22 days in United States Itinerary

22 days in United States Itinerary

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22 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  15​h
1
Los Angeles
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
San Diego
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Rachel
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  4​h 15​min
6
San Francisco
— 5 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: London

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Santa Monica Pier and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Get some cultural insight at Getty Center The Publications and Griffith Observatory. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Santa Monica Mountains (in Santa Monica) and Mission San Juan Capistrano (in San Juan Capistrano). The adventure continues: stroll through Venice Beach and Boardwalk, identify plant and animal life at Kenneth Hahn State Recreation Area, immerse yourself in nature at Santa Monica Beach, and admire the landmark architecture of Walt Disney Concert Hall.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Los Angeles tour planner.

London, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 15-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to Los Angeles. Traveling from London in July, things will get somewhat warmer in Los Angeles: highs are around 32°C and lows about 20°C. On the 18th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Mission San Juan Capistrano
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Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

4
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.
Relax by the water at La Jolla Cove and La Jolla Shores Park. Take a break from the city and head to Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Point Loma. When in San Diego, make a side trip to see Oceanside Pier in Oceanside, approximately 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at USS Midway Museum, visit a coastal fixture at Old Point Loma Lighthouse, explore the different monuments and memorials at Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, and make a trip to Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read San Diego holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, you will find days in San Diego are slightly colder (28°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Historic Sites

Side Trip

Oceanside Pier
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Fort Rosecrans Cemetery ©
Fort Rosecrans Cemetery
La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): examine the collection at Madame Tussauds Las Vegas, take an in-depth tour of Titanic, and then shop like a local with The Strip. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Neon Museum and then identify plant and animal life at Lake Mead National Recreation Area.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Las Vegas vacation builder.

Fly from San Diego to Las Vegas in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from San Diego in July, plan for much warmer days in Las Vegas, with highs around 46°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Rachel.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Lake Mead National Recreation Area
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The Strip ©
The Strip
The Neon Museum ©
The Neon Museum
Titanic ©
Titanic

1
night
Rachel

Rachel
Rachel is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lincoln County, Nevada, United States. To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Rachel holiday planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Rachel in 2.5 hours. When traveling from Las Vegas in July, plan for a bit cooler days and cooler nights in Rachel: temperatures range from 37°C by day to 18°C at night. You will leave for Yosemite National Park on the 25th (Wed).

Things to do in Rachel

Scenic Drive Outdoors
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Bodie State Historic Park and Tioga Pass. Visiting Tuolumne Meadows and Sentinel Dome will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: hike along Panorama Trail, make a trip to Olmsted Point, tour the pleasant surroundings at Merced Grove, and take in the dramatic natural features at Lembert Dome.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Yosemite National Park itinerary planner.

Getting from Rachel to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: fly. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Rachel in July, with highs in Yosemite National Park at 32°C and lows at 8°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Bodie State Historic Park
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Bodie State Historic Park ©
Bodie State Historic Park
Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

5
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Exploratorium and California State Railroad Museum will appeal to museum buffs. You'll get in some beach time at Bodega Head and Big Basin Redwoods State Park. Change things up with these side-trips from San Francisco: Armstrong Redwood State Reserve (in Guerneville) and Old Sacramento (in Sacramento). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Alcatraz Island, see the interesting displays at Cable Car Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at San Francisco Bay, and take a stroll through Fisherman's Wharf.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, use the San Francisco holiday planner.

Drive from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of taxi, bus, flight, and subway. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for slightly colder days in San Francisco, with highs around 26°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Sacramento, Bodega Head, Armstrong Redwood State Reserve, Big Basin Redwoods State Park
Find places to stay Jul 29 — Aug 3:
Highlights from your plan
California State Railroad Museum ©
California State Railroad Museum
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve ©
Armstrong Redwood State Reserve
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island