29 days in Western US Itinerary

29 days in Western US Itinerary

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29 days in Western US Itinerary

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

3
nights
Seattle

Seattle ©
Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
You'll explore and learn at Chihuly Garden and Glass and Tacoma Art Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at The Museum of Flight and Glasshouse Studio. Change things up with these side-trips from Seattle: Tacoma (Washington State History Museum & Museum of Glass). There's still lots to do: explore the world behind art at Seattle Art Museum, take a stroll through Pike Place Market, take an in-depth tour of Museum of History & Industry, and take a leisurely stroll along Hiram M. Chittenden Locks.

For more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Seattle planning website .

Exeter, UK to Seattle is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of train, shuttle, and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Exeter to Seattle is minus 8 hours. March in Seattle sees daily highs of 15°C and lows of 6°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Seattle

Museums Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Tacoma
Highlights from your plan
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
The Museum of Flight ©
The Museum of Flight
Pike Place Market ©
Pike Place Market

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Alcatraz Island and Musee Mecanique. Museum-lovers will get to explore Exploratorium and Asian Art Museum. There's still lots to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, see the interesting displays at de Young Museum, and step aboard SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the San Francisco trip itinerary tool .

You can fly from Seattle to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and subway; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Seattle in March: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 21°C and lows are around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Childrens Museums Historic Sites
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

5
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Elizabeth Lake, Yosemite National Park and Parsons Memorial. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Big Trees Lodge, National Historic Landmark and Yosemite Museum Gallery. On the 11th (Wed), spend an exhilarating day on the slopes at Yosemite Ski and Snowboard Area. The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, snap pictures at Pohono Bridge, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area, and explore the landscape on two wheels at Yosemite Valley Biking.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Yosemite National Park trip itinerary 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 subway, flight, bus, and taxi. While traveling from San Francisco, expect slightly colder days and colder nights in Yosemite National Park, ranging from highs of 13°C to lows of -5°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center ©

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.
Appreciate the collections at The Getty Center and Los Angeles County Museum of Art. Popular historic sites such as La Brea Tar Pits and Museum and Hollyhock House are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, see the interesting displays at The Nethercutt Collection, get engrossed in the history at Autry Museum of the American West, and learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Los Angeles trip itinerary app .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Yosemite National Park to Los Angeles takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and flight. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Yosemite National Park in March, with highs in Los Angeles at 27°C and lows at 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Historic Sites Childrens Museums

Side Trip

Pasadena
Highlights from your plan
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum ©
La Brea Tar Pits and Museum
Los Angeles County Museum of Art ©
Los Angeles County Museum of Art

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Kolb Studio and Yavapai Geology Museum. Visiting Grand Canyon South Rim and South Kaibab Trail will get you outdoors. On the 22nd (Sun), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. And it doesn't end there: trek along Rim Trail, make a trip to Grand Canyon Village, explore the stunning scenery at Inner Canyon, and stroll through Tanner Trail.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park online day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from Los Angeles to Grand Canyon National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in March, you will find days in Grand Canyon National Park are slightly colder (16°C), and nights are cooler (-5°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

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

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.
Do your shopping at The Strip and The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian. Escape the urban bustle at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, admire the masterpieces at Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art, make a trip to Bellagio Fountains, and look for gifts at Barneys New York.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Las Vegas online trip builder .

Do a combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in March, expect nights in Las Vegas to be warmer, around 13°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Museums Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

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