25 days in United States Itinerary

25 days in United States Itinerary

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San Francisco
— 3 nights
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Palm Springs
— 2 nights
3
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
4
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 4 nights
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New York City
— 4 nights
7
San Diego
— 2 nights
8
Santa Monica
— 3 nights

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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, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge, engage your brain at Exploratorium, shop like a local with Ferry Building Marketplace, and take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the San Francisco tour itinerary website.

London, UK to San Francisco is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time, which is usually a -8 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from London in May: high temperatures in San Francisco hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Palm Springs.

Things to do in San Francisco

Parks · Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay May 9 — 12:
Highlights from your plan
Anchor Brewing Company ©
Anchor Brewing Company
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island

2
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Palm Springs

Palm Springs ©
On the 13th (Thu), take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Theresa Church, take in the awesome beauty at San Jacinto Mountain, then look for gifts at Wabi Sabi Japan Living, then admire the landmark architecture of Elvis Honeymoon Hideaway, and finally explore the world behind art at Palm Springs Art Museum. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Indian Canyons, take in breathtaking views at Tahquitz Canyon, then get engrossed in the history at Palm Springs Air Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Statue of Lucille Ball.

To see reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Palm Springs online itinerary builder.

You can fly from San Francisco to Palm Springs in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from San Francisco in May: highs in Palm Springs hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Palm Springs

Nature · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay May 12 — 14:
Highlights from your plan
Indian Canyons ©
Indian Canyons
San Jacinto Mountain ©
San Jacinto Mountain
Tahquitz Canyon ©
Tahquitz Canyon

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Hollywood Walk of Fame and then get in on the family fun at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Getty Center, admire the masterpieces at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita, then stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, then see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, and finally put a fun spin on your tour with Fantastic Race.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles journey planner.

Drive from Palm Springs to Los Angeles in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Palm Springs in May, with highs in Los Angeles at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Museums · Fun & Games

Side Trip

Disneyland Park
Find places to stay May 14 — 16:
Highlights from your plan
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): shop like a local with The Strip, then admire the natural beauty at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, then make a trip to Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck. On the next day, explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at Casino At The Venetian, then take in panoramic vistas at High Roller, and finally examine the collection at The Neon Museum.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Las Vegas trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by flight from Los Angeles to Las Vegas takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect nights in Las Vegas to be about the same, around 20°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping
Find places to stay May 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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.
Grand Canyon National Park is known for nature, trails, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Bright Angel Trail, hike along Rim Trail, admire the landmark architecture of Grand Canyon Railway Depot, and get great views at Hopi Point.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park trip maker site.

Drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park. When traveling from Las Vegas in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Grand Canyon National Park, with highs around 23°C, while nights are colder with lows around 0°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to New York City.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
Find places to stay May 18 — 22:
Highlights from your plan
Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
Rim Trail ©
Rim Trail

4
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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.
New York City is known for museums, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Central Park, appreciate the history behind 9/11 Memorial, browse the exhibits of The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and wander the streets of Times Square.

To see reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read New York City holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to New York City is 2 hours. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be much hotter in New York City, with lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to San Diego.

Things to do in New York City

Museums · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 22 — 26:
Highlights from your plan
Central Park ©
Central Park
The Metropolitan Museum of Art ©
The Metropolitan Museum of Art
Empire State Building ©
Empire State Building

2
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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.
San Diego is known for zoos & aquariums, museums, and beaches. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: meet the residents at San Diego Zoo, examine the collection at USS Midway Museum, let little ones run wild at Balboa Park, and explore the galleries of Maritime Museum of San Diego.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the San Diego itinerary planner.

Getting from New York City to San Diego by flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in San Diego when traveling from New York City in May, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to drive to Santa Monica.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums
Find places to stay May 26 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
San Diego Zoo ©
San Diego Zoo
Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

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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 30th (Sun): take a stroll through Rodeo Drive, go for a walk through 26-Mile Bike Path, then take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Santa Monica State Beach. Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, examine the collection at The Getty Villa, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Third Street Promenade.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Santa Monica driving holiday planner.

Drive from San Diego to Santa Monica in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and tram. In May in Santa Monica, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Santa Monica

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trips

Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, Rodeo Drive, The Getty Villa
Find places to stay May 29 — Jun 1:
Highlights from your plan
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier
The Getty Villa ©
The Getty Villa

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