22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Seattle
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
+3
bus + Fly + bus + train:  12​h
6
Washington DC
— 2 nights
7
New York City
— 4 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: London

1
night
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
On the 3rd (Fri), view the masterpieces at Glasshouse Studio, then admire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Museum of Flight, explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, and then wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Seattle using our trip planner.

London, UK to Seattle is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 8 hours. Traveling from London in May, expect Seattle to be somewhat warmer, temps between 23°C and 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and explore and take pictures at Golden Gate Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner.

Fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, snap pictures at Pohono Bridge, then admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then make a trip to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, then take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park trip builder tool .

Getting from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi. Traveling from San Francisco in May, Yosemite National Park is slightly colder at night with lows of 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

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.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 50 minutes away. There's still lots to do: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

To see ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 9 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Yosemite National Park in May; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 36°C and lows reach 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

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.
On the 14th (Tue), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, take some stellar pictures from Powell Point, make a trip to Grand Canyon Village, and trek along South Kaibab Trail.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park travel route planning app .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in May, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 0°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

2
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Washington DC is known for museums, historic sites, nightlife, zoos & aquariums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at National Air and Space Museum, get a sense of history and politics at White House, take in the spiritual surroundings of Washington National Cathedral, and get a new perspective on nature at Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History.

To find reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Washington DC trip itinerary maker tool .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and train from Grand Canyon National Park to Washington DC in 12 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Washington DC, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much hotter nights in Washington DC, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Museums Parks Zoos & Aquariums
Highlights from your plan
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
National Gallery of Art ©
National Gallery of Art
Tidal Basin ©
Tidal Basin

4
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, shopping, historic sites, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, don't miss a visit to Grand Central Terminal, admire the masterpieces at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our New York City trip site .

Fly from Washington DC to New York City in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or drive. When traveling from Washington DC in May, plan for a bit cooler days in New York City, with highs around 24°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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