23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h
1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
4
Washington DC
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
New York City
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: London

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Appreciate the collections at SS Jeremiah O'Brien and Asian Art Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Alcatraz Island and Union Square. Change things up with a short trip to San Gregorio State Beach in San Gregorio (about 38 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, kick back and relax at Baker Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Fort Funston National Park, and don't miss a visit to Washington Square.

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London, 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 flight and shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from London to San Francisco is minus 8 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from London in November, with highs in San Francisco at 20°C and lows at 12°C. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

San Gregorio State Beach
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

5
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Will Rogers State Beach and Venice Beach and Boardwalk. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory. Venture out of the city with trips to Santa Monica (Third Street Promenade, Bergamot Station, & more). And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of El Pueblo de Los Angeles, shop like a local with Abbot Kinney Boulevard, stop by Soap Plant/La Luz de Jesus, and browse the different shops at The Grove.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Los Angeles day trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and train from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of subway, flight, and train; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in November, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 15°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 28°C. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Shopping Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Santa Monica
Highlights from your plan
Third Street Promenade ©
Third Street Promenade
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

3
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 2nd (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum. On the next day, see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum and then shop like a local with The Strip.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Las Vegas trip planner .

Fly from Los Angeles to Las Vegas in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Traveling from Los Angeles in December, expect Las Vegas to be little chillier, temps between 16°C and 4°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Washington DC.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum

3
nights
Washington DC

Washington DC ©
The capital of the United States, the District of Columbia contains the lion's share of the country's most treasured monuments, memorials, and public museums.
Shop till you drop at Fell's Point and Politics and Prose. Popular historic sites such as Washington National Cathedral and Arlington National Cemetery are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at National Air and Space Museum, pause for some photo ops at Lincoln Memorial, contemplate the long history of Old Stone House, and gain insight at Georgetown University.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Washington DC day trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Las Vegas to Washington DC takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 3 hours traveling from Las Vegas to Washington DC. Traveling from Las Vegas in December, you will find days in Washington DC are a bit cooler (12°C), and nights are about the same (3°C). On the 8th (Sat), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to New York City.

Things to do in Washington DC

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Fell's Point, Arlington National Cemetery, Old Town
Highlights from your plan
Washington National Cathedral ©
Washington National Cathedral
National Air and Space Museum ©
National Air and Space Museum
Arlington National Cemetery ©
Arlington National Cemetery

5
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like St. Patrick's Cathedral and St. Paul's Chapel. There's still lots to do: wander the streets of Fifth Avenue, stop by Tiffany & Co., admire the masterpieces at Frick Collection, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Liberty National Monument.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the New York City trip website .

Traveling by flight from Washington DC to New York City takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. In December, daily temperatures in New York City can reach 10°C, while at night they dip to 2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Shopping Parks
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 ©

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