24 days in United States Itinerary

24 days in United States Itinerary

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24 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  21​h
1
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  9​h
4
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
Fly:  27​h
End: Manchester

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Santa Monica State Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Santa Monica Mountains (in Santa Monica) and Disneyland Park (in Anaheim). Pack the 5th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary maker app .

Manchester, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Manchester to Los Angeles, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Manchester, expect much warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Los Angeles, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 22°C. On the 8th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Parks Nature

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica Mountains ©
Santa Monica Mountains

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Escape the urban bustle at Alcatraz Island and China Beach. Visit Marshall’s Beach and Fort Funston National Park for some beach relaxation. When in San Francisco, make a side trip to see Dolphin & Whale Watching in Moss Landing, approximately 1h 55 min away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, don't miss a visit to Lombard Street, look for all kinds of wild species at Strawberry Hill, and play a few rounds at Lincoln Park.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our San Francisco online road trip planner .

Fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Los Angeles in September: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 28°C and lows are around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Dolphin & Whale Watching
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Fishing Charters & Tours

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 out of the city life by going to Cathedral Beach Picnic Area and Mariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, and trek along Panorama Trail.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park vacation planner .

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 September, plan for colder nights in Yosemite National Park, with lows around 3°C. On the 16th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area ©
Cathedral Beach Picnic Area
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Mariposa Grove ©
Mariposa Grove

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.
Escape the urban bustle at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Spring Mountains Visitor Center. Step out of Las Vegas with an excursion to Willow Beach in Fort Mohave--about 1h 10 min away. Spend the 19th (Thu) exploring the stark beauty of Escape Adventures and Las Vegas Cyclery. And it doesn't end there: ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

To see photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas day trip planning website .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to Las Vegas by car takes about 9 hours. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, expect nights in Las Vegas to be much hotter, around 25°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 39°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) so you can travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Spring Mountains Visitor Center, Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Willow Beach
Highlights from your plan
Lake Mead National Recreation Area ©
Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Willow Beach ©
Willow Beach

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.
Get in touch with nature at Rim Trail and North Kaibab Trail. On the 21st (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Grandview Point, don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village, and hike along South Kaibab Trail.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park online trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Las Vegas in September: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 7°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Trails Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

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