21 days in United States Itinerary

21 days in United States Itinerary

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1
San Francisco
— 8 nights
2
Yellowstone National Park
— 6 nights
3
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights

8
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Alcatraz Island and Walt Disney Family Museum. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Muir Woods National Monument and Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Sunnyvale Bay Trail (in Sunnyvale) and Natural Bridges State Beach (in Santa Cruz). There's still lots to do: stroll through Lands End, get curious at Exploratorium, explore the world behind art at Legion of Honor, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

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Birmingham, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 17-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Birmingham to San Francisco. In August, daytime highs in San Francisco are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trips

Santa Cruz, Sunnyvale Bay Trail, Marin Headlands, Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands

6
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Old Faithful and Artists’ Paintpots. Visiting Upper Geyser Basin and Firehole River will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: take in the natural beauty of Solitary Geyser, contemplate the geological forces at Monument Geyser Basin, stroll through Storm Point Trail, and head outdoors with Morning Glory Pool.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park trip planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Yellowstone National Park in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, shuttle, and car. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from San Francisco in August, Yellowstone National Park is much colder at night with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Upper Geyser Basin ©
Upper Geyser Basin
Monument Geyser Basin ©
Monument Geyser Basin

2
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Temple Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Assembly Hall, thenexamine the collection at Church History Museum, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Lake Blanche Trail. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at Wheeler Historic Farm, get curious at Clark Planetarium, and then explore the stunning scenery at City Creek Canyon.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Salt Lake City road trip planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Yellowstone National Park to Salt Lake City takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, bus, shuttle, taxi, and train. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Yellowstone National Park in August; daily highs in Salt Lake City reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Assembly Hall ©
Assembly Hall
Clark Planetarium ©
Clark Planetarium

2
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 Waterskiing & Jetskiing and The LINQ Promenade. Family-friendly places like Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Battlefield Vegas will thrill your kids. There's more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip and enjoy some diversion at The Range 702.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas travel planning app.

Getting from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train and bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Salt Lake City in August, things will get a bit warmer in Las Vegas: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Neighborhoods Fun & Games Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Waterskiing & Jetskiing
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip

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