22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
3
Death Valley National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + bus:  9​h 30​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
5
Monterey
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
6
San Francisco
— 1 night
Fly:  14​h
End: Manchester

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 the less-touristy side of things at Valley of Fire State Park and Gun Garage. When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Helicopter Tours in Boulder City, approximately 32 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: have fun at Battlefield Vegas, try your luck at Wynn Las Vegas, take an in-depth tour of Titanic, and stop by Las Vegas North Premium Outlets.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip itinerary builder.

Manchester, UK to Las Vegas is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Manchester to Las Vegas. While traveling from Manchester, expect much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 18°C. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Tours Parks

Side Trips

Helicopter Tours, Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park
Gun Garage ©
Gun Garage

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bright Angel Trail and Mather Point. There's lots more to do: stroll through South Kaibab Trail, take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio, and trek along Rim Trail.

To see more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park vacation planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. When traveling from Las Vegas in October, plan for a bit cooler days and colder nights in Grand Canyon National Park: temperatures range from 22°C by day to 0°C at night. On the 15th (Sun), you're off toDeath Valley National Park.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

3
nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at The Ranch at Furnace Creek, explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point, and then take some stellar pictures from Dante's View. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: cruise along Artists Dr and then explore the activities along Badwater.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Death Valley National Park vacation trip planner.

You can fly from Grand Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park in 7.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Death Valley National Park due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October; daily highs in Death Valley National Park reach 33°C and lows reach 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Scenic Drive
Highlights from your plan
Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Dante's View ©
Dante's View
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin

4
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Glacier Point and Tenaya Lake. Next up on the itinerary: cruise along Tioga Pass, take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and trek along May Lake Trailhead.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park travel planner.

Traveling by bus from Death Valley National Park to Yosemite National Park takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and car. When traveling from Death Valley National Park in October, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 21°C by day to -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Monterey.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
El Capitan ©
El Capitan
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

4
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Point Lobos State Reserve and Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park. Get out of town with these interesting Monterey side-trips: Big Sur (Pfeiffer State Beach & McWay Falls). There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Carmel City Beach/Carmel River Beach, explore the activities along Monterey Bay, take a memorable drive along Seventeen Mile Drive, and get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Monterey travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Monterey takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect warmer evenings in Monterey when traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Big Sur, Carmel
Highlights from your plan
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Monterey Bay ©
Monterey Bay
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Fri): get great views at Twin Peaks, contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay, then take in panoramic vistas at Coit Tower, and finally examine the collection at Cable Car Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our San Francisco itinerary builder.

Drive from Monterey to San Francisco in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in October, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Museums
Highlights from your plan
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Cable Car Museum ©
Cable Car Museum

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