23 days in United States Itinerary

23 days in United States Itinerary

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23 days in United States Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  9 h 30 min
1
Seattle
— 2 nights
train:  3 h 30 min
2
Portland
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 30 min
3
Las Vegas
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Death Valley National Park
— 1 night
Drive + Bus:  5 h 45 min
5
Yosemite National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
6
San Francisco
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
7
Monterey
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
8
Morro Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
9
Malibu
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h
10
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
Train:  30 min
11
Anaheim
— 3 nights
+3
Train + Bus + Foot + Fly:  16 h
End: London

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Seattle

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 14th (Mon): take in panoramic vistas at Space Needle, take in the exciting artwork at Chihuly Garden and Glass, and then find something for the whole family at Seattle Great Wheel. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Woodland Park Zoo, appreciate the history behind Fremont Troll, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Seattle Aquarium, and finally wander the streets of Pike Place Market.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Seattle tour planner.

London, UK to Seattle is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and train. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Pacific Standard Time is minus 8 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Seattle can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Portland.

Things to do in Seattle

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Shopping
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Hiram M. Chittenden Locks ©
Hiram M. Chittenden Locks
Chihuly Garden and Glass ©
Chihuly Garden and Glass
Space Needle ©
Space Needle

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Portland

Portland
A big city with a small-town feel, Portland is home to the country's biggest rose test garden, perched on a hill overlooking downtown.
To see traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Portland vacation maker website.

You can fly from Seattle to Portland in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Portland are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Las Vegas.

Things to do in Portland

Parks Outdoors Tours
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3
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.
Las Vegas is known for nightlife, shopping, and casinos. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the local landmark of Fountains of Bellagio, immerse yourself in nature at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, take in panoramic vistas at Eiffel Tower Viewing Deck, and take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Las Vegas attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Portland to Las Vegas takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Portland in September, with highs in Las Vegas at 39°C and lows at 25°C. You will leave for Death Valley National Park on the 21st (Mon).

Things to do in Las Vegas

Parks Nature
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio

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night
Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park
Extreme heat and dryness create extreme landscapes in Death Valley National Park.
For reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Death Valley National Park driving holiday planner.

Getting from Las Vegas to Death Valley National Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Las Vegas in September, plan for slightly colder nights in Death Valley National Park, with lows around 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 22nd (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Death Valley National Park

Parks Nature Outdoors
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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.
On the 22nd (Tue), don't miss a visit to Yosemite Village and then take in the dramatic natural features at Glacier Point.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Yosemite National Park online tour planner.

You can do a combination of car and bus from Death Valley National Park to Yosemite National Park in 6 hours. Traveling from Death Valley National Park in September, you will find days in Yosemite National Park are little chillier (27°C), and nights are much colder (3°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Nature
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
El Capitan ©
El Capitan

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Big Bus Tours as well as Blazing Saddles Bike Rentals and Tours. The adventure continues: snap pictures at Golden Gate Bridge, admire the natural beauty at Japanese Tea Garden, head off the coast to Alcatraz Island, and take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the San Francisco trip planner.

Traveling by car from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in San Francisco, with lows of 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Monterey.

Things to do in San Francisco

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

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night
Monterey

Monterey
Monterey is a city in the U.S. To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Monterey trip itinerary builder app.

Drive from San Francisco to Monterey in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or do a combination of train and bus. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in September, and nighttime lows around 15°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Mon) before leaving for Morro Bay.

Things to do in Monterey

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Morro Bay

Morro Bay ©
Morro Bay is a waterfront city in San Luis Obispo County, California located along California State Route 1 on California's Central Coast. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): look for gifts at The Shell Shop and then kick back and relax at Morro Strand State Beach.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Morro Bay travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Monterey to Morro Bay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Monterey in September, plan for a bit warmer days in Morro Bay, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) early enough to drive to Malibu.

Things to do in Morro Bay

Parks Outdoors Nature
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Morro Rock ©
Morro Rock
Boat Tours & Water Sports
Morro Strand State Beach ©
Morro Strand State Beach

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Malibu

Malibu ©
Malibu is a beach city in Los Angeles County, California, situated 30mi west of Downtown Los Angeles. To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Malibu road trip planning tool.

You can drive from Morro Bay to Malibu in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or take a bus. Traveling from Morro Bay in September, expect a bit warmer with lows of 21°C in Malibu. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Malibu

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Zuma Beach ©
Zuma Beach
Malibu Lagoon State Beach ©
Malibu Lagoon State Beach
El Matador State Beach ©
El Matador State Beach

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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 ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Thu): listen to music at Walt Disney Concert Hall, tour the pleasant surroundings at Paradise Cove, see the sky in a new way at Griffith Observatory, then see the interesting displays at Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum, then get to know the fascinating history of Hollywood Walk of Fame, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Carbon Beach.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Los Angeles trip itinerary maker app.

Getting from Malibu to Los Angeles by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of bus and tram; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Malibu in September: highs in Los Angeles hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Anaheim.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Malibu, Santa Monica Pier, Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum
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Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita ©
Diorama-museum of Bhagavad-gita
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center
Griffith Observatory ©
Griffith Observatory

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nights
Anaheim

Anaheim ©
Anaheim's major attractions are its world-famous Disney entertainment complex, sports teams, and convention center.
Have a day of magic on the 4th (Sun) at Disney California Adventure Park. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Disneyland Park and laugh and play at Downtown Disney.

For more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Anaheim online trip itinerary builder.

Anaheim is just a short distance from Los Angeles. In October, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Anaheim

Theme Parks

Side Trips

Oceanside Pier, Knott's Berry Farm
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Disney California Adventure Park ©
Disney California Adventure Park
Downtown Disney ©
Downtown Disney

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