34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

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34 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h 30​min
1
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
2
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  7​h 45​min
5
Dallas
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
New Orleans
— 3 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
7
Memphis
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Nashville
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  5​h 30​min
9
New York City
— 4 nights
bus + Fly:  11​h 45​min
10
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
11
Santa Monica
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: London

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Alcatraz Island and Fort Point. Relax by the water at Fort Funston National Park and Baker Beach. There's still lots to do: take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, wander the streets of Union Square, kick back and relax at China Beach, and steep yourself in history at SS Jeremiah O'Brien.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco trip planner .

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. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to San Francisco. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Exploratorium ©
Exploratorium

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.
The Getty Center and El Pueblo de Los Angeles are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit La Brea Tar Pits and Museum and Hollywood Walk of Fame for their historical value. Change things up with these side-trips from Los Angeles: Anaheim (Disneyland Park, Downtown Disney, & more). Pack the 20th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and explore the different monuments and memorials at Hollywood Forever Cemetery.

To find where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Los Angeles travel planning app .

Getting from San Francisco to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of subway and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in July: high temperatures in Los Angeles hover around 33°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Anaheim
Highlights from your plan
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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.
Get some cultural insight at The Strip and The Mob Museum. Go for a jaunt from Las Vegas to Boulder City to see Hoover Dam about 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try to win big at Casino at the Venetian, make a trip to Paris Las Vegas, and admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip maker site .

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Los Angeles in July, plan for much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Las Vegas: temperatures range from 47°C by day to 32°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

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

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.
On the 27th (Sat), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim, trek along Rim Trail, appreciate the history behind Powell Point, and tour the pleasant surroundings at South Kaibab Trail.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Grand Canyon National Park trip planner.

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. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, expect Grand Canyon National Park to be colder, temps between 34°C and 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Dallas.

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

1
day
Dallas

Dallas ©
One of the country's most popular shopping destinations, Dallas and its sprawling suburbs include more shopping centers per capita than any other urban center in America.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Wed): steep yourself in history at Top O'Hill Terrace, contemplate the long history of Dealey Plaza National Historic Landmark District, then examine the collection at The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza, and finally have some family-friendly fun at The Escape Game Dallas.

For reviews, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Dallas trip planner .

Getting from Grand Canyon National Park to Dallas by combination of bus and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Dallas. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July: highs in Dallas hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Dallas

Museums Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trips

The Escape Game Dallas, Top O'Hill Terrace
Highlights from your plan
The Escape Game Dallas ©
The Escape Game Dallas
Top O'Hill Terrace ©
Top O'Hill Terrace

3
nights
New Orleans

New Orleans ©
Known for its Creole cuisine, rich musical tradition, and nearby swamps and plantations, New Orleans is one of the nation's oldest cities.
Visit Garden District and St. Louis Cathedral for their historical value. Kids will enjoy Jackson Square and Audubon Butterfly Garden and Insectarium. And it doesn't end there: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, get to know the fascinating history of French Quarter, try to win big at Fair Grounds Race Course, and see the interesting displays at Cabildo.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the New Orleans road trip planning tool .

You can fly from Dallas to New Orleans in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Dallas in July, plan for little chillier days in New Orleans, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Memphis.

Things to do in New Orleans

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Escape My Room New Orleans ©
Escape My Room New Orleans
Garden District ©
Garden District
The National WWII Museum ©
The National WWII Museum

1
day
Memphis

Memphis ©
The largest city on the Mississippi River, Memphis bills itself as both the "Birthplace of Rock" and "Home of the Blues." With such a rich musical heritage, it shouldn't come as a surprise that Elvis Presley chose to live in Memphis during his later years.
On the 4th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Sun Studio, explore the world behind art at Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art, then pause for some photo ops at National Civil Rights Museum - Lorraine Motel, then don't miss a visit to Beale Street, and finally don't miss a visit to The Peabody Ducks.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Memphis sightseeing planning tool .

You can drive from New Orleans to Memphis in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a train. While traveling from New Orleans, expect somewhat warmer days and little chillier nights in Memphis, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Nashville.

Things to do in Memphis

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Sun Studio ©
Sun Studio
Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art ©
Belz Museum of Asian & Judaic Art

1
night
Nashville

Nashville ©
Known as the capital of country music, the thriving city of Nashville combines old-world southern charm with a progressive urban flair.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): explore the galleries of Lotz House Museum, then get your game on at The Escape Game Nashville (Berry Hill), then get your game on at BATL - The Backyard Axe Throwing League, and finally brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Nelson's Green Brier Distillery.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Nashville trip planning app .

Drive from Memphis to Nashville in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to New York City.

Things to do in Nashville

Fun & Games Breweries & Distilleries Museums

Side Trip

Lotz House Museum
Highlights from your plan
Lotz House Museum ©
Lotz House Museum

4
nights
New York City

New York City ©
Writer Pearl Buck once called New York City “a place apart,” and this giant urban center remains unlike any other in the world.
Do some cultural sightseeing at The Metropolitan Museum of Art and 9/11 Memorial. Get some historical perspective at Ellis Island and New York City Hall. There's much more to do: wander the streets of Times Square, don't miss a visit to Fifth Avenue, tour the water at your own pace with Tribeca Sailing, and admire the masterpieces at The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA).

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the New York City trip maker website .

Getting from Nashville to New York City by combination of flight and bus takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Nashville to New York City is 1 hour. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Nashville in August: highs in New York City hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in New York City

Museums Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
9/11 Memorial ©
9/11 Memorial

2
nights
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.
On the 11th (Sun), contemplate the long history of General Sherman Tree, then take a memorable drive along Generals Hwy, and then take in breathtaking views at Kings Canyon National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take some stellar pictures from Buck Rock Lookout, then explore the fascinating underground world of Crystal Cave, and then trek along Moro Rock.

To find reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from New York City to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park takes 12 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from New York City to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in August, expect nights in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to be a bit cooler, around 20°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 41°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Nature Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Crystal Cave ©
Crystal Cave
Moro Rock ©
Moro Rock
Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Getty Villa, then admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica State Beach, then take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and finally don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Yacht Harbor Sign. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get in on the family fun at Six Flags Magic Mountain.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Santa Monica trip planner .

Getting from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Santa Monica by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, shuttle, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car, shuttle, and bus. When traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in August, plan for slightly colder days in Santa Monica, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Theme Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

The Getty Villa, Six Flags Magic Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Six Flags Magic Mountain ©
Six Flags Magic Mountain
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach

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