16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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Las Vegas
— 2 nights
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Grand Canyon National Park
— 2 nights
3
Santa Barbara
— 1 night
4
Los Angeles
— 2 nights
5
San Diego
— 1 night
6
Truckee
— 1 night
7
Yosemite National Park
— 3 nights
8
Monterey
— 1 night
9
San Francisco
— 1 night

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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.
On the 6th (Tue), browse the different shops at Miracle Mile Shops at Planet Hollywood, then don't miss a visit to Fountains of Bellagio, then take in nature's colorful creations at Bellagio Conservatory & Botanical Gardens, and finally get to know the fascinating history of The Strip. Here are some ideas for day two: take in breathtaking views at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area, then try your luck at New York New York Casino, and then examine the collection at The Mob Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Las Vegas travel planner.

Norwich, UK to Las Vegas is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Norwich to Las Vegas is minus 8 hours. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Norwich in July; daily highs in Las Vegas reach 47°C and lows reach 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Grand Canyon National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Shopping · Parks · Neighborhoods
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Fountains of Bellagio ©
Fountains of Bellagio
Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area ©
The Strip ©
The Strip

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): hike along Bright Angel Trail. On the 9th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: walk around Indian Garden and then explore the stunning scenery at Grand Canyon South Rim.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Grand Canyon National Park road trip planning website.

You can drive from Las Vegas to Grand Canyon National Park in 4.5 hours. Other options are to 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. Traveling from Las Vegas in July, things will get much colder in Grand Canyon National Park: highs are around 34°C and lows about 13°C. On the 9th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Santa Barbara.

Things to do in Grand Canyon National Park

Parks · Outdoors · Trails
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Grand Canyon South Rim ©
Grand Canyon South Rim
Bright Angel Trail ©
Bright Angel Trail

1
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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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Sat): meet the residents at Santa Barbara Zoo and then awaken your taste buds at some of the top wineries in the area.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Santa Barbara driving holiday planning app.

Traveling by car from Grand Canyon National Park to Santa Barbara takes 9 hours. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Grand Canyon National Park to Santa Barbara due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Grand Canyon National Park in July: highs in Santa Barbara hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can drive to Los Angeles.

Things to do in Santa Barbara

Tours · Wineries · Parks
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Wine Tours & Tastings
Santa Barbara Zoo ©
Santa Barbara Zoo

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier and then discover the magic at Disneyland Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Mon): find something for the whole family at Universal Studios Hollywood.

To find out how to plan a trip to Los Angeles, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Santa Barbara to Los Angeles by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or take a train. Traveling from Santa Barbara in July, expect Los Angeles to be somewhat warmer, temps between 33°C and 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to go by car to San Diego.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Theme Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Disneyland Park, Santa Monica Pier
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Disneyland Park ©
Disneyland Park
Universal Studios Hollywood ©
Universal Studios Hollywood
Santa Monica Pier ©
Santa Monica Pier

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Tue): examine the collection at USS Midway Museum and then admire the natural beauty at Balboa Park.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read our San Diego journey planning app.

Drive from Los Angeles to San Diego in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Los Angeles in July, expect nights in San Diego to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel to Truckee.

Things to do in San Diego

Parks · Fun & Games · Museums
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Balboa Park ©
Balboa Park
USS Midway Museum ©
USS Midway Museum

1
night
Truckee

Truckee is an incorporated town in Nevada County, California, United States. On the 14th (Wed), hike along Five Lakes Creek Trailhead, hike along Tompkins Memorial Trail, and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Truckee route planner.

Getting from San Diego to Truckee by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from San Diego in July, Truckee is colder at night with lows of 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to catch the bus to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Truckee

Outdoors · Parks · Trails

Side Trip

Five Lakes Creek Trailhead
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River Rafting & Tubing
Five Lakes Creek Trailhead ©
Five Lakes Creek Trailhead

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.
Yosemite National Park is known for nature, trails, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, don't miss a visit to Olmsted Point, stroll through Panorama Trail, and trek along Nevada Falls Loop.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park online trip maker.

You can take a bus from Truckee to Yosemite National Park in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Truckee in July, Yosemite National Park is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to travel to Monterey.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Jul 14 — 17:
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Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Vernal Fall ©
Vernal Fall
Taft Point ©
Taft Point

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Monterey

Monterey ©
Monterey is a city in the U.S. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): admire the majestic nature at Point Lobos, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Monterey Bay Aquarium, and then make a trip to Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Monterey day trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of bus and taxi from Yosemite National Park to Monterey takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight. When traveling from Yosemite National Park in July, plan for little chillier days and a bit warmer nights in Monterey: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Monterey

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Beaches

Side Trips

Point Lobos, Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Find places to stay Jul 17 — 18:
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Point Lobos ©
Point Lobos
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard ©
Pacific Grove Oceanview Boulevard
Monterey Bay Aquarium ©
Monterey Bay Aquarium

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San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
On the 19th (Mon), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Alcatraz Island, then take a leisurely stroll along Fisherman's Wharf, and then make a trip to Golden Gate Bridge.

Plan a San Francisco trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Monterey to San Francisco takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a shuttle. In July in San Francisco, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in San Francisco

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Jul 18 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Golden Gate Bridge ©
Golden Gate Bridge
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Fisherman's Wharf ©
Fisherman's Wharf

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