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 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Pebble Beach
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Big Sur
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
San Luis Obispo
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Santa Barbara
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 30​min
7
Malibu
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h
8
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
9
Joshua Tree National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
10
Escondido
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
11
San Diego
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
12
Newport Beach
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h
13
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
14
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Marrakech Magic Theater as well as Napa & Sonoma Valley Wine Tour. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Marin Headlands and San Francisco Bay. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, take a stroll through Union Square, and stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online road trip planner .

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. In July, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 16°C. On the 10th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Parks Nature

Side Trip

Marin Headlands
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Half Dome, Yosemite Falls and Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias. Step off the beaten path and head to Tioga Pass and Vernal Fall. Next up on the itinerary: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Hoffmann, take some stellar pictures from Washburn Point, and don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point.

To see reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park sightseeing planning site .

Traveling by car from San Francisco to Yosemite National Park takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in July, expect nights in Yosemite National Park to be a bit cooler, around 9°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 33°C. On the 13th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Pebble Beach.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area

few
hours
Pebble Beach

Pebble Beach
Pebble Beach is an unincorporated community on the Monterey Peninsula in Monterey County, California. To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Pebble Beach vacation site .

Explore your travel options from Yosemite National Park to Pebble Beach with the Route module. While traveling from Yosemite National Park, expect a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in Pebble Beach, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 15°C. On the 13th (Sat), you'll travel to Big Sur.

Things to do in Pebble Beach

Outdoors Parks Tours

few
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Big Sur

Big Sur
A sparsely populated area with stunning views, Big Sur attracts artists and tourists traveling California’s scenic Highway 1.
For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Big Sur trip planner .

Drive from Pebble Beach to Big Sur in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in July, and nighttime lows around 15°C. You'll set off for San Luis Obispo on the 13th (Sat).

Things to do in Big Sur

Parks Outdoors Nature

1
night
San Luis Obispo

San Luis Obispo
San Luis Obispo, or SLO for short, is a city in the U.S. To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Luis Obispo online route planner .

Drive from Big Sur to San Luis Obispo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or take a bus. When traveling from Big Sur in July, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in San Luis Obispo: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 15°C at night. You will have some time to spend on the 14th (Sun) before leaving for Santa Barbara.

Things to do in San Luis Obispo

Wineries Outdoors Parks

few
hours
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.
To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Santa Barbara trip planner .

Getting from San Luis Obispo to Santa Barbara by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. When traveling from San Luis Obispo in July, plan for little chillier days in Santa Barbara, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 18°C. On the 14th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Malibu.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Douglas Family Preserve ©
Douglas Family Preserve

1
day
Malibu

Malibu ©
Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Camarillo Premium Outlets as well as El Matador State Beach. Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): revel in the low prices at Camarillo Premium Outlets and then enjoy the sand and surf at El Matador State Beach.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Malibu day trip planning site .

Drive from Santa Barbara to Malibu in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. July in Malibu sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Malibu

Shopping Beaches Parks

Side Trip

Camarillo Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
Camarillo Premium Outlets ©
Camarillo Premium Outlets
El Matador State Beach ©
El Matador State Beach

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Disneyland Park as well as Disney California Adventure Park. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make an unforgettable trip to Disneyland Park.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles online travel planner .

You can drive from Malibu to Los Angeles in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and tram; or take a bus. While traveling from Malibu, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Joshua Tree National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park

1
night
Joshua Tree National Park

Joshua Tree National Park ©
Joshua Tree National Park takes its name from the Joshua tree, a twisted, spiky tree with bayonet-shaped leaves at the top that's one of the few plant species hardy enough to thrive in the extreme climate of the Mojave Desert.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): admire the natural beauty at Cholla Cactus Garden, don't miss a visit to Arch Rock, then look for all kinds of wild species at Barker Dam Trail, then don't miss a visit to Cap Rock at Joshua Tree, and finally explore the striking landscape at Keys View.

To find maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Joshua Tree National Park trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Los Angeles to Joshua Tree National Park in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and car. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in July: high temperatures in Joshua Tree National Park hover around 46°C and lows are around 30°C. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Thu) before leaving for Escondido.

Things to do in Joshua Tree National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
Highlights from your plan
Keys View ©
Keys View
Cholla Cactus Garden ©
Cholla Cactus Garden
Arch Rock ©
Arch Rock

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hours
Escondido

Escondido ©
Escondido reflects its Spanish and Mexican roots (it’s the oldest city in San Diego County) through historical architecture with short stucco buildings painted in pastel colors.
To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Escondido vacation site .

You can drive from Joshua Tree National Park to Escondido in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi and bus. While traveling from Joshua Tree National Park, expect colder days and little chillier nights in Escondido, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Escondido

Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo Safari Park ©
San Diego Zoo Safari Park

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes San Diego Zoo.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Diego online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Escondido to San Diego takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in San Diego, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Newport Beach.

Things to do in San Diego

Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo

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hours
Newport Beach

Newport Beach ©
City beaches line the coast from the Balboa Peninsula to the Santa Ana River in Newport Beach.
Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Newport Beach using our trip planner.

Drive from San Diego to Newport Beach in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Newport Beach can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Newport Beach

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Victoria Beach
Highlights from your plan
Victoria Beach ©
Victoria Beach

5
nights
Los Angeles

Your list of things to see and do now includes Dolphin & Whale Watching, Hollywood Sign, Venice Beach and Boardwalk, and other attractions. Discover out-of-the-way places like Santa Monica State Beach and Venice Canals Walkway. See some other sides of Los Angeles: get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame and don't miss a visit to Two Rodeo Drive.

To plan Los Angeles vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by car from Newport Beach to Los Angeles takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train; or do a combination of bus and train. On the 24th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Two Rodeo Drive
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

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.
Grand Canyon Helicopters - Las Vegas has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): look for gifts at Coca-Cola Store Las Vegas and then take an unforgettable tour with Grand Canyon Helicopters - Las Vegas.

To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Las Vegas online sightseeing planner .

Getting from Los Angeles to Las Vegas by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and flight. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Las Vegas, ranging from highs of 47°C to lows of 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Coca-Cola Store Las Vegas ©
Coca-Cola Store Las Vegas

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