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:  14​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Homewood
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Mammoth Lakes
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
fly:  41​h
7
New York City
— 2 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: London

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: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, engage your brain at Exploratorium, take in the awesome beauty at Twin Peaks, and make a trip to Golden Gate Park.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco route planner.

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in September, things will get somewhat warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Homewood.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

4
nights
Homewood

Homewood ©
Homewood is an unincorporated community in Placer County, California of about 200 residents, located on the west shore of Lake Tahoe. Homewood is known for winter sports, outdoors, trails, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the activities along Emerald Bay State Park, cool off at Lake Tahoe, steep yourself in history at Hellman-Ehrman Mansion, and let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Homewood trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Homewood takes 3.5 hours. Expect colder evenings in Homewood when traveling from San Francisco in September, with lows around 1°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Homewood

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Tahoe City, Lake Tahoe (California), Lake Tahoe
Highlights from your plan
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park
River Rafting & Tubing
D.L. Bliss State Park ©
D.L. Bliss State Park

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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, make a trip to Tuolumne Grove of Giant Sequoias, snap pictures at Pohono Bridge, and cruise along Tioga Pass.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park visit planning tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Homewood to Yosemite National Park. In September, daytime highs in Yosemite National Park are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow time for the bus ride to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

1
night
Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): sample the tasty concoctions at Mammoth Brewing Company.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Mammoth Lakes trip builder tool .

Traveling by bus from Yosemite National Park to Mammoth Lakes takes 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Nature Parks Breweries & Distilleries
Highlights from your plan
Convict Lake ©
Convict Lake
Mammoth Brewing Company ©
Mammoth Brewing Company
Mammoth Museum at the Hayden Cabin ©
Mammoth Museum at the Hayden Cabin

2
nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the activities along Badwater Basin, then discover the riches below the earth's surface at Eureka Mine, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Death Valley National Park tour itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Mammoth Lakes to Death Valley National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. When traveling from Mammoth Lakes in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Death Valley National Park, with highs around 38°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
Eureka Mine ©
Eureka Mine

3
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.
Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Bellagio Fountains, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, and wander the streets of The Strip.

For photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas day trip planning website .

You can drive from Death Valley National Park to Las Vegas in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas, with lows around 25°C. On the 24th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to New York City.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): make a trip to Central Park. On your second day here, explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and then admire the striking features of Empire State Building.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our New York City trip planner .

Drive from Las Vegas to New York City in 41 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to New York City. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in September: high temperatures in New York City hover around 31°C and lows are around 22°C. You'll have a few hours on the 28th (Sat) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
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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