38 days in United States Itinerary

38 days in United States Itinerary

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38 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  11​h 15​min
1
Miami
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
New Orleans
— 5 nights
Fly + bus:  10​h 30​min
3
Grand Canyon National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
4
Las Vegas
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h
5
Los Angeles
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
San Francisco
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
7
Salt Lake City
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 30​min
8
Yellowstone National Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h 45​min
End: London


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4
nights
Miami

Miami ©
Florida’s mecca of fun in the sun, the lively tropical metropolis of Miami is one of the world’s top vacation spots.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at South Beach and 12th Street Beach. Get some cultural insight at Lincoln Road and Barnacle State Historic Site. Explore Miami's surroundings by going to Everglades National Park (Shark Valley, Anhinga Trail, & more). Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Haulover Beach Park, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, admire the masterpieces at Lowe Art Museum, and take a stroll through Art Deco Historic District.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Miami road trip planning site .

London, UK to Miami is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Miami is minus 5 hours. Traveling from London in July, expect nights in Miami to be much warmer, around 30°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 38°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to New Orleans.

Things to do in Miami

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Miami Beach, Everglades National Park, Lowe Art Museum, Haulover Beach Park
Highlights from your plan
Shark Valley Visitor Center ©
Shark Valley Visitor Center
Anhinga Trail ©
Anhinga Trail
Lincoln Road ©
Lincoln Road

5
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.
Get some historical perspective at Garden District and French Quarter. Do your shopping at Royal Street and Jamie Hayes Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting New Orleans side-trips: Whitney Plantation (in Wallace) and Nottoway Plantation (in White Castle). Spend the 29th (Wed) exploring nature at Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve. Next up on the itinerary: learn about all things military at The National WWII Museum, see the interesting displays at New Orleans Museum of Art, pause for some serene contemplation at St. Louis Cathedral, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Jackson Square.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our New Orleans tour app .

Traveling by flight from Miami to New Orleans takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Miami to New Orleans. When traveling from Miami in July, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in New Orleans: temperatures range from 31°C by day to 31°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in New Orleans

Museums Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Whitney Plantation, Nottoway Plantation
Highlights from your plan
The National WWII Museum
The National WWII Museum
Garden District ©
Garden District
French Quarter ©
French Quarter

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.
Let the collections at Kolb Studio and Tusayan Museum capture your imagination. Get outdoors at North Kaibab Trail and Grand Canyon South Rim. On the 31st (Fri), hike the day away at Bright Angel Trail. There's lots more to do: stroll through Rim Trail, don't miss a visit to Grand Canyon Village, pause for some photo ops at Powell Point, and trek along South Kaibab Trail.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from New Orleans to Grand Canyon National Park in 10.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or drive. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Plan for colder nights when traveling from New Orleans in July since evenings lows in Grand Canyon National Park dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) 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
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

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.
Let the collections at The Mob Museum and The Neon Museum capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at The Strip and Bellagio Gallery of Fine Art. Change things up with these side-trips from Las Vegas: Hoover Dam (in Boulder City) and Valley of Fire State Park (in Overton). Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, admire the local landmark of Bellagio Fountains, browse the different shops at The Grand Canal Shoppes at The Venetian, and look for all kinds of wild species at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas day trip website .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Las Vegas. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in August, expect Las Vegas to be much warmer, temps between 45°C and 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Hoover Dam, Valley of Fire State Park, Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

6
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.
Let the collections at The Getty Center and Griffith Observatory capture your imagination. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at La Brea Tar Pits and Museum and Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Malibu (Nicholas Canyon Beach & Zuma Beach), Camera Obscura (in Santa Monica) and Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, tour the pleasant surroundings at Santa Monica Bay, explore the world behind art at The Museum of Contemporary Art, and examine the collection at Museum of Tolerance.

For where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles day trip app .

Getting from Las Vegas to Los Angeles by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Las Vegas in August, with highs in Los Angeles at 34°C and lows at 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Beaches Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Malibu, Manhattan Beach
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk

6
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Let the collections at Exploratorium and Musee Mecanique capture your imagination. Alcatraz Island and Twin Peaks will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, tour the pleasant surroundings at Baker Beach, and enjoy the sand and surf at China Beach.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco vacation planner.

You can fly from Los Angeles to San Francisco in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Los Angeles in August; daily highs in San Francisco reach 26°C and lows reach 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Salt Lake City.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

2
nights
Salt Lake City

Salt Lake City ©
Utah's capital and most populous city, Salt Lake City boasts a small-town feel, big-city amenities, and plenty of nature on its doorstep.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): make a trip to Temple Square, take in breathtaking views at Big Cottonwood Canyon, and then shop like a local with Park City Main Street Historic District.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Salt Lake City trip planner .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Salt Lake City takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from San Francisco to Salt Lake City due to the time zone difference. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from San Francisco in August; daily highs in Salt Lake City reach 39°C and lows reach 22°C. On the 22nd (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Yellowstone National Park.

Things to do in Salt Lake City

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Park City Main Street Historic District
Highlights from your plan
Temple Square ©
Temple Square
Big Cottonwood Canyon ©
Big Cottonwood Canyon
Natural History Museum of Utah ©
Natural History Museum of Utah

3
nights
Yellowstone National Park

Yellowstone National Park ©
An exceptionally diverse landscape and varied wildlife have made Yellowstone National Park one of America's most popular parks.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): witness a stunning natural landmark at Castle Geyser. Here are some ideas for day two: trek along Artist Point, then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Uncle Tom's Trail.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Yellowstone National Park trip simple and quick.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Salt Lake City to Yellowstone National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight, shuttle, and car. In August, Yellowstone National Park is much colder than Salt Lake City - with highs of 24°C and lows of 3°C. On the 25th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Yellowstone National Park

Parks Nature Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Artist Point ©
Artist Point
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone ©
Grand Canyon of the Yellowstone
Old Faithful ©
Old Faithful

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