22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Bristol
train + Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 5 nights
+2
bus + Fly + bus:  12​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
4
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly + train:  15​h 15​min
End: Bristol

5
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Cupsogue Beach County Park and Chelsea Market. For shopping fun, head to Fifth Avenue or SoHo. Step out of New York City to go to Southampton and see Shinnecock East County Park, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. The adventure continues: explore the world behind art at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Liberty National Monument, steep yourself in history at Ellis Island, and admire the landmark architecture of Empire State Building.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read New York City trip itinerary builder website .

Bristol, UK to New York City is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of train, flight, and bus. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from Bristol to New York City is minus 5 hours. In July in New York City, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New York City

Parks Museums Beaches

Side Trips

Cupsogue Beach County Park, Shinnecock East County Park
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
St. Patrick's Cathedral ©
St. Patrick's Cathedral

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.
Step out of the city life by going to North Kaibab Trail and Bright Angel Trail. Discover out-of-the-way places like South Kaibab Trail and Mather Point. Spend the 31st (Wed) exploring nature at Grand Canyon National Park. Next up on the itinerary: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, appreciate the history behind Powell Point, look for gifts at Canyon Village Marketplace, and hike along Rim Trail.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park tour planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from New York City to Grand Canyon National Park in 12.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -2 hour difference. Traveling from New York City in July, Grand Canyon National Park is colder at night with lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

3
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.
Get outdoors at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Nicholas Canyon Beach. El Pueblo de Los Angeles and Hollywood Walk of Fame will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Los Angeles side-trips: Santa Monica (Third Street Promenade & Montana Avenue) and El Pescador State Beach (in Malibu). The adventure continues: wander the streets of Abbot Kinney Boulevard, look for gifts at Amoeba Music, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove, and see a show at Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles journey maker .

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Los Angeles in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Los Angeles, with lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Malibu
Highlights from your plan
Abbot Kinney Boulevard ©
Abbot Kinney Boulevard
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
For shopping fun, head to Union Square or Ferry Building Marketplace. Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Safari West. Get out of town with these interesting San Francisco side-trips: Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga), Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville) and St. Teresa of Avila Church (in Bodega Bay). There's still lots to do: explore and take pictures at Alcatraz Island, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and delve into the lush surroundings at Muir Woods National Monument.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip planner .

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, things will get a bit cooler in San Francisco: highs are around 26°C and lows about 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Dolphin & Whale Watching, Bodega Dunes, Safari West, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Castello di Amorosa
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

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