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 + Drive:  13​h 45​min
1
Yellowstone National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
2
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Monterey
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h
5
Santa Monica
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
6
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
7
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Palm Springs
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
9
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
10
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h
11
New Orleans
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h
End: London


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nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: witness a stunning natural landmark at Old Faithful, take in the natural beauty of Grand Prismatic Spring, and then admire the local landmark of Fountain Paint Pot.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Yellowstone National Park journey maker app .

London, UK to Yellowstone National Park is an approximately 14-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight, shuttle, and bus. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from London to Yellowstone National Park due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from London in November, with highs in Yellowstone National Park at 0°C and lows at -13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) to allow time to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful
Yellowstone National Park ©
Yellowstone National Park
Grand Prismatic Spring ©
Grand Prismatic Spring

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 21st (Wed), head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, then wander the streets of Fisherman's Wharf, and then step aboard SS Jeremiah O'Brien. Keep things going the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, then explore the engaging exhibits at Exploratorium, and then snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder tool .

Getting from Yellowstone National Park to San Francisco by combination of car and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and subway; or drive. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. In November, San Francisco is warmer than Yellowstone National Park - with highs of 20°C and lows of 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Historic Sites Museums
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

2
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at Carmel River State Beach, then admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, and then stop by The Cheese Shop. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Pfeiffer State Beach, then trek along Partington Cove, then admire the majestic nature at Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at San Carlos Cathedral.

To find where to stay, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Monterey trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. November in Monterey sees daily highs of 21°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Carmel, Big Sur
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Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach
Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park ©
Julia Pfeiffer Burns State Park

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): make a trip to Olmsted Point, then trek along Tuolumne Meadows, and then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 26th (Mon): hike along Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park journey planner .

Traveling by car from Monterey to Yosemite National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, flight, and car; or do a combination of flight and car. While traveling from Monterey, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 14°C to lows of -8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) early enough to travel to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Elizabeth Lake ©
Elizabeth Lake
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

1
night
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
On the 27th (Tue), see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, then kick back and relax at Will Rogers State Beach, and then kick back and relax at Venice Beach and Boardwalk.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Santa Monica trip planner .

Do a combination of car, flight, and bus from Yosemite National Park to Santa Monica in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in November, plan for a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Santa Monica: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Los Angeles
Highlights from your plan
Will Rogers State Beach ©
Will Rogers State Beach
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

1
night
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): take a memorable drive along State Street, then steep yourself in history at Old Mission Santa Barbara, then stroll through Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve, and finally stop by Chocolate Maya.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Santa Barbara travel route planner.

Getting from Santa Monica to Santa Barbara by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and flight; or take a bus. Traveling from Santa Monica in November, Santa Barbara is a bit cooler at night with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Historic Sites Outdoors Shopping

Side Trip

Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve
Highlights from your plan
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Carpenteria Bluffs Nature Preserve ©
Chocolate Maya ©
Chocolate Maya

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 29th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Children's Pool and then stroll through San Diego Zoo. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove.

For where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego day trip site .

Drive from Santa Barbara to San Diego in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Santa Barbara in November since evenings lows in San Diego dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to drive to Palm Springs.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Beaches
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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night
Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
Palm Springs is a desert resort city in Riverside County, California, United States, within the Coachella Valley. On the 1st (Sat), admire the masterpieces at Palm Springs Art Museum, then explore the ancient world of Indian Canyons, then take an in-depth tour of Palm Springs Air Museum, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Tennis Club District.

To find more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Palm Springs travel route builder app .

You can drive from San Diego to Palm Springs in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from San Diego in November, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Palm Springs: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Indian Canyons ©
Indian Canyons
Palm Springs Air Museum ©
Palm Springs Air Museum
Palm Springs Art Museum
Palm Springs Art Museum

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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 off the beaten path and head to Bright Angel Trail and South Kaibab Trail. Escape the urban bustle at Grand Canyon South Rim and Yavapai Point. There's more to do: hike along Rim Trail and take some stellar pictures from Lookout Studio.

For reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park online driving holiday planner .

You can drive from Palm Springs to Grand Canyon National Park in 6.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Palm Springs to Grand Canyon National Park. In December, Grand Canyon National Park is much colder than Palm Springs - with highs of 8°C and lows of -11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

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

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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 5th (Wed): try your luck at Wynn Las Vegas, then take an in-depth tour of Titanic, and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area. On the next day, make a trip to Paris Las Vegas, then shop like a local with The Strip, then see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, and finally make a trip to Bellagio Fountains.

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You can do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in December, plan for somewhat warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 16°C, while nights are much hotter with lows around 4°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Neighborhoods Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Titanic ©
Titanic

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): appreciate the extensive heritage of Garden District, see the interesting displays at The National WWII Museum, and then wander the streets of Royal Street. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Louis Cathedral, then appreciate the extensive heritage of French Quarter, and then steep yourself in history at Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the New Orleans trip planner .

Fly from Las Vegas to New Orleans in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Las Vegas to New Orleans, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in New Orleans, with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Laura Plantation: Louisiana's Creole Heritage Site
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Royal Street ©
Royal Street

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