23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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Start: London
Fly:  14 h
1
San Diego
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
4
Grand Canyon National Park
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  8 h 30 min
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Santa Cruz
— 4 nights
Fly:  5 h 45 min
7
Seattle
— 3 nights
Fly:  12 h 30 min
End: London

3
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve and Coronado Beach. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Dolphin & Whale Watching and La Jolla Shores Park. Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of Fort Rosecrans Cemetery, take in the exciting artwork at Spanish Village Art Center, pause for some photo ops at Mt. Soledad National Veterans Memorial, and contemplate the long history of Mormon Battalion Historic Site.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read San Diego holiday planning website.

London, UK to San Diego is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from London to San Diego. In March, San Diego is somewhat warmer than London - with highs of 24°C and lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Diego

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Coronado Beach
Find places to stay Mar 27 — 30:
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La Jolla Shores Park ©
La Jolla Shores Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve ©
Torrey Pines State Natural Reserve

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum and Crystal Cove. Get some cultural insight at The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens and Mission San Juan Capistrano. Go for a jaunt from Los Angeles to Dana Point to see Dolphin & Whale Watching about 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Petersen Automotive Museum, don't miss a visit to Hollywood Walk of Fame, and explore the world behind art at Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Los Angeles trip itinerary builder.

Drive from San Diego to Los Angeles in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Los Angeles can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Museums Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Crystal Cove, The Huntington Library, Art Museum and Botanical Gardens, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, Dolphin & Whale Watching, Mission San Juan Capistrano
Find places to stay Mar 30 — Apr 2:
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Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano ©
Mission San Juan Capistrano

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah and Balloon Rides. Visiting Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area and Waterskiing & Jetskiing will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: get engrossed in the history at Titanic, indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, and try your luck at Wynn Las Vegas.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Las Vegas trip planning tool.

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. In April, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Find places to stay Apr 2 — 5:
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Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah ©
Wayne Newton's Casa de Shenandoah
Titanic ©
Titanic

3
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Bright Angel Trail and Desert View Watchtower. Escape the urban bustle at South Kaibab Trail and Tusayan Museum. There's more to do: take some stellar pictures from Mather Point and explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Grand Canyon National Park visit planning website.

Traveling by car from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park takes 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. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Las Vegas in April: highs in Grand Canyon National Park hover around 19°C, while lows dip to -3°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel to San Francisco.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Find places to stay Apr 5 — 8:
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Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail
South Kaibab Trail ©
South Kaibab Trail
Mather Point ©
Mather Point

3
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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Step out of the city life by going to Alcatraz Island and Fishing Charters & Tours. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Marin Headlands and Grace Cathedral. There's still lots to do: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, explore the world behind art at Legion of Honor, and learn the secrets of beer at a beer tour and tasting.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our San Francisco trip website.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Grand Canyon National Park to San Francisco takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, bus, and subway. The time zone difference moving from Mountain Standard Time (MST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in April, San Francisco is much hotter at night with lows of 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Santa Cruz.

Things to do in San Francisco

Tours Historic Sites Breweries & Distilleries

Side Trip

Marin Headlands
Find places to stay Apr 8 — 11:
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Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Marin Headlands ©
Marin Headlands
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge

4
nights
Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz ©
Santa Cruz remains synonymous with surfing, but this counterculture bastion offers plenty even if you don't plan to catch any waves.
Visit Point Lobos and Carmel River State Beach for some beach relaxation. Explore hidden gems such as Asilomar State Beach and Natural Bridges State Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Santa Cruz: Bird Rock Vista Point (in Pebble Beach), Monterey (Wine Tours & Tastings, Monterey Peninsula Recreational Trail, &more) and AiX (in Sand City). There's still lots to do: get to know the fascinating history of Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard, get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and identify plant and animal life at Neary Lagoon Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Santa Cruz trip builder website.

You can drive from San Francisco to Santa Cruz in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from San Francisco in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Santa Cruz, with lows of 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to Seattle.

Things to do in Santa Cruz

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Monterey, Pacific Grove, Carmel, Bird Rock Vista Point, AiX
Find places to stay Apr 11 — 15:
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Asilomar State Beach ©
Asilomar State Beach
Carmel River State Beach ©
Carmel River State Beach

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Seattle

Nicknamed the "Emerald City" because of its abundant evergreen trees, Seattle is the cultural and business center of the Pacific Northwest, as well as a popular holiday destination.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Fri): indulge your senses at some of the top wineries in the area, thenadmire the masterpieces at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then walk around Kerry Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Starbucks Reserve Roastery Seattle, get interesting insight from Tours, and then indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Seattle online trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Santa Cruz to Seattle in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Santa Cruz in April: highs in Seattle hover around 19°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Seattle

Tours Wineries Shopping
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 18:
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Starbucks Reserve Roastery Seattle ©
Starbucks Reserve Roastery Seattle

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