23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
San Diego
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
4
Las Vegas
— 7 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Manchester

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Muir Woods National Monument and Twin Peaks. Dedicate the 28th (Tue) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. The adventure continues: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the San Francisco sightseeing site .

Manchester, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and subway; or do a combination of train, flight, and subway. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST), which is usually a -8 hour difference. Traveling from Manchester in May, things will get somewhat warmer in San Francisco: highs are around 24°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Tours Museums

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

6
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Anza-Borrego Desert State Park and Coronado Bridge. Get out of town with these interesting San Diego side-trips: LEGOLAND California (in Carlsbad), San Diego Zoo Safari Park (in Escondido) and The Bird Watcher (in Julian). And it doesn't end there: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, enjoy the sand and surf at La Jolla Shores Park, stroll through Sunset Cliffs Natural Park, and admire the natural beauty at Balboa Park.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our San Diego trip planner.

Getting from San Francisco to San Diego by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from San Francisco in May since evenings lows in San Diego dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Outdoors

Side Trips

The Bird Watcher, LEGOLAND California, San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
Highlights from your plan
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park ©
Anza-Borrego Desert State Park
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park

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.
Take a break from Los Angeles with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim, about 30 minutes away. Pack the 6th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, partake in some friendly competition at Fantastic Race, and see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles online route builder .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from San Diego in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

7
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Valley of Fire State Park and Wynn Las Vegas. When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Helicopter Tours in Boulder City, approximately 38 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Experience at Paris Las Vegas, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, shop like a local with The Strip, and stop by Las Vegas North Premium Outlets.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas road trip site .

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 46°C to lows of 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Valley of Fire State Park, Helicopter Tours
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas
Dig This ©
Dig This
Valley of Fire State Park ©
Valley of Fire State Park

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