22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: Edinburgh
Fly:  16 h
1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
2
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h
4
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
5
Orlando
— 3 nights
Fly:  12 h 15 min
End: Edinburgh

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step off the beaten path and head to Robert Mondavi Winery and Gracianna Winery. Get some cultural insight at Wine Tours & Tastings and V. Sattui Winery. Venture out of the city with trips to Vine Cliff Winery Tasting Room (in St. Helena), Sacramento (Old Sacramento Waterfront, California State Railroad Museum, &more) and Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga). And it doesn't end there: learn about winemaking at Williamson Wines Tasting Room, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, explore the world behind art at Bubble Street Gallery, and kick back and relax at Bodega Dunes.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco route planning website.

Edinburgh, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 16-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Edinburgh to San Francisco. In October, San Francisco is a bit warmer than Edinburgh - with highs of 26°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Wineries Museums Tours

Side Trips

Healdsburg, Sacramento, St. Helena, Frog's Leap Winery, Sbragia Family Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Robert Mondavi Winery ©
Robert Mondavi Winery
Wine Tours & Tastings
Gracianna Winery ©
Gracianna Winery

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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Mission San Juan Capistrano and Montanez Adobe. Step off the beaten path and head to Mullin Automotive Museum and El Pescador State Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum (in Simi Valley), O'Neill Museum (in San Juan Capistrano) and U.S. Navy Seabee Museum (in Port Hueneme). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, stroll through Nicholas Canyon Beach, and kick back and relax at Victoria Beach.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Los Angeles trip planner.

You can fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Francisco in October, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 32°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Beaches Parks

Side Trips

San Juan Capistrano, Malibu, Victoria Beach, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, Mullin Automotive Museum
Highlights from your plan
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita

4
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.
You'll explore and learn at Counts Kustoms and Shoshone Museum. Discover out-of-the-way places like Sanders Family Winery and Atlatl Rock. Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Overton to see Valley of Fire State Park about 1h 10 min away. There's much more to do: visit The LINQ Promenade, try to win big at Wynn Las Vegas, examine the collection at The Neon Museum, and take an in-depth tour of Titanic.

For reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. In October in Las Vegas, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Thu) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Parks Nature

Side Trips

Overton, Shoshone Museum, Sanders Family Winery
Highlights from your plan
Counts Kustoms ©
Counts Kustoms
Shoshone Museum ©
Shoshone Museum
Sanders Family Winery ©
Sanders Family Winery

3
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Whitney Plantation and The Sydney and Walda Besthoff Sculpture Garden at NOMA. Get some historical perspective at Houmas House Plantation and Gardens and Oak Alley Plantation. Venture out of the city with trips to National Hansen's Disease Museum (in Carville), Adam's Cypress Swamp Driftwood Family Museum and Art Gallery (in Pierre Part) and Laura: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site (in Vacherie). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Nottoway Plantation, examine the collection at The House of Dance and Feathers, explore the different monuments and memorials at Lafayette Cemetery No.1, and take in the exciting artwork at Tami Curtis Gallery.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our New Orleans trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Las Vegas to New Orleans by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Las Vegas to New Orleans due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in New Orleans, ranging from highs of 19°C to lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can travel to Orlando.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Vacherie, St. Joseph Church and Gardens, National Hansen's Disease Museum, Whitney Plantation, Adam's Cypress Swamp Driftwood Family Museum and Art Gallery
Highlights from your plan
Whitney Plantation ©
Whitney Plantation
Houmas House Plantation and Gardens ©
Houmas House Plantation and Gardens

3
nights
Orlando

Orlando ©
For most people, any mention of Orlando immediately conjures up images of sprawling theme parks filled with characters plucked right out of popular animated movies.
You'll explore and learn at Madame Tussauds Orlando and Ocean Art Gallery. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Basilica of the National Shrine of Mary, Queen of the Universe and Stetson Mansion. Change things up with these side-trips from Orlando: Beach at Daytona Beach (in Daytona Beach) and Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum (in Ponce Inlet). There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at St James Roman Catholic Cathedral, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, and shop like a local with International Drive.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Orlando trip maker.

Fly from New Orleans to Orlando in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern Standard Time (EST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. While traveling from New Orleans, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Orlando, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Orlando

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Beach at Daytona Beach, Ocean Art Gallery, Stetson Mansion, Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Highlights from your plan
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum ©
Ponce de Leon Inlet Lighthouse & Museum
Beach at Daytona Beach ©
Beach at Daytona Beach

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