29 days in Western US Itinerary

29 days in Western US Itinerary

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29 days in Western US Itinerary

Start: Exeter
Fly:  16​h
1
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
2
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
3
San Diego
— 3 nights
4
Los Angeles
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h
6
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  16​h 15​min
End: Exeter

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Hoover Dam in Boulder City (about 50 minutes away). There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum, and get a taste of the local shopping with The Strip.

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Exeter, UK to Las Vegas is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 8 hours. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in May, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Fun & Games

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
Highlights from your plan
Bellagio Fountains ©
Bellagio Fountains
The Strip ©
The Strip

5
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.
On the 8th (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, get great views at Powell Point, make a trip to Grand Canyon Village, and trek along Rim Trail.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park road trip website .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Las Vegas in May, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (23°C), and nights are cooler (0°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

3
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.
Take a break from San Diego with a short trip to Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens in Encinitas, about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park, kick back and relax at La Jolla Cove, and explore the galleries of Maritime Museum of San Diego.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the San Diego trip app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to San Diego in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and flight. The time zone changes from Mountain Standard Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, plan for much hotter nights in San Diego, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Museums

Side Trip

Self Realization Fellowship Hermitage & Meditation Gardens
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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.
Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Anaheim (Disneyland Park & Disney California Adventure Park). Pack the 17th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, explore and take pictures at Staples Center, put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race, and stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

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You can drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Childrens Museums

Side Trips

Anaheim, Santa Monica Pier
Highlights from your plan
Fantastic Race ©
Fantastic Race
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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.
Spend the 22nd (Fri) exploring nature at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park. Spend the 23rd (Sat) exploring nature at Bridalveil Fall. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, take in the views from Pohono Bridge, get great views at Tunnel View, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mt. Hoffmann.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park road trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and car from Los Angeles to Yosemite National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, bus, and taxi. When traveling from Los Angeles in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Yosemite National Park, with highs around 21°C, while nights are colder with lows around 1°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Bridalveil Fall ©
Bridalveil Fall

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
San Francisco is known for nature, museums, nightlife, shopping, and childrens museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take a stroll through SoMa, and see the interesting displays at Exploratorium.

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You can drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in San Francisco, with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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