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:  11​h 15​min
1
New York City
— 3 nights
Fly:  6​h
2
Miami Beach
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
3
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
4
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
7
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: London

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and Fifth Avenue. Museum-lovers will get to explore American Museum of Natural History and Frick Collection. The adventure continues: take in the pleasant sights at Central Park, don't miss a visit to 9/11 Memorial, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Patrick's Cathedral, and admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the New York City trip itinerary builder website .

London, UK to New York City is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern Standard Time is minus 5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 10°C in December, and nighttime lows around 2°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Miami Beach.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial
American Museum of Natural History ©

2
nights
Miami Beach

Miami Beach ©
Separated by water from the neighboring city of Miami, Miami Beach sits on a barrier island between Biscayne Bay and the Atlantic Ocean.
Escape the urban bustle at Shark Valley and South Beach. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Art Deco Historic District and Lincoln Road. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Miami Beach: Everglades National Park (Nine Mile Pond Canoe Trail & Anhinga Trail). There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Haulover Beach Park.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Miami Beach road trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of bus, flight, and tram from New York City to Miami Beach in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, tram, and bus; or drive. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in December; daily highs in Miami Beach reach 32°C and lows reach 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Miami Beach

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Everglades National Park, Haulover Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Art Deco Historic District ©
Art Deco Historic District

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 8th (Sat), kick back and relax at Black's Beach and then stroll through La Jolla Cove. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: trek along Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and then kick back and relax at Mission Beach Park.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the San Diego road trip app .

Traveling by combination of bus, tram, and flight from Miami Beach to San Diego takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Miami Beach to San Diego. In December, San Diego is a bit cooler than Miami Beach - with highs of 23°C and lows of 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Beaches
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Black's Beach ©
Black's Beach

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach. Popular historic sites such as El Pueblo de Los Angeles and Hollywood Walk of Fame are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, admire the striking features of Bradbury Building, explore the world behind art at Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and learn more about the world around you at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum.

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

You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In December, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

Santa Monica State Beach
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

3
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.
Visiting Grand Canyon National Park and Grand Canyon South Rim will get you outdoors. On the 16th (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's much more to do: trek along Rim Trail, take some stellar pictures from Mather Point, and admire the landmark architecture of Lookout Studio.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park holiday maker .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight, taxi, and bus; or do a combination of train, flight, and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in December; daily highs in Grand Canyon National Park reach 8°C and lows reach -11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then add some entertainment to your itinerary with Bellagio Fountains, and then take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas. On your second day here, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and then appreciate the extensive heritage of The Strip.

To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas journey site .

Do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 16°C by day to 4°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Nature Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Popular historic sites such as Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Fisherman's Wharf and SoMa. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Fort Funston National Park, explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium, wander the streets of Union Square, and snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read San Francisco road trip planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to San Francisco by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Francisco, with lows of 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Neighborhoods Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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