22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
5
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Manchester

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Armstrong Redwood State Reserve and Wine Tours & Tastings. Step out of San Francisco to go to Kenwood and see VJB Cellars, which is approximately 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco trip itinerary builder app .

Manchester, 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 train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Manchester in April, with highs in San Francisco at 22°C and lows at 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trips

Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, VJB Cellars, Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve

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 Big Trees Lodge, National Historic Landmark and Lower Yosemite Fall Trail. There's still lots to do: hike along May Lake Trailhead, get great views at Washburn Point, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and take in the dramatic scenery at Chilnualna Falls.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park day trip planning site .

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from San Francisco in April: highs in Yosemite National Park hover around 17°C, while lows dip to -2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
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Lower Yosemite Fall Trail ©
Lower Yosemite Fall Trail
Valley View ©
Valley View
Cloud's Rest ©
Cloud's Rest

5
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Huntington Library, Art Collections and Botanical Gardens and Battleship USS Iowa BB-61. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Laguna Beach (ClueHoo & Heisler Park), Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve (in Lancaster) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Mission San Juan Capistrano, admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building, explore and take pictures at Staples Center, and make a trip to Hollywood Walk of Fame.

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Getting from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Yosemite National Park in May: highs in Los Angeles hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Museums Theme Parks

Side Trips

Laguna Beach, Disneyland Park, Mission San Juan Capistrano, Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve, The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens
Highlights from your plan
Heisler Park ©
Heisler Park
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano

2
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.
On the 9th (Sun), admire the natural beauty at The Flower Fields at Carlsbad RanchR, then pause for some photo ops at Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial, and then identify plant and animal life at Lions, Tigers & Bears. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. May in San Diego sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Wildlife

Side Trips

The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch, Lions, Tigers & Bears
Highlights from your plan
Lions, Tigers & Bears ©
Lions, Tigers & Bears
The Flower Fields at Carlsbad Ranch ©

5
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Food Tours and Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah. Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge in Boulder City--about 48 minutes away. Spend the 14th (Fri) riding across the waves with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure. There's lots more to do: get your game on at Dig This, explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take a stroll through The LINQ Promenade, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Las Vegas driving holiday planning site .

Getting from San Diego to Las Vegas by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in May, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Fun & Games Adventure

Side Trip

Mike O'Callaghan-Pat Tillman Memorial Bridge
Highlights from your plan
Food Tours
Dig This ©
Dig This
Apocalypse Vegas ©
Apocalypse Vegas

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