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:  11​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Cambria
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h
6
Anaheim
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
San Diego
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​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.
You've added Golden Gate Park Bike & Skate, Chinatown, Golden Gate Park, and other attractions to your itinerary. Bring the kids along to Exploratorium and Cable Car Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Muir Woods National Monument in Mill Valley (about 48 minutes away). There's more to do: take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf and make a trip to Lombard Street.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read San Francisco attractions planner.

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to San Francisco due to the time zone difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. On the 4th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Muir Woods National Monument
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point and then make a trip to Yosemite Village. Keep things going the next day: take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View, then take in the exciting artwork at Ansel Adams Gallery, then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and finally make a trip to Olmsted Point.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park travel itinerary planner .

Drive from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. While traveling from San Francisco, expect a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 7°C. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Monterey.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

1
night
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): observe the fascinating underwater world at Monterey Bay Aquarium and then look for gifts at AiX.

To see reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Monterey journey planner.

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Monterey by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, expect nights in Monterey to be somewhat warmer, around 16°C, while days are slightly colder, around 24°C. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Wed) before leaving for Cambria.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping

Side Trip

AiX
Highlights from your plan
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium

1
night
Cambria

Cambria ©
Cambria is a seaside village in San Luis Obispo County, California, United States midway between San Francisco and Los Angeles along California State Route 1 (Highway 1). Kick off your visit on the 7th (Wed): kick back and relax at Piedras Blancas, steep yourself in history at Nitt Witt Ridge, and then kick back and relax at Moonstone Beach. On the next day, explore the historical opulence of Hearst Castle and then look for all kinds of wild species at Elephant Seal Rookery.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Cambria trip itinerary maker website .

Drive from Monterey to Cambria in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a train. Traveling from Monterey in August, you will find days in Cambria are much hotter (40°C), and nights are about the same (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Cambria

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trip

San Simeon
Highlights from your plan
Moonstone Beach ©
Moonstone Beach
Friends of the Elephant Seal ©
Friends of the Elephant Seal
Piedras Blancas ©
Piedras Blancas

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.
On the next day, look for gifts at Hollywood & Highland, don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame, then find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, and finally look and learn at Griffith Observatory.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles online vacation builder .

You can drive from Cambria to Los Angeles in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or take a train. Traveling from Cambria in August, you will find days in Los Angeles are slightly colder (34°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (22°C). On the 11th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Nature Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica State Beach, Two Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

2
nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Disney California Adventure Park as well as Disneyland Park. Kids will enjoy Downtown Disney and Seal Beach. Do your shopping at The Lego Store and South Coast Plaza.

For ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Anaheim day trip planning website .

Anaheim is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. In August in Anaheim, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to San Diego.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks Shopping Parks

Side Trips

South Coast Plaza, Seal Beach
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

5
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.
Family-friendly places like La Jolla Cove and San Diego Model Railroad Museum will thrill your kids. For shopping fun, head to Spanish Village Art Center or Catalina Offshore Products. There's much more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at San Diego Zoo, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, appreciate the history behind Cabrillo National Monument, and immerse yourself in nature at Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Diego holiday builder tool .

Drive from Anaheim to San Diego in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from Anaheim in August, plan for slightly colder days in San Diego, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Sun) before leaving for Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

2
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.
Head to The Strip and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetianfor some retail therapy. Take a break from the city and head to Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Lake Mead National Recreation Area. And it doesn't end there: make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas trip planner .

Fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in August, you will find days in Las Vegas are warmer (45°C), and nights are a bit warmer (29°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip

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