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:  14​h
1
San Francisco
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Monterey
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
bus + Drive:  9​h 30​min
4
Death Valley National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  7​h 15​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  8​h 30​min
6
San Diego
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h
7
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: Manchester

2
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 San Francisco Bay and Muir Woods National Monument. Dedicate the 9th (Mon) to wine at some of the top wineries in the area. Next up on the itinerary: get great views at Twin Peaks, buy something for everyone on your list at Ferry Building Marketplace, and appreciate the history behind Coit Tower.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip itinerary builder.

Manchester, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Manchester to San Francisco. Traveling from Manchester in October, expect San Francisco to be a bit warmer, temps between 26°C and 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
San Francisco Bay ©
San Francisco Bay
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

3
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Discover out-of-the-way places like Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park and Wine Tours & Tastings. There's much more to do: tee off at Pebble Beach Golf Links, glide peacefully along the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, admire the architecture and history at San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission, and get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Monterey online itinerary creator.

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Monterey takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Monterey are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Monterey

Golf Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trips

Pebble Beach Golf Links, Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, San Carlos Borromeo de Carmelo Mission
Highlights from your plan
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Wine Tours & Tastings
Pebble Beach Golf Links ©
Pebble Beach Golf Links

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Tenaya Lake and Lembert Dome. When in Yosemite National Park, make a side trip to see Safaris in Oakhurst, approximately 1h 10 min away. Next up on the itinerary: don't miss a visit to Valley View and cruise along June Lake Loop.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park itinerary planner.

You can drive from Monterey to Yosemite National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Monterey in October, plan for little chillier days and cooler nights in Yosemite National Park: temperatures range from 21°C by day to -1°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

June Lake Loop
Highlights from your plan
Lembert Dome ©
Lembert Dome
Tenaya Lake ©
Tenaya Lake
June Lake Loop ©
June Lake Loop

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 17th (Tue): steep yourself in history at Harmony Borax Works and then Head underground at Titus Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at The Ranch at Furnace Creek and then hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park trip generator.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to Death Valley National Park in 9.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in October, expect nights in Death Valley National Park to be warmer, around 11°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 33°C. You'll set off for Grand Canyon National Park on the 19th (Thu).

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Titus Canyon ©
Titus Canyon
Harmony Borax Works ©
Harmony Borax Works
The Ranch at Furnace Creek ©
The Ranch at Furnace Creek

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Navajo Point and Mohave Point. There's much more to do: pause for some photo ops at Powell Point, hike along Hermit Trail, stroll through Hermit Trail, and get great views at Lookout Studio.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip builder.

You can fly from Death Valley National Park to Grand Canyon National Park in 7.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Death Valley National Park to Grand Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Death Valley National Park in October: high temperatures in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 22°C and lows are around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Outdoors Parks Trails

Side Trip

Hermit Trail
Highlights from your plan
East Rim Drive ©
East Rim Drive
Grandview Point ©
Grandview Point
Navajo Point ©
Navajo Point

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): contemplate the long history of Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial and then explore and take pictures at Petco Park.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our San Diego travel itinerary planner.

Drive from Grand Canyon National Park to San Diego in 8.5 hours. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to San Diego is minus 1 hour. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in San Diego, with highs around 29°C, while nights are warmer with lows around 20°C. You will have some time to spend on the 24th (Tue) before leaving for Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Fun & Games Historic Sites Parks
Highlights from your plan
Petco Park ©
Petco Park
Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial ©

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Valley of Fire State Park and Las Vegas North Premium Outlets. The adventure continues: enjoy some diversion at Battlefield Vegas, take an in-depth tour of Titanic, try your luck at Paris Las Vegas, and don't miss a visit to Welcome to Fabulous Las Vegas.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Las Vegas can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Fun & Games Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Valley of Fire State Park
Highlights from your plan
Battlefield Vegas ©
Battlefield Vegas
Las Vegas Downtown ©
Las Vegas Downtown
Machine Guns Vegas ©
Machine Guns Vegas

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