16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
2
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
3
Mammoth Lakes
— 2 nights
4
El Portal
— 1 night
5
San Francisco
— 2 nights
6
Carmel
— 1 night
7
Pismo Beach
— 1 night
8
Los Angeles
— 3 nights

3
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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.
Hoover Dam Bypass has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, admire the masterpieces at Tom Devlin's Monster Museum, thentake in breathtaking views at Hoover Dam Bypass, and finally see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, try your luck at Bellagio Hotel and Casino, thenponder the design of Fountains of Bellagio, and finally enjoy breathtaking views from High Roller.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Las Vegas road trip tool.

Manchester, UK to Las Vegas is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Manchester in September, expect Las Vegas to be warmer, temps between °C and °C. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Death Valley National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Tom Devlin's Monster Museum
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area
The Mob Museum ©
The Mob Museum

1
night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park ©
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at The Ranch at Furnace Creek and then explore the striking landscape at Zabriskie Point.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Death Valley National Park trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, plan for a bit cooler nights in Death Valley National Park, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to drive to Mammoth Lakes.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Nature Parks Museums
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Zabriskie Point ©
Zabriskie Point
Badwater Basin ©
Badwater Basin
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes ©
Mesquite Flat Sand Dunes

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Mammoth Lakes

Mammoth Lakes ©
Mammoth Lakes is a town in Mono County, California, the county's only incorporated community. Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Mary, thenexplore the activities along Convict Lake, and then explore the striking landscape at Devils Postpile National Monument.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Mammoth Lakes online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Death Valley National Park to Mammoth Lakes takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and bus. When traveling from Death Valley National Park in September, plan for little chillier days and colder nights in Mammoth Lakes: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to El Portal.

Things to do in Mammoth Lakes

Nature Parks
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Devils Postpile National Monument ©
Devils Postpile National Monument
Lake Mary ©
Lake Mary
Convict Lake ©
Convict Lake

1
night
El Portal

El Portal ©
El Portal is a census-designated place in Mariposa County, California. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Fri): delve into the lush surroundings at Stanislaus National Forest and then browse the eclectic array of goods at El Portal Market.

Make your El Portal itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Mammoth Lakes to El Portal by car takes about 2.5 hours. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Mammoth Lakes in September: high temperatures in El Portal hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in El Portal

Shopping Nature Parks

Side Trip

Stanislaus National Forest
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El Portal Market ©
El Portal Market

2
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sat): head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, take in the waterfront at Fisherman's Wharf, and then contemplate the long history of Golden Gate Bridge. Keep things going the next day: admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, stroll around Golden Gate Park, and then browse the different shops at Ferry Building Marketplace.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online day trip planner.

Traveling by car from El Portal to San Francisco takes 3.5 hours. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from El Portal in September: highs in San Francisco hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Carmel.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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Carmel

Carmel ©
Carmel-by-the-Sea, often simply called Carmel, is a city in Monterey County, California, United States, founded in 1902 and incorporated on October 31, 1916. On the 20th (Mon), kick back and relax at Point Lobos, thenobserve the fascinating underwater world at Monterey Bay Aquarium, and then explore and take pictures at 17-Mile Drive.

To see reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Carmel trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from San Francisco to Carmel in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. September in Carmel sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Pismo Beach.

Things to do in Carmel

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trip

Monterey
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium
17-Mile Drive ©
17-Mile Drive

1
night
Pismo Beach

Pismo Beach ©
Pismo Beach is a city in San Luis Obispo County, in the Central Coast area of California, United States. Start off your visit on the 21st (Tue): contemplate the long history of Price Anniversary House - Price Historical Park, stroll around Dinosaur Caves Park, thenlook for all kinds of wild species at Monarch Butterfly Grove, and finally take in the waterfront at Pismo Pier.

To find where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Pismo Beach online holiday planner.

You can drive from Carmel to Pismo Beach in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Carmel, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Pismo Beach, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Pismo Beach

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Monarch Butterfly Grove ©
Monarch Butterfly Grove
Pismo Pier ©
Pismo Pier
Dinosaur Caves Park ©
Dinosaur Caves Park

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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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Los Angeles: Anaheim (Guardians of the Galaxy – Mission: BREAKOUT! & Disneyland Park). Pack the 23rd (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Universal Studios Hollywood. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Getty Center, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, take in the waterfront at Santa Monica Pier, and admire the landmark architecture of Bradbury Building.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles trip maker website.

You can drive from Pismo Beach to Los Angeles in 3.5 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Pismo Beach in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Los Angeles, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks Beaches Parks

Side Trips

Santa Monica, Anaheim, Two Rodeo Drive
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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