24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  7​h
2
Redwood National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h
3
San Francisco
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
4
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
6
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
7
Grand Canyon National Park
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 15​min
8
Lake Powell
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 30​min
9
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
End: San Francisco

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Castello di Amorosa and Alcatraz Island are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Pinnacle Gulch Coastal Access Trail and Goat Rock Beaches. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around San Francisco: Bodega Head (in Bodega Bay), V. Sattui Winery (in St. Helena) and Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Sand Dollar Beach, snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, and learn about winemaking at Moshin Vineyards.

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London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and subway. You can also fly; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 8 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from London in April; daily highs in San Francisco reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Redwood National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

California, Bodega Bay, V. Sattui Winery, Castello di Amorosa, Moshin Vineyards
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

1
night
Redwood National Park

Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park is home to a tremendous collection of the world's tallest type of tree.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Redwood National Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Redwood National Park online day trip planner .

Getting from San Francisco to Redwood National Park by combination of flight and taxi takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway, flight, bus, and taxi; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in April, expect Redwood National Park to be little chillier, temps between 17°C and 7°C. On the 28th (Sun), you'll travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Redwood National Park

Trails Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Redwood National Park ©
Redwood National Park

1
night
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Twin Peaks, then admire the natural beauty at San Francisco Botanical Garden, then kick back and relax at Baker Beach, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grace Cathedral.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our San Francisco trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Redwood National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Redwood National Park in April; daily highs in San Francisco reach 22°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Baker Beach ©
Baker Beach
Grace Cathedral ©
Grace Cathedral
San Francisco Botanical Garden ©
San Francisco Botanical Garden

4
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.
Get some historical perspective at Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Forever Cemetery. Visit Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Running Horse Ranch (in Lake Hughes), Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Mission San Juan Capistrano (in San Juan Capistrano). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, admire the landmark architecture of Italian American Museum of Los Angeles, wander the streets of Angelino Heights Historic Area, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles tour builder app .

Fly from San Francisco to Los Angeles in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can go by car to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Theme Parks Museums

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Running Horse Ranch, Mission San Juan Capistrano, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Running Horse Ranch ©
Running Horse Ranch
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Roaring River Falls, then trek along Mount Whitney Trail, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Inyo National Forest. Keep things going the next day: admire the sheer force of Grizzly Falls and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Kings Canyon National Park.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park driving holiday planner .

Getting from Los Angeles to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight, bus, shuttle, and car. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Los Angeles in May: highs in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Trails

Side Trips

Inyo National Forest, Mount Whitney Trail
Highlights from your plan
Roaring River Falls ©
Roaring River Falls
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park
Mount Whitney Trail ©
Mount Whitney Trail

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.
Get in touch with nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Willow Beach. Do some cultural sightseeing at The Strip and Pinball Hall of Fame. And it doesn't end there: try to win big at Wynn Las Vegas, examine the collection at Counts Kustoms, ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip website .

You can drive from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 8 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas, with lows around 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Willow Beach
Highlights from your plan
The LINQ Promenade ©
The LINQ Promenade
The Strip ©
The Strip

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): hike along South Kaibab Trail, take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, then examine the collection at Kolb Studio, and finally stop by Lookout Studio.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference when traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park is 1 hour. While traveling from Las Vegas, expect a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Grand Canyon National Park, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Lake Powell.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Kolb Studio ©
Kolb Studio

1
night
Lake Powell

Lake Powell ©
Lake Powell serves as the playground for the town of Page, drawing nearly three million visitors annually.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): hike along Alstrom Point.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Lake Powell road trip planning website .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Lake Powell by car takes about 7 hours. When traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Lake Powell, with highs around 30°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Lake Powell

Trails Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Alstrom Point
Highlights from your plan
Alstrom Point ©
Alstrom Point

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.
Get outdoors at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area and Yosemite Falls. Discover out-of-the-way places like Glacier Point and Olmsted Point. The adventure continues: take some stellar pictures from Tunnel View, trek along Four Mile Trail, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, and stroll through Lower Yosemite Fall Trail.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park online itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from Lake Powell to Yosemite National Park with the Route module. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Lake Powell to Yosemite National Park. When traveling from Lake Powell in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 21°C, while nights are cooler with lows around 1°C. On the 15th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

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