17 days in United States Itinerary

17 days in United States Itinerary

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17 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Manchester
Fly:  14​h
1
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
3
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
4
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: Manchester

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.
When in Las Vegas, make a side trip to see Hoover Dam in Boulder City, approximately 50 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: ponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, examine the collection at The Mob Museum, and shop like a local with The Strip.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planner .

Manchester, UK to Las Vegas is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Manchester to Las Vegas, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in July, expect Las Vegas to be much hotter, temps between 47°C and 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Neighborhoods Historic Sites

Side Trip

Hoover Dam
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
The Strip ©
The Strip

2
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.
On the 31st (Fri), pause for some photo ops at Cabrillo National Monument and then admire nature's wide array of creatures at San Diego Zoo. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum and then let the kids burn off some steam at Balboa Park.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the San Diego online trip planner .

You can fly from Las Vegas to San Diego in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in July, plan for much colder days and slightly colder nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Fun & Games
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San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park

3
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Disneyland Park in Anaheim (about 36 minutes away). There's lots more to do: find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood, admire the masterpieces at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read Los Angeles tour itinerary planning site .

Traveling by car from San Diego to Los Angeles takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from San Diego in August, expect nights in Los Angeles to be about the same, around 22°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Museums Fun & Games

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
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Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood

3
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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, scenic drive, wildlife, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point, admire the sheer force of Vernal Fall, make a trip to Olmsted Point, and trek along Panorama Trail.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park online road trip planner .

You can 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 and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in August, Yosemite National Park is colder at night with lows of 7°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Tuolumne Meadows ©
Tuolumne Meadows

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, parks, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, walk around Golden Gate Park, and get curious at California Academy of Sciences.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our San Francisco tour website .

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 bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for slightly colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Museums Parks Childrens Museums
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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