34 days in United States Itinerary

34 days in United States Itinerary

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34 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  14​h
Las Vegas
— 5 nights
Drive:  5​h 30​min
San Diego
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Los Angeles
— 8 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
Travel:  3​h
Channel Islands National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Santa Maria
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Bakersfield
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
Death Valley National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
Monterey
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Fly:  14​h
End: London

5
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.
Sundance Helicopters has been added to your itinerary.

To see maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Las Vegas tour itinerary planner.

London, UK to Las Vegas is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to Las Vegas due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from London in July; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 46°C and lows reach 31°C. You'll set off for San Diego on the 28th (Sat).

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#Tours
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Sundance Helicopters

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.
Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your San Diego trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Getting from Las Vegas to San Diego by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Las Vegas in July, plan for cooler days and little chillier nights in San Diego: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 22°C at night. On the 30th (Mon), you're off toLos Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Tours
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8
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.
Get in touch with nature at Venice Beach and Boardwalk and Hermosa Beach Pier. Your inner history buff will appreciate El Pueblo de Los Angeles and La Brea Tar Pits and Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Los Angeles: Manhattan Beach (in Manhattan Beach), Disneyland Park (in Anaheim) and Santa Monica Mountains (in Santa Monica). Pack the 4th (Sat) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: admire the majestic nature at Santa Monica Beach, take a leisurely stroll along Santa Monica Pier, look and learn at Griffith Observatory, and pause for some photo ops at Watts Towers.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles holiday planner.

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from San Diego in July: highs in Los Angeles hover around 32°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Los Angeles

#Parks, #Theme Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Disneyland Park, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Manhattan Beach, Hermosa Beach Pier
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Venice Beach and Boardwalk ©
Venice Beach and Boardwalk
Santa Monica State Beach ©
Santa Monica State Beach
Manhattan Beach ©
Manhattan Beach

1
night
Santa Barbara

Santa Barbara ©
Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Santa Ynez Mountains, Santa Barbara is a solid vacation destination with its wide beaches, renowned wineries, and some of California's finest shopping and dining options.
To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Santa Barbara tour builder .

Traveling by car from Los Angeles to Santa Barbara takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or take a bus. In August, Santa Barbara is slightly colder than Los Angeles - with highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Channel Islands National Park.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

#Outdoors, #Historic Sites, #Beaches

Side Trip

Carpinteria State Beach
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Old Mission Santa Barbara ©
Old Mission Santa Barbara

1
night
Channel Islands National Park

Channel Islands National Park ©
The coast of Southern California might be one of the most densely populated areas of the United States, but a quick hop out to Channel Islands National Park provides a picture of coastal living in the region before human development.
On the 9th (Thu), step off the mainland to explore Santa Cruz Island and then look for all kinds of wild species at Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Channel Islands National Park road trip planning app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Santa Barbara to Channel Islands National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can travel to Santa Maria.

Things to do in Channel Islands National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Wildlife
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Santa Cruz Island ©
Santa Cruz Island

1
night
Santa Maria

Santa Maria
Santa Maria is a city near the Southern California coast in Santa Barbara County. To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Santa Maria itinerary builder .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Channel Islands National Park to Santa Maria. In August, daily temperatures in Santa Maria can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. On the 10th (Fri), you'll travel to Bakersfield.

Things to do in Santa Maria

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wineries
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1
night
Bakersfield

Bakersfield ©
Bakersfield is a city in California, United States, and the county seat of Kern County. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Fri): admire nature's wide array of creatures at California Area Living Museum (CALM), then get engrossed in the history at Kern County Museum, and then see the interesting displays at Crystal Palace and Museum.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Bakersfield day trip site .

Traveling by car from Santa Maria to Bakersfield takes 2.5 hours. While traveling from Santa Maria, expect much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Bakersfield, ranging from highs of 42°C to lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Bakersfield

#Outdoors, #Zoos & Aquariums, #Museums
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Kern County Museum ©
Kern County Museum
Buck Owens' Crystal Palace ©
Buck Owens' Crystal Palace

2
nights
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Harmony Borax Works and then take in the dramatic natural features at Zabriskie Point. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Dante's View, explore the activities along Badwater, and then make a trip to Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Death Valley National Park visit planning website .

Explore your travel options from Bakersfield to Death Valley National Park with the Route module. While traveling from Bakersfield, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Death Valley National Park, ranging from highs of 46°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites
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Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
Dante's View ©
Dante's View

2
nights
Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park ©
With mountain peaks reaching past 4,250 m (14,000 ft) and trees stretching to over 75 m (250 ft) high, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Parks present nature on a grand scale.
On the 13th (Mon), delve into the lush surroundings at Grant Grove and then explore the stunning scenery at Kings Canyon National Park. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of General Sherman Tree, then explore the striking landscape at Moro Rock, and then examine the collection at Museum of Western Film History.

For reviews, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Death Valley National Park to Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park with the Route module. In August, Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park is little chillier than Death Valley National Park - with highs of 42°C and lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park

#Parks, #Nature, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Museum of Western Film History
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Kings Canyon National Park ©
Kings Canyon National Park
General Sherman Tree ©
General Sherman Tree
Zumwalt Meadow Trail ©
Zumwalt Meadow Trail

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.
Get in touch with nature at Tioga Pass and Olmsted Point. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Sentinel Dome, trek along Panorama Trail, tee off at Big Trees Golf Course, and look for all kinds of wild species at Nature Center at Happy Isles.

To see where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Yosemite National Park travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park to Yosemite National Park by car takes about 5 hours. Traveling from Sequoia and Kings Canyon National Park in August, things will get a bit cooler in Yosemite National Park: highs are around 32°C and lows about 7°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Monterey.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Golf
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Sentinel Dome ©
Sentinel Dome
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail
Tioga Pass ©
Tioga Pass

2
nights
Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Sun): make a trip to Cannery Row, stroll through Point Lobos State Reserve, and then stop by The Cheese Shop. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Old Fisherman's Wharf, then don't miss a visit to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Carmel City Beach/Carmel River Beach.

To find ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Monterey trip website .

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to Monterey takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in August, plan for little chillier days and somewhat warmer nights in Monterey: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

#Outdoors, #Beaches, #Parks

Side Trips

Carmel, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
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Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach
The Cheese Shop ©
The Cheese Shop
Cannery Row ©
Cannery Row

4
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Fisherman's Wharf and Twin Peaks. Your inner history buff will appreciate Alcatraz Island and The Embarcadero. Venture out of the city with trips to Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve (in Moss Beach) and Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards (in St. Helena). There's still lots to do: take in the views from Golden Gate Bridge, kick back and relax at Fort Funston National Park, stroll through China Beach, and take a stroll through Chinatown.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the San Francisco road trip site .

Traveling by car from Monterey to San Francisco takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in August, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Fitzgerald J V Marine Reserve, Anderson's Conn Valley Vineyards
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf
Twin Peaks ©
Twin Peaks

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