18 days in United States Itinerary

18 days in United States Itinerary

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18 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
San Diego
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
3
Las Vegas
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Marble Canyon
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
plane:  3 h 30 min
6
South Lake Tahoe
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
7
San Francisco
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  4 h 30 min
8
Huntington Beach
— 3 nights
Fly:  16 h
End: London

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.
Pack the 10th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: shop like a local with The Grove, get behind the scenes with Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood, and see the top attractions with Movie Star Home Tours.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles tour itinerary maker tool.

London, UK to Los Angeles is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from London to Los Angeles, you'll gain 8 hours due to the time zone difference. In May, Los Angeles is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 28°C and lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood
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Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Grove ©
The Grove
Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood ©
Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood

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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes La Jolla Cove as well as San Diego Surf School.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our San Diego route maker website.

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to San Diego takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In May, daytime highs in San Diego are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. On the 13th (Wed), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Las Vegas.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks Outdoors Fun & Games
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Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
La Jolla Cove ©
La Jolla Cove
San Diego Surf School ©
San Diego Surf School

1
night
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 14th (Thu): admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio.

For ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Las Vegas day trip planner.

Traveling by flight from San Diego to Las Vegas takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in May, you will find days in Las Vegas are somewhat warmer (36°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Grand Canyon National Park.
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

1
night
Marble Canyon

Marble Canyon
Outdoors Unlimited Grand Canyon Rafting has been added to your itinerary. On the 17th (Sun), let the river carry you with Outdoors Unlimited Grand Canyon Rafting.

To see maps, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Marble Canyon trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Grand Canyon National Park to Marble Canyon in 2.5 hours. While traveling from Grand Canyon National Park, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Marble Canyon, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Marble Canyon

Tours Adventure Outdoors
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2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bright Angel Trail as well as North Rim Visitor Center. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Sat): take in breathtaking views at North Rim Visitor Center and then hike along Bright Angel Trail.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Grand Canyon National Park vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park by car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle; or do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone changes from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in May: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 0°C. You will have some time to spend on the 17th (Sun) before leaving for Marble Canyon.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Nature Trails
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Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
North Rim Visitor Center ©
North Rim Visitor Center

2
nights
South Lake Tahoe

South Lake Tahoe ©
High in the Sierra Nevada mountains on the shore of one of America’s most scenic lakes, South Lake Tahoe captures the spirit of the outdoors and serves as a hub for tourism activities surrounding the lake.
You've now added Action Watersports at Timber Cove Marina to your itinerary.

To see traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our South Lake Tahoe trip itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Yosemite National Park to South Lake Tahoe in 6.5 hours. In May, daytime highs in South Lake Tahoe are 20°C, while nighttime lows are 1°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in South Lake Tahoe

Tours Adventure Outdoors

Side Trip

Emerald Bay State Park
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Action Watersports at Timber Cove Marina ©
Emerald Bay State Park ©
Emerald Bay State Park

2
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
You've now added Alcatraz Island to your itinerary.

To see other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the San Francisco holiday maker website.

You can drive from South Lake Tahoe to San Francisco in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and train. In May, San Francisco is a bit warmer than South Lake Tahoe - with highs of 24°C and lows of 13°C. On the 22nd (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Huntington Beach.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

3
nights
Huntington Beach

Huntington Beach
Huntington Beach is a seaside city in Orange County in Southern California. Plan a Huntington Beach trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Huntington Beach takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Traveling from San Francisco in May, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 18°C in Huntington Beach. You'll set off for home on the 24th (Sun).

Things to do in Huntington Beach

Outdoors Parks Tours
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