30 days in United States Itinerary

30 days in United States Itinerary

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30 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  9​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Napa
— 2 nights
+3
bus + subway + Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Monterey
— 2 nights
Drive:  15​min
5
Carmel
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
6
Santa Barbara
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
8
Santa Monica
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
9
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
10
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
11
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
12
St. George
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: London


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3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Chinatown has been added to your itinerary. The adventure continues: don't miss a visit to Golden Gate Bridge, take a stroll through Union Square, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, and stroll around Golden Gate Park.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our San Francisco trip 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 June, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Napa.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

2
nights
Napa

Napa ©
Located just 80 km (50 mi) north of San Francisco, Napa sits at the southern end of the scenic Napa Valley, one of the world's major wine regions.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Round Pond Estate, Napa Valley Bike Tours and Mumm Napa. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): look for gifts at Oxbow Public Market, admire the masterpieces at The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum, then learn about winemaking at Artesa Vineyards & Winery, and finally walk around Sonoma Plaza. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Tue): indulge your senses at Napa Valley Bike Tours, admire the landmark architecture of Domaine Chandon, learn about winemaking at V. Sattui Winery, admire the natural beauty at Round Pond Estate, then get a taste of the local shopping with Mumm Napa, and finally awaken your taste buds at Napa Valley Wine Train.

To find out how to plan a trip to Napa, use our trip itinerary maker.

Drive from San Francisco to Napa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of subway and bus; or take a bus. When traveling from San Francisco in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Napa, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Napa

Wineries Tours Parks

Side Trips

Rutherford, Yountville, Sonoma Plaza, V. Sattui Winery
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Round Pond Estate ©
Round Pond Estate
Sonoma Plaza ©
Sonoma Plaza
The Hess Collection Winery & Art Museum ©

1
night
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 22nd (Wed): take in the dramatic natural features at El Capitan, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, then explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, and finally don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village. On the next day, take some stellar pictures from Yosemite, Tunnel View and then admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Yosemite National Park travel route planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, subway, flight, and car from Napa to Yosemite National Park takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Napa in June since evenings lows in Yosemite National Park dip to 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) so you can drive to Monterey.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Nature Parks
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Yosemite, Tunnel View ©
Yosemite, Tunnel View

2
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. On the 24th (Fri), observe the fascinating underwater world at Monterey Bay Aquarium, then visit a coastal fixture at Point Pinos Lighthouse, then contemplate the waterfront views at Monterey Bay, and finally don't miss a visit to San Carlos Cathedral.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Monterey holiday planner .

Drive from Yosemite National Park to Monterey in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, flight, and shuttle; or do a combination of car and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in June, plan for a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Monterey: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 13°C at night. On the 25th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Carmel.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks Historic Sites Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Point Pinos Lighthouse
Highlights from your plan
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
Monterey Bay ©
Monterey Bay
Cannery Row ©
Cannery Row

2
nights
Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take in the views from Bixby Bridge, immerse yourself in nature at Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park, and then stroll through Pfeiffer State Beach.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Carmel driving holiday planner .

Carmel is just a stone's throw from Monterey. In June, daily temperatures in Carmel can reach 23°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. On the 27th (Mon), you'll travel to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trip

Big Sur
Highlights from your plan
Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park ©
Pfeiffer Big Sur State Park
Pfeiffer State Beach ©
Pfeiffer State Beach
Bixby Bridge ©
Bixby Bridge

2
nights
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.
Santa Barbara is known for historic sites, adventure, parks, zoos & aquariums, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area, take in panoramic vistas at Santa Barbara County Courthouse, don't miss a visit to Moreton Bay Fig Tree, and contemplate the long history of Old Mission Santa Barbara.

To find maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Santa Barbara trip planner.

Traveling by car from Carmel to Santa Barbara takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Santa Barbara are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours Zoos & Aquariums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Wine Tours & Tastings
Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara
Santa Barbara Zoo ©
Santa Barbara Zoo

2
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 30th (Thu), admire the striking features of Walt Disney Concert Hall, engage your brain at California Science Center, then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and finally enjoy some diversion at TCL Chinese Theatres. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Los Angeles vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Santa Barbara in June: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 30°C and lows are around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to go by car to Santa Monica.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Highlights from your plan
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory
Walt Disney Concert Hall ©
Walt Disney Concert Hall

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nights
Santa Monica

Santa Monica ©
A famed resort town since the early 20th century, Santa Monica sits on the picturesque Santa Monica Bay, bordered on three sides by the city of Los Angeles.
Get out of town with these interesting Santa Monica side-trips: Camarillo Premium Outlets (in Camarillo), Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum (in Simi Valley) and Manhattan Beach Pier (in Manhattan Beach). The adventure continues: take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, explore and take pictures at 26-Mile Bike Path, get a taste of local nightlife at Magicopolis, and examine the collection at The Getty Villa.

To see more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Santa Monica trip planner .

Santa Monica is just a stone's throw from Los Angeles. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Santa Monica: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Parks Outdoors Shopping

Side Trips

Beverly Hills, Original Muscle Beach, The Getty Villa, Camarillo Premium Outlets, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
Highlights from your plan
Original Muscle Beach ©
Original Muscle Beach
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
26-Mile Bike Path ©
26-Mile Bike Path

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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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument and then get to know the resident critters at San Diego Zoo. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the collection at Coronado Public Library, then admire the natural beauty at Botanical Building and Lily Pond, and then let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the San Diego tour builder site .

Getting from Santa Monica to San Diego by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a train; or do a combination of bus and flight. In July, daily temperatures in San Diego can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games

Side Trip

Coronado Public Library
Highlights from your plan
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Cabrillo National Monument ©
Cabrillo National Monument

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.
On the 9th (Sat), browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, try your luck at Casino At The Venetian, see the interesting displays at Madame Tussauds - Las Vegas, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Las Vegas trip itinerary site .

Getting from San Diego to Las Vegas by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in July: highs in Las Vegas hover around 47°C, while lows dip to 32°C. On the 10th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Museums Casinos Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): hike along Bright Angel Trail. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take some stellar pictures from Mather Point.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park vacation maker .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, things will get much colder in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 34°C and lows about 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to St. George.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Trails Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

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St. George

St. George
St. St. George is known for historic sites, parks, museums, golf, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. George Temple, have fun and explore at St. George Children's Museum, steep yourself in history at Brigham Young Winter Home Historical Site, and admire the majestic nature at Snow Canyon State Park.

For more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read our St. George tour site .

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to St. George takes 5 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July, you will find days in St. George are somewhat warmer (44°C), and nights are much warmer (28°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in St. George

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Snow Canyon State Park
Highlights from your plan
Snow Canyon State Park
Snow Canyon State Park
St. George Temple ©
St. George Temple
Pioneer Park ©
Pioneer Park

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