the stunning scenery at Yavapai Point, explore and take pictures at East Rim Drive, and get answers to all your questions at Yavapai Point.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planning app .

London, UK to Grand Canyon National Park is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from London to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in April: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 19°C, while lows dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel to Wawona.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip, then take a stroll through The LINQ Promenade, and then examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame. On the next day, immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and then look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

To see photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas trip app .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, expect nights in Las Vegas to be warmer, around 16°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The LINQ Promenade ©
The LINQ Promenade

1
night
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 10th (Fri): stop by LA Farmers' Market, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, engage your brain at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Sat): engage your brain at California Science Center, then examine the collection at The Getty Center, and then examine the collection at The Nethercutt Collection.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary builder website .

Fly from Las Vegas to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in April, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Los Angeles: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Wawona.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Childrens Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

1
night
Wawona

Wawona ©
Wawona is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariposa Grove and then explore the striking landscape at El Capitan. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Big Trees Lodge, National Historic Landmark, take in the awesome beauty at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Yosemite Falls.

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Explore your travel options from Los Angeles to Wawona with the Route module. Traveling from Los Angeles in April, Wawona is little chillier at night with lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Wawona

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Yosemite National Park
Highlights from your plan
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

3
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Pfeiffer State Beach and Lovers Point. Kids will appreciate attractions like Asilomar State Beach and Monterey Bay Aquarium. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Monterey: Mission San Juan Bautista (in San Juan Bautista) and Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve (in Moss Landing). Next up on the itinerary: grab your bike and head to Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail, stop by AiX, and make a trip to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Monterey tour planner.

Drive from Wawona to Monterey in 4 hours. While traveling from Wawona, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Monterey, ranging from highs of 20°C to lows of 10°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Calistoga.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Pacific Grove, AiX, Mission San Juan Bautista, Pfeiffer State Beach, Elkhorn Slough National Estuarine Research Reserve
Highlights from your plan
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard

1
night
Calistoga

Calistoga ©
Indulgence is the name of the game in Calistoga.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Laura Michael Wines - Zahtila Vineyards, do a tasting at Moone Tsai Winery, then learn about winemaking at Modus Operandi Cellars, and finally step into the grandiose world of Castello di Amorosa.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Calistoga online itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Monterey to Calistoga takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and flight; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Monterey in April: highs in Calistoga hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in Calistoga

Wineries Historic Sites

Side Trip

St. Helena
Highlights from your plan
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Moone Tsai Winery ©
Moone Tsai Winery
Laura Michael Wines - Zahtila Vineyards ©

2
nights
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): stroll through Trillium Falls Hike and then explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park. On the 19th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along California Coastal Trail and then enjoy the sand and surf at Enderts Beach.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Redwood National Park tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Calistoga to Redwood National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Calistoga in April: highs in Redwood National Park hover around 17°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Portland.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park
Enderts Beach ©
Enderts Beach
Trillium Falls Hike ©
Trillium Falls Hike

2
nights
Portland

Portland ©
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): stroll through Willamette Valley, then stroll around Laurelhurst Park, then trek along Forest Park, and finally stop by Powell's City of Books. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of Officers' Row, then contemplate the long history of Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site, then stroll through Wintler Community Park, and finally immerse yourself in nature at Tryon Creek State Natural Area.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Portland road trip app .

Traveling by car from Redwood National Park to Portland takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In April, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Vancouver
Highlights from your plan
Willamette Valley ©
Willamette Valley
Fort Vancouver | National Historic Site ©
Powell's City of Books ©
Powell's City of Books

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